Bid No.


Issued By

Tigray Region Water  Resources Development Commission

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

September 25, 2005

Opening Date

October 24, 2005


Bid Category

Well Drilling



To: All Contractors of category WC/GC class 6 & above or Drilling Contracts who can present a certificate for the ownership of Drilling Machine with renewed license valid & VAT registered for the year under bid.

1.       Tigray Region Water  Resources Development Commission has allocated budget for the Drilling, Construction & Completion of:

Lot -1 Drilling of 15 UNICEF-assisted shallow wells with the supply and
          installation of hand pumps in Eastern and Southern Zone; and drilling and
          pumping test of two deep wells in Era and Wuqro, Kilte Awla'elo Woreda
          of Eastern Zone, Tigray National Regional State.

Lot -2 Drilling and pumping Test of 2 Food Security-assisted Deep Wells for
          irrigation purpose in Hawzen Woreda of Eastern Zone and 5 Deep Wells in
         Enticho, Edaga Hamus, Rama, Sinqata and Yechilla Towns, Tigray National
         Regional State.

2.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased ay any interested eligible bidder on the submission of a written application to Tigray Region Water Resources Development Commission, Office No. 5, Tel. 034 440 66 70 Ext. 213 or 034 441 17 95, Mekelle and upon payment of non-refundable fee of Birr 200 per Lot. Additional set of documents may be purchased at the same price.

3.      Bidder may obtain further information from, and inspect the bidding documents, at the above office.

4.      The bid must be accompanied by a bid security, in the form of CPO, or bank Guarantee for Birr 15,000 each lot and must be delivered to Tigray Region Water Resources Development Commission, office number 05 on or before 2:30 P.M. local time, on 24th October 2005.

5.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend on the same date and place at 3:00 P.M. at Tigray Region Water Resources Development Commission, Mekelle.

6.       The Construction of works shall be completed within a maximum of 60 & 80 calendar days from the commencement of the work respectively for Lot-1 and Lot-2.

7.       Bidders are requested to fill all the necessary details in the schedules.

8.      Bids will be evaluation both technically and financially out of 40% and 60% respectively. Therefore documents for technical and financial proposal should be presented in separate envelopes. Furthermore, the bid evaluation and contract award will be on the bases of a lot.

9.      The employer will respond in writing or by cable to any request for clarification, which is receives earlier than 5 (Five) days prior to the deadline for the submission of bids

10.  This invitation to bid is open to all bidders regularly registered with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Construction Works/Water Resources Development Sector and with renewed license for the year under the bid.

11.  The Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bid.

Tigray Region Water Resources
Development Commission
Tel. +00251-34-440 66 77 Or 440 66 79
Fax +00251-34-440 10 64
P.O. Box 520


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