Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) has floated tender for Supply and installation of machineries including associated software and hardware in connection with modernization of S&T Workshop, Podanur, Southern Railway.
- Tender Reference Number: RVNL/CPM/MAS/PTJ S&T WS/Supply & Installation of machinery/OT-03 (RT)
- Name of Work: Supply and installation of machineries including associated software and hardware in connection with modernization of S&T Workshop, Podanur, Southern Railway.
- Estimated Cost: INR 3.55 Crores
- EMD: INR 7,10,000/-
- Period of Work: 6 Months+24 Months Warranty/Maintenance Period
- Document Download / Sale Start Date: 05th Sep, 2023
- Document Download / Sale End Date: 27th Sep, 2023
- Bid Submission Start Date: 21st Sep, 2023
- Bid Submission End Date: 27th Sep, 2023
- Bid Opening Date: 27th Sep, 2023
The works covered in the present contract is for supply and installation of various machineries including associated software and hardware as part of modernization of Signal and Telecommunication workshop at Podanur.
Various machineries listed out in the bill of quantities are required to be supplied in accordance with the specifications furnished therein.
Scope of Work:
Procurement, storage and reconciliation of materials:
Procurement of Track, S&T and Electrical Items has to be planned by the contractor in consultation with the Engineer.
Procurement Plan should be prepared in such a manner that those materials which have a shelf life like rubber pads etc may be procured in a staggered manner so that the materials are used before its properties get modified with age.
The procurement of materials shall be planned as per the milestone/key activities specified in pursuance to GCC clause 8.3. If the material/product does not remain of required specifications at the time of its actual use, the same will be replaced by the contractor with materials conforming to Specifications at his own cost.
The procurement of materials for the works by the contractor shall also be subject to the following:
- To facilitate formation work, Cables, Wires Location Boxes, Terminals, Level Crossings and other associated items required for replacement/shifting of existing cables/location box/level crossing etc to the extent of 20% of BOQ quantity may be procured at the beginning.
- In case more than 20% is required to be procured at the beginning it should be procured with the approval of CPM/GM/GGM in charge of S&T works in consultation with the CPM in-charge.
- The procurement of remaining quantities should be done after preparation of drawings and designs by the contractor and approval of the same by GGM/GM/AGM in-charge of S&T portion of the Work.
If the Contractor is required to purchase certain material(s) from firms in the approved list of RDSO/Zonal Railways/RVNL, as per terms and conditions of the contract, then the Contractor shall place orders accordingly on firms appearing in the approved list, as specified, on the date of placing the order and provide details of such orders placed to RVNL.
The plant and materials etc. so procured for the works shall be properly stored on Site and protected against loss, damage or deterioration. For this purpose, the contractor shall make necessary arrangements of store godown/fenced area at site in Railway land as per directions of Engineer.
In case the contract is terminated, the Employer shall have the right to take possession of the godown/store and reasonable cost of such store/godown shall be determined by the Engineer and included in the Final Payment Certificate.
Reconciliation of materials:
After commissioning of each section, material reconciliation is to be taken up for the materials procured under the contract as well as materials issued free of cost by the Employer, and is to be completed within 3 months of commissioning of such section.
Similarly, final reconciliation of material for the entire contract shall be taken up on commissioning of the last section under the contract and to be completed within 6 months of commissioning of the last section.
In case of failure to adhere to the timelines by either party, the other party should bring it to the notice of the defaulting party in writing under intimation to the Executive Director In-charge of the project. On receipt of such intimation the Executive Director shall take appropriate action as deemed fit by him.
About Workshop, Podanur:
On Indian Railways, there are 9 Signal & Telecommunication Workshops of which Signal & Telecommunication Workshop, Podanur is one of the major Workshops and the products manufactured by S&T Workshop, Podanur are competitive with the market prices.
Started in 1958 to overhaul mechanical signalling items, The Workshop has grown into one of the leading manufacturing units for modern signalling equipments is currently manufacturing 50 different types of advanced Signalling & Telecommunication equipment like Tokenless Block Instrument, Electronic Axle Counter, Double Line Block Instruments, Q Series Relays, Point Machines, LED Signals etc Specialized relays, SMS alert systems, Electric lifting barrier gates, Point machine for high speed lines, etc with an annual turnover of around 120 crores.
The pride of the workshop lies in its capacity to produce sophisticated signalling products to high levels of quality. This workshop has got ISO 9001, 14001, 18001, 22000, 50001 with ISO Integrated Management System IMS certification.
The Signal and Telecommunication training centre, Podanur is an ISO certified training centre to impart training to Signal and Telecom Technicians and Engineers of Southern Railway and South Western Railway.
Minimum construction turnover for the last three financial years should be equivalent to INR 5.325 crores. Calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last three financial years (refer note below the table).
Contracts of Similar Size and Nature:
Execution as contractor, or subcontractor, at least One contract that has been successfully or is substantially completed within the last Seven years before the deadline for submission of the bids, and that is similar to the proposed work.
The similar work here shall be that supply & installation of S & T Electronic equipment over Indian Railways for a value of equivalent to INR 2.13 crores, or
Execution as contractor, or subcontractor, at least Two contracts, each that have been successfully or are substantially completed within the last Seven years before the deadline for the submission of the bids, and that are similar to the proposed work.
Similar work here is supply & installation of S & T Electronic equipment over Indian Railways for a value of equivalent to INR 1.24 crores.
The company began its operation in 2005 with the appointment of a Board of Directors. The company was granted Miniratna status in September 2013.
RVNL has been rated “Excellent” for 9 successive years by the Department of Public Enterprises. RVNL has also been ranked 1st amongst the Railway PSEs for the 4 times out of the last 5 years.
The turnover of the company for the financial year 2019-20 has increased by 44.44%. The authorised share capital of the company is Rs. 3000 cr. with paid up share capital of Rs. 2085 cr.
The company has been listed after its disinvestment of its stake of 12.16% of the company through IPO.
Tender documents can be downloaded from website https://rvnl.org/active-tenders-new
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