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Bhopal civic body offers DBFOT opportunity through modern FOBs
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Wednesday, 22 August 2012 09:00 (IST)
BMCBHOPAL: The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has once again invited bids under the ‘two-envelope’ system for development of modern foot over bridges (FOBs) at 15 specified locations on BRTS corridor and 3 other locations in Bhopal city under the 'public private partnership' (PPP) format on DBFOT (design, build, finance, operate and transfer) basis in lieu of advertisement rights for a period of fifteen years. The bid security required for each location is Rs. 5 lakh.

The locations being offered for the development of these FOBs will include Misrod town, Ahmedpur triangle, Near Fortune city, University gate, near Vidhya Nagar, near Narmda hospital, Sargam takies intersection, near ITC park, Royal market intersection, near Collectorate, Halalpur bus stand, near Bairagarh police station, Chanchal square, Kalimandir square, Alpana tihara, near Bhopal takies, 10 no. market near parking, New Market near community hall parking and SBI.

Under the terms, each location is being treated as a separate project. Applicants will have to submit separate tenders for each project. The detailed terms and conditions, given in the request for proposal (RFP) document, can be downloaded from website.

Applicants will have to pay a sum of Rs. 25,000 in the form of a demand draft, drawn in favour of Bhopal Municipal Corporation, payable at Bhopal, to be submitted along with the bids towards bid processing fee.

The RFP document can also be purchased from the office of chief engineer (project), Bhopal Municipal Corporation on submission of a written application clearly stating “Request for Proposal for Development of Modern Foot over Bridges (FOBs)”, on payment of Rs. 25,000 as bid processing fee through a demand draft as mentioned above.

The applicants will have to submit the requisite bid security through a demand draft, drawn in favour of Bhopal Municipal Corporation, payable at Bhopal.

The eligibility criterion specifies that the applicants should be an individual firm or a consortium of firms incorporated in India and operating for at least last three years and should have at least five years experience in advertising along with three years experience of civil construction work or should have five years experience in civil construction work.

Applicants should have minimum tangible net worth of Rs. 8 crore in the preceding financial year and should have an average turnover of Rs. 12 crore in the last three preceding financial years.

Duly completed bids should reach the office of the chief engineer (project), Bhopal Municipal Corporation, Harshvardhan complex, Mata mandir, Bhopal (MP) - 462 003 latest by 3pm on August 28, 2012.

The bids will be opened on the same day at 4pm.


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