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Gtcl-erp/eam System


Project ID P095965
Project Title BD: Siddhirganj Power Project
Country Bangladesh
Notice No OP00032339
Notice Type Invitation for Bids
Notice Status Published
Borrower Bid Reference GTCL-G2
Procurement Method International Competitive Bidding
Language of Notice English
Submission Deadline Date/Time June 24, 2015  12:00
Published Date April 21, 2015


Organization/Department Gas Transmission Company Limited
Name Mr. Md. Ainul Kabir
Address Red Crescent Borak Tower (Level 3) 71-72, Old Elephant Road, Eskaton, Ramna
City Dhaka
Province/State Bangladesh
Postal Code 1000
Country Bangladesh
Phone 88-02-8317829
Website N/A


Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)

(ACompany of Petrobangla)

Red Crescent Borak Tower (Level 2-6 & 8)

71-72 Eskaton, Old Elephant Road

Ramna, Dhaka-1000

Invitation for Bids(IFB)

IssueDate: April 26, 2015

Name of Country:Bangladesh

Name of Project: Bakhrabad-Siddhirganj GasTransmission Pipeline Project.

(Siddhirganj Power Project,GTCL Part)

Brief Description of the Information System: Design, Supply, Installationand Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning/Enterprise Asset Management (ERP/EAM) System and Related Support andTraining.

 IDA Credit Number:4508-BD

 IFB Title:GTCL-ERP/EAM System

 IFB Number:GTCL-G2


1.         This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows theGeneral Procurement Notice (GPN) for thisCredit that appeared in UNDP online (DB Reference No. : WB6355-11/13)on November 20,2013.

2.         The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh has received a credit in the amount of approx.US$ 350 million equivalent from the International Development Association (WorldBank) toward the cost of Siddhirganj Power Project, and it intends to applypart ofthe proceeds of this credit to payments under the agreement resulting from this IFB: GTCL-ERP/EAM Systemand IFB numberGTCL-G2.

3.         TheGas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) serves as the implementing agency for the project and now invites sealed bids followingsingle-stage single envelope bidding process from eligible Bidders for Design, Supply, Installation, implementation, integration,testing, technical and user training of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/ Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) System software inPurchaser /GTCL Head office and 17 nos operational offices all over the Bangladesh. The ERP/EAM system will be consisted of thefollowing three components:

Component A: ERP/EAM Software Solution

Component B: ERP/EAM Infrastructure and Other Software Solution

Component C: Data ConnectivitySolution


All components will be implemented under a single Turnkey contract on single point responsibility to becompleted in 18 months. The warranty period is 36months and post-warranty period is 36 months after completion of warrantyperiod.

4.         Bidding will be conducted using the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines,that meet the following minimum qualification criteria:

            a)         Bidder (each partner in case of Joint Venture) must have been in operation inIT sector (IT infrastructure or ERP/EAM software or ERP/EAM implementation services business) for a minimum of last five (5) years.

            b)         Bidder must have completed within the last ten (10)years at least two (2) ERP/EAM software solution contract involving implementation, installation and technical support for COTSERP/EAM software solution with a minimum value of US$ 3 (three) million or equivalent of each contract and is fully operational forat least 2 (two) years in which 1 (one) must be in any gas/utility entity. In case of Joint Venture, the partner in charge (i.e.lead partner) must have at least 1 (one) ERP/EAM Implementation services business experience.

            c)         Bidder (Single or Joint Venture) shall demonstrate average annual businessturnover of at least US$ 15.00 (fifteen) million or equivalent calculated as total certified payments received for contract inprogress or completed within last 5 (five) years. In case of joint venture, one partnermust meet at least 40% requirement and eachof the remaining partnersmust meet at least 25% requirement but all partners together meet 100% requirement.

            d)         Bidder (Single or Joint Venture) must demonstrate minimum US$ 2 (two) Millionor equivalent present liquid asset and/or line of credit. In case of joint venture, one partner must meet at least 40% requirementandeach of the remaining partners must meet at least 25% requirement butall partners together meet 100%requirement.

            e)               Bidder must engage one or more firmsregistered in Bangladesh to provide warranty support services (i.e. post implementation support services) under the contractresultingfrom this bidding process, if the Bidder does not have any registeredoffice in Bangladesh.  The firm(s) must have fully functional office in Bangladesh and continued IT business in Bangladesh for the last3 (three) years.  The Bidder may engage the firm(s) to provide post installationsupport services either as partner of the Joint Venture or subcontractor or Agent.  The scope of support services must be mentioned inthe scope of Joint Venture agreement in case of Joint Venture partnerorauthorization letter in case of subcontractor or Agent agreement in case of an Agent.]

            f)         Bidder should have valid certification for ISO 9001:2008 or equivalentfollowing the industry best practices.  

            g)         The proposed Project Manager of the Bidder must have a minimum of 10 (ten)years' experience in IT sector with at least 1 (one) successfully completed project using the proposed  ERP/EAM software in the Bid.


5.           Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from GTCL and may inspect thebiddingdocuments at the address given below from 10:00 AM  to 16:00 PM BST (GMT + 6) onall working days. Apre-bid meeting which potential bidders mayattend will be held on May 25, 2015 at 14:00 hours (BST) at corporate office ofGTCL.

Project Director

Bakhrabad-Siddirganj Gas Transmission PipelineProject

Gas Transmission Company Limited

Red Crescent Borak Tower (Level-8)

71-72 Old Elephant Road

Eskaton, Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Telephone: 88-02-8317829

Facsimilenumber: 88-02-9358100/9342307

Electronic mailaddress:


6.        A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders onsubmission of awritten application (letter or email) from April 26, 2015 to June 23,2015, to the address above and upon payment ofa non-refundable fee of BDT 10,000 [Bangladesh Taka ten thousand] or in US$ 145.00 (united state dollars one hundred forty-five)only in the form of a payment order or demand draft from any schedule Bank of Bangladesh, in favour of "Gas Transmission CompanyLimited". For the convenience of Bidders an unofficial electronic copy of Bidding Documents will be provided who have purchased theBidding Document only.

7.         Bids must bedelivered to the address below at or before: June 24, 2015 at 12:00 noon BST. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security(unconditional Bank Guarantee) of not less than Unite States Dollar One Hundred Fifty thousand (US$ 150,000.00)or an equivalentamount in a freely convertible currency issued by a schedule bank of Bangladesh or by a bank from an eligible country dulyendorsedby a schedule bank of Bangladesh in accordance with the format described in Bidding Documents.  Late bids will be rejected. 

Bids will be opened in the presence of theBidders' representatives who choose to attend at 12:30 PM BST on June 24, 2015 at the following address:


Committee Room

Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)

Red Crescent Borak Tower (Level 3)

            71-72, Old Elephant Road, Eskaton, Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

8.         The attention of prospective Bidders is drawn to(i) the fact that they will be required to certify in their bids that all software is either covered by a valid license or wasproduced by the Bidder and (ii) that violations are considered fraud, which can result in ineligibilityto be awarded WorldBank-financed procurement contacts.

                                                             (Md. Ainul Kabir)                                   


Bakhrabad-Siddirganj Gas Transmission PipelineProject

Gas Transmission Company Limited