Invitation for Bids (IFB) For Procurement of Works for Darunta Dam D/S Protection works in Surkhrod District of Nangarhar province

Publish Date: Mar 06, 2019

Closing Date: Apr 06, 2019

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1.         This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business published on 11 January 2011.

2.         The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock has applied for a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF)toward the cost of Irrigation Restoration and Development Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract for the Sub project given in para 3 below.

3.         The Project Coordination Unit, acting on behalf of the Ministry of Energy & Water, now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Darunta Dam D/S Protection works  in Surkhrod District of  Nangarhar  province

IBN: MEW/IRDP/DD5/NCB.The construction period is 15 months which includes slack period of 3 months for flood/adverse weather conditions and resolving community/farmers needs/disputes etc.

4.         Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits,dated January 2011 and revised in July 2014and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

5.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Eng. Nasir Ahmad “Ahadi”,  Procurement Officer, Project Coordination Unit, Afghanistan and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below  from 8:00 to 16:30Hrs from Saturday to Wednesday (Except public holidays).

6.         Qualifications requirements include:

(a) The minimum required annual volume of construction work for the successful bidder in any of the last five years – 50 Million Afs.

  1. Experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least one works of nature and complexity equivalent to this work during the last five (5) years – 25 Million Afs.
  2. Proposals for the timely acquisition (own, lease, hire, etc.) of the essential equipment as given in the bidding document.
  3. Contract Manager with five years’ experience in works of an equivalent nature and volume, including no less than three years as Manager.

(e)  Liquid assets and/or credit facilities, net of other contractual commitments and exclusive of any advance payments which may be made under the Contract 10.4 Million Afs.

For detailed post qualification verification please refer to Section I - Instructions to Bidders and Section II- Bid Data Sheet of the bidding documents.

A margin of preference for eligible national contractors/joint ventures shall not be applied.

7.         A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 5000 AFN. The method of payment will be Cash/Direct Payment. The Bidding Documents shall be collected by the bidders from the address below.

8. The bidders or their authorized representatives are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting which will take place on 25- Mar-19 at 10 AM at Meeting Room of Darunta Dam Breshna Compound / in Surkhrod District of Nangarhar  province, Afghanistan to explain the procedure of proper preparation and submission of bid, clarify issues and to answer questions on any matter that may be raised at that stage.

9.         Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10 AM of 06- April-19(if this date is announced an official holiday, then bids must be submitted next working day at the same time and venue). Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 06-Apr-2019

10.       All bids shall be accompanied by a “Bid Security” of amount: 1,600,000 Afghanis.

11.       The address referred to above is:

Eng. Ghulam Mohammad Arifi

Acting Director of Project Coordination Unit PCU

Ministry of Energy and Water

Email address:

Phone: 0799346011

Procurement Section, ( Mobile No: +93(0)700686110),