German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation


Under the Indo German Bilateral Development Cooperation, the focal areas currently are:

  • Energy;
  • Environment and Management of Natural Resources; and
  • Sustainable Urban Development

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and GIZ India are jointly implementing the “Sustainable Urban Development - Smart Cities” (SUD-SC) project. The project supports the National Ministry and the State Governments (Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala) in the policy formulation on housing for all, basic services, planning framework, and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also supports the three select Smart Cities (Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, and Kochi) in implementing concepts of integrated spatial urban development planning. Under the broad agreement of providing technical cooperation for the SDGs and Governance component of the SUD- SC, GIZ intends to support its partner organizations by providing technical support for developing strategies for implementing and localizing SDGs.

In this context, GIZ plans to engage a competent firm to compartmentalize the urban agenda of Coimbatore under the SDG lens and through a dedicated city-level Urban Indicator dashboard for capturing, collating, analyzing and visualizing the urban progress report of the city.

The objective of this assignment is to

  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of datasets from central sponsored urban missions and urban indicator frameworks applicable to cities.
  • Develop an encompassing “City Indicator Framework” aligned to SDGs that captures the relevant urban indicators from the national indices applicable for cities. Desk Research of central and state sponsored urban missions and schemes relevant to Coimbatore.
  • Develop an SDG Localization strategy that includes targeted recommendations, activity roadmap based on an institutional mapping exercise
  • Develop an interactive real-time web-based urban indicator dashboard
  • Develop a training module for capacity building to utilize the tool to aggregate, monitor, visualize and analyze urban indicator datasets at the city level and conduct training for city officials.
  • Prepare a comprehensive report on the methodology and blueprint for scaling the initiative to other cities. Prepare a case study documenting the challenges and learnings from user experiences
  • Provide maintenance, support and hosting of the dashboard platform

Please refer to the bidding conditions and follow the instructions carefully.

The detailed documentation with regards to this call for proposals includes –

  • The Terms of Reference for the Assignment
  • Assessing eligibility of firms
  • The Technical Evaluation Grid
  • Bidding Conditions
  • The General Terms & Conditions of Contracts
  • CV template

Tender timelines are:

  • : 24th July, 2020
  • : 30st July, 2020
  • : 7th August, 2020
  • : 17th August, 2020


GIZ reserves the right to cancel/modify this tender and /or reject a bid document including subsequently a technical and financial proposal, without assigning any reasons.