NTA Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) for RURAL TELECOMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT (RTDC)

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Nepal Telecommunications Authority

 Kamladi, Kathmandu,Nepal

Invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI)

for

RURAL TELECOMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT (RTDC)

First Date of Publication:  10 April 2016

 

  1. Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is the Regulatory body of Telecom Sector in Nepal. NTA collects 2% of the Gross Income of Telecom Service Provider as Rural Telecommunication Development Fund (RTDF).
  2. NTA wishes to use a part of its own fund for the payment of Rural Telecommunication Development Consultant and  the proceeds of RTDF to support (as subsidy) to the existing service providers for development and expansion of Telecommunication Services (Broadband band) in rural and remote area of the country.
  3. NTA plans to appoint a Consulting Firm to render professional services for assessing, surveying, planning, design and implementation of Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) laying, Mobile Tower erection, VSAT and Broadband Band Connectivity, etc in rural and remote area by the utilization of Rural Telecommunication Development Fund (RTDF).
  4. The Chairman on behalf of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) invites Expression of Interest from eligible International Consulting firms having expertise and experience in planning, design and Implementation of Rural Telecommunication Development and expansion. The procurement procedure will be based on QCBS criteria as per “the Public Procurement Act 2063, the Public Procurement Regulation 2064 and Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)'s bylaw”.
  5. The Rural Telecommunication Development Consultants(RTDC) must furnish list of similar projects executed in past ten years with summary of such projects and important financial details. The EOI is required to be submitted in the standard formats stipulated for this purpose. The EOI, draft Terms of Reference (TORs), format for submission and other details can be downloaded from NTA website http://202.45.147.172 ( find captioned project, click on “view” and download “TOR document”). These details and any further information can also be obtained from the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA).
  6. Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) plans to engage the consultantto take care of all aspects of the project, including to assist the Chairman in overall management support, surveying, design, procurement, implementation, mechanisum for utilization, monitoring and evaluation of Rural Telecommunication Development activities. The Consultant will report to and work under the overall guidance of the NTA and is expected to commence the services by July 2016
  7. The EOI one copy in original and one copy should be delivered to the following address no later than 17:00 hrs (Local time) on or before 10 May, 2016.

EOI delivery address:

The Chairman

Nepal Telecommunications Authority

Kamaladi, Kathmandu,Nepal.

Telephone No. :+977-1-4255474, 4256054 425637 ,Fax:+977-1-4255250

e-mail:ntra@nta.gov.np

  1. Further, clarification can be obtained from Mr. Achyuta Nand Mishra, Asst. Director (email anmishra@nta.gov.np)  of NTA or at address given in paragragh (7) between 10:00 to 17:00 Hr on or before 2 May, 2016 on working days (except public holidays) and responses to the clarifications sought will be provided by 4 May,2016.
  2. PleaseDownload EOI and TOR from the following links:
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