EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR OPENING A VEGETERIAN CAFETERIA AT INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE CAMPUS , BANGALORE -12 ----- The Indian Institute of Science is a premier research/academic institution of Higher Learning in the country with 500 faculty, 2000 students and 1500 working staff on its sprawling 440 acre campus. The Institute also hosts a large number of National/International Conferences/Workshops/Seminars/symposiums/Training program on the Campus. There are 2000 residents staying on the campus in the accommodation provided by the Institute. Besides there are a large number of daily visitors to the Institute. Opportunities for catering to large number of Seminars and Conferences also exists. Earlier, the Cafeteria was run on lease by India Coffee House, Coffee Board, Govt. of India and restaurants of class like Airlines, Kamat Group. The Institute is looking for vendors who can provide same quality of food and service or better. The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore -12 is inviting Expression of interest (EOI) from a Caterer/Hotelier who will open a Cafeteria for providing catering services to Institute Community covering Faculty, staff and students pursuing masters'/doctoral degrees and also visitors to the Institute. 1. The Caterer/ Hotelier should have 1 Experience of providing catering services to major Government/Public Sector/private Sector institutions/Hotel of repute for a minimum of 300-500 persons per day. 2 Should have five years of experience 3 With a minimum turn over of Rs.50 lakhs per annum. 2. Mode of furnishing Expression of Interest (EOI) : EOI (Profile of the Catering Agency) in prescribed form duly supported with the following documents: i. Licence from competent authority to run catering establishments/ services. ii. Copies of audited financial statement for the preceding three years iii. Copy of PAN iv. Testimonials of previous contracts performed v. Certificate issued by the Labour Department ( Central/ State) vi. EPF, ESI, VAT, TIN / Service Tax Nos. vii Certificate of Ethical Practices (specified below) Note to the Tenderer: (a) Sealed EOI completed in all respects should be addressed to the Registrar, (Attention Unit III) , IISc, Bangalore -560 012. The envelope containing the EOI should be super scribed as "EOI for opening a Cafeteria at IISc campus". It should reach the Office of Unit III, on or before 16-01-2009 before 11.00 a.m. and will be opened on the same day at 3.0 p.m at the meeting room of Unit III. The representatives of the agencies are welcome to be present at the time of opening of EOI. (b) The Institute will short list agencies based on the input provided in EOI by the agencies. Inspection of caterer's work sites by officials of the IISc if required will be undertaken . (c) IISc will issue Commercial Bid Documents, only to short listed agencies at a later date. (d) Tenderer has to provide a Certificate of Ethical Practices as below CERTIFICATE OF ETHICAL PRACTICES I. I / We assure the Institute that neither I / We nor any of my / our workers will do any act/s, which are improper/Illegal during the execution of the contract awarded to us. II. Neither I / We nor anybody on my / our behalf will indulge in any corrupt activities /practices in my / our dealing with the Institute. III. I / We will have no conflict of interest in any of our works / contracts at the Institute. SIGNATURE (e) For clarification if any, please contact the Deputy Registrar, Unit III, IISc Bangalore -12 (Telephone No. 2293-2049) on any working day (Monday to Friday) between 10.0 a.m. and 5.0 p.m. (f) The Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore -12 reserves the right to reject any or all the EOI’s without assigning any reason. REGISTRAR Place: Signature of the Date: Caterer/Hotelier List of documents enclosed 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Expression of Interest (EOI) Profile of Caterer / Hotelier Sl Particulars No 1 Name of the agency 2 Address 3 Telephone /Mobile No. & Fax, Email 4 Month and year of establishment 5 Name of Proprietor /Partner 6 Annual turn over during the last 3 years 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 (enclose copies of the audited financial statement) 7 Whether the firm is income- tax assesse? If Yes please give the details of PAN NO. and copy of the latest assessment order. 8 Registration No. 9 EPF No. 10 ESI No. 11 VAT No. 12 TIN No. 13 Service Tax No 14 Do you have office at Bangalore, If so, please provide the address & Tel No. 15 Details of Infrastructure, persons employed, no. of Offices /branches available with the Agency 16 Name at least 2 References of repute with address and tel. nos. (enclose their certificates) 17 Can invest for infrastructure Readiness to start in Immediate for running a Cafeteria up to Below 20 lakhs ◊ ◊ 30-60 days INR (*) tick appropriately. 20 – 30 lakhs ◊ ◊ 60-90 days 30-40 lakhs ◊ ◊ > 90 days 18 How do you propose to fund the project ? (19) Previous Contracts Period of Contract Name & Type of Number of Value of address of contract persons contract organization undertaken serviced (annual) and other details From To (20) Give details of current contracts, if any, of similar nature being rendered by you and which will be available for inspection by our officials. Present Contracts Period of Contract Name & Type of Number of Value of address of contract persons contract organization undertaken serviced (annual) and other details From To (21) CERTIFICATE OF ETHICAL PRACTICES I. I / We assure the Institute that neither I / We nor any of my / our workers will do any act/s, which are improper/Illegal during the execution of the contract awarded to us. II. Neither I / We nor anybody on my / our behalf will indulge in any corrupt activities /practices in my / our dealing with the Institute. III. I / We will have no conflict of interest in any of our works / contracts at the Institute. SIGNATURE Place: Signature of the Date: Caterer/Hotelier List of documents enclosed 1. 2. 3. 4.