One of six administrative divisions of the Indian Railways’ Southern Zone, the Thiruvananthapuram railway division has requested bids for the provision of solar-powered AC facilities in running rooms in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
The bidding process will begin on December 30, 2021, and must be submitted by January 13, 2022, at 2 p.m. Bids will be valid for 45 days, and the project must be finished within 120 days. Bidders must quote rates that include GST.
According to the tender document, no pre-bid meeting will take place, and no earnest money payment, bid security, or tender document fee will be required. Rather, in place of the bid security money, candidates must provide a bid security statement.
The following is the task scope, as described in the tender document:
“Supply, construction, testing, and commissioning of a solar-powered stand-alone air conditioner complete with solar panels, backup batteries, and so on per the following specifications. a.Inverter type, 5 star rated, 1.5 TR capacity split-air-conditioner complete with indoor cooling unit, outdoor condensing unit with copper coils, standard length copper refrigerant piping, control & power cable, remote, etc”
As per the tender, all the cable works should be of only Blue star/ Mitsubishi/ Panasonic/ Voltas/ Godrej/ Usha, with two years of warranty.
The tender also demands the use of a set for each 2500 Wp polycrystalline solar photovoltaic panel, charge controller, complete AC/DC power controls, solar inverter, mounting structure, cables, etc, with 5 years of warranty and Panels having 25 years of warranty.
“A solar tube battery with a capacity of 2150 AH, 4 x12 Volts (14400 VAH) in a polypropylene container, complete with battery wire, stands, and other supplements(acceptable battery brands: TATA/Exide/Amaroan/HBL/Amar Raja) – 1 set – with a 5-year replacement guarantee.”
Because the project costs less than 50 lakhs, applicants are not needed to meet any qualifying benchmark. Every tenderer or contractor or firm registered with http://www.ireps.gov.in must give his bank details that include the name of the bank, account number, bank branch code, IFSC code, and PAN number, as specified in the tender document, during the e-tendering procedure.