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Nepal-Kathmandu: BEI - Opere civili per un impianto idroelettrico

2016/S 025-039314

International Invitation for Prequalification

Date: 5 February 2016

Loan No. and Title: ADB Loans 2990 & 2991-NEP and EIB Loan No. 8.2464: Tanahu Hydropower Project

Contract No. and Title: Package 1: Head Works of Tanahu Hydropower Project

Deadline for Submission of Applications: 21 March 2016, 12:00 Noon (NST)


Nepal has received loans from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) towards the cost of the Tanahu Hydropower Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named below.


Tanahu Hydropower Limited (THL) (“the Employer”) intends to prequalify firms for Package 1: Detailed Design and construction of Head Works of Tanahu Hydropower Project. This contract will include:

(i) concrete gravity dam with spillway;

(ii) river diversion works, comprising two diversion tunnels and temporary cofferdams;

(iii) slope stabilisation/protection measures within the reservoir area;

(iv) 3 No. dam grouting galleries;

(v) access adit to upstream cofferdam;

(vi) access roads;

(vii) spoil disposal areas.


This contract is expected to be implemented during the period 2017-2021.


Applicants will be prequalified on the basis of their ability to satisfy financial qualifying criteria and technical experience criteria as specified in the prequalification documents.


All firms registered in eligible countries of the Asian Development Bank or in any of the Member States of the European Union are invited to apply for prequalification for this contract.


It is expected that the Invitation for Bids will be issued to prequalified bidders in May/June 2016.


To obtain further information and inspect the prequalification documents, interested Applicants should contact:

Mr. Sunil Kumar Dhungel Managing Director, Tanahu Hydropower Limited (THL), 4th Floor, Trade Tower, Thapatali, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel No.: +977-1-511-1117, 1118, & 1119, Fax No.: +977-1-511-1121, E-mail:

from 10:00AM – 5:00PM each working day.


A complete set of prequalification documents in English can be purchased by interested Applicants or Applicants’ authorised representatives on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of NRs. 25,000 or USD 230 in the form of Pay Order/ Demand Draft in favor of Tanahu Hydropower Limited, from 10:00AM to 5:00PM each working day until 18 March 2016. The documents may also be sent through courier by paying an additional fee. THL shall not be responsible for any postal delay.


A Pre-Qualification meeting will be held at the office of the Employer at Kathmandu on 22 February 2016 at 1:00PM (NST) to explain prequalification procedures & scope of works of the Project and clarify the applicants.


Applications must be delivered to the address above at or before 12:00 Noon (NST) on 21 March 2016. The Employer reserves the right to accept or reject late applications.


The Employer reserves the right to cancel/withdraw this invitation for prequalification without assigning any reason and shall bear no liability whatsoever consequent upon such a decision.


The Employer will notify all Applicants in writing of the names of those Applicants who have been prequalified.