Services - 672766-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  150770-2022
31/12/2021    S255

India-Bhopal: Environmental issues consultancy services

2021/S 255-672766

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

This contract will be financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and is subject to the EIB's Guide to Procurement.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited
Postal address: 2nd Floor, Smart City Development Corporation Limited Office Building, Kalibadi Road, BHEL, Sector A, Berkheda, Bhopal – 462022, Madhya Pradesh, India
Town: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
NUTS code: IN India
Postal code: 462022
Country: India
Contact person: Mr. Akhilesh Agrawal, Director (Technical)
Telephone: +91 7552475605
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: ☒ Other type: A Joint Venture of Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Consultancy Services for Environmental and Social Monitoring for Bhopal Metro Rail Project

Reference number: EIB-GtP/ BH-09
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Consultancy Services for Environmental and Social Monitoring for Bhopal Metro Rail Project

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 600 000.00 INR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IN India
Main site or place of performance:

India, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal City

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (“MPMRCL”- “the Employer”) invites online open e-tenders from eligible applicants of all countries, who fulfil the criteria stipulated in Eligibility cum Qualification Criteria, for the Tender Package BH-09: “Consultancy Services for Environmental and Social Monitoring for Bhopal Metro Rail Project”.

Above services involves Detailed Method Statement, Compliance Report and Corrective Statements, Mid Term RAP Evaluation Report, Post RAP Evaluation Report, End of Project Report and Ad hoc deliverables to Promoter and/or EIB.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

This is an open e-tenders from eligible applicants based on Quality and Cost-Based Selection

The technical proposals will be allotted weightage of 70% while the financial proposals will be allotted weightages of 30%.

Final combined score (S)shall be calculated as:

S = (St × 0.7) + (Sf × 0.3)

The Combined Score of the Tenderers would be calculated and the Tenderer with the highest “S” will be declared as successful Tenderer subject to approval by competent authority.

Technical Score (St), Financial Score (Sf) and Combined Score (S) shall be rounded off up to two decimal places. In case more than one Tenderer has equal Combined Score (S), the one having the higher/highest Technical Score (St) will be declared successful.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The Consultant shall make himself aware of all the Laws related to Labour and must fully comply with the provisions of all relevant Laws in India. In addition, the Consultant must comply with any other applicable statutory requirement concerned with Labour engagement and welfare, in the jurisdiction of relevant authority where the Works are to be carried out.

Compliance with the Terms of Reference shall not relieve the Consultant of any of their statutory duties, obligations or responsibilities under the Contract or Law.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 24/02/2022
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/02/2022
Local time: 16:30

Office of the Director (Technical), Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited, 2nd Floor, Smart City Development Corporation Limited Office Building, Kalibadi Road, BHEL, Sector A, Berkheda, Bhopal – 462022, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The Technical Bids shall be opened by the tender opening committee of the Employer in the presence of tenderers. The Financial Bids will be opened at least 7 days after the results of Technical Bids are issued on eProcurement portal. Financial Bids of only those tenderers found substantially responsive and technically compliant will be opened in the presence of qualified Tenderers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Interested eligible Tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect the Tender Documents at: e-tendering portal –

A complete set of Tender Documents may be downloaded, during sale period, from the e-tendering portal; under Organisation: Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited. Non-refundable Tender Fee of INR 5,000 inclusive of GST, shall be paid online through RTGS, NEFT or IMPS only.

Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) / Tender Security Declaration fulfilling the conditions indicated in the Tender Documents must accompany all Tenders. All Tenders must be submitted online only through e-tendering portal –, as instructed in the Tender Documents.

Notice Inviting Tenders along with tender documents is published in the e-procurement portal above. Tendering processes like download, tender queries, corrigenda, submissions, openings, evaluations, etc. can be done through the e-procurement portal only. All the tenderers willing to participate must be enrolled/ registered on the e-procurement portal. Those who are not already registered, can enrol themselves using the link “Online Bidder Enrollment” on e-procurement portal.

Possession of a valid Class III Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is a prerequisite for registration and participating in the tender submission activities. Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) must be obtained from any Certifying Authority empanelled with the Controller of Certifying Authority of India, details of which are available on e-procurement portal under the link “Information about DSC”. Issuance of Digital Signature Certificate may take at least 7 to 10 business days, which may extend up to 21 business days in case of foreign applicants. Procedure for obtaining Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) by foreign applicants is available on e-procurement portal under the link “Downloads”. Tenderers are advised to plan their time accordingly and the Employer shall bear no responsibility for accepting tenders which are delayed due to non-issuance or delay in issuance of such Digital Signature Certificates.

The Tenderers may report to the Employer by emailing to, if they have problem with in obtaining Digital Signature Certificate or in case of any restrictions related to debarment on the portal.

For further information and any assistance in this regard, Tenderers are advised to contact e-procurement helpdesk by either:

emailing to “” or phoning to (91)120-4001002, (91)120-4001005, (91)120-6277787.

Tenderers shall pay the Tender Fee for cost of Tender Document, in the form of online payment only, without which bids will not be accepted. Service, gateway or other charges if any shall be borne by the Tenderers. The Tenderers are required to upload scanned copy of payment receipt/ transaction for Tender Fee during online submissions.

Payment of Tender Fee is to be made only by RTGS, NEFT or IMPS. No other mode of payment will be accepted. The detail of bank account of MPMRCL is mentioned below. The Tenderers are required to upload scanned copies of transaction of payment (clearly indicating tender number i.e. BH-09 in the remarks or description column) of Tender Fee at the time of online bid submission. Copy of GST registration number to be provided along with Tender Fee.

Name & Address of Bank: Union Bank of India, Malviya Nagar, Bhopal

Account Name, Number & Type: Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co Limited, 383701010036301 & Current

IFSC Code: UBIN0538370

Tenderers are requested to visit the website-procurement portal regularly for any Employer’s issued clarifications, addendum, corrigendum and/or due date extensions.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Courts at Bhopal
Postal address: Jail Rd, Arera Hills
Town: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Postal code: 462027
Country: India
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: