German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
Route Rationalization and City Bus Service Improvement Study for Coimbatore under Integrated and Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART SUT) Project

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

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

GIZ-supported Integrated and Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities in India (SMART-SUT) project provides technical support in improving planning processes and implementation of sustainable and integrated transport systems and solutions. The project works to promote comprehensive mobility planning and to plan and implement sustainable urban transport projects in the fields of public transport, non-motorized transport and modal integration.

As part of the project activities, there is a need for effective communication with partners and other stakeholders. This is of key significance for the visibility of the project and is highly relevant at both the national as well as the state level. Communication in general seeks to inform the stakeholders with knowledge regarding the project action, its results and impacts. Each target group and/or stakeholder needs to be addressed through appropriate, adequate and accessible tools, instruments, and products.

The objective of this assignment is to -

  • Conduct detailed assessment of existing situation of the city bus service in Coimbatore
  • Assess the traffic demand in the city and recommend new possible routes in order to improve the coverage of the existing city bus service
  • Suggest suitable measures to improve the performance and efficiency of the system considering key technical and financial parameters of the city bus service
    Strengthen the capacity of public transport authority through training and capacity building on route rationalization.

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

  • Terms of Reference
  • Technical Evaluation Grid
  • Grid for Assessing the Eligibility of Firms
  • Bidding Conditions
  • The General Terms & Conditions of Contracts


: 14th October, 2019
: 21st October, 2019
: 25th October, 2019

: 11th November, 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.