CHANDIGARH: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Punjab telecom circle, Chandigarh has invited expressions of interest (EoI) from reputed advertising agencies for empanelment. Empanelled agencies will be responsible for designing, conceptualisation and media management including release of advertisements in outdoor, press, TV, radio etc. The duration of empanelment will be two years, which may be extended twice for a period of six months each. The earnest money deposit (EMD) required is Rs. 50,000.
To be eligible for empanelment, applicant agencies should have continuous and regular INS (Indian Newspaper Society) accreditation for the last two financial years. A certificate to this effect from INS addressed to BSNL is to be obtained and submitted along with the bids.
Applicant agencies, having accreditation with Doordarshan and AIR will be preferred for empanelment. Documentary proof to this effect will have to be submitted along with the bids.
Applicant agencies handling three government, PSU or MNC accounts, will also be preferred for empanelment.
Applicant agencies should have a regular billing of Rs. 2 crore per annum for the last two years.
Applicant agencies should have a full-fledged office in Chandigarh and at least two other offices in any two districts of the Punjab telecom circle/Panchkula city.
Applicant agencies will have to submit the EMD in the form of draft or BSNL cash receipt, payable to the AO (cash), BSNL, o/o CGMT Punjab circle, Chandigarh along with the bids.
Interested agencies can obtain the EoI document from DGM (CS-CM), o/o chief general manager, Punjab telecom circle, room no. 413, 4th floor, plot no. 2, Sanchar Sadan, sector - 34A, Chandigarh between 10am and 5pm on all working days.
The EoI document can also be downloaded from the website.
The cost of the EoI document should be paid in the form a demand draft, drawn in favour of the AO (cash), BSNL, o/o CGMT, Punjab circle, Chandigarh, payable at Chandigarh along with the bids.
Duly completed EoIs will have to be submitted to the DGM (S&D), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, o/o CGMT, Punjab circle, 4th floor, room no. 413, Sanchar Sadan, plot no. 2, sector - 34A, Chandigarh – 160 022 latest by 11am on August 24, 2012.
The tenders will be opened on the same day at 11.30am.