Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Approved


Ministry/Division : Ministry of Environment and Forests
Agency : Bangladesh National Herbarium
Procuring Entity Name : Project Director, Survey of Vascular Flora of Barishal and Sylhet Division (SVFBS)
Procuring Entity Code :
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Consulting Firm (National)  (Lump-Sump)
Title Of Service : Firm to identify vascular plant samples collected from the project area
EOI Ref. No. : 22.05.0000.
Date : 19/05/2022


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


Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget GOB
Development Partners : Not Applicable


Project/Programme Name : Survey of Vascular Flora of Barishal and Sylhet Division (SVFBS)
EOI Closing Date and Time : 07/06/2022 12:00 pm
Publication Date : 23/05/2022


Brief Description of Assignment : The selected firm will perform the following assignments: (i) Identification of approximately 66,250 herbarium sheets (with photo) with the information collected through field survey under the project at the species/variety level within the time frame prescribed by the project authority; (ii) In case of identifying the specimens, care must be taken to ensure that no specimen is damaged and identification should be done without carrying out the specimens outside the BNH building under any circumstances; (iii) Providing hardcopy and softcopy of a computer-composed list of identified specimens; and (iv) To follow other instructions given by the project authority.
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : Experience: (a) The consulting firm must have minimum 10 years of general experiences; and (b) at least one specific experience in must have at least a practical experience in the work of identifying plant specimens through plant taxonomic research. Resources: (a) During the course of the project, the interested firm must have a team consisting of the following professional members listed on their payroll: Team Leader - 01; Accounts Officer - 01; Plant Taxonomist - 15, Computer Operator 01, Office Assistant - 01 (Details qualifications & experiences of professional members could be known from project office); (b) The Consulting Firm must have an office in Dhaka City Corporation area with a total area of 1000-1200 sq.ft.; (c) The selected firm must have adequate number of computers, internet facilities, and logistical support for plant identification work; (d) The firm must have liquid assets of BDT. 25.00 lakhs (Twenty five lakhs) to prove its financial viability (Bank statement has to be submitted as proof). Delivery Capacity Required: (a) The firm must have an updated valid trade license, tax payment certificate, TIN certificate and VAT registration; (b) The firm must have the previous three years audit report and annual turnover report.
Other Details (if applicable) :
Association with foreign firms is : Not Applicable
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
22.05.0000. Single Barishal and Sylhet Divisions 01 July 2022 30 June 2024


Name of Official Inviting EOI : Dr. Sarder Nasir Uddin
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Project Director
Address of Official Inviting EOI : Bangladesh National Herbarium, Chiriakhana Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216.
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : +44248035275, Fax : , Email :
The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all tenders