The Waltair Division of East Coast Railway has invited sealed tenders for the allotment of portico ceiling space for erecting ad dangler balloons at Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Duvvada railway stations. The contract shall be awarded for a period of three years.
A total of eight balloons are being offered for advertisements with a provision of increasing this number. In case of feasibility for more than specified number of balloons, the bidder shall be required to pay additional license fee as per the rate offered. The diameter of the balloons to be erected should be a maximum of 1.6m.
As per the tender notice, the interested parties are required to have sufficient experience in this field and possess adequate resources so that they can handle and complete the contract in a satisfactory manner. Interested parties will be required to produce relevant certificates in support of their claimed experience.
The contract shall attract the minimum reserve price as Rs 4 lakh. Applicants shall be required to quote the license fee for the first year. For the second and third years, the license fee shall bear an escalation of 10 per cent over the previous year’s license fee.
The EMD required is Rs 26,480 and needs to be deposited through a demand draft from any scheduled or nationalised bank favouring the FA & CAO, East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar and should be payable at Visakhapatnam.
The EMD can also be paid in the form of cash in the office of the Divisional Cashier, Pay, East Coast Railway, Visakhapatnam or in the office of the Chief Booking Supervisor, Visakhapatnam duly obtaining money receipt. The same has to be enclosed along with the tender form.
The successful bidder will have to deposit an interest free security deposit for an amount equivalent to ten percent of the contract value. The security deposit amount will be calculated on the total license fee for the entire period of contract.
Tender documents costing Rs 2,000 can be obtained from the office of Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Waltair Division, East Coast Railway, Vishakhapatnam up to August 16, 2010.
Duly completed tender forms, will have to be submitted in a sealed envelope super scribed as "Tender for award of contract for allotment of 'portico ceiling space' for erecting advertisement Dangler Balloon at Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Duvvada Railway stations."
The tenders can be submitted either by registered post or in person to the office of Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Waltair Division, East Coast Railway, Vishakhapatnam up to 3 pm of August 17, 2010. The tenders will be opened on the same day at 3:30 pm.