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Karnataka Tourism Department invites bids to erect hoardings in state

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Karnataka Tourism Department invites bids to erect hoardings in state

The Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore, has invited bids to supply, install and erect hoardings at entry and vantage points in various districts of Karnataka through four packages. The EMD required ranges from Rs 1.82 lakh to Rs 1.97 lakh.

The four packages will comprise Bangalore and Mysore circle, DK Hassan and Shimoga circle, Dharwad and Bellary circle, and Belgaum and Gulbarga circle. The approximate value of work under these packages is Rs 126.71 lakh, Rs 124.37 lakh, Rs 98.63 lakh and Rs 91 lakh, respectively.

Successful bidders will be required to complete the contract within six months. Interested parties shall be required to submit separate tenders for each package. Applicants shall be required to furnish solvency certificate from any nationalised bank for a value of not less than Rs 50 lakh for each package.

The tender shall follow a ‘two-cover’ system comprising pre-qualification (technical) and commercial offers, followed by two stages. Stage one will consist of opening of the pre-qualification bid, and stage two will be opening of the commercial bid. The commercial bids shall be opened for only those bidders who qualify through the technical bid.

Tender documents can be obtained from the office of the Director, Department of Tourism, #49, Second Floor, Khanija Bhavan, Race Course Road, Bangalore, till October 4, 2010, on payment of Rs 5,000 for each package. This payment can be made through cash or demand draft/ pay order drawn in favour of: The Director, Department of Tourism.

A pre-bid meeting will be held on September 22, 2010 at 3 pm. Duly completed tenders should be delivered by 4 pm on October 5, 2010.The technical bids shall be opened on the same day at 4.30 pm.


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