BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A Government of India Enterprise)
N. I. T.
FOR THE WORK OF
NAME OF WORK Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of mobile
services in specified rural and remote areas -USO funded towers
under Ranchi Circle. (SH: Supplying, Installation, Testing and
Erection of 40M height towers of wind speed 180 kmph in
KIMO Sub-District ;Barkagaon District ; Hazaribagh)
Certified that this NIT contains ------------- (-------------------------------- ) pages including
BSNL CIVIL, DIVISION-I, Ranchi
Ground Floor, D-13, Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi-834002
ITEM RATE TENDER & CONTRACT
SL.NO. DETAILS PAGE
1. Declaration 03
(To be given by the tenderers who have downloaded
The tender document from the web)
2 Sample application 05 to 07
3. N.I.T. (Form BSNL. W –6) 08 to 18
4. Tender Form BSNL. W –8 19 to 21
5. Proforma of Schedules A to F 22 to 26
i) Proforma for Agreement 27 to 28
ii) Form for Bank Security 29 to 30
7. Additional Conditions/ Specifications 31 to 49
(Annexure A to Annexure D)
8. Schedule of Quantities 50 to 51
(TO BE GIVEN BY THE TENDERERS WHO HAVE DOWNLOADED THE TENDER
DOCUMENT FROM THE WEB)
It is to certify that
1) I / We have submitted the tenders in the proforma as downloaded directly from the
website & there is no change in formatting, number of pages etc.
2) I/ We have submitted tender documents which are same / identical as available in the
3) I / We have not made any modification / corrections / additions etc in the tender
documents downloaded from web by me / us.
4) I / We have checked that no page is missing and all pages as per the index are available
& that all pages of tender document submitted by us are clear & legible.
5) I / We have signed (with stamp) all the pages of the tender document before submitting
6) I / We have sealed the tender documents properly before submitting the same.
7) I / We have submitted the cost of tender along with the EMD.
8) I have read carefully & understood the important instructions to the all tenderers &
to tenderers who have down loaded the tenders from the web.
9) In case at any stage later, it is found there is difference in our downloaded tender
documents from the original, BSNL shall have the absolute right to take any action as
deemed fit without any prior intimation to me / us.
10) In case at any stage later, it is found there is difference in our downloaded tender
documents from the original, the tender / work will be cancelled and Earnest Money/
Security Deposit will be forfeited at any stage whenever it is so noticed. The
department will not pay any damages to me / us on this account.
11) In case at any stage later, it is found there is difference in our downloaded tender
documents from the original, I / We may also be debarred for further participation in
the tender in the concerned BSNL Civil Zone & would also render me / us liable to be
removed from the approved list of contractors of the Department.
(SIGN WITH SEAL)
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO TENDERERS WHO HAVE DOWNLOADED THE TENDER
DOCUMENT FROM WEB
The tenderers who have down loaded the tenders from the web, should read the following
important instructions carefully before actually quoting the rates & submitting the tender
1. The tenderer should see carefully & ensure that the complete tender document including
schedule of quantity as per the index given on page „2‟ has been down loaded & there are
51( Fifty one ) pages in all in the tender document.
2. The printout of tender document should be taken on A4 size paper only & the printer
settings etc are such that document is printed as appearing in the web & there is no
change in formatting, number of pages etc.
3. The tenderer should ensure that no page in the down loaded tender document is missing.
4. The tenderer should ensure that all pages in the down loaded tender document are
legible & clear & are printed on a good quality paper.
5. The tenderer should ensure that every page of the down-loaded tender document is signed
by tenderer with stamp (seal).
6. On page 3 of the down loaded tender document, the name of the tenderer should be
filled by the tenderer.
7. The tenderer should ensure that the down loaded tender document is properly bound and
sealed before submitting the same.
8. The loose / spiral bound and/or not properly sealed tenders shall be rejected out-rightly.
9. In case of any correction/addition/alteration/omission in the downloaded tender document, it
shall be treated as non-responsive tender and shall be rejected.
10. The tenderer shall furnish a declaration to this effect that no addition/ deletion/corrections
have been made in the tender document submitted and it is identical to the tender document
appearing on Web-site.
11. The tenderer should read carefully & sign the declaration given on the next page before
submitting the tender.
12. The cost of tender should be submitted along with the EMD as detailed in NIT.
13. In case of any doubt in the down loaded tender, the same should be got clarified from the
Executive ENGINEER, BSNL Civil Division-I, Ranchi before submitting the tender.
CONTRACTOR Executive Engineer (Civil)
SAMPLE APPLICATION FORM
Tender schedule to be got issued from office.
Tender schedule shall be downloaded from website.
(Please strike out whichever is not applicable).
The Executive Engineer(C)
B.S.N.L. Civil Division- I .
SUB: Application for issue of tender documents for the work of:
REF: Your NIT Dated ____________________ Published in _________________On _______
I / We hereby submit application for participation in the tender for above work.
I / We request that I/We may please be issued the tender documents for the above work.
I submit that I shall submit my tender in downloaded form.
My/Our registration and other details are as follows:
1 (a) Name of the Tenderer
(b) Registered Business address of
(c) Address for Postal
(d) Contact Telephone / mobile
(e) FAX Numbers
(f) Type of Organization :
(g) List indicating names of Directors/
Partners, their addresses and
telephone numbers etc.
(h) Enclose copy of Partnership deed
etc as applicable
(i) Full address of the manufacturing
(j) (a) Monthly tower manufacturing
(b) Number of Towers erected so
far year wise
(k) Name of the authorized person in
charge for this tender
(l) Mobile Number (of such
2 Details of the Registration, Class
& validity of registration,
monetary limit for tendering, and
registration issuing authority.
(enclose copies of all relevant
3 Details of the near relatives of
owner/ proprietor / Partner /
Director etc. of the bidder ,
presently working in BSNL . For
definition of near relative please
refer para 14 of BSNL W-6
a) Name of the employee working
c) Unit where posted
d) Relationship with owner /
proprietor /Partner /director etc. of
e) Name of such owner /
proprietor /Partner / director etc.
of the tenderer.
4 Details of the employees
presently working with the
tenderer but retired not earlier
than 2 years from the service of
Central Govt. / State Govt./ PSU
a) Name of the employee
b) Capacity in which working
c) Date of Retirement
d) Department / Ministry where
working before retirement
e) Whether permission obtained
for post retirement employment?
5 DETAILS OF SIMILAR WORKS
EXECUTED DURING LAST 7
YEARS (enclose certificates
issued by competent authority )
6 Copy of sales Tax / VAT
7 Copy of income tax PAN
8 Copy of EPF Registration
9 Copy of ISO 9001 2000
certification , if any
10 Any other relevant details
Note: The originals of the above records shall be produced for verification
at the time of issue of tender documents.
It is hereby declared and certified that I/We have neither suppressed nor
concealed any information herein above and that I/We fully understand that in
case the fact of suppression and concealment of any information or wrong
information my tender will be rejected.
Date ………… Signature of Contractor
Place………… Name of person
BSNL W - 6
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ENTERPRISE)
NOTICE INVITING TENDER (Second Call)
1.0 Wax sealed item rate tenders are invited on behalf of BHARAT SANCHAR
NIGAM LIMITED (A Government of India Enterprise) from approved and eligible
contractors of D.O.T./BSNL, DOP, CPWD, MES, Railways, Jharkhand State PWD (B&R)
and specialized agencies for the work of
Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of mobile services in
specified rural and remote areas -USO funded towers under Ranchi Circle.(SH:
Supplying, Installation, Testing and Erection of 40M height towers of wind
speed 180 kmph in Kimo Sub-District : Barkhagaon District : Hazaribagh).
1.1 The work is estimated to Cost put to tender Rs. 9, 16,442/- (Rs. Nine
Lacs Sixteen thousand Four Hundred Forty two only)
1.2.0 The infrastructure providers under category-I registered with DOT and short listed by
USO Fund shall be eligible to participate in the tender as per list Annexed as
Annexure-II and fulfill the eligibility as per 126.96.36.199.
1.2.1 The tower manufacturers, who have been approved by the TSEC of BSNL,
C.G.M.(QA) of BSNL, TEC of DOT, C.E. (Civil) and fulfill the eligibility as per 188.8.131.52
will be eligible for tendering.
1.2.2 The specialized agencies would also be eligible for tendering. Specialized agencies
are those who have experience of SITC (Supply, Installation, Testing &
Commissioning) of towers and fulfill the eligibility as per 184.108.40.206. Specialized agencies
shall have to procure the materials from the agencies approved by TSEC of BSNL,
C.G.M. (QA) of BSNL, TEC of DOT, C.E. (Civil).
1.2.3 BSNL, CPWD, DOP, MES, RAILWAYS, State PWD (B&R) enlisted contractor shall
have to procure tower materials from the firms approved by the TSEC of BSNL,
C.G.M. (QA) of BSNL, TEC of DOT, C.E. (Civil) and in this respect an agreement,
drawn with the approved fabricator / manufacturer shall be furnished along with the
1.2.4. Tenders will be issued to eligible contractors provided they produce proof of their
valid enlistment with the appropriate authority.
220.127.116.11 Criteria of eligibility for issue of tender documents for non–BSNL registered
contractors of public works organizations like DOP, CPWD, MES, Railways,
Jharkhand State PWD (B&R), Tower manufacturers and infrastructure providers.
All the intending tenderers other than those enlisted with BSNL / DOT should have
completed works as per details below during the last 7 years ending last day of the
month previous to the one in which the tenders are invited.
(a) Three similar completed works costing not less than amount equal to
(b) Two similar completed works costing not less than amount equal to
(c) One similar completed work costing not less than amount equal to
The similar work shall mean the work of Supply of Tower materials and Erection of
towers of height not less than 15 meter. The similar works executed for Private
Telecom Service providers, Central / State Governments Departments / Public
Sector undertakings (Central and/or State) shall be considered.
1.2.5 Manufacturers / fabricators who have supplied tower materials to the extent mentioned
above and they have MOU with erection agencies for erection of towers of height
more than 15M (copy of the MOU is to be submitted along with the application) are
Completion certificate should be issued by an officer not below the rank of Executive
Engineer or Equivalent officer or Project Manager in case of private Telecom Service
1.2.6 Joint ventures / Consortium of Companies fulfilling the eligibility criteria as at
para18.104.22.168 above are also eligible to tender. Credentials of constituents shall be
2.0 Agreement shall be drawn with the successful Tenderer on prescribed Form
No. BSNL W-8, which is available as a BSNL Publication / BSNL Web site
www.jharkhand.bsnl.co.in. Tenderer shall quote his rates as per various
terms and conditions of the said form, ( In case" Tender Documents" are
downloaded from the BSNL Website in which rates are to be quoted should
be properly bound and sealed) which will form part of the agreement.
2.1 The competent authority on behalf of BSNL intends to limit the number of
technically and commercially responsive bidders to three (3) Nos. from the list
of such bidders arranged in increasing order of their evaluated prices starting
from the lowest for the purpose of ordering against this tender. The bidder
with the lowest evaluated price marked as (L-1) will be considered for about
50% of the tendered quantity and the balance quantity will be ordered on the
remaining selected 2nd & 3rd bidders marked as (L-2 & L-3) inversely
proportional to their quoted prices at the price of the lowest approved rates.
However, BSNL reserves the right for the placement of order of the entire
tendered quantity on the Bidder with the lowest evaluated price. L-1, L-2 and
L-3 denotes as 1st, 2nd and 3rd lowest bidders respectively. The tower Quantity
for distribution amongst the L-1, L-2 & L-3 shall be rounded off to a full tower.
In case of only 2 bidders i.e. L1 & L2 the distribution of the quantities shall be
as per procurement manual of BSNL/DOT
In the event of any of the eligible bidder(s) not agreeing to SIT of Towers or
not being considered by BSNL, at the approved rates, the bidding hierarchy
will be recast to fill up the vacated slot(s). This shall be done to ensure that
the number of bidders of SIT of towers shall remain same as earlier.
3.0 Time Limit for carrying out the work shall be 1 (One) calender months including
mansoon. However with mutual consent, the period may be extended under the
same terms, conditions and rate. Time allowed for carrying out work shall be 30
(Thirty) days from the 10th day after the date of issue of letter of award of work or
from the first day of handing over of the site, whichever is later.
4.0 The site is available (Civil work is going on)
5.0 The last date of receipt of applications for issue of tender forms (in prescribed
format/can also be down loaded from BSNL website
www.jharkhand.bsnl.co.in) and date of issue of tender forms will be as
i) Last date of receipt of application ( 15.01.09 ) up to 16.00 hours.
ii) Last date of issue of tender forms ( 17.01.09 ) up to 16.00 hours
6.0 Tender documents consisting of plans, specifications, the schedule of
quantities of the various classes of work to be done and the set of terms and
conditions of the contract to be complied with by the Contractor whose tender
may be accepted and other necessary documents, can either be down loaded
from the BSNL website www.jharkhand.bsnl.co.in or be seen in the office
of the Executive Engineer, BSNL Civil Division-I, Ranchi between 11.00
hours. & 16.00 hours from ( 06.01.09 ) to ( 19.01.09 ) everyday except on
Sundays and Public Holidays. Tender documents, excluding standard form,
will be issued from his office, during the hours specified above on payment of
the following: -
(i) Rs. 500/- as Demand Draft as cost of tender (Non refundable)
and in favour of Accounts Officer, BSNL Civil Division-I
Ranchi Payable at Ranchi
(ii) Earnest money of Rs. 18330/- (Rs. Eighteen thousand Three
Hundred Thirty only) in cash (up to Rs.2500/-only)/ deposit at
Call receipt of a scheduled bank/fixed deposit receipt of a
scheduled bank/demand draft of a scheduled bank issued in
favour of Accounts Officer, BSNL Civil Division-1, Ranchi
Payable at RANCHI. When amount of earnest money is more
than Rs.5 lakhs, part of the earnest money is acceptable in the
form of Bank guarantee also. In such case, minimum 50% of
earnest money (but not less than Rs.5 lakh) or Rs.25 lakh,
whichever is less, will have to be deposited in the shape
prescribed above. For balance amount of earnest money, Bank
guarantee will also be acceptable.
(iii) The tender shall be accompanied by Earnest Money along
with cost of tender, if not paid earlier as in the case of down
loaded tender from Website in the form as detailed at sub Para
Note: Money due to contractor in any other work or earnest money of the
previous call of the same work shall not be adjusted towards earnest money.
7.0 Tenders, which should always be placed in sealed envelope, in the manner
detailed at Para 9 below, will be received by the Executive Engineer,
BSNL Civil Division-I Ranchi up to 15.00 Hours on ( 19.01.09 ) and
will be opened by him or his authorized representative in his office on (
19.01.09 ) - at 15.30 Hours.
After opening the main envelope3, the envelope1containing the earnest Money along
with the cost of the tender as applicable and eligibility credential shall be opened first.
The envelop 2 containing tender shall be opened only for those tenderers whose earnest
money, cost of tender and eligibility is found in order. The unopened tenders shall be
returned to the tenderers after the final decision on the tender is reached .
The tender papers shall neither be received nor be issued by post.
7.1 Tender documents can be downloaded from BSNL Website.
i) The tender document consists of the Schedule of quantities, Additional conditions/
ii) The rate can be quoted on downloaded schedule, which shall be submitted in the
office of Executive Engineer, BSNL CIVIL DIVISION-I Ranchi
iii) General Conditions of Contract
This is optional. This part is not required to be submitted with tender documents,
however the General conditions and terms are available in the office of the office of
Executive Engineer, BSNL Civil DIVISION-I Ranchi will form part of agreement
8.0 The description of the work is as follows: -
Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of mobile
services in specified rural and remote areas -USO funded towers under
Ranchi Circle. (SH: Supplying, Installation, Testing and Erection of 40M
height towers of wind speed 180 kmph in KIMO Sub-District : Barkagaon
This tender is for 20 Nos of 40 M. height towers. The list of tower sites is
9.0 Submission of tender : -
0 Tender shall be submitted in the following manner:
(Note: in case any of documents submitted is proved to tempered / fraudulent
at any stage (including after completion of work) the contractor will be
debarred from tendering in BSNL for three years including any other action
under the contract or existing law)
9.1 In case the tender document is down loaded from BSNL Web Site
9.1.1 “Earnest money Plus Cost of tender and eligibility credentials” shall be placed
in sealed envelope-1 marked “Earnest money Plus Cost of tender and
9.1.2 The “Tender” shall be placed in sealed envelope -2 and will be superscripted
9.1.3 The sealed envelope No.1 and 2 as above containing “Earnest money Plus
Cost of tender and eligibility credentials” and the “Tender” shall be placed in
another sealed envelope -3.
9.1.4 All the 3 envelopes shall be superscripted with following data on it.
(i) Name of work
(ii) Name of tenderer
(iii) Last date of receipt of tender
9.2 In case, Tender document is purchased from Division office
9.2.1 Proof for paying the cost of tender documents and payment of EMD shall be
sealed envelope No.1.
9.2.2 Envelope No.2 will be as per para 9.1.2
9.2.3 The sealed envelopes 1&2 shall be placed in another sealed envelope No.3
9.2.4 Same as 9.1.4
Note: In case the eligibility credential are not found in order at any stage i.e. before
award of work or during execution of the work or after completion of the work, the
contractor will be debarred from tendering in BSNL for three years including any
other action under the contract or existing law.
9.3 The tender in which rates/percentage are to be quoted should be properly
bound and sealed. Loose/spiral bound submission (in case the tender is down
loaded from website) shall be rejected out rightly. In case of any
correction/addition/alteration/omission in tender document vis-à-vis tender
document available on website shall be treated as non-responsive and shall be
10 Copies of other drawings and documents pertaining to the work will be open
for inspection by the tenderers at the office of the above-mentioned officer.
10.1 Tenderers are advised to inspect and examine the site and its surroundings and
satisfy themselves before submitting their tenders as to the nature of the ground and
sub-soil (so far as is practicable), the form and nature of the site, the means of
access to the site, the accommodation they may require and in general, shall
themselves obtain all necessary information as to risks, contingencies and other
circumstances which may influence or affect their tender. A tenderer shall be
deemed to have full knowledge of the site whether he inspects it or not and no extra
charges consequent on any misunderstanding or otherwise shall be allowed. The
tenderer shall be responsible for arranging and maintaining at his own cost all
materials tools & plants, water, electricity, access facilities for workers and on all
other services required for executing the work unless otherwise specifically provided
for in the contract documents. Submission of tender by a tenderer implies that he
has read this notice and all other contract documents and has made himself aware
of the scope and specifications of the work to be done and of conditions and rates at
which stores, tools and plant, etc. will be issued to him by the BSNL and local
conditions and other factors having a bearing on the execution of the work.
11 The competent authority on behalf of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited does not
bind himself to accept the lowest or any other tender, and reserves to himself the
authority to reject any or all of the tenders received without the assignment of a
reason. All tenders, in which any of the prescribed conditions is not fulfilled or
any condition including that of conditional rebate is put forth by the tenderer, shall
be summarily rejected.
12 Canvassing whether directly or indirectly, in connection with tenders is strictly
prohibited and the tenders submitted by the contractors who resort to canvassing
will be liable to rejection.
13 The competent authority on behalf of BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
reserves with himself 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.
14. The company or firm or any other person shall not be permitted to tender for
works in BSNL Civil Zone in which his near relative (s) (directly recruited or on
deputation in BSNL) is/are posted in any capacity either non-executive or
executive employee. Near relative (s) for this purpose is/are defined as:
(i) Member of Hindu Undivided family (UHF).
(ii) They are Husband and Wife.
(iii) The one is related to other in the manner as father, mother,
son(s) & Son‟s wife (daughter-in-law), Daughter(s), Daughter‟s
husband (son-in-law), brother(s), brother‟s wife, sister(s), sister‟s
The contractor shall also intimate the names of persons who are working with
him in any capacity or are subsequently employed by him and who are near
relative to any executive employee/ gazetted officer in the BSNL or
Department of Telecom or in the Ministry of Communications.
All the intending tenderers will have to give a certificate that none of his/her
such near relative (s) as defined above is/are working in the concerned BSNL
Civil Zone where he is going to apply for tender/work. The format of the
certificate is as under:-
“I,________________ s/o Shri _______________________________
Resident of ____________________________hereby certify that none
of my relative (s) as defined above is/are employed in concerned BSNL
Civil Zone. In case at any stage, it is found that the information given by
me is false/incorrect, BSNL shall have the absolute right to take any
action as deemed fit without any prior intimation to me”.
The certificate in case of Proprietorship Firm shall be given by the proprietor;
for Partnership Firm certificate shall be given by all partners and in case of
Limited Company, by all Directors of the company. However, Government of
India/Financial Institutions nominees and independent non-official part-time
Directors appointed by Govt. of India or the Governor of the State are
excluded from the purview of submission of this certificate while submitting
tenders by Limited Companies.
Any breach of these conditions by the Company or Firm or any other person,
the tender/work will be cancelled and Earnest Money/ Security Deposit will be
forfeited at any stage, whenever it is so noticed. BSNL will not pay any
damages to the company or Firm or the concerned person but damages
arising on account of such cancellation to be borne by the contractor. The
Company or Firm or the person will also be debarred for further participation
in the tender in the concerned BSNL Civil Zone. Further, any breach of this
condition by the tenderer would also render him liable to be removed from the
approved list of contractors or BSNL. If however the contractor is registered
in any other Department he shall also be debarred from tendering in BSNL for
any breach of this condition.
15. No Engineer of Gazetted rank or other Gazetted Officer employed in
engineering or administrative duties in an Engineering Department of the
Government of India/State Government or PSU‟s is allowed to work as a
contractor for a period of two years after his retirement from Govt. service,
without previous permission of the Govt. of India or BSNL in writing. This
contract is liable to be cancelled if either the contractor or any of his
employees is found any time to be such a person who had not obtained the
permission of the Govt. of India/State Government or PSU‟s as aforesaid
before submission of the tender or engagement in the contractor‟s service.
16. The tender for the work shall remain open for acceptance for a period of 60
(Sixty) days from the date of opening of the tenders. If any tenderer
withdraws his tender before the said period or issue of letter of acceptance
/intent, whichever is earlier, or, makes any modifications in the terms and
conditions of the tender which are not acceptable to the BSNL, then the BSNL
shall, without prejudice to any other right or remedy, be at liberty to forfeit 50%
of the said earnest money as aforesaid.
17. In case of works having estimated cost below Rs. 6,00,000/-, the successful
tenderer shall be required to execute an agreement with the Engineer-in-
charge in the proforma annexed to the tender document, within 15 days of the
issue of letter of award by the BSNL. In the event of failure on the part of the
successful tenderer to sign the agreement, the earnest money will be forfeited
and tender cancelled. In case of works of estimated to cost Rs.6, 00,000/- and
above, the successful tenderer shall, upon issue of letter of acceptance of
Tender, shall be required to furnish performance guarantee @ 5% of the
tendered value in the form of irrevocable Bank Guarantee of requisite amount
to the Engineer-in-charge in the Proforma annexed to the tender document,
within 15 days of the issue of letter of acceptance of Tender by the BSNL. In
the event of failure on the part of the successful tenderer to furnish the Bank
Guarantee within 15 days, the earnest money will be forfeited and tender
18. This Notice Inviting Tender (BSNL W-6) shall form a part of the Contract
Document. In accordance with clause 1 of the contract, the letter of
acceptance shall be issued first in favour of the successful
Tenderer/Contractor. After submission of the performance guarantee, the
letter of award of work shall be issued. The contract shall be deemed to have
come into effect on issue of letter of acceptance of the tender. On issue of
letter of award the successful Tenderer/Contractor shall, within 30 days from
such date, formally sign the agreement consisting of: -
a) The Notice Inviting Tender, General conditions of contract for building
work Civil wing, all the documents including additional conditions,
specifications and drawings, if any, forming part of the tender, and, as
issued at the time of invitation of tender and acceptance thereof together
with any correspondence leading thereto.
b) Standard BSNL W-8 as on website www.jharkhand.bsnl.co.in.
c) Agreement signed on non-judicial stamp paper as per Performa annexed
to the tender document.
19. Payment to the contractors shall be made through e-payment system like
ECS & EFT as detailed below: -
(a) In cities/areas where ECS/EFT facility is provided by Banks, the
tenderer must have Account in such ECS/EFT facility providing Banks
and that Bank A/c No shall be quoted in the tender by the tenderer.
(b) The cost of ECS/EFT will be borne by BSNL in all cases where the
payment to contractor is made in a local Branch i.e. tenderer is having
bank account in the same place from where the payment is made by
(c) In case payment is made to outside branch i.e. tenderer is having back
account not in the same place from where the payment is made by
BSNL unit, the crediting cost will have to be borne by the tenderer only.
(d) The payments to contractors will compulsorily be made through
ECS/EFT in respect of all contracts where the value of the contract is
more than Rs. 10 lakhs.
20. First running account bill shall be paid only after
(a) signing of the Agreement/Contract by both the parties, and
(b) progress chart has been prepared as required under Clause 5 and
approved by the competent authority. and
(c) Payment at a particular location/site will be made only after full supply &
erection of tower material including painting as per drawings/
specifications, subject to minimum amount of R.A. bills of Rs.7.00 lakhs.
(d) 95% of payment due for a site shall be made after the completed / finished
tower is checked and defects, if any, have been rectified. Remaining 5% of
the amount shall be withheld and this withheld amount shall be paid after
the checking / acceptance and taking over the tower by the USO / DOT.
However, this withheld amount will be released after completion of work
and rectification of defects, if any, against submission of bank guarantee
from scheduled bank subject to the condition that the bank guarantee shall
be valid for not less than one year from the date of submission and shall
be kept valid and renewed as may be required up to the date of taking
over of Tower by USO/ DOT.
(e) No material advance / running payment shall be paid for any site (s)/
tower(s) individually or collectively.
21. If a contractor after purchasing the tender does not quote consecutively on
three occasions, the contractor may be debarred for further purchase of
tenders for a period of six months.
22. The applicant shall produce attested Xerox copy of EPF account number
at the time of application.
However, if the EPF account number ( Registration code ) is not allotted to the
intending tenderer according to appropriate provisions of EPF and
Miscellaneous Provision Act 1952, the successful tenderer shall have to
furnish the EPF clearance from the relevant Govt. department to the Engineer
–in- charge before the payment of final bill for the said work.
23. CONDITION FOR SERVICE TAX
The Rates quoted by the Agency shall be excluding Service Tax. However, the
Contractor shall invariably furnish service tax registration certificate at the time of
entering into agreement.
In case, Agency fails to submit service tax registration certificate for the work under
the agreement, he may be allowed to enter into the agreement, but shall have to
submit the registration certification before the payment of first R.A. Bill.
The contractor shall raise invoice with every R.A. Bill and the invoice raised by
contractor shall indicate service tax as a separate component of the gross value of
In case, the service tax is paid by the agency, the payment of service tax shall be
made when a separate challan evidencing the payment of service tax component is
produced to the Executive Engineer for verification. Further the attested Xerox copy
of the same along with the declaration that the payment of service tax indicated in
the challan relates to the work under this agreement shall be submitted. Engineer-in-
charge may demand any additional papers to satisfy him about the payment made
by him on this account. The agency will be required to keep separate book of
account specifically for this work for this purpose.
The contractor shall be solely responsible for timely payment of the service tax as
per Government of India rules, if any, to the service tax authority. Penalty/Interest
for late submission etc as applicable, BSNL shall have absolutely no liability
whatsoever on this account of such taxes.
24.General conditions of contract for works in BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
are available on website www.jharkhand.bsnl.co.in as well as in the Divisional/
Sub divisional Office.
25. The tenderer shall furnish a declaration to this effect (In case of downloaded
tender) that no addition/deletion/correction have been made in the tender
document submitted and it is identical to the tender document appearing on
website. Every page of down loaded tender shall be signed by the tenderer with
stamp (seal) of his firm/ organization.
26. The BSNL reserves the right to call for any documents/ certificates related to
work at any stage of the work and this will be binding on the agency.
Signature and Name of
Executive Engineer (Civil), BSNL Civil Division-I,Ranchi
For & on behalf of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
No : 54/AC/ PRESS NIT /CD –I/ BSNL/ RCH/ 20 Dated : 5th Jan. 09
LIST OF INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDERS CATEGORY-I REGISTERED WITH DOT AND SHORTLISTED BY
Sl. Name of Firm Address Parent
1 ACME Telepower Limited DLF Infinity Tower, Building C, 9th Floor, DLF, Cybercity, Phase-II, No
2 Aptel Softek System Pvt 4696, Brij bhawan, 21A-ansari Road Daryaganj, New Delhi-110002. Yes
3 ASTER Infrastructure Pvt Plot No.A-4/1, 2nd Crescent Sanik Puri, Secunderabad-500094. Yes
4 ASTER Teleservices Pvt E-67, 4th Crescent Sainik Puri, Secunderabad-500094 No
5 ATC Tower Company of 103, Ashoka Estate, 24, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-01 Yes
India Pvt Limited
6 Ericsson India Pvt.Ltd. Ericsson Forum, DLF Cyberciti, Gurgaon- 122002, Haryana Yes
7 GTL Infrastucture Limited Electronic Sadan-I, MIDC, TTC Industrial Area, Mahape, Navi No
8 HFCL 8, Commercial Complex, Masjid Moth, Greater Kailash-II, New No
9 ICOMM Tele Limited 23, Babar Lane, Babar Road, Near Bengali Market, New Delhi-01 No
10 ITI Limited O/o General Manager-marketing, F-84, ITI Complex, Doorvani No
11 Jyoti Structures Limited Valecha Chambers, 6th floor, New Link Road, Oshiwara, No
12 McCoy Developers Pvt Suite1132 , Hilton Towers , Nariman Point, Mumbai- 400021 Yes
13 National Information T-95A, C.L. House, Ist floor, Gautam Nagar, Yusuf Sarai, New Yes
Technology Ltd Delhi-110049.
14 NUTEK India Limited 150-1506, 15th Floor, Global Business Park, M.G. Road, Gurgaon- No
15 Quipo Telecom D-2, Southern Park, Saket Place, Saket, New Delhi-17. Yes
16 RailTel Corporation of 10th Floor, Bank of Baroda, 16, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-01 No
17 Reliance Communication 15th Floor, Vijaya Building, 17 Barakhamba Road, Connought Yes
Infrastructure Limited Place, New Delhi-01
18 Skipper Steels 5D, Crescent Tower, 229, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata - 700 020 Yes
19 SPANCO Telesystem SPANCO House, BS Deoshi Marg, Deonar, Mumbai-400088 No
and Solution Limited
20 TCIL TCIL Bhawan, GK-I, N. Delhi-48 No
21 Telecom Tower and Essar House -11,Keshao Rao Khadye Marg ,Maha Lakshmi Yes
Infrastructure Pvt Limited ,Mumbai:400034
22 TVS ICS 14, Dolmur Extension, 2nd Stage, 3rd Phase, Bangalore-560071 Yes
BSNL. W – 8
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED
(A GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ENTERPRISE)
STATE : JHARKHAND CIRCLE : RANCHI
DIVISION : I, Ranchi
ZONE : JHARKHAND ZONE SUB-DIVISION : I, Ranchi
Item Rate Tender & Contract for Works
Tender for the work of:
Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of mobile
services in specified rural and remote areas -USO funded towers under
Ranchi Circle.SH: Supplying, Installation, Testing and Erection of 40M
height towers of wind speed 180 kmph in KIMO Sub-District : Barkagaon
District : Hazaribagh)
(i) To be submitted by 15.00 hours on ( 19.01.09 ) to Executive
Engineer, BSNL Civil Division-I , Ranchi.
(ii) To be opened in presence of tenderer who may be present at 15.30
hours On ( 19.01.09 ) in the office of Executive Engineer, BSNL Civil
Division-I , Ranchi
Signature of officer issuing the documents________________________________
Date of Issue ______________________________________________________.
T E N D E R
I/We have read and examined notice inviting tender, schedule, A, B, C, D, E & F.
specifications applicable, Drawings & Design, General Rules and Directions,
Conditions of Contract, Clauses of Contract, Special conditions, Schedule of Rate
& other documents and Rules referred to in the Conditions of Contract and all
other contents in the tender document for the work.
I/We hereby tender for the execution of the work specified for the Bharat Sanchar
Nigam Limited within the time specified in schedule „F‟, viz., schedule of
quantities and in accordance in all respects with the specifications, designs,
drawings and instructions in writing referred to in Rule-1 of General Rules and
Directions and in Clause 11 of the Conditions of the contract and with such
materials as are provided for, by and in respect in accordance with, such
conditions so far as applicable.
I/We agree to keep the tender open for 60 (Sixty) days from the due date of
submission thereof and not to make any modifications in its terms and conditions.
If I/We withdraw my/our tender before the said period or issue of letter of
acceptance/intent, whichever is earlier, or, makes any modifications in the terms
and conditions of the tender which are not acceptable to the BSNL, then the
BSNL shall, without prejudice to any other right or remedy, be at liberty to forfeit
50% of the said earnest money as aforesaid.
A sum of Rs. 18,330/- (Rs. Eighteen Thousand Three Hundred Thirty only)
has been deposited in prescribed manner as earnest money. If I/We fail to
commence the work specified I/We agree that the said Bharat Sanchar Nigam
Limited shall without prejudice to any other right or remedy, be at liberty to forfeit
the said earnest money absolutely otherwise the said earnest money shall be
retained by competent authority on behalf of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
towards Security Deposit to execute all the works referred to in the tender
documents upon the terms and conditions contained or referred to therein and
carry out such deviations as may be ordered, up to maximum of the percentage
mentioned in Schedule „F‟ and those in excess of that limit at the rates to be
determined in accordance with the provision contained in Clause 12.2 and 12.3 of
the tender form.
I/We agree that, in case of works of estimated cost exceeding Rs.6,00,000/-, to
deposit an amount equal to 5% of Tendered value of the work as performance
guarantee in the form of bond of any Scheduled Bank of India in accordance with
the proforma prescribed or in the form of Fixed Deposit Receipt etc., within 15
days of the issue of letter of acceptance of Tender by the BSNL. I/We am/are
aware that in the event of failure on my/our part to furnish the Bank Guarantee
within 15 days, the earnest money will be forfeited and tender cancelled
I/We hereby intimate that for receiving payments I/we have an account in
__________________ Bank with account No. _____________________ Where
the ECS/EFT facility of e-payment is available.
I/We hereby declare that I/We shall treat the tender documents drawings and
other records connected with the work as secret/confidential documents and shall
not communicate information derived there-from to any person other than a
person to whom I/We am/are authorized to communicate the same or use the
information in any manner prejudicial to the safety of the State.
I/We agree that should I/We fail to commence the work specified in the above
memorandum, an amount equal to the amount of the earnest money mentioned
in the form of invitation of tender shall be absolutely forfeited to the Bharat
Sanchar Nigam Limited and the same may at the option of the competent
authority on behalf of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited be recovered without
prejudice to any right or remedy available in law out of the deposit in so far as the
same may extend in terms of the said bond and in the event of deficiency out of
any other money due to me/us under this contract or otherwise.
The information in respect of works in hand is as per proforma enclosed.
“I/We agree that this contract is subject to jurisdiction of Court at Ranchi only”.
(Where the N.I.T./Tender has been issued)
Address: Signature of Contractor
Occupation: Postal Address: -
The above tender (as modified by you (Contractor) and as provided in the letters
mentioned hereunder) is accepted by me for and on behalf of the Bharat Sanchar
Nigam Limited for a sum of
The letters referred to below shall form part of this Contract Agreement:-
For & on behalf of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.
Dated Name and Designation
Executive Engineer (Civil)
PROFORMA OF SCHEDULES
( 0perative Schedules to be supplied separately to each of the intending tenderer)
Schedule of Quantities (as per PWD-3). Please refer enclosed sheets.
Contractor shall fill up and tender his rates in words and in figures legibly for all the
items of work only in this schedule „A‟ and not anywhere else.
Schedule of Materials to be issued to the contractor
S. No. Description of Quantity Rates in figures & words at which Place of
Item the materials will be charged from issue
1 2 3 4 5
Tools and Plants to be hired to the contractor
S. No. Description of Item Hire charges per day Place of issue
1 2 3 4
General Instructions, Additional Conditions, additional specifications particular specification etc –
Schedule of component of Materials, Labour etc. - Not Applicable
CLAUSE 10C Not Applicable
CLAUSE 10CA Applicable
CLAUSE 10D Applicable
Reference to General Conditions of Contract
Name of Work Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of
mobile services in specified rural and remote areas -USO
funded towers under Ranchi Circle.(SH: Supplying,
Installation, Testing and Erection of 40M height towers of
wind speed 180 kmph in KIMO Sub-District : Barkagaon
District : Hazaribagh)
Estimated cost of Work Rs. 9,16,442/- (Rs. Nine Lacs Sixteen Thousand Four
Hundred Fourty Two only)
Earnest Money Rs. 18,330/- (Rs. Eighteen thousand Three hundred
(5 % of the tendered value in
the form of Bank Guarantee Rs.____________________(Rupees ______
from Scheduled Bank in _____________________________________
respect of works with _________________only)
estimated cost put to tender
exceeding Rs. 6 Lakhs)
(10% of the tendered value for Rs.____________________(Rupees ______
works with estimated cost put _____________________________________
to tender up to Rs.6 Lakhs) (5 _________________only)
% of the tendered value in the
form of Bank Guarantee from
Scheduled Bank in respect of
works with estimated cost put
to tender exceeding Rs. 6
GENERAL RULES AND DIRECTIONS
Officers inviting tender Executive Engineer, BSNL Civil Division-I
Maximum percentage for quantity of
items of work to be executed beyond 50% (Fifty Percentage)
which rates are to be determined in
accordance with Clause 12.2 & 12.3
2(v) Engineer-in charge Executive Engineer, BSNL Division-I
2(viii) Accepting Authority Superintending Engineer ( C ), BSNL, Civil
2(x) Percentage on cost of materials
and labour to cover all 10 % (TEN PERCENT)
overheads and profit
2(xi) Standard Schedule of Rates Items are based on market rate analysis.
9(ii) Standard BSNL Contract Form
BSNL W 8 form as modified and corrected
upto date correction slip as on the date of
Clause -2 Authority for fixing Superintending Engineer ( C ), BSNL, Civil
Clause 2 Circle, Ranchi
Clause 2 Whether Clause 2 A shall NO
-A be applicable
i) Time allowed for execution Time allowed for carrying out work shall be
One (One) Months from the 7th day after the
date of issue of letter of award of work or from
the first day of handing over of the site, which
ever is later.
ii) Authority to give fair and Superintending Engineer ( C ), BSNL, Civil
reasonable extension of
time for completion of work. Circle, Ranchi
Clause 7 Gross value of work to be Payment at a particular location/site will
done together with net
payment /adjustment of be made only after full supply & erection of
advances for materials tower material as per drawings/
collected, if any, since the
last such payment for being specifications, subject to minimum amount
eligible to interim payment.
of R.A. bills of Rs 4.00 lakhs.
Clause Specification to be followed CPWD Specification 1996 Including
11 for execution of work.
Correction Slips issued and revised till the
Date of Opening of Tender and additional
condition, additional specifications. (For
this work enclosed).
12.1.2(ii) Schedule of rates for Market rates prevalent on the date of opening
determining the rates for
additional, altered or of tenders.
substituted items that
cannot be determined
under 12.1.2(i) and (ii).
12.1.2(iii) Plus/ minus the % over the
rate entered in the
schedule of rates.
12.2 & Limit for value of any item
12.3 of any individual trade 50%(Fifty Percentage)
beyond which sub clauses
(i) to (v) shall not apply and
clauses 12.2.& 12.3 shall
Clause Competent authority for Superintending Engineer ( C ), BSNL, Civil
16 deciding reduced rates. Circle, Ranchi
Clause Competent authority for Superintending Engineer ( C ), BSNL, Civil
25 conciliation Circle, Jamshedpur
a) Minimum qualification and experience of Principal
Technical Representative for civil works with
estimated cost put to tender.
i) Above Rs. 5 lakhs but less Recognised Diploma Holder in Civil Engineering
than Rs. 10 lakhs.
ii) Rs. 10 lakhs and above but Graduate Civil Engineer or retired AE (Civil)
upto Rs. 60 lakhs. possessing at least recognised Diploma in Civil
iii) Rs. 60 lakhs and above. Principal Technical Representative supported by
The Principal Technical Representative shall be at
least a Graduate Civil Engineer with Five years of
minimum experience of works or retired Executive
Engineer (Civil) possessing at least recognised
Diploma in Civil Engineering
b) Recovery to be affected Rs. 4000 per month for Graduate Engineer.
from the contractor in the
event of not fulfilling the Rs. 2000 per month for Diploma Holder.
provisions of clause 36(i).
i) Schedule / Statement for determining theoretical quantities of cement
and bitumen on the basis of Delhi Schedule of Rates 2002 Printed by
CPWD with up to date correction slips as on the date of opening of
ii) Variation permissible on theoretical quantities
a) Cement for works with estimated costs put to tender
i) not more than Rs. 5 lakhs 3% plus / minus
ii) more than Rs. 5 lakhs 2% plus / minus
b) Steel reinforcement and structural steel sections for 2% plus / minus
each diameter, section and category.
Star prices to be considered for escalation & recoveries
Sl.No Material Star Price
(Rate in Figures and Words)
1 For Cement Rs 4167.00 per metric ton
2(a) For Mild Steel NA
2(b) For Reinforcement Steel conforming to BIS NA
1786 (FE 415 grade)
2(c) For Reinforcement Steel TMT bars Rs 34030.00 per metric ton
conforming to BIS 1786 (Fe 415 grade)
The rate for recovery under clause 42 shall be same as the Star Price.
PROFORMA FOR AGREEMENT
(ON NON-JUDICIAL STAMP PAPER OF APPROPRIATE VALUE)
CONTRACT AGREEMENT FOR THE WORK OF --------------------------------------------------DATED---------- Between
M/s--------------------------------------------------------- (refer note) in the town of _____________hereinafter called the
contractor (which term shall unless excluded by or repugnant to be subject or context include its successors and permitted
assigns) of the one part and the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited hereinafter called the BSNL (which term shall unless
excluded by or repugnant to the subject or context include its successes and assigns) of the other part.
a. The BSNL is desirous that the construction of ___________________ ___________ at __________ should be
executed as mentioned, enumerated or referred to in the tender including Press Notice Inviting Tender, General
Conditions of the Contract, Special Conditions of the Contract, Specifications, Drawings, Plans, Time Schedule of
completion of jobs, Schedule of Quantities and Rates, Agreed Variations, other documents, has called for Tender.
b. The contractor has inspected the site and surroundings of the work specified in the tender documents and has
satisfied himself by carefully examination before submitting his tender as to the nature of the surface, strata, soil,
sub-soil and grounds, the form and nature of the site and local conditions the quantities, nature and magnitude of
the work the availability of labour and materials necessary for the execution of work, the means of access to site,
the supply of power and water thereto and the accommodation he may require and has made local and independent
enquiries and obtained complete information as to the matters and things referred to or implied in the tender
documents or having any connection therewith, and has considered the nature and extent of all the probable and
possible situations, delays, hindrances or interferences to or with the execution and completion of the work to be
carried out under the contract, and has examined and considered all other matters, conditions and things and
probable and possible contingencies, and generally all matters incidental thereto and ancillary thereof affecting the
execution and completion of the work and which might have influenced him in making his tender.
c. The tender documents including the BSNL’s Press Notice Inviting Tender, General conditions of contract, Special
Conditions of Contract, Schedule of Quantities and rates, General obligations, Specifications, Drawings, plan, time
schedule for completion of work. Letter of Acceptance of tender and any statement of agreed variations with its
enclosures copies of which are hereto annexed form part of this contract though separately set out herein and are
included in the expression Contract wherever herein used.
The BSNL accepted the tender of M/s -------------------------------------------------(refer note--------) (Contractor) for the
construction of ----------------------------------------------- at ---------------and conveyed vide letter No.--------------------------
dated --------------at the rates stated in the Schedule of quantities for the work and accepted by the BSNL (hereinafter called
the Schedule of Rates) upon the terms and subject to the conditions of the contract.
NOW THIS AGREEMENT WITNESSTH & IT IS HEREBY AGREED AND DECLARED AS FOLLOWS.
1. In consideration of the payment to be made to the contract for the work to be executed by him, the contractor
hereby convenient with the BSNL that the contractor shall and will duly provide, execute, complete and maintain
the said work and shall do and perform all other acts and things in the contract mentioned or described or which are
to be implied and there-from or may be reasonably necessary for the completion of the said works and at the said
times and in the manner and subject to the terms and conditions or stipulations mentioned in the contract, AND
2. In consideration of the due provisions execution, completion and maintenance of the said work, the BSNL does
hereby agree with the contractor that the BSNL will pay to contractor the respective amounts for the work actually
done by him and approved by the BSNL at the Schedule or Rates and such other sum payable to the contractor
under provision of the contract, such payment to be made at such time in such manner as prescribed for in the
3. The contract is subject to the jurisdiction of Court at Ranchi only”.
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It is specifically and distinctly understood and agreed between the BSNL and the contractor that the contractor shall have no
right, title or interest in the site made available by the BSNL for execution of the works or in the building, structures or
works executed on the said site by the contractor or in the goods, articles, materials, etc. brought on the said site (unless the
same specifically belongs to the contractor) and the contractor shall not have or deemed to have any lien whatsoever charge
for unpaid bills will not be entitled to assume or retain possession or control of the site or structures and the BSNL shall
have an absolute and unfettered right to take full possession of site and to remove the contractor, their servants, agents and
materials belonging to the contractor and lying on the site.
In Witness whereof the parties hereto have here-into set their respective hands and seals in the day and the year first above
Signed and delivered for and on behalf of BSNL Signature and delivered for and on behalf of the
(BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED) (Contractor)
IN PRESENCE OF TWO WITNESSES
For Proprietory Concern
Shri……………………s/o…………………………r/o……………………..carrying on business under the name and style
of………………at………………. (hereinafter called the said Contractor which expression shall unless the context requires
otherwise include his heirs, executors, administrators and legal representatives).
For Partnership Concern
M/s ………………………………….a partnership firm having its registered office at ………………………..(hereinafter
called the said Contractor which expression shall unless the context requires otherwise include his heirs, executors, administrators
and legal representatives). The partners of the firms are:
i) Shri ………………………………….s/o………………………… , And
ii) Shri ……………………………..s/o………………………..etc..
M/s …………………………………a company duly incorporated under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 and having its
registered office at …………………………..in the state of ………………………….(hereinafter called the said Contractor which
expression shall unless the context requires otherwise include its successors and assign).
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FORM OF PERFORMANCE SECURITY
BANK GUARANTEE BOND
1. In consideration of the BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED (hereinafter called “the BSNL”) having agreed under
the terms and conditions of agreement No.______________ Dated__________made between _______________ and
__________________________ (hereinafter called “the said contractor(s)”) for the _______________________work (hereinafter
called “the said agreement”) for compliance of his obligation in accordance with the terms and conditions in the said agreement.
We _____________________________________ (indicate the name of the Bank) (hereinafter referred to as “as Bank) hereby
undertake to pay to the BSNL and amount not exceeding Rs.___________(Rupees ___________________only) on demand by the BSNL.
2. We________________________________________(Indicate the name of the Bank) do hereby undertake to pay the amount
due and payable under this Guarantee without any demure, merely on a demand from the BSNL stating that the amount claimed is
required to meet the recoveries due or likely to be due from the said contractor(s). Any such demand made on the Bank shall be
conclusive as regards the amount due and payable by the bank under this Guarantee. However, our liability under this guarantee shall be
restricted to an amount not exceeding Rs._________________(Rupees___________________only).
3. We undertake to pay to the BSNL any money so demanded notwithstanding any dispute or disputes raised by the contractor (s)
in any suit or proceeding pending before any court or Tribunal relating thereto our liability under this present being absolute and
The payment made by us under this bond shall be valid discharge of our liability for payment to there-under and the
contractor(s) shall have no claim against us making such payment.
4. We ____________________________(Indicate the name of Bank) further agree that the guarantee herein contained shall
remain in full force and effect during the period that would be taken for the performance of the said agreement and that it shall continue to
be enforceable till all the dues of the BSNL under or by virtue of the said agreement have been fully paid and it is claims satisfied or
discharged or till Engineer-in-charge on behalf of the BSNL certifies that the terms and conditions of the said Agreement have been fully
and properly carried out be the said contractor(s) accordingly discharges this guarantee.
5. We ___________________________(indicate the name of Bank) further agree with the BSNL that the BSNL shall have the
fullest liberty without our consent and without affecting any manner our obligations hereunder to vary any of the terms and conditions of
the said agreement or to extend time of performance by the said contractor(s) from time to time or to postpone for any time to time any of
the powers exercisable by the BSNL against the said contractor(s) and to forebear or enforce any of the terms and conditions relating to
the said agreement shall not be relieved from our liability by reasons of any such variation or extension being granted to the said
contractor(s) or for any forbearance act of omission on that part of the BSNL or any indulgence by the BSNL to the said contractor(s) or
by any such matter or thing whatsoever which under the law relating to sureties would, but for this provision, have effected or so
6. The guarantee will not be discharged due to the change in the constitution of the Bank or the contractor(s).
7. We ________________________________________(indicate the name of Bank) lastly undertake not to revoke this guarantee
except with the previous consent of the BSNL in writing.
8. This guarantee shall be valid upto_______________unless extended on demand by BSNL. Notwithstanding any thing
mentioned above our liability against this Guarantee is restricted to Rs.___________ (Rs.__________________________only) and unless
a claim in writing is lodged with us within six months of the date of expiry or the extended date of expiry of this guarantee, all our
liabilities under the Guarantee shall stand discharged.
Date the________________date of__________
for ___________ (Indicate the name of Bank)
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ANNEXURE – (i)
I/We have submitted a bank guarantee for the work______________________________
___________________________________( Name of Work), Agreement No. ________________
Dated:_______________________from _________________________________________ (Name of the Division) with a
view to seek exemption from payment of performance guarantee in cash. This Bank guarantee expires on
I/ We undertake to keep the validity of the bank guarantee intact by getting it extended from time to time at my/our own
initiative upto a period of _______________________________ months after the recorded date of completion of the work
or as directed by the Engineer in charge.
I/We also indemnify the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited against any losses arising out of non-encashment of the bank
guarantee if any.
Signature of Contractor
Note: The affidavit is to be given by the Executants before a first class Magistrate.
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CONDITION FOR SUPPLY OF TOWER MATERIALS AND its ERECTION
The quoted rates for various items in the tender shall be inclusive of all the additional conditions
and particular specifications and for adherence to all these conditions and specifications, no
extra payment shall be made to the contractor. Any infringement and/or breach of these
specification and condition(s) etc. shall render the contractor liable to action(s) under various
clauses of the contract and such action stipulated in conditions therein.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS FOR SUPPLY OF TOWER MATERIAL AND ITS ERECTION
The following conditions shall be applicable for tower supply and erection in addition to other
conditions given in tender form. Nothing extra shall be paid on these accounts unless otherwise
1.0 The intending tenderers approved by either TSEC, CGM(QA), TEC shall have to supply the tower
material as per following details / drawings:
40 m Tower - C-DOT Design Tower drawing for 40M for various wind speed 140/160/ 180
Kmph. and BSNL approved shop/ fabrication detailed drawings are available on web site
The work in addition to supply and erection of tower also includes fabrication, supply and erection /
assembly of antenna fixtures, box type cable feeder rack/ runway, platforms, wave guide rack, and
wave guide rack support (Optional)/ ladder and painting of all steel members and fixtures. It also
includes handing over of tower to the concerned DOT Administrator (User) after acceptance testing.
2.0 The contractor shall procure all structural steel members i.e. Angles, tees, Plates, nuts & bolts etc.
conforming to relevant I.S. Codes from main producers as approved by the Ministry of Steel namely
SAIL, TISCO and RINL or BIS approved. However, in case of BIS approved, prior approval of
CE(C) MH East Zone Nagpur shall be required. All Mild steel / High tensile steel angles, Tees and
Plates shall be of grade „A‟ as per IS: 2062-1999 and IS: 8500-1991. Samples shall also be taken
and got tested by the Engineer-in-charge as per the provisions in this regard in the relevant I.S.
Codes. In case the test results indicate that the steel arranged by the contractor does not conform
to I.S. Codes, the same shall stand rejected and shall be removed from the site of work within three
days from date of receipt of written order of the Engineer-in-charge to do so. The proof of
manufacturer of structural steel members from virgin billets purchased from main steel producers is
to be furnished by him before tower member / templates are cut.
2.1 The Nuts, bolts, plain / spring washers shall be procured from producers approved by Power Grid
Corporation of India or equivalent. Nuts and bolts of grade 5.6 conforming to relevant IS codes as
per IS: 6639-1972, IS: 12427-2001, IS: 1363 (Part I)-1992 IS: 1364-2002, IS: 1367-2002 (Part 8)
and plain washers as per IS: 6610-1972 & spring washers of type „B‟ as per IS: 3063-1994 shall be
used. All nuts, bolts and washers shall be hot dipped galvanized of minimum thickness of 85
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2.2 Manufacturer‟s identity marking and item marking shall be provided on each section by punching
and painting for enabling easy assembling and traceability. A plate indicating the name of the tower,
specification‟s no., tower serial no., manufacturer‟s identity, year of manufacture and the maximum
load capacity of the tower shall be supplied by the manufacturer for display at the bottom of the
2.3 The steel structural members shall be stored by the contractor at site of work in such a way so as to
prevent distortion and corrosion and nothing extra shall be paid on this account. Members of
different sections and sizes shall be stored separately to facilitate easy checking.
2.4 For testing of steel members in accordance with IS 2062, specimen of sufficient length shall be cut
from sectional member of steel as per requirement of relevant IS Codes and the contractor shall
supply the steel members required for testing, free of charge.
2.5 The cost of tests shall be borne by the contractor/BSNL in the manner indicated below: -
(i) By the contractor, if the results show that the steel does not conform to the relevant I.S. Codes.
(ii) By B.S.N.L., if the results show that the steel conforms to the relevant I.S. Codes.
3.0 All structural steel members including nuts, bolts, gusset plates etc. shall be hot dip galvanized as
per IS: 4759-1996 (Reaffirmed 2001) and IS: 1367-2002. The standard zinc used for galvanizing
shall conform to IS: 13229-1991.
4.0 The communication towers should conform to the latest revisions of all the relevant standards of
BIS including: -
(a) IS 2062 - 1999 - Specifications for structural grade steel.
(b) IS 4759 – 1996 & - Specifications for hot dip galvanization.
IS 1367- 2002
(c) IS 800 - 1984 - Code of practice for general construction in steel.
(d) IS 802 - Code of practice for use of structural steel in
overhead transmission lines.
(e) IS 6639, IS: 1363,
IS 12427, IS 1364 - For nuts and bolts.
& IS: 1367 Part 8
(f) IS 13229 - 1991 - Standard for Zinc for galvanizing.
(g) IS 6610 - 1972 - For plain washers and spring washers
IS 3063 - 1994 respectively.
(h) IS 12843 - 1989 - For tolerance in Erection of steel structures.
(i) IS 7205 - 1974 - Safety code for Erection of structural steel work.
(j) IS 875 -1987 (Part-III) - Code of practice for design loads (Wind load)
5.0 The contractor shall arrange at his own expense all tools, plants and equipments for execution of
the works. No tents, tools, pumps for dewatering or any type of machinery / equipment will be
supplied by the department for carrying out any portion of work. The contractor shall be in position
to deploy all required machinery / tools / equipments within the time schedule specified in the
individual work orders. No accommodation shall be provided by the BSNL either for storage of
materials or for his staff. He shall make his own arrangement.
6.0 The intending bidders should inspect the site of work fully before tendering and acquaint / satisfy
themselves as to the conditions in regard to accessibility of site, nature and extent of ground,
working conditions including stacking of materials, installation of T&P, conditions effecting
accommodation and movement of labour etc. required for the satisfactory execution of work. The
tentative list of sites is enclosed herewith at annexure-1. These sites are tentative and can be
changed at any time. No claim of whatsoever will be entertained.
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7.0 Erection of the tower and painting shall be done through specialized agencies only and all safety
precautions shall be taken in accordance with safety code for erection of structural steel work (IS:
8.0 Agency executing the supply and erection of towers should take all precautions to see that no
damage occurs to the adjoining structures while executing the work. Also, all the workers on the
execution site should be adequately insured along with third party insurance for any unforeseen
injury to passerby or occupants of adjoining buildings. Agency shall be solely responsible for any
mishap on these accounts.
9.0 Foundation bolts shall be embedded and cast monolithic with concrete as per approved
drawings and in consultation with the civil contractor, doing the foundation work. Which
means that supplier will have to depute his representative to site at the time of concreting of
stems to verify correctness of fixing of anchor bolts. Cost of embedding bolts shall be borne
by civil contractor.
9.1 Templates & anchor bolts and all tower material are to be supplied by manufacturer/ contractor to
District/Civil Subdivision headquarters. Nothing extra shall be paid in this account. Manufacturer
shall also initiate action for fabrication of tower after receipt of intimation to supply anchor bolts so
that erection work commences after completion of tower foundation.
10.0 Wherever no mention has been made in the specifications, the work shall be carried out as per
relevant BIS standards or as per the directions of the Engineer-in-charge given in writing based on
sound engineering practice and local usage & that shall be final and binding on the contractor.
11.0 The agency has to confirm after erection of tower that the tilt, twist and rotation of the tower are
within specified limits. The agency also has to check the verticality of the tower after erection. The
verticality of tower shall be within the limit of (+ / -) 25mm as given in IS:12843 : 1989, Table iii(b)
(i,e. the bottom of the line joining to the centre of the top of the tower and the centre of the base of
the tower shall be within this limit. This may be checked in the field after the erection of tower at
12.0 The site of work may be changed by the Engineer-in-charge due to exigencies of the service within
/ adjoining revenue districts for which nothing extra shall be payable except the approved contract
12.1 Tower fabrication is to be done strictly as per written orders of Engineer-in-Charge. Supply and
tower erection will be as per time schedule given by Engineer-in-Charge and strictly adhered by the
12.2 Connection between verticals legs and bracings shall be done to each other at site by Gusset /
splices plates with nuts, bolts and washers as per design.
12.3 Rack for running feeder cables from the rear of Antenna to the base of the Tower shall be provided.
Suitable support to be provided for all the feeder cable runner at 600 mm each, width of each rack
shall be 300 mm.
12.4 A ladder shall be provided externally right through from the ground level up to 40M. Hoops and
runners shall be provided to ensure the safety of the person climbing on the Tower.
12.5 The ground based tower shall take 9 CDMA / GSM service delivery antenna, 3 sets of microwave
back haul antenna of 1.2M dia. to cater for 3 USPS and additional antenna to be provided for
proposed broad band service in future.
12.6 The mounting structure for antenna shall be of steel work and shall be such as to allow a nominal
azimuth adjustment of (+ / -) 5 degree and an elevation adjustment of (+ / -) 5 degree .The design of
antenna supporting cage and platform shall be in accordance with the specification given.
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All materials shall be straightened and or flattened by pressure unless required for a shape of
curvilinear form before fabrication and shall be free from twists. Straightening shall not damage
the material. The parts when assembled adjacent surfaces shall be in close contact. Hammering
shall not be permitted for straightening. Sharp kinks or bends shall be rejected.
Cutting may be affected by shearing, flame cutting or sawing. The surface so cut shall be
clean, smooth, square and free from any distortion.
15.0 BENDING AND WELDING
(i) Mild steel angle sections up to 75x75mm (up to 6mm thick) may be bent cold up to and
including bend angle of 10 degree, angles above 75x75mm (thickness up to 6mm) and up to
and including 100x100mm (thickness up to 8mm) may also be bent cold up to the bend angle
of 5 degree. All other angle sections not covered above shall be bent hot.
(ii) Butt-welding, if used, in members shall be carried out either by submerged arc or shielded arc
(iii) Welding shall be free from cracks, discontinuity in welding, under- size, over-size or under
cutting. It should be cleaned off slag and other deposit.
(iv) Welds shall be adequately tested using radiography or other well-known methods of non-
destructive testing. Welding shall be carried out as per IS: 9595-1996. Welding connection of
base plate are as per IS 800: 1984.
(v) Where structure joints are made by welding, the details of all joints, the welding technique
employed, the appearance and quality of welds made and the methods used in correcting
defective work shall conform to requirements of the “Specification for Design, Fabrication and
Erection of Structural Steel for building”, of the American Institute of Steel Construction or
equivalent and the “Code of Arc and Gas Welding in Building construction” of the American
Welding Society, JIS or equivalent.
(i) Holes for bolts shall be drilled using jigs provided with hardened steel bushes and shall not be
punched or formed by flame cuttings process. All drill burns shall be completely removed.
Drilling of holes shall be done before galvanizing.
(ii) Holes on both sides of the bend line in a bent member shall be drilled after bending. The
relative position of these holes shall be checked using proper templates.
(iii) Holes shall be circular and of a diameter 1.5 mm more than the dia. of the bolt.
(iv) Holes shall be drilled at right angles to the surface of the plates or angles, unless otherwise
(v) The accuracy of location of hole shall be such that for any group when assembled they shall
admit the bolt at right angles to the plane of the connection.
(vi) Spacing of bolts and edge distances shall be in accordance with IS 800-1984.
(vii) Butting ends of main leg members shall be cut with saw. Flame cutting or shearing
shall not be permitted.
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Identification marks allotted to each member shall be distinctly stamped with marking dyes of
16mm size before galvanizing.
Fabrication tolerance shall not exceed those specified in IS 7215-1974 as applicable to group
19.1 Hot dip galvanizing protects steel from corrosion by providing a thick, tough metallic zinc
coating, which completely covers the steel surface and seals it from the corrosive action of its
environment. The galvanized coating provides outstanding abrasion resistance. Where there is
damage or minor discontinuity in the coating of zinc, protection of the steel is maintained by the
cathodic action of the surrounding galvanized coating. Metallic zinc is strongly resistant to the
corrosive action of normal environments and hot dip galvanized coatings therefore provide
long-term protection for steel.
19.2 Zinc for galvanizing should conform to IS 13229-1991.
19.3 All members and fasteners of Tower structures are to be hot dip galvanized. Galvanizing of
members of the tower shall conform to IS 4759 and 2629. Bolts and other fasteners shall be
galvanized in accordance with IS 1367 (part 13). The total mass of galvanizing coating shall not
be less than 610gm/sqm (i.e.85 micron) thickness.
Painting of galvanized steel towers is required to give additional protection and to give „Day
warning‟ as per additional protection and civil aviation specifications. Painting shall be done by
specialized agencies only and all safety precautions shall be taken in accordance with the
safety code for erection of steel tower.
20.1 COASTAL AREA
All steel galvanized sections like L angles, flats, tubular sections, bolts and nuts etc. shall be
given a coat of ETCH primer. Zinc Chromate primer shall be applied over ETCH primer.
Synthetic enamel paint of two or more coat thickness shall be applied over the above.
20.2 NON COASTAL AREA:
In the non-coastal area Zinc Chromate may be applied instead of zinc phosphate painting shall
be done in accordance with IS 1477 Part I & II. Priming coat of zinc Chromate/phosphate shall
conform to IS 104.
Dust, grease and rust on galvanized tower members namely angles, tees, plates railing,
ladders, racks etc. shall be removed by wire brushing and cleaned with a piece of cloth.
20.4 APPLICATION OF ETCH PRIMER
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After cleaning the tower members a first coat of an etch primer has to be applied to the tower
structure members. The etch primer consists of polyvinyl butyl phosphoric acid catalyst and
zinc chromate base and are supplied separately. They should be mixed before use in
specified ratio of four parts base to one part catalyst or as specified by the manufacturer. The
primer is to be applied uniformly to get a very thin and almost invisible coat and every part of
the tower structure should be treated with this primer. Subsequent painting of the zinc
chromate primer should be commenced within two hours of application of the primer. The etch
primer once mixed should be used up immediately.
20.5 APPLICATION OF PAINT
After 48 hours of application of primer, the first coat of the paint should be applied carefully,
well brushed into the surface, corners, crevices etc. should be uniform and even. The second
coat of paint should be applied 48 hours after the application of the first coat. Care should be
taken to see that the painting is not carried out at the hottest time of the day and air pockets
should be avoided.
20.6 SPECIAL REMARKS
(i) The painting shall be done carefully so that all corners and crevices of the mast receive the
paint and no base surface is left exposed anywhere. Special care is to be taken in applying
paint at the place where galvanized coating has got removed.
(ii) No driers such as Litharge or Turpentine are to be used. The practice of mixing kerosene
oil with paint is strictly forbidden.
(iii) The primer and the paints used should be got approved prior to their use.
(iv) The painting shall conform to civil aviation guideline.
Paints shall be synthetic enamel of the best quality and anticorrosive and withstand exposures
to outside conditions. They should be of standard quality equivalent to synthetic enamel paint
of Shalimar or Berger paints or Asian paints.
20.8 ORANGE AND WHITE BANDS (DAY MARKINGS)
To conform to Civil Aviation regulations the towers shall be painted in alternate bands of
international orange and international white, terminating with orange at to and the bottom,
Height of each band should be not exceed 6 metres and should not be less than 0.5 mt. The
correct shade for the international orange corresponds to ISI shade 592 as given in the Indian
Standard Institution Publication-colours for ready mixed paint, IS: 1755, IS: 2732-1964.
21.0 RECTIFICATION / REPAIRS TO DAMAGED PARTS
21.1 Damaged components of the steel work should be rectified as per directions of the Engineer-in-
charge minor damages to the galvanizing shall be made good by cleaning the damaged portion
free of all rust and applying a zinc rich paste to the same thickness as the original coat of
21.2 Members of components, which are dented, bent or twisted in transit or by handling during
erection shall not be used on work but shall be replaced as directed by the Engineer-in-Charge.
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(i) It shall be ensured that structural components with correct markings as indicated in drawings
are used in correct position.
(ii) At the base connections the foundation bolts shall be located correctly using templates and
grouted ensuring that all templates are in one horizontal plane. After erection of the first panel,
its verticality shall be checked and corrected if necessary.
(iii) Further erection work shall proceed panel-by-panel, bolts and nuts shall be finally tightened
up to the torque specified using torque wrenches. Verticality of the tower shall be checked after
complete erection of each panel. Each panel shall be completed in all respects and shall have
the approval of the Engineer-in-charge before proceeding to the next panel.
(iv) If a panel is to be left incomplete, it shall be ensured if necessary by erection of temporary
bracings that all the members erected form a stable configuration, sufficient to withstand dead
and wind loads.
(v) The joint shall be made by drawing the light members into position with barrel drifts. Drifts
may be used on the heavier members only to secure them in correct position. No member shall
be force fitted. Any error in steel work, which prevents the assembly and fitting up to the parts
by the proper use of drifts, shall be investigated immediately. If any defect or deficiency in the
member comes to notice, the same shall be rectified as per directions of the Engineer-in-
(vi) Packing plates shall be provided at the joints as shown on approved drawings in order to
make up the change in the thickness of the parts jointed. No other packing plates shall be
(vii) Hot dip galvanized bolts and nuts and washers of grade 5.6 shall be provided in all
connections involving leg member‟s main diagonals as well as horizontal through inter section
of the main diagonals in k brace, panels and plain bracings
(viii) Hot dip galvanized contact surfaces of joints providing with hot dip galvanized bolts nuts
and washers shall be free of oil, paint and lacquer or other coatings and shall be scored by wire
brushing or light blasting after galvanization and prior to assembly.
(ix) Bolts used for connections shall not be less than 12mm dia. and the length shall be such
that not more than half of the pitch of the thread lies inside the grip length. The threaded
portion of the bolt shall protrude by not less than 3mm beyond the lock nut after it has been
(x) Bolts and nuts shall be tightened by using the part turn method. The net shall be
brought to the snug, tight position after which it will be given a further half to one turn
depending upon the length of the bolt. In joints with several fasteners all the nuts bolts shall be
brought to the snug tight position, before tightening further systematically. The nut rotation from
snug tight condition is given in the table below:
NUT ROTATION FROM SNUG TIGHT CONDITION
Bolt length Bolts One face normal Bolt faces slope not
(as measured from faces To bolt axis & other face more than 1:20 from
underside of head to Normal sloped not more than normal to bolt axis
extreme end of point) to bolt 1:20 (bevel washer not (bevel washers not
axis. used) used).
Upto including 4 dia. 1/3turn 1/2 turn 2/3 turn
Over 4 dia. But not 1/2 turn 2/3 turn 5/6 turn
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exceeding 8 dia.
Over 8 dia. But not 2/3 turn 5/6 turn 1 turn.
exceeding 12 dia.
(xi) Alternatively nuts may be tightened using a calibrated wrench so that the proof load of
the bolt specified in IS 1367 is achieved “snug tight is defined as the tightness attained by a
few impacts of an impact wrench or the full effort of a man using an ordinary spud wrench.
Following this initial operation, bolts shall be placed in remaining holes in the connection and
brought to snug tight position”.
22.1 VERTICALITY TOLERANCES
The verticality of towers of different heights shall be within the provisions of Table-1(III)(b) of
IS:12843 : 1989, viz. + H / 1000 or +/- 20 mm (whichever is less) and H/1500 or +/- 25 mm
(whichever is less) for towers up to and including 30M height and over 30M height respectively. (H
refers to the height of tower).
22.2 WORKING PLATFORM AND LADDER
A set of 3 (three) platform with railing as per the drawing shall be provided at height of 34M,
36.4M and 38.8M respectively. A resting platform shall also be provided at a height of 20M
from the ground level as per the details provided in the specifications. A ladder up to the top
most platform inside the tower and cable tray assembly shall also be provided as per the
A working platform with railings is provided at a height from where erection and maintenance of
Antenna, Aviation lamps, Lightening arrester etc. can be done easily. A ladder from rooftop up
to top of platform at tower is provided with safety rings. Width of ladder shall be minimum 300
mm and safety ring of 750 mm shall be provided. Entry from ladder up to top of platform shall
be such that no extra efforts will require to reach at the platform. Width of platform should be
23.0 WAVE GUIDE
A tray of galvanized m.s. angle and flats of 600 mm width shall be provided as wave-guide to
carry the feeder cables from Antenna fixed at top of tower up to the BTS. This shall not bend
sharply at right angles at turning point to avoid damage to running feeder cables.
Waveguide is provided in towers to carry the feeder cables from Antenna fixed at top of tower
up to Transmission room. It is a tray of galvanized M.S. angles and Flats of 600mm width.
(a) Wave guide should enter straight into the termination at last length.
(b) Precaution should be taken to avoid twisting of the wave-guide while tightening the nut of the
(c)Twisting can be permissible by an amount of 1 over 5 meters of wave guide length.
(d) Bend in the wave-guide should be less than 2M diameters.
(e) Wave-guide should be clamped suitably at all the stages on wave-guide rack and at proper
places at approx. every 2 meters length in bend portion.
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24.1 Unless otherwise specified, for item of erection, the payment shall be made on weight basis. The
weight shall be calculated as under.
24.2 The weight of all the structural members including tees, angles, channels, flats, rods, bars, tubes,
gusset plates, splice plates, chequered plates, cleats, brackets, antenna, holding pipes, lightening
arrestor pipe etc. shall be measured as given below.
24.3 The weight of nuts & bolts, washers, packing pieces etc. shall not be measured for payment
24.4 The actual dimensions (length & width) of the members shall be measured in running meters correct
to a centimeter and the thickness shall be measured correct to a millimeter.
24.5 For calculation of weight, the coefficients as given in the standard tables of BIS codes shall be
24.6 In case the coefficients are not available in BIS Codes, than the coefficient available in other
standard tables shall be followed.
24.7 In case the coefficients are neither available in BIS Codes nor in other standards, than the
coefficients shall be derived based on actual weight taken at site.
24.8 In case none of the above is possible, the actual weight shall be measured at site before erection.
24.9 No deductions shall be made for rivet or bolt holes made as per drawings and no additions shall be
made in weight due to galvanizing of the members.
24.10 If actual weight measured at site, is less than the weight as per BIS codes / other standards, then
the actual weight shall be measured.
25.1 Unless otherwise specified, the rates quoted for the items shall include all labour, material, taxes,
insurance, watch & ward, necessary T&P required for the work, tests, all weighing / measuring
equipments etc. all complete. Nothing extra shall be paid over and above the quoted rates for the
25.2 The contractor shall pay Octroi wherever applicable. The Form “C” & “D”, Octroi exemption
certificates etc will not be issued by BSNL for any materials required in the work. The contractor shall
quote all inclusive rates only. Nothing extra shall be paid over the quoted rates.
26.0 PROTECTION OF LIFE, PROPERTY AND EXISTING FACILITIES :
26.1 The contractor is fully responsible for taking all possible safety precaution during preparation for
and actual performance of the works, and for keeping the construction site in a reasonable safe
condition. The Contractor shall protect all life and property from damage or losses resulting from his
construction operations and shall minimize the disturbance and inconvenience to the public.
26.2 In this connection, the attention of the contractors are drawn to the safety measures and
precautions including code of conduct while safely carrying out the work and also detailed
Engineering Instructions enumerated in this tender document.
26.3 The contractor shall be solely liable for all expenses for and in respect of repairs and / or damage
occasioned by injury of or damage to such underground and over-ground structures or other
properties and undertake to indemnify and keep indemnified the BSNL from and against all actions,
cause of actions, damages, claims and demands what-so-ever either in law or in quality and all
losses and damages and costs (inclusive between attorney and client), charges and expenses in
condition therewith and / or incidental thereto.
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26.4 The current market value of any commodities lost as a result of any damage to the aforesaid
existing facilities shall be paid by the contractor together with such additional sums necessary to
liquidate the personal or property damages resulting there from.
Without limiting any of his other obligations or liabilities, the contractor shall, at his own expense,
take and keep comprehensive insurance including third party risk for the plant, machinery,
materials, etc. brought to the site and for all the work during the execution. The contractor shall also
take out workmen‟s compensation insurance as required by law and undertake to indemnify and
keep indemnified the BSNL from and against all manner of claims and demands and losses and
damages and cost (including between attorney and client) charges and expenses that may arise in
regard the same or that the BSNL may suffer or incur with respect to and/or incidental to the same.
28.1 The contractor shall all the times hold the BSNL harmless and indemnify from against all actions,
suits, proceedings, works, cost, damages, charges, claims and demands of every nature and
descriptions brought or procured against BSNL, its officers, and employees and forthwith upon
demand and without protest or demur to pay the BSNL any or all losses and damages and cost
(inclusive between attorney and client) and all costs incurred in endorsing this or any other
indemnity or security which the BSNL may now or at any time have relative to the work or the
contractor‟s obligation or in protecting or endorsing it‟s right in any suit or other legal proceedings,
charges and expenses and liabilities resulting from or incidental or in connection with injury, disease
or disablement to or death of any person(s) including employee(s) of the contractor or damage to
property resulting from or arising out of or in any way connected with or incidental to the operations
caused by the contract documents. In addition the contractor shall reimburse the BSNL or pay to
the BSNL forthwith on demand without protest or demur all costs, charges and expenses and
losses and damages otherwise incurred by it in consequences of any claims, demand and actions
which may be brought against the BSNL arising out of or incidental to or in connection with the
operation covered by the contract.
28.2 The contractor shall at his own cost at the BSNL request defend any suit or other proceeding
asserting a claim covered by this indemnity, but shall not settle, compound or compromise any suit
or other finding without first consulting the BSNL.
29 ACCEPTANCE TESTING (AT)
1. The completed work shall be inspected for approval for “Acceptance Testing”. It shall be
the responsibility of the contractor to offer the completed work for inspection and approval
of the A/T as per the directions of the Engineer-in-charge and nothing extra shall be
payable on this account. If the completed work is not found satisfactory as per the
prescribed specifications, corrective measures ordered by the Engineer-in-charge shall be
carried out immediately by the contractor without any additional expenditure liability to
2. All erection shall be carried out as per various directions issued. The contractor has to
provide necessary assistance to the AT team in carrying out inspection and obtaining AT
clearance for the tower is the responsibility of the contractor.
30 QUALITY ASSURANCE
Before dispatch of any material from the fabrication unit for the use at sites under this
agreement, it will be mandatory on the part of the agency to get it inspected from the QA
team constituted for the purpose or any other authority authorized by Chief Engineer
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QA team will routinely visit the factory and shall make following checks.
(a) The team will obtain from the contractor the proof of manufacture of structural steel members
from virgin billets purchased from main steel producers „OR‟ proof of purchase of the members
from the main producers.
The team will have to be provided with purchase invoice and test certificate of the main Producers.
(b) The approval/acceptance of QA team will be given LOT-WISE. Total number of towers in a
particular lot will be assessed by the QA team on the basis of steel members received for fabrication
after approval of the tender on the basis of purchase vouchers produced by the contractor and by
making an assessment of the total quantity of the structural members physically available on the
site/factory in relation to BOQ of the tower.
The team will obtain the random samples and conduct the physical and chemical tests as per the
relevant IS codes consignment (lot) wise. It will be discretion of the QA team to send the samples for
its testing in any of the testing labs in the country. The cost of sample, packaging and its cartage to
the test house will be borne by the contractor. The testing charge will be borne in following
1. If the samples pass all the tests for which it has been sent to the lab, the testing charges will
be borne by BSNL.
2. If the sample fails in any of the test for which it has been sent, all the testing charges will be
borne by the contractor.
(c) The QA team will approve the lots of steel members available for manufacturing of the towers and
the agency will have to mention lot number on each member of all the towers fabricated from
(d) The contractor shall provide manufacturers identity mark on each and every tower member.
When a new lot is received in the factory for fabrication of the tower, the agency will intimate the same
to the QA team for getting it inspected. No fabrication should be started before inspection and
approval of the QA team for that lot. If the fabrication of the tower is started before inspection of the
QA team, responsibility of the same will lie with the contractor. If the member fails in any of the
tests prescribed in relevant codes, the whole lot will be rejected and no claim of the contractor
will be entertained for wastage of material in fabrication of the towers.
The QA team should be made available testing equipments, duly calibrated and approved from
any accredited institute, for on-site testing.
Before starting manufacturing the towers, the contractor will have to fabricate one prototype and be
laid horizontally for inspection. This will be left in its position preferably till the completion of the
contract. If that is not possible for space constraints, the approved material shall be allowed to be used
as last tower for erection.
Any decision taken by the QA team will be final and binding on the contractor. Nothing extra will be
paid for any delay/hindrance caused whatsoever, by the action and decision of the QA team.
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31 The work shall be executed as per programme approved by the Engineer-in-charge of the work.
No claim whatsoever will be entertained on this account.
32. No payment shall be made to the contractor for any damage caused during the execution of work
because of cause(s) not covered under Clause 43 of the Contract. The damage to work will be
made good by the contractor at his own cost, and no claim on this account shall be entertained.
33. Some restrictions may be imposed by the security staff etc. on the working and/ or movement of
labour, materials etc. and the contractor shall be bound to follow all such restrictions/ instructions
and nothing extra shall be payable on this account.
34. The contractor shall comply with proper and legal orders and directions of the local or public
authority or municipality and abide by their rules and regulations and pay all fees and charges
which he may be liable and nothing extra shall be payable on this account. The work shall be
carried out without infringing on any of the local Municipal Bye-Laws.
35. The contractors shall give a performance test of the entire installations as per standard
specifications before the work is finally accepted and nothing extra what so ever shall be payable
to the contractor for the tests.
36. The rate for every item of work to be done under this contract shall be for all heights, depths,
lengths and widths of the structure (except where specially mentioned in the item) and nothing
extra will be paid on this account. The rate for all items of work, where in cement is used, is
inclusive of charges of curing.
37.1 The contractor shall maintain in good condition all work during execution till completion of entire
work allotted to him.
37.2 The contractor shall cause the site to be cleared thoroughly of rubbish, scaffolding materials
etc. before the actual date of completion of the work as well as time to time as per directions of
the Engineer-in-charge of the work.
37.3 The contractor shall make his own arrangement for obtaining electrical connection, if required
and make necessary payments directly to the department concerned.
37.4 Other agencies doing work of electrification, external services, other building work, horticulture
work etc. for this project will also simultaneously execute their part of the works and the
contractor shall afford necessary facilities for the same. The contractor shall leave such
necessary holes, openings etc. for laying /burying pipes, cables, conduits, clamps, boxes and
hooks etc. as may be required for the electrical and sanitary works etc. and nothing extra over
the agreement rate shall be paid for the same.
37.5 The contractor shall be responsible to arrange at his own cost all necessary tools and plants
required for execution of the work.
37.6 The rate of all items of work, shall, unless clearly specified otherwise, include cost of all labour,
material and other incidental inputs involved which are essential to complete the work as per
entire satisfaction of the Engineer-in-Charge.
37.7 For the purpose of recording measurement for preparing running account bills, the abbreviated
nomenclature indicated in the standard schedule of rates relevant to the contract may be
adopted. The abbreviated nomenclature shall be taken to cover all the materials and
preparations as per the complete nomenclature of the relevant items in the agreement and other
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37.8 In case of items for which abbreviated nomenclature is not available in the standard relevant
schedule of rates and also in the case of extra and substituted items of work for which
abbreviated nomenclature is not provided in the agreement the full nomenclature of items shall
be reproduced in the measurement books and bill forms for running account bills.
37.9 Whenever any reference to any Indian standard specifications occurs in the documents relating
to this contract the same shall be inclusive of all amendments issued thereto if any, up to the
date of receipt of the tender.
37.10 The contractor shall take instruction from the Engineer-in-Charge regarding collection and
stacking of materials at any place. No excavated earth or building materials shall be stacked on
the areas where other buildings, roads, services or compound walls are to be constructed and
they shall not be stored near any existing structures so as to endanger their safety.
37.11 The site of work should be seen by the tenderer before quoting his rates with respect to
approaches to the site and conditions of the same. If any approach road from main road is
required at the site or existing approach is to be improved and maintained, for cartage of
materials by the contractor, the same shall be provided, improved and maintained by the
contractor at his own cost.
37.12 If as per municipal rules the huts for laborers are not to be erected at the site of work by the
contractor, the contractors are required to provide such accommodation as is acceptable to local
bodies and nothing extra shall be paid on this account.
38. The contractor shall take all precautions to avoid all accidents by exhibiting necessary caution
boards such as day and night boards, speed limit boards and flags, red lights and providing
barriers etc. He shall be responsible for all damages and accidents caused due to negligence on
his part. No hindrance shall be caused to traffic during the execution of work. Nothing extra shall
be paid on this account. Any damage done by the contractor to any existing work during the
course of execution of the work awarded to him shall be made good by him at his own cost.
39. The contractor will work in close liaison, during the works, with other contractors of water supply,
sanitary, drainage arrangements, electrical installation and any other works and adjust his work
plan accordingly at no extra cost to the department.
40. Documentation: Two hard copies as well as one soft copy of complete document along with
the installation details shall be supplied by the supplier.
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1.1. The Work shall, in general, conform to the CPWD Specifications. The CPWD specifications
shall mean CPWD Specifications – 1996 Vol. 1 to VI with up-to-date correction slips and
Revised CPWD Specifications 2002 for Cement Mortar, Cement Concrete and RCC works
which supersede Chapter 3, 4 & 5 of CPWD specifications 1996 Vol.II.
1.1.1. Should there be any difference between the specifications mentioned above and the
specifications given in the schedule of quantities, the later shall prevail.
1.1.2. If the specifications for any item are not available in the CPWD Specifications cited above,
relevant BIS Specifications should be followed.
1.1.3. In case BIS Specifications are also not available, the decision of Engineer-in-Charge given
in writing based on acceptable sound engineering practice and local usage shall be final
and binding on the contractor.
1.2. The work will be carried out in accordance with the architectural drawings and structural
drawings to be issued by the Engineer-in-Charge. The structural and architectural drawings
shall have to be properly correlated before executing the work.
1.2.1. Incase of any difference noticed between Architectural and Structural drawings, the
contractor shall obtain final decision in writing of the Engineer-in-Charge.
1.2.2. In case of any discrepancy in the item given in the schedule of quantities appended with
the tender and architectural drawings relating to the relevant item, former shall prevail
unless otherwise given in writing by the Engineer-in-Charge
1.3. For items where so desired, samples shall be prepared before starting the particular items
of work for prior approval of the Engineer-in-Charge and nothing extra shall be payable on
1.4. Materials brought at site of work shall not be used in the work before getting satisfactory
Mandatory test results. For details, relevant provisions in the CPWD specification shall be
1.4.1. Wherever it is desired to procure factory-made materials, such factory-made materials shall
be procured from reputed and approved manufacturers or through their authorized dealers.
The contractor shall obtain the approval from the Engineer-in-Charge of such firms prior to
procurement of such factory-made materials. The Engineer-in-charge may, at any stage,
inspect such factories/-manufacturing units. The contractor shall have no claim if the factory
made materials brought to the site are rejected by the Engineer-in-charge in part or in full
due to bad workmanship/ quality etc. even after the inspection of the manufacturing units.
1.4.2. The manufactured materials brought at site of work shall, in general, conform to the
relevant specifications. The source for supply of the manufactured materials shall be
approved by the Engineer-in-charge. The contractor shall have no claim if the
manufactured materials brought to the site are rejected by the Engineer-in-charge in part or
in full due to bad workmanship/ quality etc.
1.4.3. The preference amongst the various alternative materials available shall be as follows: -
(a) The materials shall be as per the Brand specified to be used in the work.
(b) If the Brand specified material is not available then the material shall be ISI marked.
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(c) If ISI marked item is not available then it should be from ISO certified Company.
(d) If the ISI marked or ISO certified items are not available then the best available items in
the market to be procured.
1.4.4. Equivalents for the various materials and the materials of approved make shall be got
approved from the Engineer-in-Charge of work in writing before using them on the work.
Contractor shall furnish the proforma duly filled given at annexure-D
1.4.5. The contractor shall provide at his own cost suitable weighing and measuring
arrangements at site for checking the weight / dimensions as may be necessary for
execution of the work.
1.4.6. All materials brought to the site by the contractor for use in the work shall be got checked
from the Engineer-in-Charge or his authorized representative on receipt of the same at the
site and before they are actually used in the work.
1.4.7. Any infringement and/or breach of the above specifications and condition(s)
etc. shall render the contractor liable to action(s) under various clauses of the
contract and such actions stipulated in the conditions therein.
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SPECIFICATION FOR TOWER MATERIAL AND TOOLS ETC.
This work of erection of self supporting tower (Steel), assembly of tower members including
Platforms, Guardrails, ladders guard wires, Lightening arrestors etc. as per drawing for each stations shall
be such that the tilt, twist and rotation of the tower are within the specified limits. The arrangement
necessary for carrying out the above test will be made by the contractor.
1. These shall be as per C-DOT design Tower / approved shop drawings.
2. The contractor should arrange the tower members by numbers and the quantity should be
checked according to the details of tower. In case the members are found twisted and bend
this shall be replaced by the contractor at his own cost. The tower members shall be
stamped and engraved for facility during erection. Necessary bolts will be supplied as per
the drawing. No other material for work shall be supplied by the department.
3. All the component of the tower Super structures will be supplied by the contractor as per the
drawings. The contractor will be responsible for the safe storage and custody of the same
until the installation is completed and handed over to the BSNL. No enclosed
accommodation shall be provided at site for storage of the materials or for contractor staff.
The contractor shall therefore make his temporary arrangement for such accommodation.
4. The tools and equipments required for the tower shall be supplied by the contractor. The
contractor shall provide all the necessary erection tools and erection gear within the
tendered cost and shall use such method and applications for performance of all the
operations connected with the work under the contract, and will ensure satisfactory quality
of work and rate of progress. The list of tools and other erection gear is as given below: -
1. Winch coupled with engine double drum
2. Hand winch
3. Block single wheel 200 mm diameters
4. Block doubles wheel 200 mm diameter
5. Temporary steel tower required for erection
of tower over 5120m height 30 m ht. 0.8 x 0.9
6. Steel pole 0.4 x 4m x 15 m in length
7. Wire rope 12 mm dia. 300 metre in length
8. Wire rope 16mm
9. Wire rope 18 mm
10. Wooden log 150 mm dia 7metre in length
12. Wire cutter
16. Box wrench
17. Machinist Hammer
18. Knock pin
19. Steel measuring tape
20. Gasoline torch
21. Transit Theodolite
22. Telephone set of two
5. The lightening rod shall be accurately fixed as shown in the details of the towers. The
lightening rod shall be made of Copper as per IS: 613.
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SL DESCRIPTION YES/NO REMARK
1 On receipt of tower material at site check availability of all sections
as per drawing.
2 All steel members shall generally conform to IS: 226-1975/IS: 2062-
3 Test certificate from the manufacturer SAIL/TISCO/VSPL
4 Independent test report from approved lab available on the quality
5 Steel members shall be free from cracks, lamination, and excessive
rust and scaling.
6 Edges of members shall not be sharp.
7 Position of holes must conform to drawing. Holes shall have there
axis perpendicular to the bored.
8 Test certificate for mass of zinc coating available.
9 Galvanization thickness is checked in the field by instrument
10 The adhesion of zinc coating should be checked by giving pivoted
hammer blows. The zinc coating shall not flat off when applied
pivot hammer blows.
11 Whether base width of the tower is as per the drawing
12 Whether top width of the tower is as per the drawing.
13 Whether height width of the tower is as per the drawing.
14 Whether condition of the welding at various locations is satisfactory.
15 Bulky white deposits and blisters and is satisfactory.
16 Whether quality of primer (if applied) is satisfactory.
17 Whether any mispunch/excess holes are made in any member.
18 Whether the tightening of bolts is checked with torque wrench and
19 Whether length of any bolts are short.
20 Whether any gap is observed between the chequered plate at
21 Whether any lack of fit in any member due to defective fabrication.
22 Whether the member dimension, member lengths, slop, section sizes
etc are as per drawing.
23 Whether boltholes, bolt size, bolt no. and its position on member is
as pr drawing.
24 Whether gussets plate spacers, washers, nuts etc. are placed as per
25 Whether all the members are reasonably straight.
26 Necessary safety belt and safety shoes are provided to the workers.
27 Insurance as per contract is available.
28 Verticality of the erected tower checked with the help of plumb bob
and / or theidolite.(The theodolite if used should check for vertical
error before use.)
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b)TMT Bars Manufactured by:-MONGIA, BFCL, ELEGANT, PARNIT, SURYA,
BALMUKUND (All BIS licensed /approved)
Additional Conditions, additional and particular specifications.
3.2.1 The contractor shall procured steel,
reinforcement bars confirming to
relevant BIS codes from main
producers as approved by the Ministry
of Steel or from secondary producers
re-rollers having BIS license. to
produce CTD bars as applied in
schedule F subject to following
i)If it is provided in the agreement that
steel is to be procured from primary
producers and procurement of steel
from secondary producers is allowed
then a deduction based on the
difference in market rate of steel from
primary producers and secondary
producers shall be made in the running
ii)However, if the stipulation is for
procurement of steel from secondary
producers then if the contractor uses
steel from primary producers the same
shall be allowed but nothing extra shall
be payable on this account.
The procurement of TMT Bars
confirming to relevant BIS codes shall
be made from main producers as
approved by the Ministry of Steel or
from Secondary producers having BIS
Licenses to produce TMT Bars as
specified in schedule F subject to
i)If it is provided in the agreement that
steel is to be procured from primary
producers and procurement of steel
from secondary producers is allowed by
Engineer-in-Charge then a deduction
based on the difference in market rate
of steel from primary producers and
secondary producers shall be made in
the running / final bills.
ii)However, if the stipulation is for
procurement of steel from secondary
producers then if the contractor uses
steel from primary producers the same
shall be allowed but nothing extra shall
be payable on this account.
The contractor shall have to obtain and
furnish test certificates to the Engineer-
in-Charge in respect of all supplies of
steel brought by him to the site of work.
Samples shall also be taken and got
tested by the Engineer-in-Charge as per
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the provisions in this regard in the
relevant BIS codes. In case the test
results indicated that the steel arranged
by the contractor does not confirmed to
BIS Codes, the same shall stand
rejected and shall be removed from the
site of work within a weeks time from
return order from the Engineer-in-
Charge to do so.
* Deduction item made on account of
use of steel from secondary producers
instead of primary producers shall not
be treated as sub standard work.
3.2.4 For steel procured from main
producers, of secondary producer, for
checking nominal mass, tensile,
strength, bend tests, etc., specimen of
sufficient length shall be cut from each
dia meter of the bar at random at
frequency not less than that specified
below. In case of works costing more
than Rs. Two Crores and when the steel
is procured from other than main
producers, additional tests such as
retest, rebend test elongation test proof
stress may also be conducted.
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SCHEDULE OF QUANTITIES
NAME OF WORK: Setting up & managing Infrastructure sites for provision of
mobile services in specified rural and remote areas-USO funded
towers under Ranchi Circle. (SH: Supplying, Installation, Testing
and Erection of 40M height towers of wind speed 180 kmph in
KIMO Sub-District : Barkagaon District : Hazaribagh)
Item DESCRIPTION OF ITEM QUANTITY RATE IN Fig. UNIT AMOUNT
No. and Words
1 Supplying at site galvanized steel tower
materials consisting of angles, flats 10262.5 kg One
base plates, gusset plates, ladders Kilogram
connecting plates, cable trays, antenna
mount, fabricated as per IS 4757 and as
per approved drawings and
specifications for erection of tower. The
galvanized shall be as per 4759 with
average mass of zinc coating of 610
gm/sqm (approximately 85 micron).
The structural steel for tower shall be of
M.S. grade A as per IS : 2062-1999, IS:
808-1989 & 3502-1994.The tower shall
be mounted by galvanized fastners with
2 Hoisting, fixing and erection of 40
meter high tower as per drawing and 10262.5 kg One kg
design with all its necessary
components viz climbing ladder, three
numbers of platforms with railing and
fixing with bolts, nuts and spring
washers, necessary welding, etc
wherever required complete in all
respect as per the directions of the
Engineer-in-charge. ( Quantity of item
No. 1 only will be considered for
3 Painting two or more coats with
high gloss enamel paint of approved 10262.5 kg One kg
and colour ( international white and
orange ) over one coat of etch
primer ( BISON wash primer or
equivalent ) and second coat of
BISON HB Zinc phosphate primer
or equivalent approved brand as per
recommendation of international
civil aviation rules in 40 meters
galvanized structural steel tower.
( Note : Rate includes painting of
tower, platform, antenna mount,
ladder, vertical tray, horizontal tray,
post etc ) ( Quantity of item No.1
only will be considered for payment
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