German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
A knowledge partner for the SDG Symposium as well as a trainer for on Data Visualisation under the SDG component.

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, Government of India, 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. SUD-SC aims at making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in the context of rapid urbanization in India. The SDG indicators provides advisory guidance to policy- making to various ministries, is coordination activities pertaining to 2030 Agenda. MoHUA, for instance, has been assigned the coordination for all matters pertaining to SDG 11. The Ministry supports several Centrally Sponsored Schemes related to urban development and housing, which pertains to Goal 11

In this context, GIZ plans to engage a competent research, training and advocacy institute to (a) become a knowledge partner for the SDG Symposium, as well as a (b) training provider on data visualisation.

The objectives of this assignment are as follows:

Knowledge partner for the SDG Symposium

  • Develop a concept note and an agenda for the international symposium on SDG 11
  • Support SUD-SC in identifying experts and resource persons;
  • Devise an effective communication strategy, a detailed communication plan and knowledge products
  • Document symposium proceedings and submit the final product
  • Branding and designing for the symposium

Training on Data Visualisation

  • Develop modules focussing on Urban Data Analysis, data collection, visualisaiton, interpretation and analysis.
  • Provide training on using data visualisation tools

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 & Conditions of Contracts


: 28th September, 2019
: 8th October, 2019
: 10th October, 2019

: 23rd 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.