Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Corrigendum


Ministry/Division : Ministry of Energy, Power and Minearal Resources
Agency : Rural Electrification Board (REB)
Procuring Entity Name : Project Coordinator, Solar Photovoltaic Pumping for Agricultural Irrigation.
Procuring Entity Code :
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Consulting Firm (International)  (Time-Based)
Title Of Service : Design, Implementation and Supervisory Support of Solar Photovoltaic Pumping for Agricultural Irrigation.
EOI Ref. No. : 27.12.0000.
Date : 26/06/2018


Procurement Sub-Method : Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS)


Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget Loan
Development Partners : Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Project/Programme Name : Solar Photovoltaic Pumping for Agricultural Irrigation.
EOI Closing Date and Time : 27/07/2018 11:59 PM Manila Time


Brief Description of Assignment : 1. The People´s Republic of Bangladesh has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Power System Efficiency Improvement Project, LOAN-2769-BAN. The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB), the Executing Agency (EA) of the project, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under the contract mentioned above. 2. The consulting services (“the Services”) include supporting the Projects Management Unit (PIU) of BREB in activities related to Inception Report; Feasibility Study; Business Model; Project Implementation Plan; Environmental Management Plan; Public Awareness Program; Design of SPV Pumping Systems; Bidding Process; and Implementation Support. Duration of the service will be tentatively from December, 2018 to December 2020.
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : 3. A consulting firm will be recruited by the EA following the Quality- and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and Its Borrowers (March 2013 or amended from time to time). Further details along with the Terms of Reference (TOR), indicative Cost Estimate and other relevant information are available through Consultant Management System (CMS) web site (http:/ and Consulting Services Recruitment Notice ( It is also available on the BREB website ( and CPTU website ( 4. Interested eligible consulting firms or organizations from ADB member countries having similar experience in relevant field are hereby invited to submit expression of interest through Consultant Management System (http:/ of ADB demonstrating management and technical competence, and geographical experience based on project references including, but not limited to, the following information with supporting documents: a) Background of the consulting firm or organization with brochures including name, country of incorporation/ registration, year of establishment, trade license, VAT and tax payer’s identification number or equivalent document, address, telephone number, contact person, key activities etc.; b) Management competence of the firm including: (i) explanation on the quality control and assurance particularly in relation to the assignment, including performance monitoring, reporting, handling of complaints etc.; (ii) explanation on project management coordination covering contract supervision, client liaison, logistics, team management, qualification and experience of responsible senior management etc.; and (iii) explanation on the approach and methodology for implementing the assignment in achieving the objectives; c) Technical competence including: (i) specialization vis à vis the sectoral focus of the assignment; (ii) experience vis à vis the assignment’s Terms of Reference (TOR); and (iii) brief on similar projects executed during last 5 (five) years with specific information on the assignment including client’s reference, project’s reference etc. with address and contact details; and d) Geographical competence including: (i) country experience, and (ii) regional experience within South Asia, and (iii) permanent presence or local office within Bangladesh.
Other Details (if applicable) : 5. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Consultant will clearly mention the form of the association in the EOI, i.e. joint venture or sub-consultancy. 6. Further information can be obtained at the address below during regular office hours (9:00 to 17.00).
Association with foreign firms is : Encouraged
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
27.12.0000. 147 Man-Month The project will cover 10 PBSs in Northern and Southern part of the Country. 30-Dec-2018 31-Dec-2020


Name of Official Inviting EOI : Md. Sakil Ibne Sayeed
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Project Coordinator
Address of Official Inviting EOI : Solar Photovoltaic Pumping for Agricultural Irrigation Project, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, 6th Floor, Training Academy Building, Nikunja-2, Khilkhet, City: Dhaka-1229, Country: Bangladesh.
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : + 880-2-8900199 , Fax : , Email :

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