F.No.18/10/2008-Genl./

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

DIRECTORTAE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

UDYOG BHAWAN, NEW DELHI

 

Dated: 13/08/2008.

 

Subject : Calling of  tenders  for  outsourcing of Technical Manpower  from reputed companies / firms –  reg.

 

About Organization:-

 

Directorate General of Foreign Trade, an ISO 9001:2000 certified Organisation, is an attached office of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. It is responsible for framing and execution of Foreign Trade Policy of India. It has its head-quarter at New Delhi  and 34 regional offices all over the country. All the offices have been computerized and networked. Efforts are underway to make DGFT operations paperless.

            Requirement :

 

(i)         Persons for Computer Centre Operation Management:-

 

(a)

No. of Persons required

30 (thirty)

(b)

Locations

Different cities all over the country. At one location normally one person will be required, as per appendix.

(c)

Minimum Qualifications

BCA or P.G. Diploma in computer science or equivalent.

(d)

Experience

(i)  1 Year in programming or in Computer Centre Operation Management.

(ii) Conversant with Windows Operating System and SQL.

(e)

Desirable

Knowledge of latest technologies available for software backups, restoration and Disaster Recovery System.

 

(ii)        Persons for Software Development / lifecycle :

 

 (a)

Number of persons required

5 (Five)

(b)

Location

New Delhi

(c)

Minimum Qualification

MCA or B-Tech/BE

(d)

Experience

Minimum 4 years of active programming / system analysis

(e)

Skill

Proficiency in JAVA, DB2, ASP, JSP and contemporary software development lifecycle technologies.

 

Requirement for technical Bid :-

 

(i)                  A copy of PAN Number;

(ii)                A copy of Service Tax Number registration;

(iii)               Must be a reputed firm dealing in Computer Hardware / Software Development / Technical Manpower Outsourcing;

(iv)              Must be a firm with Annual Turnover of more than Rs.100 Crores out of which at least Rs. Ten crore should have come from software development or Rs.20 crores only for a firm dealing with software development. Firm should have minimum strength of 100 computer professionals. A Copy of last audited P&L A/C and Balance Sheet should be enclosed.

(v)                An earnest money of Rs.50,000/- in favor of Director General of Foreign Trade in form of Bank Draft.

 

 

Commercial Bid:

 

            Rate may be quoted per month per person excluding taxes.

 

Note: Taxes to be levied may be indicated in percentage separately.

 

Selection process:

 

(i)                  Person for software development:

 

Firm shall provide a panel of 10 persons who will be interviewed by a committee of this Directorate at new Delhi. If from the first panel, five suitable persons are not selected, then another panel shall be provided by the firm.

 

(ii)                 Person for computer centre management operation:

 

There will be four Zonal committee in each Zone i.e. at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkatta. Firm shall provide a panel of persons equal to two times of persons required in that zone. If from a panel, requisite number of persons are not selected, another panel shall be provided by the firm. Zonal committee shall select person for all offices under their zone.

 

Other terms & Conditions:-

 

(i)                  Contract shall be for a period of one year initially. It is expected to start from 01.10.2008.

(ii)                The firm shall not default in making the persons available and shall not change persons so deployed except in exceptional circumstances. The firm shall also obtain consent of Jt.DGFT, in charge of EDI unit in this Directorate. This Directorate shall intimate the selected firm about award of contract at least   10 days in advance from the date of start of the contract.

(iii)               It shall be the responsibility of the firm to fulfill all legal / contractual obligations towards the employees such as CPF deduction, ESI contribution, etc., if applicable.

(iv)              Their services in this organization will not be treated as a Govt. employment of any nature.

(v)                If this Directorate is not satisfied with the services provided by the firms, it may either received the contractor impose appropriate cut in the payment as the case may be. Decision of this Directorate shall be final in this regard.

(vi)              Persons deputed by the firm shall be allowed leave up to 15 days per annum. Prior permission for leave shall be obtained from the concerned officer of this Directorate. However, for availing of leave for more than 2 days at a stretch (in exceptional circumstances),a suitable substitute will be provided immediately ; failing which  a proportionate cut in the payment shall be made in the following manners;-

 

Cut             =          Salary of a person per month X No of days of

                              leave exceeding 2 days 

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Number of working days in a month.

 

(vii)             This Directorate shall not bear any other expenses payable to the employee of the firm, such as CPF contribution, to and fro-transport charges from residence, medical expenses, etc.

(viii)           All the persons deputed by the firm in this Directorate must have a mobile connection, cost of which shall be borne by the firm. The firm shall also nominate an experienced & senior person in the firm as a nodal officer with whom this Directorate may have to interact on different matters relating to the contract.

(ix)              Technical Bid and Commercial Bid shall be put in separate sealed envelops. The envelops should superscribe on its cover – ‘Technical Bid for Technical Manpower Outsourcing’, or ‘Commercial Bid for Technical Manpower Outsourcing’ as the case may be. These two covers would be put in a bigger envelop on which it may be written as ‘Bid for Technical Manpower Outsourcing’. The  covers should have name & address of firm printed / stamped / written on it. Commercial bid of only those firm shall be opened which are found technically competent.

(x)                If bids are not properly sealed or contain overwriting, cutting etc., such bids may not be considered. Bids without earnest money shall be summarily rejected.

(xi)              The tenders may be handed over in person  to the undersigned in Room No. 302 or to Shri B.K. Sachdeva,FTDO(General) in Room No. 202, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi by 3.30 PM on 08.09.2008 or may be sent by Registered Post so as to reach the undersigned by the time & date indicated.

(xii)             The technical bid shall be opened in the chamber of Ms. Sangeeta Singh, Jt.DGFT, Room No.111 at 4.00 PM on 08.09.2008. After opening of technical bid, the officers of this Directorate may ask for any such additional information as deemed fit from the firm.

(xiii)           Commercial bids of only those firms shall be opened which are considered technically competent by this Directorate. Commercial Bid shall be opened in the chamber of Sh. K.B. Roy, Jt.DGFT, Room No. 104, at 1100 hrs on 15.09.2008.

(xiv)           The successful bidder will have to deposit a security amount equivalent to 7.5% of the contract value in the form of Bank Draft/FDR or Bank Guarantee from a Commercial Bank in favor of ‘Director General of  Foreign Trade’ which shall be valid for a period of 60 days beyond the period of the contract.

(xv)            This Directorate reserve the right to cancel the entire tendering process at any time without assigning any reason.

(xvi)           This Directorate reserves the right to cancel the contract at any time without assigning any reason.

 

Yours Faithfully,

 

 

(Krishan Kumar)

Dy. Director General of Foreign Trade

Tel:23061562/Extn.380

Mob.- 9810166350

 

 

 

Appendix

 

 

LIST OF RLA / ZONAL JT. DGFT’S

 

Sl.No.

Name of the RLA

1.

New Delhi (Zonal Office)

2.

Kanpur

3.

Ludhiana

4.

Jaipur

5.

Jammu

6.

Varanasi

7.

Moradabad

8.

Panipat

9.

Chandigarh

10.

Amritsar

11.

Dehradun

12.

Mumbai (Zonal Office)

13.

Ahmedabad

14.

Pune

15.

Bhopal

16.

Vadodara

17.

Rajkot

18.

Surat

19.

Goa

20.

Raipur

21.

Nagpur

22.

Kolkatta (Zonal Office)

23.

Gawahati

24.

Patna

25.

Cuttack

26.

Chennai (Zonal Office)

27.

Bangalore

28.

Coimbatore

29.

Madurai

30.

Pondicherry