Sector: Energy and Power

Client:

Country: Bangladesh

Narrative description of Project:

Providing Technical advice to PGCB in (i) preparation of basic design; (ii) preparation of bid documents; (iii) clarifying bidders’ queries during bidding stage; (v) evaluation of bids; (vi) verifying contractors’ design and modifications thereof; (vi) ensuring environmental standards during construction; (vii) supervision of contractors’ work during implementation; and (viii) preparing periodic progress reports. The total work scope is categorized into two broad segments that are Pre-Contract Scope and Post-Contract Scope. In the Pre- Contract phase, some key tasks are- EMTP study for selection of reactor at Aminbazar and Mongla, preparation of bid document, preparation of reply, scrutiny of bid proposals and evaluation of bids and preparation of Evaluation Reports. In the post contract phase, the key task is to check Contractor’s all technical design submissions and drawings and submit comments and recommendations to PGCB to facilitate the approval.

Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:

Following are some of the core tasks to be conducted by the experts from e.Gen Consultants ltd.:

Make necessary inputs and advice to the project team and to PGCB on transmission line matters including foundation for towers. Prepare the scope, make necessary inputs and advice to the project team and to PGCB to prepare project designs and bidding documents. Assist PGCB in evaluation of technical and financial bids to be received against ICB for engagement of turnkey contractor, preparation of bid evaluation reports, contract negotiations and draft contract agreements. Advice on submission of documents to ADB for review and approval. Contribute to capacity building of PGCB counterpart staff. Assist PGCB in the preparation of foundation design for tower. Supervise the construction and erection works for transmission line. Review the existing optical fiber based telecommunication and protection system and suggest appropriate specification for inclusion in the bidding document.