German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation

TENDER NOTICE
FOR
TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF FIELD TRIAL ON SOLAR WATER PUMPING SOLUTIONS APPROPRIATE FOR AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED VALUE CHAINS

The Promoting Solar Water Pumps component of the Indo-German Energy Programme (from now on referred to as PSWP module) is a bilateral technical co-operation measure between the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ), Germany and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India. PSWP was commissioned by BMZ based on the lessons learned from the IGEN-Access module (2015 – 2019). GIZ is a federal enterprise based in Eschborn and Bonn, Germany.

The PSWP module aims to improve, expand and speed-up the roll-out of sustainable Solar Water Pumps (SWP). The activities under the PSWP module will be implemented under the following four components:

  • “Enabling Policy environment”, to enable policymakers to design government promotion programs for the productive use of solar pumps in a way that is effective and environmentally sound.
  • “Business, Operator and Service Modules”, to enable market stakeholders such as project developers, facility operators and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to successfully replicate tested business, operator and service models for the productive use of solar pumps in selected federal states.
  • “Access to Finance”, to enable financial service providers to offer customized financial solutions for financing solar pumps for productive use.
  • “Information, Dissemination, and Upscaling”, to provide agricultural extension service providers in selected federal states the necessary knowledge to carry out technical, environmental and economic assessments of solar pumps for productive usage.

Under this module , IGEN PSWP is seeking the services of a specialized firm or a consortium of firms to provide support in the designing, implementation and evaluation of field trial on solar water pumping solutions across agriculture and allied value chains with specific focus on micro solar water pumps.The field trial will be done with different operational /business models with marginal farmers in the state of Assam, Jharkhand and Odisha/WB in consultation with various departments of the respective state government. The whole process will be documented and recommendation with appropriate operational framework will be prepared for its adoption through government programs. The bidder must submit their proposals (technical and financials separately) in hard copies as well as in soft copies in pen drives.

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

Tender timelines are:

: 29th May, 2020
: 09th June, 2020
: 16nd June, 2020


     Deadline for submission of bid :  07th July, 2020



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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.