Instructions to Bidders
Table of Clauses
Clause A. General Clause D. Submission of Bids
1 Scope of Bid 20 Deadline for Submission of Bids
2 Source of Funds 21 Late Bids
3 Eligible Bidders E. Bid Opening
4 Qualification of the Bidder 22 Bid Opening
5 One Bid per Bidder 23 Process to be Confidential
6 Cost of Bidding 24 Clarification of Bids and Contracting
7 Site Visit 25 Examination of bids
and Determination of Responsiveness
B. Bidding Documents and
26 Correction of Errors
8 Content of Bidding Documents 27 Evaluation and Comparison of Bids
9 Clarification of Bidding Documents 28 Preference for Domestic Bidders
10 Amendment of Bidding Documents F. Award of Contract
C. Preparation of Bids 29 Award Criteria
11 Language of Bid 30 Employer's Right to Accept any Bid
and to Reject any or all Bids
12 Documents Comprising the Bid 31 Notification of Award
13 Bid Prices 32 Performance Security
14 Currencies of Bid and Payment 33 Advances
15 Bid Validity 34 Corrupt or Fraudulent Practices
16 Earnest Money
17 Alternative Proposals by Bidders
18 Format and Signing of Bid
19 Sealing and Marking of Bids
Instructions to Bidders (ITB)
1. Scope of Bid
1.1 The Employer as defined in the Appendix to ITB invites bids for the construction of Works as described in these
documents and referred to as “the works”. The name and identification number of the works is provided in the Appendix
to ITB. The bidders may submit bids for any or all of the works detailed in the table given in the Notice Inviting Tender.
Bid for each work should be submitted separately.
1.2 The successful Bidder will be expected to complete the Works by the Intended Completion Date specified in the
1.3 Throughout these documents, the terms “bid” and “tender” and their derivatives (bidder/ tenderer, bid/ tender, bidding/
tendering, etc.) are synonymous.
2. Eligible Bidders
2.1 For works costing less than or equal to Rs. 10.00 Lacs invitation for bids is open to all category of registered contractors
2.2 For works costing more than Rs. 10.00 Lacs invitation for bids is open to bidders to registered contractors of category A/ B/ C
an who qualify in their bidding capacity.
2.3 For Bidders shall not be under a declaration of ineligibility for corrupt and fraudulent practices by the Central Government,
the State Government or any public undertaking, autonomous body, authority by whatever name called under the Central or
the State Government.
2.4 Any bidders having criminal record is not allowed to paricipate in the bidding process. Any person who is having criminal
cases against him or involved in the organised crime or gangster activities or Mafia or Goonda or Anti social activity are
strictly prohibited to participate in the bidding process. If it is established that any bidder has criminal record, his bid shall
be automatically cancelled.
2.5 The bidder has to produced character certificate, Solvency certificate, self decoration affidavit ( on the prescribed proforma
which is attached with the bid document ) etc., issued by the competent authority in original with bid document.
2.6 Any bidder who is an Advocate and Registered with any State Bar Council Shall not be allowed to participate in the bidding.
If it is established that the contractor is registered with the state bar council, his bid shall be automatically cancelled.
3. Qualification of the Bidder (For works costing more than 10.00 Lacs)
3.1 All bidders shall provide in Section 3, Forms of Bid and Qualification information, a preliminary description of the
proposed work method and schedule, including drawings and charts, as necessary.
3.2 All bidders shall include the following information and documents with their bids in Section 3, Qualification
Information unless otherwise stated in the Appendix to ITB:
(a) copies of o
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