ELECTRICAL, LAN & TELEPHONE WORKS
SOLAR CELL CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR
POWDER METALLURGY AND NEW MATERIALS
Balapur PO, R.R. District, Hyderabad – 500 005, India
Tel: 040-24441082, 24441075/76, Fax: 040- 24442699
VASTUKALA DESIGN BUILD SOLUTIONS PVT LTD
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION SUBJECT PAGE NO
VOL-I General & Special Conditions
of contract 3 - 42
VOL-II Technical specifications
1 - 19
VOL-III Bill of quantities with 1-11
technical specifications for
ELECTRICAL, LAN &
VOL-IV Bill of quantities with out
technical specifications for 1-9
ELECTRICAL, LAN &
VOL-V Tender Drawing 4 Nos
INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR
POWDER METALLURGY AND NEW MATERIALS (ARCI)
Balapur PO, Hyderabad – 500 005, India
PRE QUALIFICATION OF CONSTRUCTION AGENCIES
FOR ELECTRICAL, LAN & TELEPHONE
M/s. Vastu kala Design Build Solutions Private Ltd Mumbai on behalf of ARCI, an
autonomous R&D Society of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India invites
sealed applications from eligible/reputed companies for pre qualification for following work :
Name of Work: Electrical, Lan & Telephone of the Solar Cell Centre Building at
Estimated Cost: Approx. Rs92 Lacs
Architects : Vastu kala Design Build Solutions Private Ltd Mumbai
Contractors who have successfully completed similar works for a prominent
Govt./Semi Govt./Corporate Bodies or Public Sector Undertaking during last Three
years ending 30th May, 2011 as detailed below shall be considered.
1. Three similar completed works costing not less than the amount equal
30laks per job
2. Two similar completed works costing not less than the amount equal 45
laks per job
3. One similar completed works costing not less than the amount equal
90laks per job
Average Annual Financial Turnover of the Contractors during the last three years
ending 31st March 2011 should be at least Rs.92Laks.
The eligible Companies may complete the tender document and enclose all
requested document, submit the sealed tender document to the Director, ARC
International, Balapur PO, Hyderabad-500005 Latest by 13th July 2011(15Hrs) by
super scribing The envelope with name of work and drop the covers in the tender box
kept at ARCI security. ARCI reserves the right to reject any or all applications and to
call off the process of short listing of contractors at any stage without assigning any
NOTICE FOR INVITATION OF TENDERS
Sealed Tenders on Item Rate basis are invited by International Advanced Research Centre
for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, ARC International (ARCI), an autonomous R&D
Society of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for electrical LAN &
telephone of the Solar Cell Centre Building at ARCI, Hyderabad
*Tender to be addressed & Director
Deposited at : ARC International
RCI Road, Opp .Balapur village
Tenders to be deposited in a sealed envelope marked
TENDER FOR ELECTRICAL, LAN & TELEPHONE
WORKS FOR SOLAR CELL CENTRE BUILDING
* Cost of Tender document: Tenders may be obtained from, ARCI,HYD on all
working days from 23th June to 13th June 2011
between 09.00Hrs to 13.00 Hrs on payment of
Rs.2500/-(Rupees Two Thousand five hundred
Only) in cash (Non-
refundable) per set.
* Estimated cost (approx) :Rs.92 Lacs.
* Earnest Money Deposit (EMD): Rs.2, 30,000/- (Two Lakhs thirty thousands only) in the
form of a bankers cheque or demand draft in favour of
Director ARCI payable at Hyderabad
* Time of Completion of work : Total time of completion shall be as follows:
: 4 months from the purchase order
* Last Date and Time for
receipt of Tenders : Up to 3.00 PM on 13th July 2011
The Director, ARCI is not be bound to accept the lowest tender and reserves the right to
accept or reject any or all Tenders without assigning any reason whatsoever.
II. INSTRUCTIONS TO TENDERERS
A: GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
1.0 Scope of Tender
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials
(ARCI) (referred to as Owner in these documents) invites Tenders for Electrical LAN
& Telephone work (including new civil works, plumbing, sanitary, Dust free room
,renovation of Ground &first floor work) of the solar cell Centre R&D Building at
ARCI, Hyderabad detailed in the table given in the Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT).
The successful Tenderer shall complete the works within the completion date
specified in the Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT).
2.0 Non Association / Relation
2.1 All Tenderers shall provide in Forms of Tender and Qualification Information, a
statement that the Tenderer is not associated, nor has been associated in the past,
directly or indirectly, with the Architects/PMC or any other entity that has prepared
the design, specifications, and other documents for the Project or are the
Architects/PMC for the Contract. A firm that has been engaged by the Owner to
provide consulting services for the preparation or supervision of the works, and any
of its affiliates, shall not be eligible to Tender.
3.0 Qualification of the Tenderer
3.1 All Tenderers shall provide Forms of Tender
3.2 All Tenderers shall include the following information by producing relevant
documents and certificate with their Tenders:
The tenderer must be registered with the Sales Tax Department and should submit
the registration certificate of VAT/W.C.T, ESI, PF, labour license etc.
The Tenderer should submit the IT PAN certificate.
a) Conditions of the contract enclosed each page duly signed by the tenderer as
token of acceptance. If any deviation is proposed by the tenderer the same
must be clearly indicated and enclosed as deviation list but tenders with
significant deviations list and merely enclosing tenderer’s printed conditions
or their own terms and conditions will make the tender liable for rejection.
b) Copy of the tenderer’s price schedule but without prices.
c) Earnest money deposit as laid down in these instructions to tenderers.
d) Constitution of the tendering firm
e) List of last four years executed civil works for Government along with Xerox
copies of work orders /purchase orders .
f) Statement showing the turn over during the past three years supported by
balance sheets or income tax returns
g) Current original solvency certificate from any nationalized bank
h) Copies of APGST/VAT/W.C.T/Service tax registration certificates and PAN
i) Other State/Central Government agencies registration certificate
j) Firm registration certificate (In case of Firm)
k) Latest profile of the contractor.
l) List of construction machinery owned by the contractor
m) List of qualified engineers employed by the contractor.
n) For electrical works/tender: The contractor should have all statutory
government licenses i.e supervisory 11kv or 33kv and electrical work permit
4.0 Cost of Tendering
4.1 The Tenderer shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of
his Tender, and the Owner will in no case be responsible and liable for those costs.
The Tenderer, at the Tenderer’s own responsibility and risk is encouraged to visit and
examine the Site of Works and its surroundings and obtain all information that may
be necessary for preparing the Tender and entering into a contract for
Extension/Renovation//construction work (including new civil works, plumbing,
sanitary, Dust free room ,renovation of Ground &first floor work) of the solar cell
Centre R&D Building at ARCI, Hyderabad The costs of visiting the Site shall be at
the Tenderer’s own expense.
B: DOCUMENTS INVITING TENDER
5.1 Tenders are hereby invited on behalf of ARCI
6.0 Contents of documents
Contract documents consists of
Notice for invitation of Tenders
Instructions to Tenderers
Articles of Agreement
General conditions of contract (GCC)
Special conditions of contract (SCC)
Schedule of Fiscal Aspects
Guarantee Proforma for grant of Mobilisation Advance
Proforma for Performance Guarantee
General Technical Specifications
List of Makes
Preamble to Schedule of Quantities
Schedule of Quantities
The Tenderer shall be deemed to have examined all instructions, forms, terms, and
specifications in the Documents. Failure to furnish the information required by the Tender
Document or submission of a Tender not substantially responsive to the Tender Documents
in every respect will be at the Tenderer’s risk and may result in the rejection of the Tender.
The several documents forming the contract are to be taken as mutually explanatory of one
another, detailed drawings being followed in preference to small scale drawing and figured
dimensions in preference to scale and Special Conditions in preference to General
Incase of any discrepancy between the Schedule of Quantities, the specifications and/ or the
drawings, given in the tender document the following order of preference shall be observed:
Description of Schedule of Quantities.
Particular Specification and Special condition, if any.
C. P. W. D. specifications.
Latest edition Indian Standard Specifications of B. I. S.
7.0 Amendment of Tendering Documents
7.1 Before the deadline for submission of Tenders, the Owner may modify the Tendering
documents by issuing addenda.
7.2 Any addendum thus issued shall be part of the Tendering documents and shall be
communicated in writing or by fax to all the purchasers of the Tendering documents.
Prospective Tenderers shall acknowledge receipt of each addendum by fax to the
7.3 To give prospective Tenderers reasonable time in which to take an addendum into
account in preparing their Tenders, the Owner may extend if necessary the deadline
for submission of Tenders.
C: PREPARATION OF DOCUMENT
8.0 Earnest Money Deposit (EMD)
Tender security amounting to Rs. 2,30,000/- (Two Laks thiry thousands only) in the
form of a bankers cheque or demand draft in favour ARCI payable at Hyderabad
must accompany each Tender. Tenders not accompanying with EMD and
unconditional acceptance letter will be summarily rejected.
The EMD of the unsuccessful Tenderers will be discharged / returned within Ninety
(90) days from the date of opening of the Tender. The EMD of the successful
Tenderer shall be converted as Security deposit.
The EMD may be forfeited: if the Tenderer withdraws his Tender during the validity
period of the Tender; or in case of a successful Tenderer, if the Tenderer fails to sign
the contract or furnish performance security.
9.0 Period of validity of Tender
The Tender shall remain valid for a period of 90 days after the date of opening of
Tender. A Tender valid for a shorter period, may be rejected by the Owner as non-
responsive and the EMD paid along with it will be forfeited.
The rates quoted by the Contractor will hold good for the entire period of work and no compensation /
escalation will be paid in any circumstances on this account.
10.0 Language of Tender
10.1 The document shall be written in English language. The total amount should be
written in the same language.
11.0 Document comprising the Tender
11.1 No page of this Tender document shall be removed and the set must be
submitted as it is. Each page of the Tender document form is to be signed by the
Contractor and must bear the Seal of the Company/Firm.
The Tender submitted by the Tenderer shall comprise the following:
Envelope-1; Technical Bid :Part-I
a. Conditions of the contract enclosed each page duly signed by the tenderer as token
of acceptance. If any deviation is proposed by the tenderer the same must be clearly
indicated and enclosed as deviation list but tenders with significant deviations list and
merely enclosing tenderer’s printed conditions or their own terms and conditions will
make the tender liable for rejection.
b. Copy of the tenderer’s price schedule but without prices.
c. Earnest money deposit as laid down in this instructions to tenderers.
d. Constitution of the tendering firm
e. List of last four years executed civil works for Government along with Xerox copies of
work orders /purchase orders.
f. Statement showing the turn over during the past three years supported by balance
sheets or income tax returns.
g. Current original solvency certificate from any nationalized bank.
h. Copies of APGST/VAT/W.C.T/Service tax registration certificates and PAN card.
i. Other State/Central Government agencies registration certificate.
j. Firm registration certificate (In case of Firm).
k. Latest profile of the contractor.
l. List of construction machinery owned by the contractor.
m. List of qualified engineers employed by the contractor.
n. For electrical works/tender: The contractor should have all statutory government
licenses i.e. supervisory 11kv or 33kv and electrical work permit licenses.
ARCI is not responsible for the loss of documents or for the delay transit
All the above documents forming PART – I of the tender shall be kept in one envelope
which shall be SEALED and super-scribed with as technical bid PART – I, Technical bid -
Name of work &Due date
Part - II of the tender
Part two of the tender shall contain only the price schedule with prices (both in words and in
figures) strictly in accordance with the price schedule format of the tender document.
Departure from the price schedule format may render the tender liable for rejection. Price
schedule format in PART I & PART II must be identical except that PART – I should not
contain any price figures.
This price schedule forming the PART II of the tender shall be kept in another envelope
which shall also be SEALED and super-scribed with as PART – II, Price bid-Name of work
THE ABOVE TWO SEPARATE SEALED COVERS , ONE CONTAINING THE PART –I
OF THE TENDER AND THE OTHER CONTAINING THE PART – II OF THE TENDER
SHALL BE KEPT TOGETHER IN ANOTHER COVER WHICH SHOULD ALSO BE
SEALED AND SUPER-SCRIBED WITH NAME OF WORK :-
THIS COVER SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:
INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTER FOR POWDER METALLURGY
AND NEW MATERIALS,
OPP. BALAPUR VILLAGE, RR DISTRICT,
HYDERABAD – 500 005
12.0 Tender Prices
12.1 The contract shall be for the whole works as described in Sub-Clause 1.1 based on
the priced Schedule of Quantities submitted by the Tenderer.
12.2 The tender submitted on behalf of Company shall be signed by a person who has the
proper legal authority on behalf of the Company to enter into the contract; otherwise,
the tender is liable to be rejected. Each page of the tender document and each
drawing accompanying is required to be signed by the authorised person submitting
the tender, with the company seal as the token of their having examined and
acquainted themselves with the General conditions of contract, drawings,
specifications, special conditions of contract etc. The forms of tender are to be filled
in completely. Any tender with any of the documents not signed is liable to be
12.3 The notation R.O. written against items of BOQ means ‘rate only” and the tenderer is
to quote only unit rate in such cases.
12.4 The Tenderer shall fill in rates for all items of the Works described in the Schedule of
Quantities along with total Tender price. In case if the rates are not filled for any of
the Items of Schedule of Quantities, in such cases the tender shall be
summarily rejected. Failure to comply with either of these conditions will make the
tender liable for rejection.
12.5 All duties, taxes, and other levies payable by the Contractor under the contract, or for
any other cause, shall be included in the rates, prices and total Tender Price
submitted by the Tenderer. Tenderers must include in their rates, the cost of
transportation of materials to site, sales tax, work contract tax, Service tax, Value
added tax (VAT), Cess as per Building & other construction workers cess act, excise
duty, octroi, and any other tax and duty levied by the Central / State Government.
None of the above taxes & levies will be entertained by the Owner and no tax
exemption forms will be issued by the Owner. Sales tax on works contract will not be
reimbursed to the Contractor. Contractor should also take a Group Insurance Policy
for his Workmen, Supervisors and Engineers working on site for an adequate
insurance cover. ARCI shall not be responsible for any accident or happening of any
untoward/unforseen event involving workmen, labour, supervisor or engineer or any
person directly or indirectly associated with the execution of work. The insurance
policy to be obtained by the successful Tenderer must be comprehensive and shall
cover all associated risks (known and unknown).
NOTE : ALL RATES QUOTED BY THE CONTRACTOR ARE INCLUSIVE OF ALL
TAXES LIKE SERVICE TAX, CENTRAL SALES TAX, VALUE ADDED
TAX(VAT), WORK CONTRACT TAX, CESS AS PER BUILDING & OTHER
CONSTRUCTION WORKERS CESS ACT. OR ANY STATUTORY TAX
12.6 The rates quoted in the tender shall include cost of all materials, labour & telephone
rent and call charges, for execution of work at site, hire for any tools and plants, shed
for materials, marking out and clearing of site, transportation complete in all respects.
The rates quoted in the tender shall be treated as rated for finally completing the item
12.7 The quantities furnished in the schedule of quantities are only probable quantities
and are liable to alterations, by omission, deductions or additions to any extent at the
discretion of Owner. Payments will be regulated on the actual quantities of work done
at accepted rates. Any item of work may be omitted from the schedule of quantities
and may be awarded to another agency at any time / stage of the work.
12.8 Where alternative items are given, the rates in figures and words are to be entered
and not the amounts thereof. A tender which does not show the rates in figures and
words for alternative items are liable to be rejected. The Owner reserves the right to
take into account any of the alternative items during the execution of the work, partly
12.9 Errors in the Schedule of Quantities shall be dealt with in the following manner:
i In the event of a discrepancy between the rates quoted in words and the rates
in figures, rate quoted in words shall be deemed to be correct.
ii In the event of an error occurring on account of arithmetical calculations the
same shall be corrected according to rates written in words and quantities in
iii All the errors in totaling in the amount column and in carrying forward the
totals shall be corrected. The tender total shall be accordingly amended.
12.10 The rates and prices quoted by the Tenderer shall be fixed for the duration of the
contract and shall not be subject to escalation or adjustment on any account.
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12.11 The calculations made by the tenderer should be based upon quantities of the items
of work which are furnished in the Schedule of Quantities, but it must be clearly
understood that the contract is not a lump sum contract. The Owners do not in any
way assure, represent or guarantee that the said probable quantities are correct or
that the work would correspond thereto. The items of work irrespective of the
quantities which may vary shall be carried out at the same accepted tender rates and
no escalation in the rates will be entertained whatsoever. Any item of work may be
omitted from the schedule of quantities and may be awarded to another agency at
any time / stage of the work.
12.12 The tenderers must obtain for themselves on their own responsibility and their own
expenses all the information which may be necessary, including risks, contingencies
and other circumstances to enable them in making a proper tender and for entering
into a contract, and must examine the drawings, specifications and conditions and
inspect the site of the work, nature of the work, availability of power, water, shelter for
workmen and all the matters pertaining thereto before submitting the tender.
13.0 Format and signing of Tender document
13.1 The tenderer shall seal the bid in an envelope, duly marked as — TENDER FOR
ELECTRICAL LAN & TELEPHONE WORKS OF ARCI SOLAR CENTER
which shall include Tender form duly signed by the tenderer on their letter head along
with earnest money deposit in one envelope and tender document in second
envelope. Please refer clause No. 11.00 of C. Preparation of tender documents in
Instructions to Tenderers.
13.2 The Tender shall be typed or written in indelible ink and shall be signed by a person
or persons duly authorized to sign on behalf of the Tenderer. All pages of the Tender
where entries or amendments have been made shall be initialed by the person or
persons signing the Tender.
13.3 The Tender shall contain no alterations or additions, except those to comply with
instructions issued by the Owner, or as necessary to correct errors made by the
Tenderer, in which case such corrections shall be initialed by the person or persons
signing the Tender. ANY CONDITIONAL TENDER WILL BE SUMMARILY
D: MODE OF SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENT
14.0 Sealing and marking of Tenders
The Tenderers are requested to quote their offers in two separate sealed envelopes :
Envelope-1 : Technical Bid comprising of Earnest Money Deposit as per clause No. 8.0
of Instructions to Tenderers.
(2). Technical Bid including tender drawings duly sealed and signed.
Envelope-2 : Commercial Bid.
NOTE: ENVELOPE-1 WILL BE OPENED FIRST AND SCRUTINISED. THE PRICE
BID(ENVELOPE-2) OF ONLY THOSE TENDERERS WHO HAVE
UNCONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS & HAVE
FURNISHED EMD WILL BE OPENED.
Both these separate envelopes (Envelope No. 1 & Envelope No. 2) shall be
duly sealed in separate indicating the name of work i.e. “Tender for Electrical
LAN & Telephone work of solar centre building for ARCI, Hyderabad “ and
deposited in the tender box kept at the ARCI security office at main gate ,RCI
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Road ,opp Balapur ,Hyderabad-500005 ON OR BEFORE DUE DATE OF
SUBMISSION OF TENDER .In case any queries ,please contact at Phone
no:24443572 or 24441075 / 76 ext 319 & 376
14.2 In addition to the identification required in Sub-Clause 14.1 the inner envelopes shall
indicate the name and address of the Tenderer to enable the Tender to be returned
unopened in case it is declared late, pursuant to Clause 15.0.
14.3 If the outer envelope is not sealed and marked as above, the Owner will assume no
responsibility for the misplacement or premature opening of the Tender.
15.0 Deadline for submission of Tenders
15.1 Any Tender received by the Owner after the deadline of submission of Tenders i.e.
upto 3 PM On 13th .July 2011 will be rejected and returned unopened to the
16.0 Clarification of Tenders
To assist in the examination, evaluation, and comparison of Tenders, the Owner
may, at his discretion, ask any Tenderer for clarification of his Tender, including
breakdowns of unit rates. The request for clarification and the response shall be in
writing or by fax, but no change in the price or substance of the Tender shall be
sought, offered, or permitted.
17.0 Examination of Tenders and Determination of Responsiveness
17.1 Prior to the detailed evaluation of Tenders, the Owner will determine whether each
Tender (a) meets the eligibility criteria defined in clause 2.0; (b) has been properly
signed and meets the requirements as in clause 3.0; (c) is accompanied by the
required securities and; (d) is substantially responsive to the requirements of the
17.2 A substantially responsive Tender is one which conforms to all the terms, conditions,
and specifications of the Tendering documents, without material deviation or
reservation. A material deviation or reservation is one (a) which affects in any
substantial way the scope, quality, or performance of the Works; (b) which limits in
any substantial way, inconsistent with the Tendering documents, the Owner rights or
the Tenderers’ obligations under the contract; or (c) whose rectification would affect
unfairly the competitive position of other Tenderers presenting substantially
17.3 If a Tender is not substantially responsive, it will be rejected by the Owner, and may
not subsequently be made responsive by correction or withdrawal of the
nonconforming deviation or reservation.
18.0 Correction of Errors
18.1 Tenders determined to be substantially responsive will be checked by the Owner for
any arithmetic errors. Errors will be corrected by Owner as follows:
Where there is a discrepancy between the rates in figures and in words, the rate in
words will govern, and where there is a discrepancy between the unit rate and the
item total resulting from multiplying, the unit rate as quoted will govern.
18.2 The amount stated in the Tender will be adjusted by the Owner in accordance with
the above procedure for the correction of errors and shall be considered as Binding
upon the Tenderer. If the Tenderer does not accept the corrected amount the
Tender will be rejected, and the EMD will be forfeited.
19.0 Evaluation and Comparison of Tenders
19.1 The Owner will evaluate and compare only the Tenders determined to be
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19.2 In evaluating the Tenders, the Owner will determine for each Tender the evaluated
Tender Price by adjusting the Tender Price as follows:
(a) making any correction for errors; or
(b) making an appropriate adjustments for any other acceptable variations,
(c) making appropriate adjustments to reflect discounts offered.
20.0 The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any variation, deviation,
or alternative offer and other factors which are in excess of the
requirement of the Tendering.
F: AWARD OF TENDER
21.0 Award criteria
21.1 The acceptance of Tender will rest with the Owner, which does not bind itself to
accept the lowest Tender and reserves to itself the authority to reject completely /
partially, any or all of the Tender/s received without the assignment of a reason.
21.2 The owner reserves to itself the right of accepting the whole or any part of the Tender
and the Tenderer shall be bound to perform the same at the rate quoted.
21.3 The Owner reserves to itself the right of omission of any item of work from the
awarded tender at any time / stage during the execution of work and award the same
to another agency / contractor.
22.0 Notification of award
The successful Tenderer will be issued a Letter of Intent (LOI). The issuance of LOI
shall not constitute an award of work.
23.0 Performance security
23.1 Within seven (7) days of the receipt of notification of award of work the successful
Tenderer shall furnish the performance security @ 5% of value of work in the form of
Cash or a Performance Bank Guarantee provided in the Tender document. The
Performance security shall be returned/refunded to the contractor on completion of
Defect Liability Period (DLP will be 12 calendar months from the date of completion
Failure of the successful Tenderer to comply with the requirement of clause 24.1
shall constitute sufficient grounds for the annulment of the award and forfeiture of the
24.0 Signing of contract form
24.1 On the acceptance of LOI and Performance Bank Guarantee of the successful
Tenderer that his Tender has been accepted in writing, the Owner will send the
Tenderer the contract form provided in the document duly signed and sent along with
the Tender incorporating all agreements between the parties.
G: DURING EXECUTION
25.0 During Execution
The Contractor shall carry out all the works strictly in accordance with the drawing,
details and instructions of the Architects/PMC. If in the opinion of the Architect,
changes have to be made in the design, and they desire the contractor to carry out
the same, the Contractor shall be bound to comply. The Architects/PMC decisions in
such cases shall be final.
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25.1 The Contractor is bound to carry out any items of work necessary for the completion
of the job even though such items are not included in the schedule of quantities and
rates. Schedule of instructions in respect of such additional items and their quantities
will be issued in writing by the Architect with the prior consent from the Owner. Rates
for such items of work will be recommended by the Architect/PMC for approval by the
Owner on the basis of Analysis of Rates which will be derived from actual prevailing
market rates of similar item along with 15% as contractor’s profit & overhead.
The rates approved by the Owner in such cases will be final.
25.2 The Architects/PMC may at any time / stage of execution demand for the Analysis of
Rates for any item / items of work which in their opinion is / are abnormally high / low
rates or required for the Analysis of Rates of other tender / extra item / items. The
Contractor is bound to present the same and if the Contractor is unable to present a
justified Analysis of Rates for any item / items, the rate / rates for such item may be
adjusted accordingly and the decision of the Owner in such cases shall be final.
25.3 The Contractor shall get the quality of work done inspected for material and
workmanship at different stages of execution as per instructions given by the
Architects/PMC or their representative time to time. Any item of work done which is
found not conforming to the Contract shall be rejected by the Architects/PMC. The
decision of the Architects/PMC in such cases shall be final.
25.4 The Architects/PMC may instruct at any stage of execution for testing of samples of
any material taken at random. The Architects/PMC will decide the testing laboratory /
agency and the cost of testing including the expenses for sending the samples to the
laboratory / agency and receipt of test reports shall be borne by the Contractor. The
material shall be rejected in case the test reports are not within the permissible limits.
The Contractor shall have to present the invoice for purchased material from the
manufacturer or from the dealer along with the certificate from the manufacturer. In
case material is found to be of sub-standard quality, the same shall be rejected by
the Architects/PMC. The decision of the Architects/PMC in such cases shall be final.
25.5 The Contractor shall not be entitled to any compensation suffered by him on account
of delays in commencing or executing the work whatever the cause of delay may be,
including delays arising out of modifications to the work entrusted to him or in any
subcontracts connected therewith or delays in awarding contracts for other trades of
the project or in commencement or completion of such other works or in procuring
Government controlled or other building materials for any other reasons whatsoever.
The Owner shall not be liable for any sum besides the tender amount, subject to
such variations as are provided for herein and as instructed by Architects/PMC.
However, necessary time extension will be given if the delays are not attributed to the
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III. ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT
Made at ……………… ……………………………….this …………….. day of………….. 2008…
(hereinafter referred to as the Owner which expression shall include its heirs, Executors,
Administrators & Assignees) of the one part and ………………………………………………….
………………………………………………….. ………………………………………. …………….
(hereinafter referred to as the Contractor which expression shall include his heirs, Executors,
Administrators & Assignees ) of the other part
WHERESAS the Owner is desirous Electrical, LAN & Telephone works at ARCI, Hyderabad
and has caused drawings and specifications describing the work to be done to be prepared
by, Vastu kala Design Build Solutions Private Ltd Mumbai its Architects (hereinafter
referred to as the Architects and WHEREAS the said drawings and the specifications and
the priced Schedule of quantities have been signed by or on behalf of the parties hereto and
WHEREAS the Contractor has agreed to execute upto and subject to the conditions set forth
herein (hereinafter referred to as “the work shown upon the said Drawings” and described in
“the said Specifications” and the said “Priced Schedule of Quantities at the respective Rates
mentioned in the Priced Schedule of Quantities attached.
And WHEREAS the Contractor has submitted performance guarantee of Rs.
………………..…………………………… (Rupees.………………………. …………………Only)
with the Owner. for the performance of the Agreement.
NOW IT IS HEREBY AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
(1) In consideration of the payments to be made to the Contractor as hereinafter
provided he shall upon and subject to the conditions of contract execute and
complete the works shown upon the said drawings and such further detailed
drawings as may be furnished to him by the said Architects and described in the
Specifications and the said Priced Schedule of Quantities.
(2) The Owner shall pay the Contractor such sums as shall become due and payable
hereunder at the times and in the manner specified in the said conditions.
(3) The term the "Architects/PMC" in the said conditions shall mean the said Vastu kala
Design Build Solutions Private Ltd Mumbai or in the event of their winding-up or
ceasing to be Architects for the purpose of this contract, such other person or shall
be nominated for that by the Owner, not being a person to whom the Contractor shall
object for reasons considered to be sufficient by the Owner. Provided always that no
persons subsequently appointed to be Architects under this contract shall be entitled
to disregard or overrule any decision or approval or direction given or expressed in
writing by the Architects for the time being unless specifically approved by the owner.
(4) The tender drawings, agreement, documents and terms and conditions of NIT above
mentioned shall form the basis of this Contract and the decision of the said Architects
or the other Architects/PMC for the time being as mentioned in the Conditions of the
Contract in reference to all matters of dispute as to the material, workmanship or
account and as to the intended interpretation of the clauses of this agreement or any
other document attached hereto shall be final and binding on both parties.
(5) The Owner through the Architects/PMC reserves to itself the right of altering the
drawing and nature of work and of adding to or omitting any items of work and of
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(6) having portions of the same carried out departmentally or otherwise and such
alterations or variations shall be carried out without prejudice of this contract.
(7) The said Contract comprises the work above mentioned and all subsidiary works
connected there within the same site as may be ordered to be done from time to time
by the said Architects/PMC or the other Architects for the time being even though
such works may not be shown on the drawings or described in the said specifications
or the Priced Schedule of Quantities.
(8) The said conditions shall be read and construed forming part of this agreement and
the Parties hereto will respectively abide by and submit themselves to the conditions
and stipulations and perform the agreement on their parts respectively in such
(9) All disputes arising out of or in any way connected with this agreement shall be
deemed to have arisen in Hyderabad and only the courts in Hyderabad alone shall
have exclusive jurisdiction to determine the same.
(10) Arbitration : In case the parties can not agree to the advise of Architects then
Director, INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR POWDER
METALLURGY AND NEW MATERIALS (ARCI) shall appoint a sole arbitrator within
30 days of receipt of request forthwith the arbitration shall be governed by Arbitration
and Reconciliation Act 1996.
(11) The several parts of this contract have been read to us and fully understood by us.
As witness our hands this……………………………day
Signed by the said Owner
in the presence of
Signed by the said Contractor
In the presence of
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IV. FORM OF TENDER
(To be submitted by the Tenderer in letter head).
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy
And New Materials (ARCI)
N-23, Green Park Extenetion,
New Delhi – 110 016.
1.0 Having examined the Tender documents consisting of the Tender notice, General
Instructions to Tenderers, General Conditions of Contract, Special Conditions of Contract,
specifications, plans, Drawings, Time Schedules, Form of Contract , form of tender, form of
schedule Rates, Bill of Material etc., and having understood the provisions of the said
tender documents and also having thoroughly studied the requirements of International
Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials (ARCI), relative to the
work tendered for in connection with the Electrical, LAN & Telephone works for ARCI ,RCI
Road,Opp Balapur ,Hyderabad and having conducted a thorough study of the job site
involved, the site conditions, power, water, material and equipment availability, the transport
and communication facility and the availability and suitability of borrow areas etc., we hereby
submit our tender offer for the performance of proposed work in accordance with the terms
and conditions and within the time mentioned in the tender documents at the rates included
within the tender documents and based on application of the rates tendered in the
accompanying schedule of rates to the relative quantities indicated in the form of schedule
rates forming part of the tender documents.
2.0 If the work or any part thereof is awarded to me/us, I/we undertake to perform the
work in accordance with the contract documents as defined in the form of contract forming
part of the tender documents and accept the terms and conditions of contract as laid down
therein and undertake that on receipt of acceptance of tender and on confirmation. I/We will
deposit such sums as may be necessary under the terms of contract and abide by the terms
of the tender. I/We will also sign the necessary contract and other documents to
commence the work and execute the work as per the terms and conditions contained in the
tender documents failing which International Advanced Research Centre for Powder
Metallurgy And New Materials (ARCI) shall be at liberty, without further reference to me/us
and without prejudice to any of its rights to terminate the contract and or to forfeit the
earnest money deposit and take further course of action.
3.0 I/We further undertake to keep our tender offer open for a period of not less than 90
days from the scheduled date of opening of tenders as specified in the General Instructions
to tenderer forming part of the tender documents. `
4.0 I/We hereby under take that the statements made herein/information above are true in
all respects and that in the event of any such statement or information being found to be
incorrect in particular, the same may be construed to be a misrepresentation entitling
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials (ARCI)
to avoid any resultant contract and taken further action as may be justified.
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I/We confirm having deposited Tender Security of Rs……………..…… in the form of
Signature of the tenderer
Name and designation of the
Authorized person signaling the
Tender on behalf of the Tenderer.
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V. GENERAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT
1.1 In this contract, the following terms shall be interpreted as indicated:
(a) “The Contract” means the agreement entered into between the Owner and the
Contractor, as recorded in the contract form signed by the parties, including all the
attachments and appendices thereto and all documents incorporated by reference
(b) “The Contract Value” means the amount payable to the Contractor under the contract
for the full and proper performance of its contractual obligations.
(c) “Contract Data” means any information provided in the Tender document and agreed
to by the Contractor.
(d) “The Work” means all labour, materials, tools and plant, equipment including
government taxes and transport, that may be required in preparation of and for and in
the full and entire execution and completion of “the Work”.
(e) “Services” means services ancillary to the execution of the work such as
transportation and insurance, and any other incidental services, such as installation,
commissioning, provision of technical assistance, training and other obligations of the
Contractor covered under the contract.
(f) “GCC” means the General Conditions of Contract contained in this section.
(g) “SCC” means the Special Conditions of Contract.
(h) “The Owner” means the organisation getting the work done.
(i) “The Architects/PMC” means the Architect/Project Management Consultant
appointed by the Owner for preparing all the drawings, details and specifications of
items required for the execution of the work and supervise and monitor the execution
at site along with checking and verifying Contractor’s bill.
The Contractor shall offer the Engineer or any representative of Architects/PMC
every facility and assistance for examining the works and materials. The Engineer or
any representative of the Architects/PMC shall have power to give notice to the
Contractor or to his staff, of non-approval of any work or materials and such work
shall be suspended or the use of such materials shall be discontinued until the
decision of the Architects/PMC. Such examinations shall not in any way exonerate
the contractor from the obligations to remedy any defects which may be found to
exist at any stage of the work or after the same is completed.
(j) “The Contractor” means the individual or the firm executing the work.
(k) “The Project Site” where applicable, means the place or places named in SCC.
(l) “Day” means calendar day.
2.0 Interpretation and Application
2.1 These general conditions shall apply to the extent that provisions in other parts of the
contract do not supercede them.
2.2 In interpreting these Conditions of Contract, singular also means plural, male also
means female or neuter, and the other way around. Headings have no significance.
Words have their normal meaning under the language of the Contract unless
specifically defined. The Architects/PMC will provide instructions clarifying queries
about the Conditions of Contract.
2.3 If sectional completion is specified in the Contract Data, references in the Conditions
of Contract to the Works, the Completion Date, and the Intended completion date are
for the whole of the Works.
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3.1 The works executed by the Contractor should be carried out in most professional
manner, both as regards material and otherwise, in every respect, in strict
accordance with the Technical Specifications. All materials and workmanship shall so
far as procurable be of the respective kinds described in the priced schedule of
quantities and/ or specifications and in accordance with the Architects/PMC’
instructions, and the Contractor shall upon the request of the Architects/PMC, furnish
them with all invoices, accounts; receipts and other vouchers to prove that the
material procured complies therewith. When no applicable standard is mentioned, the
work shall be carried out as per the directions of the Architects/PMC. The Contractor
shall at his own cost arrange for and / or carry out any test of materials which the
Architects/PMC may require. In case of discrepancies in tender wording as regards
the specifications of materials workmanship etc., written instructions will supersede
the tender wording unless otherwise mentioned.
3.2 The Architects/PMC/Owner in their absolute discretion from time to time shall issue
further drawings and/ or written instructions, details, directions and explanations
which are hereafter collectively referred to as “the Architects/PMC’s instructions” in
regard to: -
a. The variation or modification of the design quality or quantity of works or the
addition or omission or submission on any work.
b. Any discrepancy in the drawings or between the schedule of quantities and /
or drawings and /or specifications/ dimensions etc.
c. The removal and / or re-execution of any works executed by the Contractor.
d. The removal from the site of any materials brought thereon by the Contractor
and the substitution of any other materials therefore / or rejection of the
material brought on site.
4.0 Use of Contract Documents and Information
4.1 The Contractor shall not, without the Owners’ prior written consent, disclose the
contract or any provision thereof, or any specifications, plan, drawing, pattern,
sample or information furnished by or on behalf of the Owner in connection therewith,
to any person other than a person employed by the Contractor in performance of the
contract. Disclosure to any such employed person shall be made in confidence and
shall extend only so far, as may be necessary for purposes of such performance.
4.2 The Contractor shall not, without the Owner’s prior written consent make use of any
document or information enumerated in Para 4.1 except for the purposes of
performing the contract.
4.3 All documents included but not limited to contract agreement shall remain the
property of the Owner and shall be returned (in all copies) to the Owner on
completion of the Contractor’s performance under the contract, if so required by the
5.0 Architect’s Decisions
5.1 Except where otherwise specifically stated, the Architects/PMC will decide
contractual matters between the Owner and the Contractor, in the role of
representing the Owner.
6.0 Performance Security
6.1 Within 7 days after the Contractor’s receipt of notification of award of the contract, the
Contractor shall furnish performance security in the form of a bank guarantee or
Cash to the Owner, of the amount specified in the Special Conditions of Contract.
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6.2 The proceeds of the performance security shall be payable to the Owner as
compensation for any loss or dues resulting from the Contractor’s failure to complete
its obligations under the contract.
6.3 The performance security shall be in one of following forms:
a) A Bank Guarantee form provided in Tender documents issued by a
Nationalized/ Scheduled bank to the Owner.
b) A Banker’s cheque or crossed Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Owner as
specified in SCC.
6.4 The performance security shall be discharged by the Owner and returned to the
Contractor on completion of the work and recording of the completion certificate.
7.0 Programme and Reporting
7.1 The contractor shall furnish to the Owner and Architects/PMC a bar chart laying
down weekly financial and physical targets to complete the project within stipulated
time for approval within fifteen days from the date of receipt of notification of award.
Weekly progress report shall be furnished to the Owner and Architects/PMC
confirming the progress.
7.2 The contractor must submit every week the following information to the
Owner/Architect in writing:
i. Number of men employed, trade wise;
ii. Progress achieved;
iii. Expected dates for completion of work;
iv. Any actual or potential delay in programme caused by the action or inaction
of Owner or Architect and other contractors working on site.
8.0 Assignment and Sub-contracting
8.1 The whole of the works included in the Contract shall be executed by the contractor
and the contractor shall not directly or indirectly transfer, assign or underlet the
contract or any part, share or interest therein without the written consent of the
8.2 No sub-contracting shall relieve the Contractor from the full and entire responsibility
of the Contract or from the active superintendence of the work during their progress.
9.0 Contractor to provide everything necessary for proper execution of work
9.1 The Contractor shall provide everything necessary for the proper execution of the
works according to the intent and meaning of the drawings, priced schedule of
quantities and specifications taken together whether the same may or may not be
particularly shown or described therein provided that the same can reasonably be
inferred therefrom. If the Contractor finds any discrepancy therein he shall
immediately and in writing refer the same to the Architects/PMC whose decision shall
be final and binding. Further, if any sample(s) of material(s), fittings, fixtures or
finished item(s), to be used in the construction work, has/have been called for from
the contractor, no work related to it/these shall be executed unless the same has/
have been approved by the Architects/PMC failing which no payment shall be made
to the contractor on this account. Any sample, duly approved by the Owner shall
become part of the supply to be used in “the works”.
9.2 The Contractor shall supply fix and maintain at his cost, during the execution of any
works, all the necessary power supply, water supply, centering, scaffolding, watching
and lighting by night as well as by day, required not only for the proper execution but
also for protection of the public and the safety of any adjacent roads, streets,
pavements, walls houses, building and other erections, matters or things. The
Contractor shall take down and remove any or all such centering, scaffolding,
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staging, planking, timbering, strutting, shoring pumping, fencing, hoarding, watching
and lighting by night as well as by day, required not only for the proper execution but
also for protection of the public and the safety of any adjacent roads, streets,
pavements, walls houses, building and other erections matters or things. The
contractor shall take down and remove any or all such centering, scaffolding,
staging, planking, timbering, strutting, shoring etc. as occasion shall require or when
ordered so to do so and shall fully reinstate and make good all matters and things
disturbed during the execution of the works, to the satisfaction of the
9.3 Throughout the execution of the work, the Contractor or his representative duly
authorised and fully responsible and technically conversant with the work under this
agreement, acting on his behalf shall be available at the site for supervising the work.
The Contractor shall make adequate arrangements for watchmen to guard the
materials brought by them to the site and shall ensure the safety, breakage and any
theft of materials fixed or unfixed by him. Any material, T & P brought to the site for
bonafide use of the Project shall not be removed/ shifted from the site without the
prior written permission of the Engineer/Architects/PMC./owner
9.4 The contractor has to provide at his cost leveling pipe, steel/ metallic tapes etc.
required by the supervising staff of the Owner’s/Architects/PMC’/ owner
representative during execution of the work.
9.5 Whenever required by the Architects/PMC the Contractor shall provide shop
drawings / details before execution of work and get them approved by the
9.6 Wherever the specifications of any item indicates the usage of approved equivalent
of any material, the Contractor shall get the sample of the equivalent material
approved from the Architect / Owner before execution. The approval of the equivalent
material is entirely at the discretion of the Architects/PMC / Owner
10.1 For storage of materials, contractor has to provide at his own cost sufficient fenced
and covered appropriate area on site for storage of above materials with lock and key
arrangement. For arranging meetings suitable sized table and chairs shall be
provided by Contractor. Temporary space shall be provided to the Contractor in the
basement for construction of stores for the purpose of storage of materials.
10.2 The contractor shall provide free of cost furnished accommodation, water and
electricity at the site of work to the representatives of the Owner/ Architects/PMC.
11.0 Site Establishment
The contractor shall provide all stores, workmen and materials. All materials likely to
deteriorate in the open shall be stored under suitable cover.
11.1 The contractor shall not be allowed to construct huts for accommodation of his
employee of workmen, within the site area. The contractors employees or workmen
will not be allowed to stay overnight at the site area.
11.2 The security of the contractor’s equipment and materials is his own responsibility. The
Owner accepts no liability for loss or damage to the contractor’s plant tools or
11.3 The materials issued to the contractor by the Owner/Architect will remain under the
custody of contractor as a trustee. However, title on the same will remain with the
Owner. The contractor will be responsible for loss or damage to such materials and
shall preserve them in good working conditions as required for the contract and good
construction practices till such time that they are incorporated in the works and
erected, aligned and fully installed in position and handed over to the Owner. In case
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the Owner/Architect feels that arrangements made by the contractor are not
adequate he shall so advice the contractor and the contractor shall promptly take
corrective action. In case the contractor fails to take corrective action, Architect shall
take such corrective actions and recover the cost thereof from the contractor’s bills.
Accounts of such material on completion of work shall be rendered and surplus
material returned to the Owner as per instructions of Owner/Architect.
11.4 The contractor shall clear away periodically or as instructed by Owner/Architect any
rubbish, scrap materials, etc. and dump the same in the authorised dump sites
notified by local authority/area indicated by the Owner/Architect. All construction
materials shall be neatly stacked in an orderly manner as directed by the
Owner/Architect and care shall be taken to allow proper access to workmen and easy
movement of men, vehicles, cranes and materials.
11.5 The contractor shall maintain all the drawings carefully mounted on the board of
appropriate size and well protected from the ravages of weather, termites and other
11.6 The contractor shall not permit the entry to the site of any person not directly
connected/concerned with the work without first having obtained the written
permission of Owner/Architect.
11.7 The contractor shall submit a list of plants, equipments, tools, tackles, etc. which he
will use, to perform the work. These tools, etc. shall not be removed from the site till
the completion of job. A gate pass must be obtained from the Owner’s representative
in order to remove from site any plant equipment, tools and materials.
11.8 All items such as instructions and other pertinent data regarding
erection/commissioning and maintenance should be typed and classified for
transmittal in a manner approved by the Owner/Architect.
11.9 All employees of Owner/Architect, the contractor shall conform to rules of conduct,
etc. established by failure to also will be sufficient cause for removal of such person
from the site.
12.0 Messing & Accommodation
12.1 The contractor will make his own arrangements for messing and accommodation and
the same shall not be done at site. No accommodation and messing shall be
provided by the Owner.
13.0 Procurement, Consumption and Storage of Materials
13.1 The contractor shall at his own expenses, provide all materials including cement &
steel required for the works. Adequate stocks of all materials required for the work
are to be maintained at site. No material (unless as provided elsewhere in this
document) shall be supplied by the Owner.
13.2 All materials to be provided by the contractor shall be in conformity with the detailed
specifications laid down in the contract and the contractor shall, if requested by the
Owner/Architect furnish prior to the satisfaction of the Owner/Architect that the
materials conform to the laid down specifications.
13.3 All materials required for execution of work must be got approved by the site
representative of the Owner/ Architect/PMC before they are actually put to use. All
facilities for prior inspection of materials and subsequent inspection of work by the
Site Engineer must be made available.
13.4 The contractor shall, at his own expenses and without delay, supply to the
Owner/Architect samples of materials proposed to be used in the work. The
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Owner/Architect shall within seven days of supply of samples, or within such further
period as Owner/Architect may require and intimate the contractor in writing, whether
samples are approved by Owner/Architect, or not. If samples are not approved, the
contractor shall forth with arrange to supply, for their approval, fresh samples
complying with the specification laid down in the contract.
13.5 The Owner/Architect shall have full power to require removal of any or all the
materials brought to site by the contractor which are not in accordance with the
contract specifications or do not conform in character or quality to the samples
approved Owner/Architect. In case of default on the part of the contractor in removing
rejected materials, the Owner/Architect shall be at liberty to have them removed by
other means. The Owner/Architect shall have full powers to direct other proper
materials to be substituted for rejected materials and in the event of the contractor
refusing to comply. Owner/Architect may cause the same to be supplied by other
means. All risks and costs which may attend upon such removal and/or substitution
shall be borne by the contractor.
13.6 Contractor shall be responsible for procurement of all materials/equipments etc. No
delay due to non availability of any material equipment will be entertained by Owner.
14.0 Method of storing the materials
14.1 The contractor shall at his own cost, provide for all necessary storage on the site in
specified areas for all materials such as steel, cement and such other materials which
are likely to deteriorate by the action of sun, wind, rain, dampness or other natural
causes due to exposure in the compounds or in stores in such a manner that all
materials, tool etc. shall be duly protected form damage by weather or any other
14.2 Materials required for the works, by the contractor be stored by the contractor only at
places approved by the Owner/Architect. Storage and safe custody of materials shall
be the responsibility of the contractor.
All the materials including contractor’s Tools & Plants brought by the contractor to the
site shall become and remain the property of the Owner and shall not be removed off
the site without prior written approval of the Architect/Owner. But whenever the works
are finally completed and advances, if any, in respect of such materials are fully
recovered, the contractor shall at his own expenses forthwith remove from the site all
surplus materials supplied by him and upon such removal, the same shall revert in
and become the property of the contractor.
15.0 Shuttering and Scaffolding Materials
15.1 It shall be desirable to have adequate amount of shuttering and scaffolding materials
to complete the work speedily and Architects/PMC decision so as to the quantum of
these desirable/ resources of the site shall be final and binding.
16.0 Completion Of Work
16.1 Before finally leaving site, all the Contractors stores, plant, tools and rubbish shall be
removed and the site left clean and tidy. The space allocated by Owner shall be
vacated and handed over to the Owner.
17.0 Water and Electricity for Construction work
17.1 Water & Electricity
33) Contractor has to make is own arrangement for supply of water / power. At no point
of time due to non availability of water / power the construction activity should not
stop or slow down, and also a reasonable size water sump should be constructed for
storage the water.
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If excess water is available with ARCI the same will be utilized by contractor with the
approval from Director ARCI and 3(three) percentage of value of water consumed
items constructed/executed will be deducted from running accounts bills.
The rates quoted in tender shall also include electric consumption charges for power
connection and maintain at his expense an efficient service of electric light and power
and shall pay for the electricity consumed, with shall be metered and charged @ Rs.
8/- per KVAH. The ARCI shall be giving all possible assistance to the contractor
.Required wiring /cables &SFU are under the scope of contractor
18.0 Employment Of Labour
18.1 The contractor shall comply with the requirement of statutory provisions and shall be
solely responsible for fulfillment of all legal obligations under Contract Labour (reg. &
abolition) Act, Inter State Migrant Workmen (Registration of Employment and
condition of Service Act, payment of Wages Act., Minimum Wages Act, Workmen’s
Compensation act, Factories Act, Employee’s Provident Fund & Miscellaneous
Provisions Act, Payment of Bonus Act, Payment of Gratuity Act, Industrial Disputes
Act and all other Industrial/Labour enactments and Rules made there under as
applicable from time to time. In case Owner incurs any liability towards payment of
any dues, compensation, cost of any other liability of any kind whatsoever, due to
non fulfillment of statutory provisions under any industrial/labour laws by the
contractor, the same shall be made good by the contractor and Owner shall have full
right to recover and claim the same against the contractor form his outstanding bills
or otherwise. No Labour to stay at site.
18.2 The contractor will be expected to employ on the work only his regular skilled
employees with experience of this particular work. The permission of the
Owner/Architect must be obtained before tradesman are recruited locally for the
work. This rule does not apply to unskilled labour. No female labour shall be
employed in dark hours/ i.e. hours prohibited under the applicable law. No person
below the age of eighteen years shall be employed at any point of time. The
contractor shall pay, to each person, the wages as per minimum Wages Act of the
18.3 All traveling expenses including provision of all necessary transport to and from site,
lodging allowances and other payments to the contractor’s employees are his own
The hours of work on the site shall be decided by the Owner/Architect and contractor
shall adhere to the same.
All contractors employees shall wear safety helmet and such identifications marks as
may be provided by contractor on work site and duly approved by Architect.
All notices displayed on the site and any instructions issued by the Owner/Architect
shall be strictly adhered to by the Contractor’s and/or his sub-contractors
The contractor shall be required to maintain employment records as covered in
relevant Acts and produce documentary evidence to the effect that he has
discharged his obligations under the Employees Provident Fund Act 1952, and ESI
Act, 1948 Group Insurance and other Acts for the workmen working at site.
NOTE: Labour camps shall be established by the Contractor totally outside the
site premises, as per Contractors’s own arrangements of land area etc.
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19.0 Working And Safety Regulations
19.1 The contractor shall observe all statutory safety and legal requirements regulations
issued by Central and State Governments applicable to the work as well as any local
regulations applicable to the site issued by the Architect or any other authority.
20.0 Particular attention is drawn to the following:
In case of accident, the Owner/Architect shall be informed in writing forthwith and
First-Aid, Hospitalisation shall be provided by the Contractor. The contractor shall
strictly follow regulations laid down by Govt. and State authorities in this regard and
all cases are to be defended By the Contractor. The Owner shall not refund any
20.1 Contractor shall fence his plant, platforms, excavations etc.
20.2 Compliance with all electricity regulations.
20.3 Compliance with statutory requirements for inspection and test of all lifting appliances
and auxiliary lifting gear.
20.4 Staircase, doors or gangways shall not be obstructed in any way that will interfere
with means of access of escape.
20.5 Where it is necessary to provide and/or store petroleum products or petroleum
mixtures and explosive, the contractor shall be responsible for carrying out such
provision and/or storage in accordance with the rules and regulation laid down in
Petroleum Act 1934. Explosive Act 1948 and Petroleum and Carbide of Calcium
Manual Published by the Chief Inspector of Explosive of India. All such storage shall
have prior approvals of the Owner/Architect. In case any approval or clearance from
Chief Inspector of Explosive or any statutory authorities is required, the contractor
shall be responsible for obtaining the same.
20.6 The contractor shall have his own Fire Fighting Extinguishers and Equipment.
20.7 The contractor shall be responsible for the provision of all safety notices safety
equipments including the safety gadgets for his workmen required by both the
relevant legislation and such as the Owner/Architect may deem necessary.
While working at heights, safety belts and safety helmets shall necessarily be used.
21.0 Owner’s and Contractor’s Risks
The Owner carries the risks, which this Contract states are Owner risks, and the
Contractor carries the risk, which this Contract states are Contractor’s risks.
21.1 Owner’s Risks- The Owner is responsible for the excepted risks which are (a) insofar
as they directly affect the execution of the Works. These include war, hostilities,
invasion, act of foreign enemies, rebellion, revolution, insurrection of military or
usurped power, civil war, riot commotion or disorder (unless restricted to the
Contractor’s Employees), and contamination from any nuclear fuel or nuclear waste
or radioactive toxic explosive, or (b) a cause due solely to the design of the Works,
other than the Contractor’s design.
21.2 Contractor’s Risks- All risks of loss or damage to physical property and of personal
injury and death which arise during and in consequence of the performance of the
Contract other than the excepted risks are the responsibility of the Contractor.
21.3 The Contractor shall be responsible for all injury to persons, animals or things, and
for all damages to the structural and/or decorative part of property which may arise
from the operations or neglect of himself or of any sub-contractor or of any of his or
sub-contractor’s employees whether such injury or damage arises from carelessness
accident or any other causes whatsoever in any way connected with the carrying out
to the Contract. This clause shall be held to include interalia any damage to
buildings, whether immediately adjacent or otherwise and any damage to roads,
footpaths, or ways as well as all damage caused to the buildings and the work
forming the subject to this Contract by frost, rain or other inclemency of the weather.
The Contractor shall indemnify the Owner and hold him harmless in respect of all and
any expenses arising from any such injury or damage to persons or property as
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aforesaid and also in respect of any claim made in respect of injury or damage under
any acts of Government or otherwise and also in respect of an award of
compensation or damages consequent upon such claim.
The contractor shall make good all damages of every sort mentioned in the Clause,
as to deliver up the whole of the Contract works complete and perfect in every
respect and so as to make good or otherwise satisfy all claims for damage to the
property of third parties.
22.1 The Contractor shall provide, in the joint names of the Owner and the Contractor,
insurance cover from the Start Date to the end of the Defects Liability Period, in the
amounts and deductibles stated in the Contracted Data for the following events which
are due to the Contractor’s risks and shall be covered under respective policies as
(a) Workmen Compensation Policy;
(b) Contractor’s All Risk Policy;
(c) Third Party Insurance.
22.2 Policies and certificates for insurance shall be delivered by the Contractor to the
owner /Architects/PMC for the owner/ Architects/PMC’ approval before the Date of
Start of work i.e date of execution of the contract. All such insurance shall provide for
compensation to be payable in the types and proportions of currencies required to
rectify the loss or damage incurred.
22.3 If the Contractor does not provide any of the policies and certificates required, the
Owner may effect the insurance which the Contractor should have provided and
recover the premiums the Owner has paid from payments otherwise due to the
Contractor or if no payment is due, the payment of the premiums shall be a debt due.
22.4 Alterations to the terms of the insurance shall not be made without the approval of
the Owner or Architects/PMC.
22.5 Both parties shall comply with the conditions in the insurance policy.
23.0 Setting out Works
23.1 The contractor shall set out the works and shall be responsible for the true and
perfect setting out of the same and for the correctness of the positions, levels,
dimensions and alignment of all parts thereof, if at any time any error shall appear
during the progress of any part of works the contractor shall at his own expenses
rectify such error, if called upon to the satisfaction of the Architects/PMC/owner.
24.0 Contractor to remove all offensive matter, non-suitable material etc
24.1 All debris, excavated soil, filth or other matter or an offensive nature taken out of any
trench, sewer, drain cesspool or other place shall not be deposited on the surface but
shall be at once carted away be the contractor out the premises/ site under intimation
to concerned authorities.
24.2 Any material brought on site if found unsuitable / surplus shall be removed from site
at once by the Contractor under intimation to the concerned authorities.
25.0 Inspections by Architect/PMC/Owner
25.1 The representative of the Architects/PMC at all times have free access to the works
and /or to the workshops, factories or other places where materials are being
prepared or constructed for the Contract and also to any place where materials are
lying or from which they are being obtained. No person except the representatives of
Public authorities shall be allowed on the work at any time without the written
permission of the owner /Architects/PMC. If any work is to be done at a place other
then the site of the works, the Contractor shall obtain written permission of the
Architects/PMC/owner for doing so.
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25.2 The Architects/PMC/owner and their representatives shall have the right to test and/
or inspect the works to confirm their conformity to the contract, at all times, whenever
in progress either on the site on the Contractor’s premises wherever situated or any
firm or company where work in connection with this contract may be in hand. All
records, registers or documents relating to the works including materials used on
works shall be kept open to the inspection of the Owner or his Authorised
representative when so called for in writing.
25.3 The Contractor shall get the quality of work done inspected for material and
workmanship at different stages of execution as per instructions given by the
Architects/PMC or their representative time to time. Any item of work done which is
found not conforming to the Contract shall be rejected by the Architects/PMC/ owner.
The decision of the Architects/PMC/ owner in such cases shall be final.
25.4 The inspections and tests may be conducted on the premises of the Contractor or at
the Project site. When carried out on the premises of the Contractor or its sub-
Contractor(s), all reasonable facilities and assistance including access to drawings
and production data shall be furnished to the inspectors at no charge to the Owner.
25.5 Should any inspected items of work fail to conform to the specifications, the
Owner/Architect shall communicate them and the Contractor shall either replace
them or make all alterations necessary to meet specification requirements free of
cost to the Owner.
25.6 The Contractor shall permit the Owner to inspect the Contractor’s accounts and
records relating to the performance of the Contractor and to have them audited by
auditors appointed by the Owner, if so required.
26.0 Covering Up/Uncovering of Works
26.1 No part of the works shall be covered up without the approval of Architects/PMC/
owner and the Contractor shall afford full opportunity for examination and inspection
by the Architects/PMC/ owner. The contractor shall give due notice to the Engineer
about the work to be covered up for its measurements and examination. The
Engineer shall within a reasonable time attend for the purpose of examining such
work, unless the Engineer specifically advises the Contractor in writing of his
unwillingness not to attend for such examination in which case the Contractor may
proceed further with the Contract work.
26.2 Should the Architects/PMC consider it necessary in order to satisfy himself as to the
quality of the work, the Contractor shall at anytime during the continuance of the
contract pull down or cut into any part of the work and make such opening into and to
such an extent through the same, as the Engineer may direct and the Contractor
shall make good the whole to the satisfaction of the Engineer, should the work prove
to be faulty or in any respect not in accordance with the terms of the contract
documents, the Engineer shall be at liberty to order such further removal as he may
consider necessary and the whole of the expenses incurred shall be borne by the
contractor. If however, the work proves to be sound and in accordance with the
contract document, the actual expenses incurred in such examination will be borne
by the Owner.
26.3 Rates charged by the Contractor for works performed under the contract shall not
vary from the rates quoted by the Contractor in its Tender, with the exception of any
price adjustments authorized in SCC or in the Owner’s request for Tender validity
extension, as the case may be.
26.4 If requested by the Architects/PMC/ owner, the Contractor shall provide the
Architects/PMC with a detailed cost breakdown of any rate in the Schedule of
26.5 The Architects/PMC/ owner may at any time / stage of execution demand for the
Analysis of Rates for any item / items of work which in their opinion is / are
abnormally high / low rates or required for the Analysis of Rates of other tender /
extra item / items. The Contractor is bound to present the same and if the Contractor
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is unable to present a justified Analysis of Rates for any item / items, the rate / rates
for such item may be adjusted accordingly and the decision of the Architects/PMC/
owner in such cases shall be final.
27.0 Change in the order/ Extra items of work
27.1 The Owner may at any time, by written order given to the Contractor, make
alterations in, omissions from, additions to, or substitutions for, in drawings, designs
or specifications or quantities of the items of work
27.2 ARCI reserves to itself the right of omission of any item of work from the awarded
tender at any time / stage during the execution of work and award the same to
another agency / contractor.
27.3 The Owner may at any time, by written order given to the Contractor, increase the
scope of work or include any new item of work. The Contractor shall be bound to
carry out such works, the rates for which shall be arrived at on the basis of the
CPWD Schedule of Rates or if the Schedule is silent by standard methods of rate
analysis as derived by the Architects/PMC.
If any such changes cause an increase or decrease in the cost of, or the time
required for the Contractor’s performance of any part of the work under the contract,
whether changed or not changed by the order, an equitable adjustment shall be
made in the contract value or work schedule, or both, and the contract shall
accordingly be amended. Any claims by the Contractor for adjustment under this
clause must be asserted within seven (7) days from the date of the Contractor’s
receipt of the Owner’s change order.
28.1 The method and conditions of payment to be made to the Contractor under the
contract shall be specified in SCC.
28.2 Payment shall be made promptly by the Owner within fifteen (15) days of certification
of the bill by the Architect/owner/PMC. Running payment to the Contractor shall not
be made more than once a week. The minimum amount of bill to be raised shall be
Rs. 25.00 Lacs. A retention amount of 10% of Gross value of each running bill shall
be deducted from each running payment as Security Deposit.
28.3 All intermediate running payments to the contractor shall be regarded as payments
by way of advance against the final payment and shall not preclude the requiring of
bad, unsound and imperfect or unskillful work to the removed, taken away and
reconstructed or re-erected.
29.0 Variations and Provisional Cost:
28.1 Where work cannot be measured and valued properly, the Contractor shall be
allowed day work rates on the prices prevailing when such work is carried out (unless
otherwise provided in the contract):
a. At the rates if any inserted by the Contractor in the priced Schedule of
b. If no such rates have been inserted then at the rates prevailing in the market
for material and labour and at the control rates for the controlled materials
including in all cases the rate for delivery of the material at the work.
28.2 Provided that in any case voucher specifying the time daily spent upon the work (and
if required by the Architects/PMC/ owner the workman’s names) and the materials used
shall be delivered for verification to the Architect, .his authorised representative not later
than the end of the week following that in which the work has been executed. Effect shall
be given to the measurement and valuation of variations in interim Certificates and by
adjustment of the total Contract Value.
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30.0 Claims for Extra or for Deductions
30.1 The Owner shall not be responsible for the payment of any claim for extra work not
included in the contract nor the Contractor shall be entitled to claim any addition to
the contract sum in respect of any changes or alterations in the materials used
unless the same shall have been ordered or sanctioned, as the case may be, in
writing by the Architects/PMC.
30.2 The Contractor has to submit a monthly return by 10th of the ensuing month for any
extra work which in his opinion is not covered by the contract agreement through the
Owner’s/ Architects/PMC’s representatives and obtain a receipt from the authorised
signatory of the Owner. Failing this, he shall have no right to any such claim,
whatsoever may be the circumstances, later on.
30.3 In the event of any dispute arising either as to validity of the claim or as to the
account to be paid or allowed in respect thereof, the decision of the Architects/PMC/
owner shall be final and binding.on the contractor. In the meantime, the Contractor
shall either proceed with the work in question or suspend the same as may be
determined by the Architects/PMC/ owner and no payments due or payable by the
Owner or his agent as the case may be shall be withheld on account of such dispute.
30.4 All extra works (those permitted by Architect) of every description shall be executed
by contractor on site of work in pursuance of any of the provision of the contract,
shall be measured up, and shall be paid according to actual quantities ascertained by
such measurements and the prices as finalized by the Architects/PMC/ owner based
on the priced schedule of quantities so that such priced schedule of quantities shall
include all such operations and accessories as appear in the said schedule of prices
or specification to be or shall in the opinion of the Architects/PMC/ owner the
contingencies upon the works mentioned in such schedule of prices or required to
make such works perfect and fit for use.
30.5 Provided also that if any work shall be ordered by the Architects/PMC/ owner and
executed by the Contractor for the payment of which no provision in the opinion of
the Architects/PMC have been made in the priced schedule of quantities or the
specifications, the Architects/PMC/ owner shall fix and determine such prices for the
same based on the prices appearing in the priced schedule of quantities, such
allowance being made as may seem to the Architects/PMC/ owner sufficient for any
difference in the character of conditions of the work. However rates for extra items
shall be fixed on the basis of actual rate analysis.
30.6 The Architects/PMC/owner may at any time / stage of execution demand for the
analysis of rates for any item / items of work which in their opinion is / are with
abnormally high / low rates or required for the analysis of rates of other tender / extra
item / items. The Contractor is bound to present the same and if the Contractor is
unable to present a justified analysis of rates for any item / items, the rate / rates for
such item may be adjusted accordingly and the decision of the Architects/PMC/
owner in such cases shall be final and binding.
31.0 Removal of Imperfect Work.
31.1 If, it shall appear that the work has been executed with unsound, imperfect or
unskilled workmanship, or with material of any imperfect or any inferior quantity or
otherwise not in accordance with the contract documents the Contractor shall at his
own cost rectify, reform, remove, or reconstruct the same, wither in the whole or in
part, as may be directed by the Engineer, whether or not the value of any such work
or materials shall have been included in any payment made to the Contractor.
31.2 The Contractor shall remove all malba etc., wash and clean the floors and hand over
the site quite clean on the completion of the work.
32.0 Delay in the Contractor’s performance.
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32.1 Execution of the work and performance of the services shall be done by the
Contractor in accordance with the time schedule specified by the Owner in the Notice
for Invitation of Tenders.
32.2 If, at any time during performance of the contract, the Contractor should encounter
conditions impending timely execution of the works and performance of services, the
Contractor shall promptly notify owner/ the Architects/PMC/ owner in writing of the
fact of the delay, its likely duration and its cause(s). As soon as possible, after receipt
of the Contractor’s notice, the owner/Architects/PMC shall evaluate the situation and
may, entirely at its discretion, extend the Contractor’s time for performance with or
without liquidated damages.
33.0 Liquidated Damages.
If the Contractor fails to execute any or all of the works or to perform the services
within the period(s) specified in the contract, the Owner shall deduct from the
contract value, as liquidated damages, a sum specified in the SCC for each week or
part thereof delay until actual completion or performance, up to a maximum
deduction of the percentage specified in SCC. Once the maximum is reached, the
Owner may consider termination of the contract. The prorata progress envisaged and
expected from the contractor shall maintained, time being the essence of the
34.0 Termination by Default
34.1 The Owner may without prejudice to any other right or remedy, by written notice (of
fifteen days) of default sent to the Contractor, terminate the contract in whole or part:
a) if the Contractor fails to complete any or all of the works within the period(s)
specified in the NIT or any amendment thereof, or within any extension
thereof granted by the Owner, or
b) if the Contractor fails to perform any other obligation(s) under the contract,
34.2 In the event, the Owner terminates the contract in whole or in part, the Owner may
procure, upon such terms and in such manner as it deems appropriate, works or
services similar to those unexecuted and the Contractor shall be liable to the Owner
for any excess costs for such similar work or services. However, the Contractor shall
continue the performance of the contract to the extent not terminated.
35.0 Force Majeure
35.1 The Contractor shall not be liable for forfeiture of its performance security, liquidated
damages or termination by default, if and to the extent that, its delay in performance
or other failure to perform its obligations under the contract is the result of an event of
35.2 For purposes of this clause, “Force Majeure” means an unforeseeable event beyond
the control of the Contractor and is not because of the Contractor’s fault or
negligence. Such events may include acts of the Owner either in its sovereign or
contractual capacity, wars or revolutions, fires, floods, epidemics.
35.3 If a Force Majeure situation arises, the Contractor shall promptly notify the Owner in
writing of such conditions and the cause thereof. Unless otherwise directed by the
Owner in writing, the Contractor shall continue to perform its obligations under the
contract as far as is reasonably practical, and shall seek all reasonable alternative
means for performance not prevented by the Force Majeure event.
36.0 Termination for Insolvency
36.1 The Owner may at any time terminate the contract by giving written notice to the
Contractor, if the Contractor becomes bankrupt or otherwise insolvent. In this event,
termination will be without compensation to the Contractor, provided such termination
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will not prejudice or affect any right of action or remedy which has accrued or will
accrue thereafter to the Owner.
37.0 Termination for Convenience
The Owner, by written notice sent to the Contractor, may terminate the contract, in
whole or in part, at any time for its convenience. The notice shall specify that the
termination is for Owner’s convenience, the extent to which performance of the
Contractor under the contract is terminated, and the date upon which such
termination becomes effective.
The items of work that are complete and ready within (1) month after the Contractor’s
receipt of notice of termination shall be accepted by the Owner at the contract terms
and values. For the remaining works, the Owner may elect;
a) to have any portion completed at the contract terms and value and/or
b) to cancel the remainder and pay to the Contractor an amount, finalized by the
Architects/PMC/Owner, for partially competed works and for materials and
parts previously procured by the Contractor.
38.0 Resolution of Disputes
38.1 The Architects/PMC/Owner and the Contractor shall make every effort to resolve
amicably by direct informal negotiations any disagreement or dispute arising between
them under or in connection with the contract.
If, after thirty (30) days from the commencement of such informal negotiations, the
Owner and the Contractor have been unable to resolve amicably a contract dispute,
either party may require that the dispute be referred for resolutions to the formal
mechanisms specified in the SCC. These mechanisms may include but are not
limited to, Arbitration in accordance with rules of Arbitration Act and award made in
pursuance thereof shall be binding on both the parties.
39.0 Governing language
39.1 The contract shall be written in English language. All correspondence and other
documents pertaining to the contract that are exchanged by the parties shall be
written in the same language.
40.0 Governing law
40.1 The contract shall be governed by the laws of The Union of India for the time being in
force. All disputes arising out of or in any way connected with this agreement shall be
deemed to have arisen in Hyderabad and only the courts in Hyderabad alone shall
have exclusive jurisdiction to determine the same.
41.1 Any notice given by one party to the other pursuant to this contract shall be sent to
other party in writing or by cable, telex, or facsimile and confirmed in writing to the
other party’s address specified in SCC.
A notice shall be effective on the date on which it is delivered, or on the notice’s
effective date, whichever is later.
42.1 Anything of historical or other interest or of significant value unexpectedly discovered
on the Site is the property of the Owner. The Contractor is to notify the
Architects/PMC/Owner of such discoveries and carry out the Architects/PMC/Owner’
instructions for dealing with them.
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43.0 Dismissal of workmen:
43.1 The contractor on request from the Owner, immediately dismiss from the works any
person employed by him who may be found in the opinion of the client to be
unsuitable or incompetent or who has shown misconduct.
44.0 Working Hours:
44.1 Normal working hours shall be from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. No construction work of
important structural nature shall be carried out on Sundays, Holidays and during
nights. However permission to work beyond normal working hours can be granted by
the Owner/ Architect in exceptional circumstances to achieve the target schedule of
B. TIME CONTROL
45.1 Within the time stated in the Contract Data the Contractor shall submit to the
Architects/PMC/ Owner for approval a Program showing the general methods,
arrangements, order, and timing for all the activities in the works, along with weekly
cash flow forecast.
An update of the Program shall be a programme showing the actual progress
achieved on each activity and the effect of the progress achieved on the timing of the
remaining work including any changes to the sequence of the activities.
The Contractor shall submit to the Architects/PMC/ Owner, for approval, an updated
Program at intervals no longer than the period as stated in the clause no. 7.1. If the
Contractor does not submit an updated Program within this period, the
Architects/PMC/ Owner may withhold the amount stated in the Contract Data from
the next payment certificate and continue to withhold this amount until the next
payment after the date on which the overdue program has been submitted.
The Owner’s/Architect’s approval of the Program shall not alter the Contractor’s
obligations. The Contractor may revise the Program and submit it to the
Architects/PMC again at any time. A revised Program is to show the effect of
At any stage of work, Architect award any item/part of item of work to contractor’s
workman/ external agency, if in their opinion, the progress of work is suffering
because of that. The work done will be added to the Contractor’s bill and the amount
paid for the job will be deducted from the Contractor’s account.
46.0 Delay and Extension of time
If in the opinion of the Owner/ Architects/PMC the work be delayed (a) by force
majeure or (b) by reason of any exceptionally inclement weather or (c) by reason of
proceedings taken or threatened by or disputes with adjoining or neighboring owners
or public authorities or (d) by delays of other contractor or Tradesmen engaged by
the Owner or the Architects/PMC and the works not referred to in the Schedule of
Quantities and/or specification or (e) by reasons of Architect’s instruction as per
Clause No. 2 or (f) by reason of civil commotion, local combination of workmen or
strike or lock out affecting any of the building trades or (g) in consequence of the
contractor not having received in due time necessary instructions from the
Architects/PMC/ Owner for which he shall have specially applied in writing or (h) from
other cause which the Architects/PMC/ Owner may certify as beyond the control of
the contractor or ( i) by reason of non-payment of interim certificate at specified time,
the Architects/PMC/ Owner shall recommend for approval by the Owner a fair and
reasonable extension of time for completion of the Contract works. In case of strike
or lock out the contractor shall as soon as may be given written notice thereof to the
Architects/PMC/ Owner, but the contractor shall nevertheless constantly use his
endeavours to prevent delay and shall do all that may reasonably be required to the
satisfaction of Architects/PMC/ Owner to proceed with the work.
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C. QUALITY CONTROL
47.0 Identifying Defects
47.1 The Owner /Architects/PMC shall check the Contractor’s work and notify the
Contractor of any Defects that are found. Such checking shall not affect the
Contractor’s responsibilities. The Owner/ Architects/PMC may instruct the Contractor
to search for a Defect and to uncover and test any work that the Architects/PMC/
Owner consider may have a Defect.
48.0 Correction of Defects
48.1 The Owner /Architects/PMC shall give notice to the Contractor of any Defects before
the end of Defects Liability Period, which begins at Completion and is defined in the
Contract Data. The Defects Liability period shall be extended for as long as Defects
remain to be corrected.
48.2 Every time notice of Defect is given, the Contractor shall correct the notified Defect
within the length of time specified by the Owner/ Architects/PMC’ notice.
49.0 Uncorrected Defects
49.1 If the Contractor has not corrected a Defect within the time specified in the Owner
/Architects/PMC’ notice, the Owner/ Architects/PMC will assess the cost of having
the Defect corrected, and the Contractor will pay this amount.
D. COST CONTROL
50.0 Schedule of Quantities
50.1 The Schedule of Quantities shall contain items for the construction work, installation,
testing, and commissioning work to be done by the Contractor.
50.2 The Schedule of Quantities is used to calculate the Contract Price. The Contractor is
paid for the quantity of the work done at the rate in the priced Schedule of Quantities
for each item.
51.1 All variations in the programme pursuant to clause no. 7.0 of GCC shall be included
in the updated programmes produced by the Contractor.
52.0 Payments for Variations
52.1 The Contractor shall provide the Owner/ Architects/PMC with a quotation (with
breakdown of unit rates) for carrying out the Variation when requested to do so by
the Owner/Architects/PMC. The Owner/ Architects/PMC shall assess and finalise the
quotation, which shall be given within seven days of the request or within any longer
period stated by the Owner /Architects/PMC and before the Variation is ordered.
52.2 If the Contractor’s quotation is unreasonable, the Owner /Architects/PMC may order
the Variation and make a change to the Contract Price which shall be based on
OwnerArchitects/PMC’ own forecast of the effects of the Variation on the Contractor’s
52.3 If the Owner /Architects/PMC decides that the urgency of varying the work would
prevent a quotation being given and considered without delaying the work, no
quotation shall be given and shall be treated as a Variation.
52.4 The Contractor shall not be entitled to additional payment for costs, which could have
been avoided by giving early warning.
52.5No escalation shall be payable
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E: FINISHING THE CONTRACT
53.0 Completion Certificate
53.1 The Contractor shall request the Owner/ Architects/PMC to issue a Certificate of
Completion of the Works and the Owner/ Architects/PMC will do so upon deciding
that the Work is completed.
54.0 Taking Over
54.1 The Owner shall take over the Site and the Works within seven days of the Owner
/Architects/PMC issuing a certificate of Completion. Before handing over the site, the
contractor must obtain a site clearance certificate from the Owner/Architect.
55.0 Final Account
55.1 The Contractor shall supply to the Owner /Architects/PMC a detailed account of the
total amount that the Contractor considers payable under the Contract before the end
of the Defects Liability Period. The Owner/ Architects/PMC shall issue a Defect
Liability Certificate and certify any final payment that is due to the Contractor within 5-
6 days of receiving the Contractor’s account if it is correct and complete. If it is not,
the Owner /Architects/PMC shall issue within 5-6 days a schedule that states the
scope of the corrections or additions that are necessary. If the Final Account is still
unsatisfactory after it has been resubmitted, the Owner /Architects/PMC shall decide
on the amount payable to the Contractor and issue a payment certificate within 5-6
days of receiving the Contractor’s revised account.
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VI. SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT
The following Special Conditions of Contract are supplementary, to the General Conditions
of Contract. Whenever there is a conflict, the provisions herein shall prevail over those in the
General Conditions of Contract. The corresponding clause number of the General
Conditions of Contract is indicated in parentheses.
1.0 Definition (GCC clause 1.0)
(A) Owner means International Advanced Research
Centre for Powder Metallurgy And
New Materials (ARCI)
OPP. Balapur Village,RCI Road
(B) Architects/PMC means M/s Vastukala Design build solutions Pvtltd
(C) Site means the project site situated at Solar Centre Building
ARCI,OPP Balapur village
Hyderabad - 500005
2.0 (i) Total Security Deposit
The (Earnest Money Deposit) EMD of the successful Tenderer shall form a part of
the Total Security Deposit.
A retention amount of @ 10% of the gross amount of the bill shall be deducted from
each running bill of the contractor till the sum along with sum already deposited as
earnest money, will amount to Security Deposit of 5% of the tendered value of the
Release of Security Deposit :100% after the completion of work.
(ii) Performance Security
Within seven days (7) after the Contractor’s receipt of Notification of Award, the
Contractor shall furnish Performance Security to the Owner for an amount of 5% of
the accepted Tender Value in the form of Cash or Bank Guarantee from
Nationalised/Scheduled Bank to the Owner. The Performance security shall be
refunded/returned to the contractor on completion of Defect Liability Period (DLP will
be 12 calendar months from the date of completion of work).
Following terms of payment shall be applicable –
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3.1 Mobilization Advance
Mobilization advance shall be payable to the contractor equivalent to 25% of
contract value. The mobilization advance shall be against a Bank Guarantee for the
equivalent amount from any Nationalized / Scheduled Bank in the prescribed
Recovery of this advance shall be made @ 25% from each bill so that full
mobilization advance is recovered by the time of work is done. Mobilization Advance
shall be paid only on signing of agreement and establishment of site office by
contractor. The guarantee shall remain valid till the entire advance is recovered or
repaid by the Contractor.
3.2 Payment against Running Bills
The Contractor shall be paid for the work done against running bills to be raised not
more than fortnightly. The minimum value of running bill shall be of Rs.20.00 lakhs.
75% of the Bill amount will be paid as on account payment within 15 working days
from the date of Interim certificate issued by the owner/Architect and balance15 %
will be paid within 15 days from the date of final certificate issued by the Architect.
The Final bill will be certified within 60 days from the date of submission. The
following payment will be recovered from the bills:
Value of chargeable materials issued by the Owner or Architect/PMC.Mobilization
advance as indicated above.
Retention money @ 10% of gross value of the bill
Statutory deductions like income Tax, VAT, sales Tax on works contract, service tax,
Cess under Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996 etc. as
Any other recovery if becomes due.
Payment shall not be released against 1st R/A bill until submission of following
documents by contractor to the Owner.
Financial Guarantee for Performance
Labour License (as per statutory requirements)
EPF Code Registration number with RPFC.
Insurance – Contractor’s All Risk (CAR) Policy
Workmen compensation policy
Third Party Liability Insurance.
Service Tax, VAT registration number.
Registration under Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996.
Undertaking for compliance of all labour laws
3.3 Basis of Payment in RA bills
Payment in RA bills shall be based on quantity of work executed at site (as per the
item of work) & verified by owner/Architects/PMC as per the item rate in work orders.
owner/ Architects/PMC is authorized to allow part rate/reduced rate for any item of
work. The Architect shall specify the reason for the part rate payment in the RA bill.
3.4 Disallowance of payment
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If payment has been made in RA bill for any item of work but later on some defect is
noticed, owner/Architects/PMC is authorized to disallow the payment in the
subsequent bills till rectification of the work.
3.5 Final bill
The final bill complete in all respect shall be submitted by the contractor within 60
days from the date of submission of bill. The bill should be accompanied with the
3.5.1. Job completion certificate.
3.5.2. No claim certificate on Owner/s prescribed proforma
3.5.3. Site clearance certificate.
3.5.4. Performance guarantee duly amended to cover certified maintenance period.
3.5.5. Indemnity certificate towards labour payment and all statutory payments.
3.5.6. Clearance certificate from Hyderabad Building & Other Construction Workers
Welfare Board. if any
3.5.7. The final bill should be accompanied with the following documents:Certificate
of test on materials etc.
3.5.8. Statement of accounts showing the advances taxes, deductions, security
deposit at a latest position duly attested by Owner.
3.5.9. Certificate of measurement sheets.
3.5.10. Copy of the insurance policy. (Workmen compensation act and contractors
all risk policy).
3.5.11. Original quality control record, measurement records and any other joint site
records maintain at site.
3.5.12. No claim shall be entertained after receipt of final bill.
3.5.13. Settlement of final bill shall be made subject to deduction of all dues payable
by contractor, settlement of all disputes and furnishing of all required
documents/clarifications and grant of extension of time, if any, by Owner’s
No escalation shall be paid
4.0 Liquidated Damages
4.1 0.5% per week upto a maximum of 5% (Five percent) of the Contract value from the
stipulated date of completion.
5.0 Resolution of Disputes
In case the parties can not agree to the advise of Architects/PMC then Director,
INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTRE FOR POWDER
METALLURGY AND NEW MATERIALS (ARCI) shall appoint a sole arbitrator within
30 days of receipt of request forthwith the arbitration shall be governed by Arbitration
and Reconciliation Act 1956.
For the purpose of all notices, the following shall be the address of the Owner and
Owner: International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And
New Materials (ARCI),
OPP Balapur Village,RCI Road
(To be filled in at the time of Signing of the Contract)
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7.1 The Contractor shall, unless otherwise provided in the Contract, owner his own
arrangements for the engagement of all staff and labour, local or other, and for their
payment, housing, feeding and transport. No labour to stay at site.
7.2 The Contractor shall, if required by the owner/Architects/PMC, deliver to the
owner/Architects/PMC a return in detail, in such form and at such intervals as the
owner/Architects/PMC may prescribe, showing the staff and the numbers of the
several classes of labour from time to time employed by the Contractor on the Site
and such other information as the owner/ Architects/PMC may require.
7.3 Compliance with labour regulation:
During continuance of the contract, the Contractor and his sub Contractors shall
abide at all times by all existing labour enactments and rules made thereunder,
regulations, notifications and bye-laws of the State or Central Government or local
authority and any other labour law (including rules), regulation bye laws that may be
passed or notifications that may be issued under any labour law in future either by
the State or the Central Government or the local Authority. The Contractor shall keep
the Owner indemnified in case any action is taken against the Owner by the
Competent authority on account of contravention of any of the provisions of any Acts
or rules made thereunder, regulation or notifications including amendments. If the
Owner is caused to pay or reimburse, such amount as may be necessary to cause or
observe, or for non-observance of the provisions stipulated in the notifications/bye
laws/Acts/Rules /regulations including amendments, if any, on the part of the
Contractor, the owner/Architects/PMC shall have the right to deduct any money due
to the Contractor including his amount of performance security. The
Owner/Architects/PMC shall also have right to recover from the Contractor any sum
required or estimated to be required for making good the loss or damage suffered by
7.3 The employees of the Contractor and the Sub-Contractor in no case shall be treated
as the employees of the Owner at any point of time.
7.4 No labour shall stay at site. Temporary storage space provision should be made by
7.5 The rates shall be complete in all respects i.e. inclusive of all taxes, octroi, local
taxes, packing and forwarding, work contract tax, service tax. Noting on any account
shall be paid over the approved rate. TDS shall be deducted at the rate of 2% on the
sum paid/payable towards transfer of property in goods. TDS will be deducted at the
time of credit of such sum to the account of the contractor or at the time of payment
thereof in cash or by any other mode, whichever is earlier. Work contract tax shall be
in the scope of contractor
7.6 All specialised and specific jobs shall be carried out by approved agencies/venders
8.0 Resolution of Disputes & Arbitration
8.1 Except where otherwise provided in the contract all questions and disputes relating to
the meaning of the specifications, design, drawings and instructions here in before
mentioned and as to the quality of workmanship or materials used on the work or as
to any other question, claim, right, matter or thing whatsoever in any way arising out of
or relating to the contract, designs, drawings, specifications, estimates, instructions,
orders or these conditions or otherwise concerning the works or the execution or
failure to execute the same whether arising during the progress of the work or after
the cancellation, terminations, completion or abandonment thereof shall be dealt with
as mentioned hereinafter.
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8.2 If the contractor considers any work demanded of him to be outside the requirements
of the contract or disputes any drawings, record or decision given in writing in
connection with or arising out of the contract or carrying out of the work, he shall
promptly within 15 days request the Architect in writing for written instruction or
8.3 If the Contractor is dissatisfied with this decision, the Contractor shall within a period
of 30 days from receipt of the decision, give written notice to the International
Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials (ARCI) for
appointment of Arbitrator failing which the said decision shall be final binding and
conclusive and not referable to adjudication by the Arbitrator.
Except where the decision has become final, binding and conclusive in terms of Sub
Para (i) above disputes or difference shall be referred for adjudication through
arbitration by a sole arbitrator appointed by The Director, International Advanced
Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials (ARCI). If the arbitrator
so appointed is unable or unwilling to act or resign his appointment or vacates his
office due to any reason whatsoever another sole arbitrator shall be appointed in the
manner aforesaid. Such person shall be entitled to proceed with the reference from
the stage at which it was left by his predecessor.
8.4 It is a terms of this contract that the party invoking arbitration shall give a list of
disputes with amounts claimed in respect of each dispute alongwith the notice for
appointment of arbitrator.
8.5 It is also a term of this contract that no person other than a person appointed by such
International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy And New Materials
(ARCI) as aforesaid should act as arbitrator and if for any reason that is not possible,
the matter shall not be referred to arbitration at all.
8.6 It is also a term of this contract that if the contactor does not make any demand for
appointment of arbitrator in respect of any claims in writing as aforesaid within 30
days of receiving the intimation from the Owner that the final bill is ready for payment,
the claim of the contractor shall be deemed to have been waived and absolutely
barred and ARCI shall be discharged and released of all liabilities under the contract
in respect of these claims.
8.7 The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration
and Conciliation Act, 1996 (26 of 1996) or any statutory modifications or reenactment
thereof and the rules made thereunder and for the time being in force shall apply to
the arbitration proceedings under this clause.
9.0 Protection of environment
9.1 The Contractor shall take all reasonable steps to protect the environment on and off
the Site and to avoid damage or nuisance to persons or to property of the public or
others resulting from pollution, noise or other causes arising as a consequence of his
methods of operation.
9.2 During continuance of the contract, the Contractor and his sub-contractors shall at all
times abide by all existing enactment on environmental protection and rules made
thereunder, regulations, notifications and bye-law of the State or Central
Government, or local authorities and any other law, by-law, regulations that may be
passed or notification that may be issued in this respect in future by the State or
Central Government or the local authority.
9.3 Salient features of some of the major laws that are applicable are given below:
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The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 This provides for the
prevention and control of water pollution and the maintaining and restoring of
wholesomeness of water. ‘Pollution’ means such contamination of water or such
alteration of the physical, chemical or biological properties of water or such discharge
of any sewage or trade effluent or of any other liquid, gaseous or solid substance into
water (whether directly or indirectly) as may, or is likely to create a nuisance or
render such water harmful or injurious to public health or safety, or to domestic,
commercial, industrial agricultural or other legitimate uses, or to the life and health of
animals or plants or of aquatic organisms.
The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, This provides for prevention,
control and abatement of air pollution, ‘Air Pollution’ means the presence in the
atmosphere of any air pollutant’, which means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance
(including noise) present in the atmosphere in such concentration as may be or tend
to be injurious to human beings or other living creatures or plants or property or
The Environment (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1986 This provides for
the protection and improvement of environment and for matters connected to
herewith, and the prevention of hazards to human beings. Other living creatures,
plants and property, ‘Environment’ includes water, air and land and the
interrelationship which exists among and between water, air and land, and human
beings, other living creatures, plants, micro-organism and property.
The Public Liability Insurance ACT 1991. This provides for public liability
insurance for the purpose of providing immediate relief to the persons affected by
accident occurring while handling hazardous substance means any substance or
preparation which is defined as hazardous substance under the Environment
(Protection) Act 1986, and exceeding such quantity as may be specified by
notification by the Central Government.
10.0 For Electrical works: The contractor should have obtained the clearance for the
part of electrical work executed by him at ARCI ,Hyd from CEA ,Chenai the official CEA
Fee will be reimbursed by ARCI .All documents work related to get clearance is
under contractor scope.
11.0 Deployment of Manpower:
The contractor shall deploy the following minimum man power at site.
1) Electrical graduate Engineer/Diploma Engineer with suitable experience
The contractor shall furnish the name, bio data, experience of the personal required
to be posted at site at the start of work
12.0 The quantity mentioned in the purchase order is only approximate in nature i.e,
approximate quantified scope. Hence, the contractor should not claim any
compensation towards non-operation of the total quantities and items listed in
the Purchase order.
13.0 Photographic monthly progress report in the prescribed perform shall be submitted
through the consultant before 2nd day of every month .The photograph should be
taken before and after the work.
14.0 Accident or Injury to Workman:
a) ARCI shall not be responsible for any injury or loss of life of any worker of the
contractor that may take place while on work. Any compensation or expenditure
towards treatment for such injury or loss of life shall be the sole responsibility of
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b) The contractor is solely responsible for any damage injury or accident that may
occur to any of his personnel working under this contract. He will not claim any
compensation from ARCI.
SCHEDULE OF FISCAL ASPECTS
S. No Aspect : Description of Aspect
1 Completion Period : 4 months from the date of Purchase order
2 EMD : 2.5% of estimated cost i.e. 2.3Lacs
3 Date of Commencement : 7 days from the date of receipt of LOI
4 Possession of Site : Immediately on receipt of notice from Owner.
5 Performance security : 5% of the contract value to be submitted in the
form of Cash or Bank Guarantee as per
prescribed proforma from any nationalized/
The Performance security shall be
refunded/returned to the contractor on
completion of Defect Liability Period (DLP will
be 12 calendar months from the date of
completion of work).
6 Minimum amount of third : Rs. 5.0 lac per occurrence with number of
party insurance occurrences unlimited.
7 Mobilisation advance : Mobilization advance shall be payable to the
contractor equivalent to 25% of contract value.
The mobilization advance shall be against a
Bank Guarantee for the equivalent amount
from any Nationalized / Scheduled Bank in the
Recovery of this advance shall be made @
25% from each bill so that full mobilization
advance is recovered by the time of work is
done. Mobilization Advance shall be paid only
on signing of agreement and establishment of
site office by contractor. The guarantee shall
remain valid till the entire advance is recovered
or repaid by the Contractor.
8 Security Deposit : 10% percent of the value of interim bills subject
to maximum of 10% of contract value.
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S. No Aspect : Description of Aspect
Release of Security Deposit: 100% after the
completion of work.
9 Minimum value of work : Rs.20 Lacs.
for interim certificate
10 Minimum interval : 15 days.
between submission of
11 Certification for : An interim certificate of 75% of the Bill amount
payments will be issued within 15 working days from the
date of submission of the bill
12 Payment terms : a) Monthly progressive bill amount to 75%
of value of work done as per site
measurement in that month
b) 15%bill amount will be paid after
successful completion of entire works Subject
to Joint measurement/joint inspection of the
c) 10% payment of the works shall be paid
immediately after expiry of the warranty period
of 1 year from the date of acceptance of
works or against submission of Bank
Guarantee for an equivalent amount valid till
expiry of the warranty period of 1 year
.d) TDS under IT Act, as applicable shall be
deducted from the payment.
e) ARCI reserves the right to adjust any
excess / short payment made in the earlier
bills, at the time of making payments.
f) Computerized detailed measurements,
Running Accounts Bills and Final Bill will be
prepared by contractor and submitted to ARCI
g ) No claim certificate should be submitted by
contractor along with the final bill as per
13 Liquidated damages for : Time shall be considered the essence of this
Delay contract. The entire work must be completed
within allotted from the date of commencement
of the work. If the completion of the work is
delayed beyond time allotted, a penalty at the
rate of 0.5 % per week over the contract value
will be imposed subjected to a maximum of 5%.
14 Defects Liability Period : 12 calendar months from the date of issue of
final completion certificate / acceptance of work
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15 Increase or decrease in : Quoted prices are firm and no escalation
cost charges on any account are allowed till the
completion of the work .No claim will be
entertained on this account in future
PROFORMA OF BANK GUARANTEE FOR PERFORMANCE SECURITY
ON NON-JUDICIAL STAMP PAPER OF RS. 100/-
WHEREAS _______________________________________________(hereinafter called
the “CONTRACTOR”) has undertaken, in pursuance of ________________________
dated ________ to execute “Civil & Plumbing works work of for International Advanced
Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, ARC International(ARCI) at Opp
.Balapur village ,RCI Road ,Hyderabad (hereinafter called the “CONTRACT”)
AND WHEREAS it has been stipulated by you in the said contract that the Contractor shall
furnish you with a Bank Guarantee by a Nationalised/Scheduled Bank for the sum specified
therein as security for compliance with Contractor’s Performance obligations in accordance
with the contract.
AND WHEREAS we, (Name of Bank) having our office at ________________ (hereinafter
called the “BANK”) have agreed to give the Contractor a Guarantee.
THEREFORE, we the Bank, hereby affirm that we are Guarantors and responsible to you,
on behalf of the Contractor, up to a total of __________________ (Rupees
__________________________________________) and we undertake to pay you, upon
your first written demand declaring the Contractor to be in default under the Contract and
without cavil or argument, any sum or sums within the limit of Rs. ________________
(Rupees _______________________________________________________ only) as
aforesaid, without your needing to prove or to show grounds or reasons for your demand for
the sum specified therein.
We the Bank lastly undertake not to revoke this guarantee except with the previous consent
of the Owner in writing.
This guarantee is valid till ____________________.
NOTWITHSTANDING anything contained herein above.
Our liability under this Bank Guarantee shall not exceed Rs._________________/- (Rupees
This Bank Guarantee shall be valid upto _____________.
We are liable to pay the guaranteed amount or any part thereof under this Bank Guarantee
only and only if you serve upon us a written claim or demand on or before
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INTERNATIONA ADVANCED RESEARCH
CENTER FOR POWER METALLUGRY AND NEW
Balapur – Hyderabad
VOLUME – II
ELECTRICAL – SPECIFICATION
EXTENSION / CONSTRUCTION / RENOVATION
OF SOLAR CELL BUILDING
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All materials shall conform to relevant IS specifications.
1. CONDUIT PIPES
TYPES AND SIZE OF CONDUITS
a) All PVC conduit pipes shall be of approved make (not less than 1.5mm
thick for conduits of size up to 25mm) All PVC conduit accessories of
25mm dia shall be of good quality.
2. CEILING ROSE
White / Cream colour PVC Ceiling rose: IS: 371 – 1996
3. WIRES FOR CONCELAED WIRING
PVC insulated with electrically annealed copper conductor wires of 1.1 KV
grade and size as mentioned in bill of quantities various specifications.
4. 415 VOLTS, 3 PHASE SWITCH BOARDS
The switch boards shall be sheet clad, floor mounting or wall mounting type
as required and built our of 14 gauge sheet steel. The switch boards shall
comply with the various Indian Standards as applicable for switch gear and
various components mounted therein.
The salient features of the panels shall be as follows:
a) Sheet Steel – 2mm thick for frames and equipment mounting plates 2.0mm
thick for partitions.
b) Welded construction – with transport sections bolted together. All such joints
to be gasketted.
c) The cubicles shall be totally dust and vermin proof conforming to IP – 54 as
per IS 2147.
d) All doors to be hinged type except busbar chamber covers which shall be
bolted type. The panels shall be of flush front design, suitable for access from
front and rear, except where the boards are mounted against the wall in which
case the boards shall be designed for maintenance with front access only.
e) The Construction shall be such as to facilitate easy extension at both ends.
f) The design shall be such as to have individual feeders in separate segregated
compartments, with proper barriers between adjacent feeders, busbar
chamber and cable termination chambers.
g) All feeders in compartmentalized design housing switch units or switch fuse
units shall have door inter locking such that the door cannot be opened with
the switch in closed position.
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h) All feeder terminations shall be properly terminated to receive aluminum
heavy duty power cables or 1.1 KV grade or standard copper cables as the
case may be. Adequate space shall be provided to facilitate proper and easy
terminations. Details of the same shall clearly be brought out in the layout
and sectional views which the contractor is required to furnish vide item (m).
The feeder terminations shall be from bottom as necessary at site.
i) Wherever necessary, if the switch boards are to be mounted a wall, the layout
of the components and interconnections shall be designed to facilitate
maintenance from the front.
j) The design of the switch board shall be such that clear segregations shall be
provided for the various components, feeders and interconnections – such as
busbars, incoming / outgoing feeders, cable chambers etc.,. The height of the
panel shall not exceed 2200mm. The maximum operating height of any
component shall not exceed 1800 mm and shall not be below 300mm.
k) A minimum clearance of 25mm between phases and earth shall be
l) An aluminum earth strip of adequate section shall be run throughout the
length of the switch board to which all earth terminals of the various
components shall be connected.
m) Busbars shall be of high conductivity , high strength aluminium alloy
complying of carrying with requirements of grade E91E of IS: 5082.
The busbars shall have uniform cross section throughout and shall be capable
of carrying the rated current under the increased ambient temperature
conditions within the enclosure.
Unless otherwise specified, the neutral shall have a rating of 50% of the
Wherever unbalanced loadings are expected the neutral shall also be
designed for 100% capacity as that of the phases.
The busbar sizes shall be specified in the drawings to be submitted by the
n) The air circuit breakers, switches, MCCBs etc., shall have the features as
specified in the bill of quantities and as per the specifications.
o) All fused units including control fuses shall be of HRC type.
p) All control wiring shall be carried out with 1.1 KV grade sub core PVC cables
with standard copper conductors of minimum 1.5 Sqmm for potential circuits
and 2.5 sqmm for current transformer circuits. The wiring shall be neatly –
bunched adequately supported and properly routed. The wires shall be
identified by ferrules at both ends.
q) Terminal blocks shall be of 500 volts grade and with minimum current rating of
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r) All routine tests as specified in the Indian Standards shall be carried out in the
presence of the Consultant and test certificates submission for approval.
Test certificates shall also be submitted for all major components of the switch
drawings like ACBs, CTs, Relays etc.,
t) Prior to fabrication of the panels, the contractor has to submit the following
drawings for approval :
1) Single line diagram – power circuit
2) Control circuit diagrams
3) Front view showing layout of components.
4) Sectional view
5) Foundation drawings.
5. EARTH LEAKAGE CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Earth leakage circuit breaker shall be 2 pole or 4 pole as specified in the bill of
quantities and shall made have a sensitivity of 30 MA.
The exact locations of these ELCBs in circuits can be had from the single line
6. “SUPER TRIP” MCBs
The 2 pole supertrip breakers are of English Electric make or equivalent and
combine functions of both earth leakage as well as over current protection.
The sensitivity shall be of 30 mA.
The breakers shall have trip free mechanism visible indications for fault, trip
feature for interchange between phase and neutral connections.
The ratings can be had from the bill of quantities and the relevant drawings.
7. MINIATURE CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Miniature circuit breakers shall be of the makes as specified and shall have
minimum rupturing capacity of 6 KA.
8. MCB DISTRIBUTION BOARDS
The MCB distribution boards shall be of wall mounting, built out of 14 gauge
sheet steel, industrial type with proper gaskets and removable gland plates for
The busbars shall be of tinned electric grade copper and rated for 200 A both
phases and neutral. The MCB distribution boards shall be either SPN or TPN
as required and makes as specified.
The MCB, DBs shall be of the makes as specified and contractor has to
obtain prior approval from Engineer for the exact makes he proposes to use
prior to procurement / supply.
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B. WORKMAN SHIP
1. CONDUIT WIRING SYSTEM
Conduit shall be laid on GI base cum saddles and for every 1 mtr 3 Nos. of GI
base cum saddles spaced as required, conduits shall be laid as far as
possible in straight runs.
2. DRAWING OF WIRES
Guidelines as stipulated in IS shall be followed and the contractor shall also
obtain approval from the ARCI / Consultant prior to commencement of work.
3. BUNCHING OF CABLES
Cables carrying alternating current shall be so bunched that the outgoing and
return cables are always drawn into the same conduit.
4. CONDUIT JOINTS
Conduit pipes shall be joined by means of screwed couplers and screwed
accessories only. In long distance straight run on conduit, junction boxes
inspection boxes at intervals not exceeding 5 mtrs, shall be approved, where
there are bends / curves, the same shall be reduced suitably, as directed by
5. BENDS IN CONDUITS
All necessary bends in the system including diversion shall be done by
bending pipes as far as possible or by inserting suitable solid or inspection
type normal bends, elbows or similar fittings. Radius of bends in conduit
pipes shall not be less than 7.5 cms. No. dent / crack shall be made on the
pipes while bending. Pipes shall be bent with pipe bender only.
6. FIXING OF CONDUIT IN CHASE
The conduit pipe shall be fixed by means of staples or by means of saddles
not more than 60 cm apart or by any other approved means of fixing. Fixing
of standard bends or elbows shall be avoided as far as practicable and all
curves maintained by bending the conduit pipe itself with a slong radius which
will permit easy drawings in of conductors.
7. FISH WIRE
To facilitate easy drawings of wires in the conduit suitable size steel wire shall
be provided along with laying of conduit.
8. ERECTION AND EARTHING OF CONDUITS AND BOXES
The conduit of each circuit or section shall be laid and inspected before
conductors are drawn in. The entire system of conduit after erection shall be
tested for mechanical and electrical continuity throughout and permanently
connected to Earth conforming to the requirements specified under chapter ‘
Earthing’ by means of special approved type of earthing clamp efficiently
fastened to conduit pipe in a workman like manner for a perfect continuity
between the earth medium. If conduit pipes are liable to mechanical damage,
they shall be adequately protected. In conduit wiring system the pipe must be
continuous when passing through walls or floors.
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9. TERMINATION OF CONDUITS
Wherever conduits are term inated in an outlet box or a distribution board, cut
& bend shall be fixed and tape on the either side of the box. After the
conduits, junction boxes, outlet boxes etc., are fixed in position and wires are
drawn, any open outlets shall be properly plugged using PVC stoppers.
10. POINT WIRING
Point wiring shall include all works necessary in complete wiring of a switch
circuit in conduit wiring from the corresponding use way on the distribution
fuse board to the following via the switch :
a) Ceiling rose or connector (in the case of exhaust fan points)
b) Ceiling rose (in the case of PENDANTS)
c) Socket outlet
d) Lamp holder (in case of baiten points)
e) Call bell buzzer (in this case the wiring via the switch shall be read as: via. the
ceiling rose / socket outlet or bell push, where no ceiling rose / socket outlet is
The following shall be deemed to be included in the point wiring:
b) Ceiling rose or connector as required.
c) Earth wire from three pin socket outlet / fan to the common earth including
connection to earth dolleys.
d) All metal boxes required for mounting switch / fan regulator but excluding
those under the main and distribution switchgears.
e) All fixing accessories such as clips, nails, screws, philplug, rawl plug, wooden
plug etc., as required.
f) Terminating in ceiling rose, connector, socket outlet, lamp holder, switch fan
g) Looping in the same switch board and interconnections between points on the
same circuit and any other items as specified in the bill of quantities.
11. SUBMAIN WIRING
Sub main wiring shall mean the length of wiring from one main distribution
switchgear to another main / distribution switchgear.
12. SERVICE MAIN
Shall mean the length of cable from the nearest external feeder pillar upto the
13. LOOPING IN SYSTEM
Unless otherwise specified, the wiring shall be done in the Looping System
neutral and earth conductors shall be looped at the switch box and neutral
conductor can be looped from the light, fan or socket outlet. Separate phase
and live wire should be drawn from each control switch.
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14. CAPACITY OF CIRCUITS
Lights, 6A socket points, call bell points and ceiling fans may be wired on a
common circuit. Such circuit shall not have more than a total of ten points of
light, fan and socket outlets or a load or 800 watts, whichever is less. Each
16A 3 pin socket outlet shall have its own circuit from the distribution board,
unless shown otherwise in the drawing. Separate phase and neutral wires
should be brought from controlling MCB for 16 A and above power points.
15. WIRING OF DISTRIBUTION BOARD
In wiring a branch distribution board, the total load of the consuming devices
shall be divided as far as possible, evenly between the number of ways of the
Cables shall be connected to terminals by soldered / by clipping, unless the
terminals are of such a form that they can be securely clamped with cutting
away the cable strands.
All switches shall be placed in the live conductor of the circuit and no single
pole switch for fuse shall be inserted in the earth or earthed neutral conductor
of the cirucit.
17. SOCKET OUTLETS
a) Every socket outlet shall be controlled by a switch.
b) The switch controlling the socket outlet shall be on the ‘Live’ side of the
c) For location of 5 A and 15A socket outlets, corresponding drawings
may be referred.
d) The third terminal of the 3 pin socket outlet shall be connected to the
18. L.T.CABLE LAYING
All out door LT cables shall be laid in around not less than 900mm below
ground level. Cable shall be laid in Class ‘A’ GI pipes at all entry to buildings.
The open ends of the pipes shall be sealed at both ends after the cables are
laid, using bituminous compound or any other suitable material to prevent
entry of any foreign matter into the building.
Wherever the cables are laid across the road / path way, the same shall be
drawn in a suitable size of hume stoneware pipe.
i) Strands of wires shall not be cut offer for connection to terminals or
lugs. The terminals shall have a adequate capacity to take all the strands.
ii) The following colour codes for the wiring shall be applicable.
Phase – R : Red
Y : Yellow / white
B : Blue
Neutral : Black
Earth : Green
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iii) All switches, sockets, fan regulators etc., shall be housed in proper 14
gauge sheet steel encloser and covered with 4mm acrylic sheet or
modular plate. The mounting heights and exact locations shall be
decided at site in consultation with the Engineer.
iv) Wherever power supply is drawn from 3 phase, 415 volts, it shall be
endeavoured to obtain a balanced loading on each of the 3 phases.
v) All circuits / points in any room (specially applicable to flats and
residential blocks) shall preferably be fed by phase only-either R or Y
vi) All 3 phase distribution boards shall have LED type phase indication
lamps for indication of availability of power supply.
vii) All cables shall be laid neatly properly supported and clamped. All
materials and accessories such as clamps, supports, saddles and
other accessories as required for installing and laying the cables shall
be included in the rates quoted. Wherever the cables laying are buried
in ground, the cost shall include excavation, supply and laying of
bricks, sand, refilling and consolidation.
viii) All fittings shall be complete with necessary brackets, hooks, clamps,
supports etc., and complete with connecting wires as required for the
ix) Fan hook shall be provided for all ceiling fans directed at site.
x) Time position of light / fan fittings, distribution boards, switches,
sockets etc., as shown in the drawing are all indicative. If during
execution the position, of any of these fittings need to be changed, the
same shall be carried out without any extra cost.
xi) The contractor shall provide safety equipment as necessary and as
required and insisted upon by the Electrical Inspectorate. Wherever a
separate item has been foreseen in the bill of quantities for the same,
the contractor shall quote against this particular item otherwise, the
rates quoted for other items shall absorb the cost towards safety
xii) In case of light fittings suspended from the ceiling, the rates to be
quoted shall include the cost of connecting standard wires also.
xiii) Wherever exhaust fans have been shown, a 5 A socket has to be
provided near the exhaust fan from which supply shall be tapped.
Such socket points for exhaust fans are clearly brought out in the bill of
xiv) Wherever street lights fittings are to be mounted on street lighting
poles, the street lighting poles shall be complete with fuses, terminal
blocks for looping of armoured heavy duty cables, connecting wires
from the terminal block to the fitting and necessary lamping
arrangements for fixing of pole in foundation. The rate quoted shall
include civil works for foundation.
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xv) The bill of quantities clearly stipulate the interconnection wiring
between the distribution boards to the control switch points which
normally do not come in the purview of light point wiring. It may be
noted that only such interconnection wirings shall be allowed for as
specifically mentioned as a separate as a item in the bill of quantities.
Wherever any interconnections wiring is required but not mentioned,
the same shall be absorbed in the rates quoted for the other items. No
extra claims for interconnection wiring shall be allowed apart from what
has been specifically mentioned in the bill of quantities.
xvi) In certain cases where fittings are located quite distant from the control
points, the costs are reckoned on per meter basis for wiring. The bill
of quantities and the relevant drawings clearly state the items which
are allowed for wiring meter basis.
xvii) All bill of quantities shall be read conjunction with the relevant
xviii) In certain cases, master control switches have been foreseen for
lighting and power circuits. These switches are to be mounted at the
entrance of rooms in order to externally switch off power supply to the
particular rooms whenever they are vacant.
20. LIGHT AND FAN FIXTURES
1) All light and fan fixtures, call bell etc., shall be installed in locations, as
shown in various drawings and as per the directions of the Engineer
using necessary fixing materials.
2) Then cost shall be suitably adjusted depending on the actual
requirements at the time of execution.
3) Unless other wise specified, all light fittings show on ceiling shall be
fixed directly to ceiling.
4) In specific cases where the ceiling lights are to be suspended from the
ceilings, the costs towards the suspension conducts joints, wires etc.,
shall be included in the offer.
On completion of an electric installation a certificate for each type of block as
per the proforma enclosed in Annexure shall be furnished by the contractor
counter signed by the qualified supervisor under whose direct supervision the
installation was carried out.
a) Should the above tests not comply with the limits laid down in the
Indian electricity regulations, the contractor should rectify the faults
until the required results are obtained. The contractor shall be
responsible for providing the necessary instruments and subsidiary
earths for carrying out tests.
22. POLARITY OF NON LINKED SINGLE POLE SWITCHES
In a two wire installation test shall be made to verify that all non-linked single
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switches have been fitted in the same conductor throughout and such
conductor shall be labelled or marked for connection to an outer or phase
conductor or to non-earth conductor of the supply in a three wire or a four wire
installation a test shall made to verify that every non-linked single pole switch
is fitted in a conductor which is labelled or marked for connection to one of the
outer or phase conductor or the supply.
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MODE OF MEASUREMENT
a) Light points and call bell shall be measured as per numbers and shall include
i) Wiring in existing conduit as the case may be.
ii) Switch / bell push and the MS box housing the switches
iii) Earthing of flourescent fittings.
iv) Lamp holders, connector ceiling rose, etc., as required.
v) Termination of wires at both ends.
b) Fan points shall be measured in number and shall include :
i) Wiring in existing conduit.
ii) Switch, and the MS Box housing the switch and regulator.
iii) Fan hook and the box housing the fan hook as per the drawing No:
iv) Earthing the fan, fan regulator.
v) Termination of wires, motor terminals, interconnections between fan
regulators and the controlling switch.
c) Socket outlet points shall be measured in number and shall include:
i) Wiring in existing conduit as the case may be
ii) 3 pin socket and switch including MS box / PVC housing the socket
iii) Earthing of the 3rd pin of socket.
iv) Termination of wires.
d) Exhaust fan point shall be measured as per number and shall include :
i) Wiring in existing conduit
ii) Ceiling rose / 3 pin socket
iii) Control switch housed in a MS box
iv) Flexible cable connection between ceiling rose / 3 pin socket motor
v) Earthing of the exhaust fan.
e) Main switch and meter boards shall be measured as per number and shall
i) Frame work complete
ii) Main control switches, fuse cutouts, neutral link, MCR, ELCBs etc.,
insert, and other components as specified.
iii) Installation of meter and cutouts.
iv) Inter connections between R&B meter and fuse out cutouts, main
switches outgoing fuse, earthing etc.,
v) Termination of outgoing circuits.
vi) Painting plates / danger boards etc.
f) Distribution boards shall be measured as per number and shall be measured
as per number and shall include :
i) Frame work complete, include fixing.
ii) All components detail in drawing / bill of quantities.
iii) Relevant inter connections between one another.
iv) Painting of panel as per specification.
v) Danger board of approved design.
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All switches Between Between Earth Power Phas
No. of .Ways
on poles with poles with continuity DBS e to
consuming consuming lamps test phase earth
devices in devices but removed and
poles switches and neutral
connected OFF switches
together to ON
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
FORM OF COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
I / We certify that the installation detailed below has been installed by me / us and
tested and that to the best of my / our knowledge and belief, it complies with Indian
Electricity Rules, 1956 as well as IS 732-1966
Electric Installation at
Voltage and system of supply
a) Particulars of work No. Total Type or System
1. Light Points
3. 6A 3 pin socket outlet points
4. 16 A 3 pin socket outlet points
5. Call bell points
6. Exhaust fan points
a) Length and size of underground
Services main cable laid
b) No.of pipe earth electrodes size
and length of earth wire used
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GENERAL SPECIFICATION FOR PANEL BOARDS, CABLES & EARTHING
1. All the panels should be of cubicle type (compartmentalisation ). Dust vermin
proof generally conforming to IS: 8623 and should be fabricated out of 14
gauge CRCA sheets for doors and 14 gauge for frames and 10 gauge for
base frames with suitable angles for the breaker panel, switch fuse units,
molded case circuit breakers and starter panels as per IEE Regulations.
2. The busbars should be of electroytic E 91 grade aluminium flats as per IS : 5032 and
should be supported on epoxy molded supports of required thickness and should
conform to the ratings given in the tender schedule.
3. A continuous GI earth bar as per IS : 8623 should be provided with provision for
earthing of the LT Panel at both ends.
4. Cable entry for all feeders should be as specified at bottom and according to this
removable gland plates should be provided.
5. The above panels should be treated with acid for de-rusting, degreasing and then
phospateed in a seven tank process then a coat of primer and two coats of enamel
gray paint to shade 631 of IS from outside and inside should be given.
6. Drawings should be prepared by manufacturer showing the general arrangement and
Schematics before commencement of fabrication and must get the prior approval of
the Client / Consultant.
7. All interconnections between the bus bar and the switch fuse units should strictly
adhere to IEE regulations.
8. Bimetal Relays, Fuse sizes and switch fuse units should conform to drawings.
9. All panels will be inspected and tested prior to dispatch in the presence of consultant
10. Guarantee will be for 24 months from the date of commissioning of the installation /
11. Connections between bus bars and switches can be made with flexible wires upto 63
amps but where the switch terminals allow the linkage by flats only have to be used..
12. All over load relays should be with inbuilt single – phase prevention system.
13. Panel manufacturer should have CPRI Test Certificate.
14. Successful Tenderer should prepare and submit schematic and general arrangement
drawing within seven days of receipt of L.O.I for approval. Drawings will be approved
with comments from Client / Consultants.
15. Any deviation from specification should be indicated along with complete offers in a
separate sheet as deviated items.
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16. All power and control wiring have to be done with PVC multistrand flexible copper
wires of approved make.
17. Ferrules have to be provided at both ends for easy traceability as per IS: 375.
18. All wire terminations to be carried out with appropriate sizes of lugs.
19. All hinged doors should be earthed with flexible copper wire.
20. Indication labels to be provided for all feeders as per drawings provided by Client /
21. All fuse holders should be able to accommodate any make of fuses. If necessary
provide suitable adopters.
22. CABLE LAYING AND END TERMINATIONS
i) Cable terminations shall be provided at either ends of each cable using
suitable glands, cable lugs, soldering material, insulating tape, etc.
ii) Cable laying: Contractor should use latest equipments for unrolling and laying
the cable in PVC trenches / Cable trenches / Hume pipe. Ensure that no
damage to the cable even to outer PVC sheath. ARCI official's prior
permission to be obtained to ensure the quality of workmanship.
a) All non current carrying metal parts of electrical installations shall be earthed
as per IS : 3043 – 1996. All metal conduits, trunkings, cable sheaths, glands,
switchgear, DBS, flourescent light fixtures, fans switch outlets boxes and all
other parts made of metal shall be bounded together and connected to the
general earth. Cable glands shall be connected to make earth with G.I. wire.
PVC Insulated copper conductor earth wire shall be run for all the lightning /
power circuits, inside the conduits. All the DRs shall be earthed with two runs
earth wire straps as specified to the respective earth electrodes. Earth
electrodes shall be as per IS : 3043.
All civil, fabrication, minor works are included in the scope for erection of all
the electrical items. The erection should be discussed with the client and as
per the proposed scheme should be carried out.
The earth electrodes shall be installed atleast 3 meters away from the
outerface of the wall. The distance between the two earth electrodes shall
not be less than 5 metres.
Joints between any two earth wires shall not be permitted. All earth wires
shall be continuous. The earthparts shall be filled with salt, charcoal and
sand in the presence of the Engineer.
b) Test will be conducted in the presence of the Engineer.
c) The insulation resistance shall be measured by applying between earth end
the whole system of conductors or any section there of with all fuses in place
and all switches closed and expect in earthed concentric wiring, all lamps in
position or both poles of the installation otherwise electrically connected
together, a D.C voltage of not less than twice the working voltage provided
that it does not exceed 500 volts for medium of voltage circuits. Where the
supply is derived from the three wire or a poly phase system, the neutral pole
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of which is connected to earth either director or through added resistance, the
working pressure shall be deemed to be that which is maintained between the
outer or phase conductor and the neutral.
d) The insulation resistance for whole section or any section thereof measured
as above shall not be less than 50 megohms divided by the number of points
and shall confirm to relevant clause of IS: 732
e) The insulation resistance shall also be measured between all conductors
connected to one pole or phase conductor of the supply and all the
conductors connected to the middle wire of the neutral or to the other pole or
phase conductors of the supply and its value shall to be less than that
specified in sub para (d)
f) The drop to pressure between main switch terminal and further current
consuming apparatus shall not exceed 2% when all devices are switched on.
g) The earth continuity conductor including metal conduits and metallic envelops
of cables in all cases shall be tested for electrical continuity and the electrical
resistance of the same along with the earthing lead in the completed
installation shall not exceed one ohm.
P C C - GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
The Power control centers are of sheet steel clad dust and vermin proof,
totally enclosed, cubicle type, rigid, floor mounted switchgear, dead front type, air
insulated for use on Low Tension 415 V, 3 phase, 50 Hz Power System with a fault
level with standing capacity of 80 KA RMS Symmetrical designed for operation in
high ambient temperature, high humidity tropical conditions. The PCC is modular,
compartmentalised with means to facilitate easy and safe operation, ease of
inspection and maintenance where continuity of operation is most essential. All
power and control cables entry for incoming and outgoing shall be from the bottom of
the PCC only.
The PCCs design conforms to requirements of the following standards : -
I. IS 8623 – Factory Built Assemblies of Switchgear and Controlgear.
II. IS 4237 – General Requirements for Switchgear and Controlgear for voltages not
III. IS 2147 – Degrees of Protection provided for enclosure for Low voltage, switchgear
IV. IS 375 – Marking and Arrangement of Busbars.
The individual equipment housed in the PCC confirm to the following IS specifications.
a) ACBs – IS 2516 (Part I & II Sec –1) – 1977.
b) Fuse Switchgear & SFUs – IS 4064 – 1978.
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c) HRC Fuse Links – IS 2208 – 1962 & IS 9224 – 1979.
d) Current Transformers – IS 2705.
e) PTs – IS 3156.
f) Relays – IS 3251.
g) Indicating Instruments – IS 1248.
h) Integrating Instruments – IS 722.
i) Control Switches and push buttons – IS 6875.
j) Auxiliary contactors – IS 2959.
The Power Control consists of standard vertical sheet clad sections, unitised
construction which are coupled together to form continuous switch board. The PCC can be
easily extended on either side by addition of vertical sections after removing the end cover.
Each PCC section consists of a structure formed / welded out of formed sections of
sheet steel of thickness of 10G depending on load bearing requirement. The structure is
mounted on rigid base frame of folded steel section of 3mm. thickness. The design ensures
that the combined weight of all the components mounted in side are adequately supported
without loss of alignment or deformation during transit, installation or operation.
The PCC is provided with a bottom sheet with one or more rectangular opening
covered with bolted MS Gland plates for facilitating cable entry from bottom.
The rear part has openable door for facilitating cable connections in the rear cable
chamber. Large space is provided for case of cable terminations. Protective shroud
covering at rear ensures adequate protection while working in one section to come into
contact with live parts in adjacent section or with main busbars.
The top consists of sheet steel cover and in case design and the equipment rating
calls for additional ventilation on top is provided with ventilation hood covered with perforated
sheet less than 1mm dia perfortions to prevent entry of vermin.
The doors and covers are provided with neoprene rubber, gaskets for adequate
protection from dust and vermin proof. The doors and covers are fabricated out of 14 SWG
CRC sheet steel. The entire sheet steel work is neatly finished with ground edges and welds
and provides neat appearance.
The design of the PCC ensures.
Ease of operation
Ease of maintenance.
Necessary degree of Protection and Safety.
Proper clearances between conducting parts and to earth and between themselves.
Necessary rigidity to withstand fault current.
Interlocks to prevent inadvertent parallelling.
The PCC provides minimum clearance as follows:
a. Between Phases - 25 mm
b. Between PH & N - 25 mm
c. Between PH & E - 25 mm
d. Between N & E - 19 mm
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If clearance is unavailable for any reason necessary insulation is provided.
Pretreatment of Metal finish :
Each PCC under goes rigorous pretreatment and metal finish by 7 tank process as
Acid pickling to remove oxide scales.
Thereafter the PCC is coated with two coats of special corrosion resistant and chromate primer
oven dried and then subject to stoved synthetic enamel paint to the specified shade as per IS – 5.
The total thickness of paint is greater than 15 microns.
The busbars are of high conductivity high strength electrical grade Aluminium alloy of
grade 91 E of IS – 5082. The busbars are insulated by PVC heat shrinkable sleeve black
colour suitably colour coded at intervals.
The busbars are supported on SMC non-hygroscopic, fire retardant busbar supports
provided with ridges to prevent tracking. The number of supports provided, the busbar size
and its spacing and the strength of supports are such as to provide total rigidity for the
busbar system to withstand short circuit current of 80 KA RMS (105 KA Peak ) symmetrical.
Hightensile bolts, nuts, spring washers and belville washers are used for all busbar
joints to withstand forces due to short cicuits as well as to keep bus bar drop to barest
The design of PCC and sizing of busbars ensure low temperature rise over ambient
temperature of 50 0C whereas total operating temperature does not extend beyond 100 0C.
The busbar sizing is generously designed to meet the temperature rise requirements
adequately. The busbars are colour coded at intervals for ease of identification. All phase
busbars have the same continuous current rating whereas the neutral has 50% rating of
The vertical risers and droppers to equipment as well as the outgoing bus loads to
cabling are all rigidly supported to withstand the fault level.
All the outgoing loads for cable connection are provided with necessary hardware
and lugs for cable connection.
Compartmentalisation & Equipment :
Each equipment of PCC wherever ACB or fuse switch unit or switch fuse unit is
mounted in a front accessable separate compartment. Each equipment so mounted is
provided with a separate door with door interlock in such a way that its door can not be
opened without the respective equipment first put to off position. On off positions are
marked on front side of doors.
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The ACBs, FSUs and SFUs are standard equipment procured from reputed manufacturers
and conform to relevant Indian Standards.
The compartments are so designed that the operation of equipment is convenient
with no equipment mounted below 300mm from ground and above 2000 mm from ground
Cable Terminations :
Cable entry is from bottom and rear, and is suitable for number of cables copper or
aluminium as specified by Client. Generous spacing is provided for proper cabling. Barriers
and shrounds provide safety of working on one circuit without accidental contact with
another circuit which may be live. Necessary cable riser supports are provided.
Control Wiring :
All control wiring is by PVC insulated copper 1100 V grade flexible single core,
multistrand wire of size 2.5 sq.mm for potentional circuits and 2.5 sq.mm for CT circuits.
Wiring is neatly bunched and properly routed and bunch adequately fastened. Wiring is
terminated with crimped oxygen free copper lug of required size and type and marked with
designated alphanumeric / numeric ferrules for identification.
Lables and Equipment Identification :
All circuits and equipment are identified with anodised aluminium engraved name
plate lables properly secured by fastners / rivets.
Routine tests are conducted in our works on all PCCs in accordance with Cl. 8.1.2 of
8623 as follows :
1. Internal inspection, BOM check, bolt tightness check, wiring check, functional check.
2. IR value test.
3. HV test.
4. Secondary Injection tests for relays and indicating instruments.
PANEL FOR AUTOMATIC POWER FACTOR CONTROL
Panel for Automatic Power Factor Control. The contractor will have to provide
automatic power factor control panel fabricated out of 14 SWG sheet steel. The capacitor
shall be connected to the PCC as specified in BOQ and single line diagram.
The capacitor control panel should consist of supporting frame work,
insulators, fuses, busbars, contactor etc., with ten switching steps. The capacitors
are to be mounted inside the panel. The panel should also incorporate relay for
automatic power factor control from 0.95 PF to 0.98. The contactor rating for each
individual units should be as per the requirement and the contactors should be of
capacitors switching type.
The L.T capacitor should be low loss polyproperlene type (MPP) and made with pure
aluminium foils. Each element should be provided with its own built in fuse and tested
before assembly. HRC fuses should provided for external protection. The panel and
capacitors should be painted with epoxy based paint to prevent the same from corrosion.
Separate earthing should be provided the capacitors and panel as per IE rules.
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Microprocessor based Overcurrent Trip Device :
This is a true RMS sensing Over current trip device, requiring no external supply for
its basic function with the following features:
Over load current setting.
Over load tripping setting.
Short circuit current setting.
Short circuit tripping time setting.
Instantaneous short-circuit current setting.
Earth fault tripping current setting.
Earth fault tripping time setting.
Built-in operation checking.
LED Indications for Fault Current Discrimination.
Error free and user friendly setting of current and time delay.
Provides highest degree of system protection co-ordination.
Self powered by the built in current transformer.
No mal-operation due to external disturbances.
Built-in operation check function
Visual fault discrimination by LEDs.
Three phase and earth fault in one single compact unit.
Self monitoring of trip unit with blinking indication.
Function Blocking facility provided.
Certified by ERTL for
Damp Heat Test is IS 9000 – PG4
Dry Heat Test IS 9000 – PG3
Vibration Test IEC 255 – 4
Radio frequency Interference (RFI) IEC 801 – 3
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) IEC 801 – 2
Electrical Fast Transient (EFT) IEC 801 – 4
Surge IEC 801 – 5
Impulse IEC 255 – 4
Setting Over Load Current:
Minimum setting is 0.5 times 1n setting range : 0.5 to 1.15 ( in steps of 0.05)
Setting Short Circuit Current :
Minimum setting is 4 x 1n setting range : 4,5 … . 10 (in steps of 1)
Minimum setting 50 ms setting range: 50, 100, ….. 550 ms.
Setting of Instantaneous Current :
Current (INS) : Minimum setting is 4 x 1n setting range : 4, 5 …. 11 (in steps of 1)
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Function Blocking :
In normal operation of unit or in test mode any of the four function can blocked.
Ground Fault Setting (GFT) :
Minimum setting is 15% of 1n setting range : 15, 20 ….. 50% (in steps of 5%)
Minimum setting is 50 ms setting range : 50, 100, ….550 ms (in steps of 50 ms)
Local Push Button Station :
ON, lockable OFF, Tripindication, LED display.
The Unit shall have ERTL Certification for the following Tests :
* Certified by ERTL for
Damp Heat Test is IS 9000 – PG4
Dry Heat Test IS 9000 – PG3
Vibration Test IEC 255 – 4
Radio Frequency interference (RFI) IEC 801 – 3
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) IEC 801 – 2
Electrical Fast Transient (EFT) IEC 801 – 4
Surge IEC 801 – 5
Impulse IEC 255 – 4
* Shall have built in Cage Clamp screwless Terminal Blocks for the wiring.
1. The neutral pole shall have making & breaking capacity of power poles & shall be
100 % rated.
2. The neutral pole shall make first and break last.
3. Slow closing facility to check alignment after replacement / maintenance of contacts.
4. Self wiring action of main & arcing contacts.
5. ACB should be lockable in connect / disconnect test position for 100 % safety.
6. Shutter should be pad lockable.
7. CT’s should b e rigid polyster cast CT’s.
8. ACB opening time should be less than 30 –40 milli second.
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VOL – III
Bill of Quantities
Electrical, LAN & Telephone
Solar Center Building
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VOL – IV
Bill of Quantities
Electrical, LAN & Telephone
Solar Center Building
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VOL – V
Electrical, LAN & Telephone
Solar Center Building
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