German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
Tender for handholding of Urban Design Competition at Kochi, Kerala, under Sustainable Urban Development – Smart City Project

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.

The objective of this assignment is to

Handhold two Urban Design Competitions in Kochi which comprises:

  • Definition of Scope and Design Briefs
  • Support the process of collecting and selecting competition entries
  • Support the development of selected competition entries
  • Crosscutting:
  • Facilitate the public outreach and PR for the competition
  • Facilitate community engagement activities to gain more public support for the project
  • Facilitate Stakeholder engagement (technical experts, government, corporate stakeholders)
  • Scope of follow on contract on completion of phase I as indicated in Terms of Reference

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

  • Terms of Reference for the Assignment
  • Grid for Assessing the Eligibility of Firms
  • Technical Evaluation Grid
  • Bidding Conditions
  • General Terms and Conditions


: 25th September, 2019
: 8th October, 2019
: 11th October, 2019

: 22nd October, 2019, by 17.30hrs


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.