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Tamilnadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (Tamilnadu Empowerment and Poverty Reduction Project) in India: Consulting Service: Engagement of Regional Level Process Monitoring Agencies

Funded by World Bank - WB
Location India
Status
Deadline
Express interest by 22 Sep 2011

The Project Director, Tamilnadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (TNPVP), Government of Tamilnadu, has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the credit proceeds to make payments under the contract for Tamilnadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project.

Country: Project: Financing: Abstract: Sector: Loan/Credit Number: Contract/Bid Number: Deadline: Contact:
India
TAMILNADU PUDHU VAAZHVU PROJECT (TAMILNADU EMPOWERMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION PROJECT)
World Bank
CONSULTING SERVICE: ENGAGEMENT OF REGIONAL LEVEL PROCESS MONITORING AGENCIES
Consultants
Project Id: P079708
Expression of Interest; WBR NO. 11 [PMA-NEW DISTRICTS]
22 September 2011

The Project Director, Tamilnadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project (TNPVP), Government of Tamilnadu, has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the credit proceeds to make payments under the contract for Tamilnadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project.

The TNPVP, a Community Demand Development Project for the empowerment of rural poor and improving their livelihoods is being implemented in 2509 Gram Panchayats in 70 Blocks located in 16 districts of Tamil Nadu. Under the Additional Financing, the Project is being expanded in 10 more Districts covering 1658 Village Panchayats of 50 Blocks. The period of the Project is upto September 2014. Other details about the project are available in our website: www.pudhuvaazhvu.org

The Project Director, TNPVP proposes to engage two regional level process monitoring agencies covering 5 districts each, to support TNPVP in the additional financing districts to conduct field-based process monitoring studies, identifying weak areas in project implementation and facilitate review and discussion of the learnings among all the levels of project management, communities. The details of districts to be covered in each region is annexed in Table 1 below:

Region-I

S. No. 1:
–District: Dharmapuri
–No. of Blocks: 6
–No. of Clusters: 14
–No. of Panchayats: 193

S. No. 2:
–District: Dindigul
–No. of Blocks: 5
–No. of Clusters: 9
–No. of Panchayats: 121

S. No. 3:
–District: Karur
–No. of Blocks: 6
–No. of Clusters: 12
–No. of Panchayats: 130

S. No. 4:
–District: Madurai
–No. of Blocks: 4
–No. of Clusters: 9
–No. of Panchayats: 132

S. No. 5:
–District: Krishnagiri
–No. of Blocks: 5
–No. of Clusters: 13
–No. of Panchayats: 178

Total
–No. of Blocks: 26
–No. of Clusters: 57
–No. of Panchayats: 754

Region-II
S. No. 1:
–District: Perambalur
–No. of Blocks: 3
–No. of Clusters: 6
–No. of Panchayats: 101

S. No. 2:
–District: Ariyalur
–No. of Blocks: 4
–No. of Clusters: 8
–No. of Panchayats: 134

S. No. 3:
–District: Virdhunagar
–No. of Blocks: 4
–No. of Clusters: 11
–No. of Panchayats: 165

S. No. 4:
–District: Sivagangai
–No. of Blocks: 5
–No. of Clusters: 11
–No. of Panchayats: 181

S. No. 5:
–District: Pudukottai
–No. of Blocks: 4
–No. of Clusters: 10
–No. of Panchayats: 155

Total:
–No. of Blocks: 20
–No. of Clusters: 46
–No. of Panchayats: 736

Grand Total-10 districts:
–No. of Blocks: 46
–No. of Clusters: 103
–No. of Panchayats: 1490

NOTE: each cluster will cater to 12-15 panchayats.

Period of Consultancy is 2 years. The contract will be subject to annual review on the basis of performance.

The Consultant for the contract will be selected using a Quality &Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method in accordance with the World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (published by the Bank in May 2004; revised in October 2006, and May 2010)

The TNPVP invites Expression of Interest (EoI) from eligible agencies for providing the said services.

Interested agencies / Firms with a proven track record of over 5 years in anchoring/conducting process monitoring activities, and having an average annual turnover of Rs 50.00 lakhs or more during last 3 years, or the consultant should have contracted at least a single assignment of Rs. 25 lakhs/per year during last of 3 years are requested to provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services namely Brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and in Externally Aided Projects, track record in anchoring / conducting process monitoring activities, no. of officers/staff available and availability of appropriate skills among staff, details of average annual turnover and Balance Sheets of the last three years along with reports of at least two recently (within the last 2 years) completed similar assignments and list of last two years completed and ongoing similar assignments with names of clients.

Further details about the assignment is available in the website: http://www.pudhuvaazhvu.org

If the agency is willing to bid for more than one region, the details and the availability of staff may be indicated. Based on their capacity and manpower, interested agencies may submit EOI for any or all the regions, clearly indicating their order of preference.

Expressions of Interest must be addressed and delivered not later than 14 days from the date of advertisement in sealed envelopes super-scribing “EOI for Regional Level Process Monitoring Agencies” to the Office of The Project Director, Tamil Nadu Empowerment & Poverty Reduction project (Pudhu Vaazhvu), No.91, St.Mary’s Road, Abiramapuram, Chennai-600 018, Phone: 044-43443200, E.mail:pvpstate@gmail.com , mes.tnpvp@yahoo.in

Office of The Project Director.
Tamil Nadu Empowerment & Poverty Reduction Project (Pudhu Vaazhvu).
No.91, St. Mary’s Road.
Abiramapuram, Chennai-600 018, India.
Tel: (91-44) 4344-3200.
E-mail:pvpstate@gmail.com, mes.tnpvp@yahoo.in.
Web: http://www.pudhuvaazhvu.org

 The above is a complete copy of the Original Procurement Notice.

 

 

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