Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Approved

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

Ministry/Division : Ministry of Post, Telecommunications & Information Technology
Agency : Information and Communication Technology Division
Procuring Entity Name : Aspire to Innovate Programme (a2i)
Procuring Entity Code :
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Consulting Firm (National)  (Lump-Sump)
Title Of Service : Hiring a Firm for Enhancement of Imam Portal
EOI Ref. No. : 56.42.0000.006.07.013.20.211
Date : 18/06/2020

KEY INFORMATION

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

FUNDING INFORMATION

Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget GOB
Development Partners : UNDP

PARTICULAR INFORMATION

Project/Programme Name : Aspire to Innovate Programme
EOI Closing Date and Time : 02/07/2020 12:00 PM

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANT

Brief Description of Assignment : The main objective of this assignment is to restructuring the existing Imam Portal for better performance and scalability, to design and develop a collaborative system for communication development among Islamic Communities, to generate skills development scopes for the Imams, Muezzins and Madrasha Students and to permit Imams, Muezzins, Madrasha Students and concerned stakeholders with interested organizations for getting access into same platform and receive service accordingly as per their authorization and authentication using single sign on facility through Web, Mobile Apps and call center. For detail Terms of Reference (TOR). Please visit: www.a2i.gov.bd or contact: Nahid Nazim (Mobile No.01817641113).
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : "The Firm must prove that they have solid technical background and operational strength to undertake the type of assignments mentioned in the ToR and take this work forward without any hindrances. Firm must also have adequate technical ability, resources and processes. As such, following are defined as minimum eligibility criteria: 1. Must have 3 years working experience with the Government of Bangladesh or any National/International agencies. 2. Must submit Valid Trade License, TIN, VAT and last 3 years financial audit report. 3. Must have minimum 1 experience in working with any national web-based application or MIS in last 5 years. 4. Annual average turnover is BDT 50 lac in the last 3 years. 5. Working capital BDT 35 lac in latest audited report. 6. Multiple Companies having technical and legal competency for developing such Product can bid jointly but they must have legal agreement among them where one company needs to be lead. Lead company needs to fulfill all conditions mentioned in this ToR. Joint-venture agreement needs to have clear identification about each responsibility matrix along with IPR. Aspire to Innovate Programme now invites eligible Applicants/firms to indicate the interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants/firms are invited to provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. A shortlist of consultants will be prepared upon evaluation of EoIs of the eligible applicants and “Request for Proposal” document will be issued in their favor. Total duration of the contract is 36 (Thirty-Six) months. Interested Applicants may obtain further information on the requirements including the criteria of short listing by applying to the address below/e-mailing tender@a2i.gov.bd contacting Phone: 88 02 8159896, 9144848 Ext. 146, Mobile no. +88 01817641113, during normal office hours up to 01/07/2020."
Other Details (if applicable) :
Association with foreign firms is : Not Encouraged
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
56.42.0000.006.07.013.20.211 Single Bangladesh October 2020 October 2023

PROCURING ENTITY DETAILS

Name of Official Inviting EOI : Salina Pervez
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Project Director, Additional Incharge, Aspire to Innovate Programme.
Address of Official Inviting EOI : "Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Division ICT Tower, E-14/X, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207"
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : "88 02 55006931-34 (Ext 102)", Fax : 88 02 55006936, Email : salina.pervez@a2i.gov.bd
The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all tenders