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Invitation of Quotation for Providing Intercom Facility by fixing of IP Based Communication Server

 

                                                  भारत सरकार

Government of India

श्रम  और रोजगार मन्त्रालय

Ministry of Labour & Employment

रोजगार एवम्  प्रशिक्षण महानिदेशालय

Directorate General of Employment & Training

अपेक्स्  हाइ-  टेक इन्स्टी ट्यूट्

APEX HI-TECH INSTITUTE

एफ़. टी.आई सर्कल्,आउटर, रिन्ग्, रोड्, यशवन्तपुर् ,बन्गलौर्

FTI Circle, Outer Ring Road, Yeshwanthpur

Bangalore - 560 022

Ph.No. 080--23378335 / 23379178                                          Fax/Tel:  080-23374248 फ़ाइल न0 / File No.. Ref. No. Apex.D.11012/2007/MW                                     दिनांक/Date 04.02.2013  

 

 

To

            ___________________________________

            ___________________________________

            ___________________________________

            ___________________________________

 

Dear Sirs,

 

            बिषयः/Subject:- Invitation of Quotation for Providing Intercom Facility by         fixing of IP Based Communication Server

 

 

 

 

 

1.    You are invited to submit your most competitive quotation for the following works:-

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

Sl

No.

Brief Description of Works

Approximate value of works(Rs)

Period for completion

 

1

 

      Installation and Commissioning of Digital ISDN - IP Ready EPABX system configured for 08 Analogue Trunk Interface with caller ID, 20 Analog Extensions with caller ID, 08 Digital Extensions, Operator console Unit with built in Auto attendant & voice mail facility- Expandable to 96 Users & 96 IP Users without adding any more shelf , cabinets.

 

Technical Specification

EPABX system should be fully Digital ISDN IP enabled multimedia communication server and should employ Stored Program Control (SPC) using Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) and Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) conforming to latest ITU-T (earlier CCITT) standards and should work with 230 AC Power from the UPS.  The system should be 100% non-blocking and must fulfil the following requirements.

·         The system should support minimum 64 Ports expandable to 96 extensions

·         The system should support Voice over IP functionalities. System - System networking over IP should be possible. The system should be able to use the existing IP network to get connected to a similar system at other location with complete feature transparency between the 2 systems

·         The system should be inter-connectable with other EPABX system via Voice over IP and Q Sig. No proprietary protocols or solutions or limitations will be accepted as part of this project.

·         The system should have built in Voice processing applications such as Voice Mail, Auto attendant etc

·         System should be highly reliable and should ensure uptime of 99.99%

·         System should support Digital phones on single pair of cable.

·         System must support Video conferencing system, IP Extension Card, trunk features & all EPABX features.

 

DIGITAL OPERATOR CONSOLE  SHOULD SUPPORT FOLLOWING FEATURES

·         Full duplex speaker phone, Handsfree, CLI, Minimum 6 programmable Keys, 4-6 Line Tiltable graphical display – Minimum 24 Character line, display of names, number, missed call, dialed calls, received call details, Message waiting indication & retrieval of Message with Key , Headset & USB Interface

 

The offered system must have following built-in functionalities ;

  • Interface to Public Address System
  • Integrated Voice Mail up to 2 Hours Backup
  • Multiple party conference, Automatic Call Distribution features, H-320 Video Conference protocol, LAN Interface,

    System Administration & Management      application

·         Alternating between two parties

·         Automatic Ring back for transferred Unanswered calls

·         Boss & Secretary function

·         Automatic Call back, Call forward, Call Hold, Call Park, Call Pickup, Call Transfer, class of service,Day/Night class of service

·         Decadic pulse and DTMF dialing, Direct Inward Dialing, Do-not-Disturb,Hot-line Service, Least cost Routing, Music on Hold, Password codes

·         Speed dial-individual, speed dialing-system & Digital translation

 

 

 

 

1,10,000/-

(  Approximate Rupees One Lakh & Ten Thousand only)

Two  Weeks after issuing the Work order

 

 

 

2.    Government of India has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA)/World Bank in various currencies equivalent to US$ 280 millions towards the cost of the Vocational Training Improvement Project (VTIP) Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to eligible payments under the contract for which this invitation for quotation is issued.

 

3.    You are requested to provide your offer latest by 15.00 hrs. on 18.02.2013.

 

4.    Quotations will be opened in the presence of Bidders or their representatives who choose to attend at 15:30 PM on 18.02.2013 in the office of Apex HI-Tech Institute, Bangalore.

 

5.    We look forward to receiving your quotations and thank you for your interest in this project.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                   Director/ निदेशक

 Apex Hi-Tech Institute,

                                                                                                                         Bangalore

           

                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                   

 

 

 

Instructions to Bidders

 

SECTION - A

 

1.         Scope of Works

 

          The _____________________ (Employer) invites quotations for the construction of works as detailed in the table given below

 

 

Brief Description

of the Works

Approximate value

of Works (Rs.)

Period of Completion

 

 

 

 

 

            The successful bidder will be expected to complete the works by the intended completion date specified above.

 

 

2.         Qualification of the bidder : The bidder shall provide qualification information which shall include :-

           

(a)        total monetary value of construction works performed  for each year of the            last 3 years :

 

            (b)        Report on his financial standing; and 

 

(c)        Details of any litigation, current or during the last 3 years in which the bidder is involved, the parties concerned and disputed amount in each case.

 

 

3.         To qualify for award of the contract the bidder:-

 

(a)        should have satisfactorily completed as a prime contractor at least one similar work of value not less than Rs. 500,000 in the last three years;

 

(b)        should possess valid electrical license for executing building electrification works (in the event of the works being sub - contracted, the sub-contractor should have the necessary license);

 

 

 

(c)        should possess required valid license for executing the water supply/sanitary works (in the event of the works being sub-contracted, the sub-contractor should have the necessary license);

 

4.         Bid Price

 

a)                  The contract shall be for the whole works as described in the Bill of quantities, drawings and technical specifications.  Corrections, if any, shall be made by crossing out, initialling, dating and re writing.

 

b)                  All duties, taxes and other levies payable by the contractor under the contract shall be included in the total price.

 

c)                  The rates quoted by the bidder shall be fixed for the duration of the contract and shall not be subject to adjustment on any account.

 

d)                 The rates should be quoted in Indian Rupees only.

 

5.           Submission of Quotations

 

5.1         The bidder is advised to visit the site of works at his own expense and obtain all information that may be necessary for preparing the quotation.

 

5.2       Each bidder shall submit only one quotation.

 

5.3       The quotation submitted by the bidder shall comprise the following :-

 

            (a) Quotation in the format given in Section B.

 

            (b) Signed Bill of Quantities ; and

 

            (c) Qualification information form given in Section B duly completed.

 

5.4       The bidder shall seal the quotation in an envelope addressed to the ................................................. (Purchaser).  The envelope will also bear the following identification :-

 

·                        Quotation for ___________________ (Name of the Contract)

·                        Do not open before ___________ (time and date of quotation opening).

 

5.5       Quotations must be received in the office of the ---------------------------- (Employer) not later than the time and date given in the letter of invitation . If the specified date is declared a holiday, quotations shall be received upto the appointed time on the next working day.

 

5.6       Any quotation received by the ......................., (Employer) after the deadline for submission of quotations will be rejected and returned unopened to the bidder.

 

6.         Validity of Quotation

 

            Quotation shall remain valid for a period not less than 45 days after the deadline date specified for submission. 

 

7.         Opening of Quotations

 

            Quotations will be opened in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend on the date and time and at the place specified in the letter of invitation.

 

8.         Information relating to evaluation of quotations and recommendations for the award of contract shall not be disclosed to bidders or any other persons not officially concerned with the process until the award to the successful bidder is announced.

 

9.         Evaluation of Quotations

 

            The Employer will evaluate and compare the quotations determined to be substantially responsive i.e. which

 

            (a)        meet the qualification criteria specified in clause 3 above;

 

            (b)        are properly signed ; and

 

(c)        conform to the terms and conditions, specifications and drawings without material deviations.

 

10.       Award of contract

 

            The Employer will award  the contract to the bidder whose quotation has been determined to be substantially responsive and who has offered the lowest evaluated quotation price and who meets the specified qualification criteria.

 

10.1     Notwithstanding the above, the Employer reserves the right to accept or reject any quotations and to cancel the bidding process and reject all quotations at any time prior to the award of contract.

 

10.2     The bidder whose bid is accepted will be notified of the award of contract by the Employer prior to expiration of the quotation validity period.

11.       Performance Security

 

              Within 15 days of receiving letter of acceptance, the successful bidder shall deliver to the ................. (Employer) the performance security (either a bank guarantee or a bank draft in favour of  the Employer) for an amount equivalent of 3 % of the contract price. The Performance Security shall be valid till the expiry of the period of maintenance of the work, specified in clause 12.

 

12.         Period of Maintenance :

 

              The “Period of Maintenance” for the work is six months from the date of taking over possession or one full monsoon season whichever occurs later. During the period of maintenance, the contractor will be responsible for rectifying any defects in construction free of cost to the Employer.

 

 13.      Purchase   of all   construction   materials   including   cement  and steel as per the  specifications (ISI certification marked goods wherever available) shall be the responsibility of  the contractor.

 

 

 

.......................

 

SECTION - B

 

 

1.                  Format for Qualification Information.

 

2.                  Format for Submission of Quotation.

 

3.                  Format of Letter of Acceptance.

QUALIFICATION  INFORMATION

 

 

1       For Individual Bidders

 

1.1    Principal place of business:                                ______________________________

 

         Power of attorney of signatory of Quotation.

         [Attach copy]

 

1.2    Total value of Civil Engineering                        19___      ____________________

         construction work performed in the last            19___      ____________________

         three years (in Rs. Lakhs)                                  19___      ____________________

 

1.3    Work performed as prime contractor (in the same name) on works of a similar nature over the last three years.  

 

 

Project Name

 

Name of Employer

 

Descrip-tion of work

 

Contract No.

 

Value of contract (Rs.Lakhs)

 

Date of issue of work order

 

Stipulated period of comple-tion

 

Actual date of comple-tion

 

Remarks explaining reasons for delay and work completed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Existing commitments and on-going works:

 

 

Description of Work

 

 

(1)

 

Place & State

 

 

(2)

 

Contract No. & Date

 

 

(3)

 

Value of Contract

(Rs. Lakh)

 

(4)

 

Stipulated period of completion

 

(5)

 

Value of works* remaining to be completed

(Rs. Lakhs)

(6)

 

Anticipated date of completion

 

(7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*          Enclose a certificate from Engineer concerned.
1.4       Proposed subcontracts and firms involved.

           

 

Sections of the works

 

Value of Sub-contract

 

Sub-contractor (name & address)

 

Experience in similar work

 

 

*

 

*

 

*

 

*
*
*
*
*
*

*
*
*
*
*
*

 

*

*

*

                                                                                                                                               

1.5       Evidence of access to financial resources to meet the requirements of working capital : cash in hand, lines of credit, etc. List them below and attach copies of support documents.

 

1.6       Name, address, and telephone, telex, and fax numbers of the Bidders’ bankers who may provide references if contacted by the Employer.

 

1.7       Information on litigation history in which the Bidder is involved.

 

 

Other party(ies)

 

Employer

 

Cause of dispute

 

Amount involved

 

Remarks showing present status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   
QUOTATION

 

*

Description of the Works :

 

 

To:

 

 

 

Subject            :  Construction of ....................................................................

                           .............................................................................................

 

Reference        :  Letter No....................................dated......................from...................

 

Sir,

 

We offer to execute the Works described in your letter referred to above in accordance with the Conditions of Contract enclosed therewith at ......... percentage above / below the estimated rates, i.e., for a total Contract Price of -

Rs.** _________________________________________________  [ in figures ]

Rs.    _________________________________________________  [ in words  ].

 

This quotation and your written acceptance of it shall constitute a binding contract between us. We understand that you are not bound to accept the lowest or any quotation you receive.

 

We hereby certify that we have taken steps to ensure that no person acting for us or on our behalf will engage in bribery.

 

We hereby confirm that this quotation is valid for 45 days as required in Clause 6 of the Instructions to Bidders.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Authorized Signature              :                                                           Date: ______________

 

Name & Title of Signatory     : _____________________________________________

Name of Bidder                      : _____________________________________________

Address                                   : _____________________________________________

 

*          To be filled in by the Employer before issue of the Letter of Invitation.

 

**        To be filled in by the Bidder, together with his particulars and date of submission at the bottom of this Form.

LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE

CUM NOTICE TO PROCEED WITH THE WORK

 

(LETTERHEAD OF THE EMPLOYER)

 

 

Dated : ____________________________

 

 

To :      _________________________________   [Name and address of the Contractor]

            _________________________________

            _________________________________

            _________________________________

            _________________________________

 

 

Dear Sirs,

 

            This is to notify you that your Quotation dated ____________________ for execution of the _____________________________________________________________ for the contract price of Rupees __________________________________________ [amount in words and figures], is hereby accepted by us.

 

            You are hereby requested to furnish performance security for an amount of Rs. ____________________ (equivalent to 3% of the contract price) within 15 days of the receipt of the letter.  The Performance Security in the form of Bank guarantee or a Bank draft in favour of ..........................(Employer) shall be valid till the expiry of the period of maintenance i.e. upto ______________________.  Failure to furnish the Performance Security will entail cancellation of the award of contract.

 

            You are also requested to sign the agreement form and proceed with the work not later than ____________________________ under the instructions of the Engineer, ____________________________ and ensure its completion within the contract period.

 

            With the issuance of this acceptance letter and your furnishing the Performance Security, contract for the above said work stands concluded.

 

                                                                                                                        Yours faithfully,

 

 

 

Authorized Signature

                                                                                                Name and title of Signatory

Draft Agreement form for

Construction through National Shopping

 

ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT

 

 

            This deed of agreement is made in the form of agreement on  ________ day _______________ month ____________ 199 ___, between the _____________________________ (Employer) or his authorized representative (hereinafter referred to as the first party) and _____________________ (Name of the Contractor),  S/O _______________ resident of ______________  (hereinafter referred to as the second party), to execute the work of construction of __________________________ (hereinafter referred to as works) on the following terms and conditions.

 

2.         Cost of the Contract

 

            The total cost of the works (hereinafter referred to as the “total cost”) is Rs. ____  as reflected in Annexure - 1.

 

3.1       Payments under its contract:

 

            Payments to the second party for the construction work will be released by the first party in the following manner :-

 

On signing of agreement

:

25% of total cost

On reaching plinth level (first stage)

:

25% of the total cost

On reaching lintel level (second stage)

:

25% of the total cost

On reaching roof level (third stage)

:

15% of the total cost

Plastering and completion of whole work (fourth stage)

 

:

 

10% of the total cost

 

                (The above has been drafted for construction of school buildings; modify this suitably for other works)

 

3.2       Payments at each stage will be made by the first party :

 

            (a)        on the second party submitting an invoice for an equivalent amount ;

 

(b)        on certification of the invoice (except for the first installment) by the engineer nominated by the first party with respect to quality of works in the format in Annexure - 2; and

 

(c)        upon proper and justified utilization of at least 50 % of the previous installment and 100 % of any prior installment.

 

 

4.         Notice by Contractor to Engineer

 

            The second party, on the works reaching each stage of construction, issue a notice to the first party or the Engineer nominated by the first party (who is responsible for supervising the contractor, administering the contract, certifying the payments due to the contractor, issuing and valuing variations to the contract, awarding extensions of time etc.), to visit the site for certification of stage completion.  Within 15 days of the receipt of such notice, the first party or the engineer nominated by it, will ensure issue of stage completion certificate after due verification.  

 

5.         Completion time

 

            The works should be completed in _____________ (months/weeks/days) from the date of this Agreement. In exceptional circumstances, the time period stated in this clause may be extended in writing by mutual consent of both the parties.

 

6.         If any of the compensation events mentioned below would prevent the work being completed by the intended completion date, the first party will decide on the intended completion date being extended by a suitable period :

 

a)                  The first party does not give access to the site or a part thereof by the agreed period.

 

b)                  The first party orders a delay or does not issue completed drawings, specifications or instructions for execution of the work on time.

 

c)                  Ground conditions are substantially more adverse than could reasonably have been assumed before issue of letter of acceptance and from information provided to second party or from visual inspection of the site.

 

d)                 Payments due to the second party are delayed without reason.

 

e)                  Certification for stage completion of the work is delayed unreasonably.

 

7.         Any willful delay  on the part of the second party in completing the construction within  the  stipulated  period   will   render   him  liable  to   pay   liquidated  damages. @ Rs. *____________ per day which will be deducted from payments due to him. The first party may cancel the contract and take recourse to such other action as deemed appropriate once the total amount of liquidated damages exceeds 2 % of the contract amount.

 

(Note  : The amount of liquidated damages per day should be determined at 0.05 % of the contract value of the works and indicated here).

 

 

8.         Duties and responsibilities of the first party

 

8.1       The first party shall be responsible for providing regular and frequent supervision and guidance to the second party for carrying out the works as per specifications. This will include written guidelines and regular site visit of the authorized personnel of the first party, for checking quality of material and construction to ensure that it is as per the norms.

 

8.2       The first party shall supply 3 sets of drawings, specifications and guidelines to the second party for the proposed works.

 

8.3       Possession of the site will be handed over to the second party within 10 days of signing of the agreement.

 

8.4       The Engineer or such other person as may be authorized by the first party shall hold meeting once in a month where the second party or his representative at site will submit the latest information including progress report and difficulties if any, in the execution of the work. The whole team may jointly inspect the site on a particular day to take stock of activities.

 

8.5       The Engineer shall record his observations/instructions at the time of his site visit in a site register maintained by the second party.  The second party will carry out the instructions and promptly rectify any deviations pointed out by the engineer.  If the deviations are not rectified, within the time specified in the Engineer’s notice, the first party as well as the engineer nominated by it, may instruct  stoppage or suspension of the construction.  It shall thereupon be open to the first party or the engineer to have the deviations rectified at the cost of the second party.  

 

9.         Duties and responsibilities of the second party

 

9.1       The second party shall :

 

a)                  take up the works and arrange for its completion within the time period stipulated in clause 5;

 

b)                  employ suitable skilled persons to carry out the works ;

 

c)                  regularly supervise and monitor the progress of work ;

 

d)                 abide by the technical suggestions / direction of supervisory personnel including engineers etc. regarding building construction ;

 

e)                  be responsible for bringing any discrepancy to the notice of the representative of the first party and seek necessary clarification :

f)                   ensure that the work is carried out in accordance with specifications, drawings and within the total of the contract amount without any cost escalation ;

 

g)                  keep the first party informed about the progress of work ;

 

h)                  be responsible for all security and watch and ward arrangements at site till handing over of the building to the first party ; and

 

i)                    maintain necessary insurance against loss of materials/cash, etc. or workman disability compensation claims of the personnel deployed on the works as well as third party claims.

 

            f)         Pay all duties, taxes and other levies payable by construction agencies as per law under the contract (First party will effect deduction from running bills in respect of such taxes as may be imposed under the law).

 

10.       Variations / Extra Items

 

            The works shall be carried out by the second party in accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.  However, if, on account of site conditions or any other factors, variations are considered necessary, the following procedure shall be followed:-

 

a)                  The second party shall provide the Engineer with a quotation for carrying out the Variation when requested to do so by the Engineer.  The Engineer shall assess the quotation, which shall be given within seven days of the request before the Variation is ordered.

b)                 If the quotation given by the second party is unreasonable, the Engineer may order the Variation and make a change to the Contract Price which shall be based on Engineer’s own forecast of the effects of the Variation on the Contractor’s costs.

c)                  The second party shall not be entitled to additional payment for costs which could have been avoided by giving early warning.

11.       Securities

 

            The Performance Security shall be provided to the Employer no later than the date specified in the Letter of Acceptance and shall be issued in an amount and form and by a bank or surety acceptable to the Employer.  The Performance Security shall be valid until a date 28 days from the date of issue of the Certificate of Completion in the case of a Bank Guarantee.

 

12.       Termination

 

12.1     The Employer may terminate the Contract if the other party causes a fundamental breach of the Contract.

 

12.2     Fundamental breaches of Contract include, but shall not be limited to the following:

 

                (a)        the contractor stops work for 28 days and the stoppage has not been authorized by the Engineer;

 

            (b)        the Contractor has become bankrupt or goes into liquidation other than for a reconstruction or amalgamation;

 

            (c)        the Engineer gives Notice that failure to correct a particular Defect is a fundamental breach of Contract and the Contractor fails to correct it within a reasonable period of time determined by the Engineer;

 

            (d)       the Contractor does not maintain a security which is required;

 

12.3     Notwithstanding the above, the Employer may terminate the Contract for convenience.

 

12.4     If the Contract is terminated the Contractor shall stop work immediately, make the Site safe and secure and leave the Site as soon as reasonably possible.

 

 

13.       Payment upon Termination

 

13.1     If the Contract is terminated because of a fundamental breach of Contract by the Contractor, the Engineer shall issue a certificate for the value of the work done less advance payments received up to the date of the issue of the certificate, less other recoveries due in terms of the contract, less taxes due to be deducted at source as per applicable law.

 

13.2     If the Contract is terminated at the Employer’s convenience, the Engineer shall issue a certificate for the value of the work done, the reasonable cost of removal of Equipment, repatriation of the Contractor’s personnel employed solely on the Works, and the Contractor’s costs of protecting and securing the Works and less advance payments received up to the date of the certificate, less other recoveries due in terms of the contract and less taxes due to be deducted at source as per applicable law.

 

14.       Dispute settlement 

 

            If over the works, any dispute arises between the two parties, relating to any aspects of this Agreement, the parties shall first attempt to settle the dispute through mutual and amicable consultation.

 

            In the event of agreement not being reached, the matter will be referred for arbitration by a Sole Arbitrator not below the level of retired  Superintending Engineer, PWD to be appointed by the first party. The Arbitration will be conducted in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.  The decision of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on both the parties.

 Annexure I

 

            BILL OF QUANTITIES 

 

Sl.No.

Description of Work

Qty.

Unit

Estimated Cost

Amount

 

 

 

 

In figure (Rs.)

In Words

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                       

                                                                        Gross Total Cost :  Rs. ..........................

 

We agree to execute the works in accordance with the approved drawings and technical

specifications at ............ percentage above/below the estimated rates, i.e., for a total contract price of Rs. ...........(amount in figures ) (Rs. ........... amount in words).

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                Signature of Contractor

Annexure - 2

 

Format of certificate

 

 

            Certified that the works upto -------------------------------------------------- level in respect of construction of ------------------------------------- at ----------------------------------- have been executed in accordance with the approved drawing and technical specifications.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                  Signature

                                                                                                            Name & Designation (Official address)

Place :

Date :

 

 

 

Office seal