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Showing posts with label contracts. Show all posts
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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Numbers Numbers Numbers




Numbers - Works
Item
Number
Remarks
Bonus for early completion of work
Rs. 20 Crores and above works

Contractor's Measurement Book - CMB
Rs. 20 Crores and above works

Two Packet system
Rs. 10 Crores and above

PMC - Project Maintenance Consultancy
Rs. 10 Crores and above

Technical Eligibility Applicable
Rs. 50 Lakhs and above works

Price Variation Clause
Rs. 5 Crores and above

Direct Acceptance of Tenders
Up to Rs. 50 Lakhs
TC not required
Departmental charges
(for Deposit works)
12.5 %

Umbrella works - Approval by GM
80% of cost

Umbrella works - Sanction by GM
Up to Rs. 2.5 Crores

Tender Notice Period for works
 more than Rs. 2 Crores
30 days

Normal Tender Notice Period for works
30 days

Tender Notice Period -
 works up to Rs. 1 Crore by CAO/DRM
21 days
Through IREPS only.
Concurrence not required
Tender Notice Period -
 works up to Rs. 1 Crore by CAO/DRM
14 days
Through IREPS only.
Concurrence required
EMD rounded off
Rs.100

PG - Performance Guarantee
5%
Of contract value
PG - to be submit within
21 days

PG Delay 22 to 60 days - penalty Interest
12 %

Security Deposit
5 %
Of Contract value
LD - Liquidated Damages
0.5 % of 1 % of Contract value
For each week or part of the week
Vitiation permitted
Up to 10 %
Works valued less than Rs. 50 Lakhs
Vitiation permitted
Up to 5 %
Works valued Rs. 50 Lakhs and above
Turnover
150 % of Advertised Tender value
In Last 3 years
Technical Eligibility
60% of Tender value
1 work in last 7 years
Technical Eligibility
40% of Tender value
2 works in last 7 years
Technical Eligibility
30% of Tender value
3 works in last 7 years
Bonus for early completion of work
1 % for every 30 days
Maximum 3 %
GST
12 %

OOT - Out Of Turn Works
Up to Rs. 2.5 Crores
All Plan Heads (Except 5200)
OOT - Out Of Turn Works
Up to Rs. 1 Crore
Plan Head 5200 - Staff Amenities
OOT - Out Of Turn Works
Up to Rs. 10 Lakhs
Plan Head 4100 M & P
OOT - Out Of Turn Works
Rs. 25 Crores
Annual Ceiling for other than Safety Works
OOT - Out Of Turn Works
Rs. 50 Lakhs
Annual Ceiling for M & P (PH 4100)
OOT - Out Of Turn Works
No limit
Annual Ceiling for Safety Works
GM's Powers - Consultancy contracts
Up to Rs. 10 Lakhs per case

LC - Letter of Credit applicable
Rs. 10 Lakhs and above works

Material Modification applicable
Rs. 1 Crore and above works
Railway Board works only

Numbers - Services
Item
Number
Remarks
EMD Rounded off
Rs. 10

Performance Guarantee(PG)
10 %
Of Contract Value
Security Deposit
Nil
Because PG is 10 % (for works - 5%)
PG - to be submit within
30 days

PG Delay 31 to 90 days - penalty Interest
10 %

LD - Liquidated Damages -
Shall not exceed
5 %
Of contract value
Two packet tender
Rs. 50 Lakhs and above

LD exceeds 50 % of Contract value
25 % of PG forfeit

LD exceeds 75 % of Contract value
50 % of PG forfeit

PVC - Price Variation Clause applicable
18 months and above duration
Irrespective of value
Labour Component
70 %

Turnover certificatet
150 %

Technical eligibility
One work of 35 %
Value of Tender
GST
18 %
For services (other than Goods and works)
GM's powers - Services contracts
Up to Rs. 100 Crores

LC - Letter of Credit applicable
Rs. 10 Lakhs and above contracts



Monday, July 6, 2020

Direct Acceptance of Tenders - Works


Direct Acceptance of Tenders - Works

ü  Constituting the Tender Committee is not required for awarding of the works up to Rs. 50 Lakhs by SG or JAG or Sr.Scale (Independent charge)

 

ü  Object is to speed up the process of awarding the Tenders thereby execution of works without loss of time.  

Requisites of Direct Acceptance of Tenders

ü  By SG or JAG or Sr.Scale Officers(Independent charge)

ü  Up to value Rs. 50 Lakhs

ü  Tender Committee not required

ü  Tendering through E-Tender i.e., IREPS and Open Tender mode only

ü  Minimum Notice Period – 21 days

ü  Ensure availability of Funds before calling of Tenders

ü  L 1 cannot be bypassed

ü  Negotiations if any, with L 1 only

ü  Reasonable Speaking Order by TAA – Tender Accepting Authority (about Tender evaluation & Acceptance)

ü  TAA is responsible for :-

A.      No splitting has been done to bring the said work value within the ambit/range of Rs. 50 Lakhs.

 

B.      Tender schedule has been prepared as per the rates & quantities prescribed in the detailed estimate (sanctioned)

 

C.      Sanction of Detailed Estimate

 

ü  LOA  - Letter Of Award/Acceptance should be vetted by Finance (Object is to comply the above requisites or not)

 

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

IR-WCMS

IR-WCMS - Indian Railways Works Contract Management System

·         Source: Click for Railway Board Letter dated 21.04.2020

·         Developed by CRIS

·         Web enabled application ( i.e., work on any device that can run on a supported browser and has an active Internet connection)

·          hosted on https://ircep.gov.in/

·         Applicable from 01.05.2020 for all new works in Engineering Dept

  • Integrated with IREPS for importing data and IPAS for release of payment to contractors.

·              Covers:   all the activities associated with contract handling which inter-alia include the following:

    1. Submission of Performance Guarantee
    2. Preparation & signing of contract agreement
    3. Billing and its integration with IPAS for Payment
    4. NS items preparation and sanction

e.      Variation statement preparation and sanction

f.        Extension of DOC (Date of Completion)

g.       Release of PG/SD

h.      Correspondence between Railways with contractors

·              The e-module for Zonal Contracts has also been developed.

·         IR-WCMS not applicable for

·         Contracts having provision of contractor's measurement

·         Composite contracts having scope of Elect. & S&T works also

·         Contracts having provision for release of advances to contractors

·         The modules for above are also under development and shall be launched soon.

·          In the First phase, Engineering Dept of 17 Divisions  in Indian Railways already implemented. 

·         Board has been decided to extend this e-application to all new works awarded on or after 01.05.2020 in Engineering Dept of all the Divisions in Indian Railways.

·           Exemption - Applicable of WCMS   - With DRM's personal approval with reasons recording.

·           In any case, Works Contract shall not be handled both manually and on IR-WCMS.

·              Only new contracts shall be handled on IR-WCMS. The ongoing contracts shall continue to be handled manually.

·              However TC (Tender Committee) proceedings and LOA need to be through IREPS only.  Later the same may be imported to IR-WCMS.

·              Since railway clerical staff, supervisors and contractors would be operating IR-WCMS, officers who have already been trained by CRIS shall provide necessary training to them.

·              Being a financial application, officers are strictly advised not to share their passwords with others and keep digital key in their personal custody.

·              Final phase - The IR-WCMS in Engineering dept should be replicated to other depts i.e., Electrical, S&T, Mechanical also by 30.06.2020.  Training of Officers & staff of other depts should be impart by the Officers of Engineering Dept.

·              Following users have been created as Administrator and they can further create other users as per requirements. Users are advised to change the password immediately after first login :

S.N0.

Login ID

Password

Example for

"Firozpur" divison

         <Div                           FZR

1.

sdenc<div code>

12345678

sdencfzr

2.

adrminfra<div code>

12345678

adrminfrafzr

3.

sdfm<div code>

12345678

sdfmfzr

 

·              IR-WCMS would assist officers, staff as well as contractors to a large extent in efficiently managing works contracts.

·              For any assistance in operating IR-WCMS, officers may kindly contact the following officials:

Name

Desg

Contact Number

Shri S P Ojha

Sr.Project Engineer/CRIS

8130797596

Shri A Rehman

GM/CEP-I/CRIS

8130096256

Shri P S Gupta

EDCE/G, Railway Board

9717647692

 

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