German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
Route Rationalization and City Bus Service Improvement Study for Trivandrum under Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities in India (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 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 Trivandrum
  • 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 by creating an online tool for continuous updation of the its bus services in terms of routes and monitoring of key parameters

The detailed documentation with regards this call for proposals includes:

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


: 4th October, 2019
: 12th October, 2019
: 17th October, 2019

: 29th 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.