German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
Training Needs Assessment for Electric Buses in India for Integrated and 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 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 -

  • Identify required expertise and capacity gaps for adoption of electric buses in State Transport Undertakings (STUs) and City Transit Authorities
  • Conduct Training Needs Assessment (TNA) of STUs and City Transit Authorities at the senior, middle and junior levels
  • Support adoption and integration of electric buses through identified TNA framework

The detailed documentation with regard to this call for proposal 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


: 2nd September, 2019
: 9th September, 2019
: 13th September, 2019

: 30th Sept, 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.