REOI FOR PREPARATION OF PROPOSAL FOR ASSISTING CITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SMART CITIES CHALLENGE
(a)The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) is planning to roll-out Smart City Mission (SCM). The cities to be shortlisted under Smart City Mission shall require to compete for funding in the City Challenge.
(b)To participate in the SCM challenge cities will require to prepare Proposal for Smart Cities Challenge. This preparation of Proposal will require services of consultants. To facilitate Cities / State Governments to prepare Proposal, MoUD is proposing to assist States/ Union Territories through its World Bank assisted Capacity Building for Urban Development (CBUD) project in selection of the consulting firms which can help the States/ Cities to prepare Proposal.
(c)This shortlisting process is being undertaken to identify a panel of consultants (“Shortlisted Consultants”) who will be eligible for selection & subsequent award of contract by respective Urban Local Bodies in preparation of Proposal to participate in the Smart Cities Challenge.
(d)The Applicant must indicate the region/s for which Expression of Interest (EOI) has been submitted with preference. One consultant can be short listed for maximum 2 regions only. Further a Consultant (firm) shall not be awarded assignment for more than 5 (five) cities.