Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender for Execution of 2012 Capital Projects at National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike

Posted by Leuna on Tue 11th Sep, 2012 -

National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender for Execution of 2012 Capital Projects

1. Introduction:
The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is desirous to undertake a pre-qualification exercise for its proposed capital projects - for year 2012. The Institute invites competent and interested service providers to indicate interest to pre-qualify to tender for the following jobs:

2. Scope of Work

Proposed details of 2012 Capital (Tangible) Projects

Lot 1.
Procurement of 1 No. sound proof Perkins Generator of rated output 1000 KVA.
Lot 2. Procurement of 2 Nos. utility vehicle (Hilux)
Lot 3. Procurement of Laboratory Chemicals/Consumables and Equipment

3. Pre-qualification Requirements

Only service providers with proven capacity, relevant experience and good track records will be considered for these competitive tenders.
Such interested Bidders are required to provide the following:
a) Evidence of incorporation or registration of business name with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
b) Current tax clearance certificate for the last three (3) years.
c) Verifiable evidence of similar job(s) executed and knowledge of the industry.
d) Evidence of registration with Federal Ministry of Works.
e) Company profile with evidence of technical qualification and experience of key personnel.
f) Evidence of financial capability and banking support.
g) Company audited accounts for three (3) years.
h) Evidence of equipment and technology capacity.
i) Annual turnover.
j) VAT registration and evidence of past VAT remittances.
k) Evidence of Retirement Savings Account with a Pension Fund Administrator of their choice for their employees.
I) History of community social responsibility.

Failure to comply with the above guidelines may lead to disqualification

4. Submission of Pre-qualification documents
Duly completed pre-qualification documents should be sent in separate and sealed envelopes marked per Lot and hand-delivered not later than 6 weeks from the date of publication to the office of the:

Executive Director
National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike
KM 8, along Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Road,
P.M.B. 7006
Umudike, Abia State.

Bid opening will take place at 2:00pm of the same date at the Institute’s Board Room.

5. Collection and submission of Tender Documents

Tenders/Bidding documents will be issued to ONLY pre-qualified contractors on payment of N25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) only.

Closing Date

25 September, 2012

Please Note:
i) This is not an invitation to tender.
ii) In respect of pre-qualification information, NRCRI is neither committed nor obliged to shortlist any contractor or to award contract to contractor or agent.
iii) The Institute reserves the right to reject any or all pre-qualification document(s).
iv) This Institute will only recognize and correspond with authorized officers of pre- qualified companies and NOT through individuals or agents acting on their behalf.
v) This advertisement for invitation to pre-qualify shall neither be considered as a commitment on the part of NRCRI nor shall it entitle any contractor to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/or seek indemnity from NRCRI.