REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR OPERATION OF WATER SPORTS
FACILITY AT DIFFERENT TOURIST DESTINATION.
1. Project Concepts
Directorate of Tourism, Jammu in its endeavour to optimize the tourism
potential of the Jammu region envisaged operating water sports facilities in different
potential tourist destinations on PPP basis. Directorate of Tourism proposes to provide
existing infrastructure and the selected developer is required to provide infrastructure
like Boat/ boating equipment of different capacities, and thereafter, operate, manage
the infrastructure and boats.
Expression of Interest (EOI) is invited from adventure tour operators/
hoteliers and restaurant owners/ other tourism service providers for the project to
develop, supply, operate, maintain, share and transfer mode on a 02 year’s lease.
2. Sites identified for Water sports facility
S.No. Name of the Project Site Identified
1 Water Sports facilities at Pul-Doda Pul-Doda Baglihar Reservoir
2 Water Sports facilities at Ranjit Sagar Plahai creek
3. Obligation of Directorate of Tourism, Jammu
3.1 Infrastructure commitment of DTJ
S.No. Name of the Project Facilities to be provided by DTJ
1 Pul-Doda Jetty, Toilets, Parking and right to operate
from the site for a period of 02 years
2 Ranjit Sagar Dam (Plahai) Jetty, Waiting hall, Toilets, Parking and
right to operate from the site for a period
of 02 years
4. Obligation of Developer / Operator
4.1.1 To provide onsite infrastructure with prior approval of DTJ authority and
boating equipment as per the minimum project development guideline
given at clause-8.
4.1.2 To provide the boating equipment, ancillary facilities promised at the time
of submission in the bid.
4.1.3 To operate, maintain and manage the infrastructure and boat.
4.1.4 To maintain safety standards of international level including insurance
cover of the Tourist, Project assets & crew.
4.1.5 To pay DTJ annual Royalty and transfer the project assets excluding the
boating equipment after completion of 02 years.
4.1.6 To meet all the statutory obligations required for operating, maintaining
and managing the mentioned water sports and boating facilities.
4.1.7 Shall operate the boating services within 6 months from the handing over
of the site.
4.1.8 To operate Pontoon facility (Mansar lake) within 06 months from the
handing over of the site.
4.1.9 Shall conform to all safety norms and procedures including deployment of
rescue boats and ambulance at the operational site(s).
4.1.10 To engage at least Two-Third of the total manpower from the local
community and trained youth in life-guard techniques.
5. Concession Period
The period of lease shall be for a period of 02 years from the date of signing
of agreement which can be renewed for further period on mutually agreed terms and
in case mutual agreed terms are not acceptable then through normal bidding process
with 1st right of refusal to the operator.
6. Concession Fee
6.1.1 The selected bidder is required to pay a fixed annual Royalty to DTJ which
shall be quoted by the bidder in its financial bid.
6.1.2 The annual Royalty shall be increased by 10% annually on compounded
7. Performance Guarantee
The selected bidder is required to submit performance guarantee in shape of CDR/
Bank Guarantee from a nationalized bank drawn in favour of Director, Directorate of
Tourism, Jammu amounting to Rs. 1.00 lacs for each project for implementation
8. Minimum Project Development Guideline to be provided by the
S.No. Name of the Boating Equipments Remarks
1 Pul-Doda Paddle Boats: 02 seater (04 Nos.) All boats should be of
04 seater (04 Nos.) International
Rowing Boats: 02 seater (02 Nos.) specifications and
04 seater (04 Nos.) standards, and
Kayaks : K-1(03 Nos.) & K-2 (03 Nos.) equipped with PFD
Motor Boats :06 seater -02 Nos. (life jackets of
(15HP 4S OBM) different sizes),
10 seater -02 Nos. Rescue Tube,
(25HP 4S OBM) Paddle/Oars, anchor,
Rescue Boat:04 seater Inflatable (01 No.) Rope and a First-Aid
(40 HP 4S OBM) Box.
Canoe:02 seater with instructor (02 Nos.)
2 Plahai Creek Motor Boats : 10 seater -01 No. All boats should be of
(Ranjit Sagar 06 seater -01 No. International
Dam) Shikara Boats: 02 Nos. (2/3 riders) specifications and
Wind surfing : 02 Nos. standards, and
Kayak K-2 : 03 Nos. equipped with PFD
Canoe : 03 Nos. (life jackets of
(02 seater with trained instructor) different sizes),
Rope and a First-Aid
9. Eligibility Criteria
S.No. Name of the Project To Possess the following
01 Pul-Doda i. At least one year experience in operation of
tourist boats/ adventure boats/ river rafting with
certified man power and equipments.
ii. Owning & operating Tourist cruise/ adventure
boats/ Rafts for not less than 01 year.
iii. Travel agent/ Tour operator / River Rafting
Operator having 01 year of experience of similar
03 Ranjit Sagar Dam i. At least one year experience in operation of
(Plahi Creek) tourist boats/ adventure boats/ River rafting with
certified man power and equipments.
ii. Owning & operating Tourist cruise/ adventure
boats for not less than 01 year.
iii. Travel Agent/ Tour operator/ River rafting
operator having 01 year of experience of similar
S. Name of the Project Net Worth as on 31.03.2011 Minimum Turn Over P.A.
01 Pul-Doda Rs. 20.00 lacs Rs. 10.00 lacs
03 Plahai creek Rs. 30.00 lacs Rs. 15.00 lacs
10. Document in proof of eligibility criteria
To prove compliance to related sector capability.
10.1.1 The bidder shall submit documents showing ownership of the boats/
cruises/ other water sports equipment in support of tourist boat or proof
of operation of tourist boat/ cruise for clause No. 9.
10.1.2 Document in proof of owning & managing hotels, restaurants for clause
10.1.3 Document in support of registered Travel Agents and Tour Opeartor
recognised either by Govt. Of India or Deptt. Of Tourism, J&K Govt. For
10.2.1 To prove the veracity of the turnover, the bidder must submit their
income tax return for last financial year or a certificate from a chartered
accountant certifying their turnover for clause No. 9.
10.2.2 To prove the conformance of net worth, the bidder must submit their
annual statement for the year 2010-11 certified by a chartered
accountant or in case of individual, either a certificate from chartered
accountant certifying their net worth or through solvency certificate from
the appropriate authority for clause No. 9.
11. Bidding Process
11.1.1 The project shall be awarded through a competitive single stage bidding process.
11.1.2 The bid shall contain two parts, one for pre-qualification bid & other financial bid.
The pre-qualification bid should contain the proof of document in support of eligibility
criteria, brief profile of the agency, bid security of Rs. 0.25 lacs in shape of D.D
favouring Accounts Officer, Directorate of Tourism, Jammu. The bidder can apply for
multi locations. In that case the bid security shall be Rs. 0.25 lacs for each location.
The bid document is to be duly signed by the applicant.
11.1.3 The financial bid of only those bidders shall be opened who qualify the minimum
criteria set in the bid document and accompanied by bid security.
DTJ reserves the right to reject any or all bids including the highest bid without assigning
any reason thereof.
12. Bidding Parameter
12.1.1 The bidder shall quote the fixed annual amount to be paid to DTJ for the 1st
year which shall be incremented @ 10% on a annual compounded basis
through out the operation period.
12.1.2 The bidder who qualify the minimum eligibility criteria and whose quote is the
highest of all the financial bid shall be declared as the successful bidder.
13. Sealing and submission of Bid
13.1.1 Two separate envelops sealed & included in the 3rd larger envelope clearly
marked “Bid submitted for development, operation & maintenance of water
sports facility in different tourist destination”.
13.1.2 The documents supporting the eligibility criteria shall be duly sealed in an
envelope clearly super scribed as “Pre-qualification Bid for development,
operation & maintenance of water sport facility”.
13.1.3 The financial bid shall be duly sealed in an envelope clearly super scribed as
“Financial bid for development, operation of water sports facility”. The financial
bid shall be prepared according to the format specified in Annexure-A.
13.1.4 The completed bid shall be submitted latest by 2 P.M. on the bid due date
14.012012 to the Director, Directorate of Tourism, Vir Marg, Jammu-1.
14. Bid Validity
The bids shall be valid for a period of 180 days from the bid due date.
15. Bid Opening
15.1.1 The pre-qualification bid shall be opened on 17.01.2012 at 2 P.M. in front of
the bidders or through authorized representative(s).
The financial bid of only those bidders who qualify the minimum eligibility criteria shall be