Careers

ASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

ADB Loan No. 3012-NEP

Contract No. SRCP/NGO/2016/01

Implementation of Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activities

Consultants:
IDS-Nepal Baluwatar
Kathmandu, 04
P.O. Box No: 6413, Kathmandu, 04 Baluwatar
Telephone: +977-01-4421739/4427329
Fax: – +977-01-4430225
E-mail:- ids@wlink.com.np
Website: – www.idsnepal.org.np

16 March 2018

Invitation of LOI to conduct Skill Development Training

Under the ADB Loan No 3012 NEP (SF), SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP), Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity, Integrated Development Society Nepal hereby invites Letter of Intent (LOI) from qualified Technical Training Institute to conduct Skill Development Training for 70 participants from project districts. The project is being implemented in Nadaha (EWH)- Koshibridge (Chatara)- Rupnagar (EWH), covering Saptari, Udaypur and Sunsari districts. Main objective of the training is to enhance entrepreneurship of project effected households for their livelihood development through enterprises in the local area. There are four entrepreneurship development training to be conducted. Duration of each training is given in the TOR. Training to be conducted in Nepali language. Interested organizations can contact to SASEC/ IDS-N through email (srcp.ids@gmail.com) or download from website (http://www.idsnepal.org/opportunity/career) or collect printed copy from Project Office, Fattepur from March 16 to 23, 2018. The interested firms shall submit the printed copy of technical and financial proposal in separate envelope of each training clearly indicating “Technical Proposal for …….. (name of training)” and “Financial Proposal for ……(name of training)” respectively, and both envelope should be enclosed in a single envelope, marking “Expression of interest for Skill Development Training”, in the given below address. Please also write the name and address of your organization in the envelope. Deadline for submission of LOI is March 30, 2018, by 4.30 PM.

Address:

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-N)
Baluwatar, Opposite of Tudaldevi Mandir
Kathmandu
Tel: 014421739

OR

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)
Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation
IDS Nepal, Project Office, Fattepur, Saptari
Telephone: 031550182

Government of Nepal
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Department of Roads
Project Directorate (ADB)

NGO SERVICES FOR SOCIAL AND HEALTH AWARENESS, LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)
ADB Loan No.: 3012-NEP (SF)

Terms of References for Consulting Service to conduct Skill Development Training
Document for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI)

From
Organizations/Firms
For providing services as
Training Service Provider (TSP)

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS Nepal)
March 2018

Abbreviations & Acronyms

ADB

Asian Development Bank

BZMC

Buffer Zone Management Committee

BZUG

Buffer Zone Users Group

CSC

Construction Supervision Consultant

CLC

Community Learning Centre

CTEVT

Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training

EOI

Expression of Interest

EWH

East West Highway

GoN

Government of Nepal

DS- N

Integrated Development Society Nepal

KTBZ

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and Buffer Zone

KTWR

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

NGO

Non Government Organization

PAM

Project Administration Manual

SASEC

South Asia Sub-regional Economic Corporation

SRCP

SASEC Road Connectivity Project

SHALEBCA

Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity

TOR

Terms of Reference

TSP

Training Service Providers

Table of Content Background Purpose of the assignment Scope of work Methodology Outputs/ deliverables Timeframe/estimated working days Qualification and experience of the consulting firm Supervision (Commissioning Manager) Cost and Payment Invitation of Expression of interested and eligible Training Service Providers (First Notice/Publication Date: 18 March 2018) Invitation of LOI to conduct Skill Development Training Under the ADB Loan No 3012 NEP (SF), SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP), Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity, Integrated Development Society Nepal hereby invites Letter of Intent (LOI) from qualified Technical Training Institute to conduct Skill Development Training for 70 participants from project districts. The project is being implemented in Nadaha (EWH)- Koshibridge (Chatara)- Rupnagar (EWH), covering Saptari, Udaypur and Sunsari districts. Main objective of the training is to enhance entrepreneurship of project effected households for their livelihood development through enterprises in the local area. There are four entrepreneurship development training to be conducted. Duration of each training is given in the TOR. Training to be conducted in Nepali language. Interested organizations can contact to SASEC/ IDS-N through email (srcp.ids@gmail.com) or download from website (http://www.idsnepal.org/opportunity/career) or collect printed copy from Project Office, Fattepur from March 16 to 23, 2018. The interested firms shall submit the printed copy of technical and financial proposal in separate envelope of each training clearly indicating “Technical Proposal for …….. (name of training)” and “Financial Proposal for ……(name of training)” respectively, and both envelope should be enclosed in a single envelope, marking “Expression of interest for Skill Development Training”, in the given below address. Please also write the name and address of your organization in the envelope. Deadline for submission of LOI is March 30, 2018, by 4.30 PM. Address: Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-N) Baluwatar, Opposite of Tudaldevi Mandir Kathmandu Tel: 014421739 Or SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation IDS Nepal, Project Office, Fattepur, Saptari Telephone: 031550182 Government of Nepal Ministry of Transport and Physical Infrastructure Department of Roads SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS Nepal) ADB Loan No3012NEP (SF) Invitation of Expression of interested and eligible Training Service Providers

Project Number

Project Name

Project Country

ADB Loan No3012NEP (SF)

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Nepal

Consulting Firm Information

Number

Consultant Name:

Country of Incorporation

Acronym:

Describe the proposed management and coordination approach of the association and the role of firm. II. Assignment Specific Qualifications and Experience Your EOI shall demonstrate technical competence and experience based on project references. A. Technical Competence Highlight the technical qualifications of your entity in undertaking similar assignments in past years. B. Management Competence (Please answer each question in one paragraph of 3-5 sentences) How will you ensure the quality of your firm’s performance over the period of this assignment? Describe standard policies, procedures and practices that your firm has put in place to avoid changes/ replacements of personnel and to ensure the continuity of professional services once contracted. Describe what social protection practices you have in place to safeguard the wellbeing of your proposed experts during the assignment?

III. EOI Attachments

S.N.

Description

1.

Registration certificate with Government of Nepal

2.

Up to date tax clearance certificate

3.

Certificate of Incorporation of the Lead trainer

4.

Certificate of Incorporation of the Assistant member

5.

Letter of Association

(Please insert more rows as necessary) IV. Eligibility Declaration We, the undersigned, certify to the best of our knowledge and belief: We have read the advertisement, including the terms of reference (TOR) for this assignment. We confirm that the project references submitted as part of this EOI accurately reflect the experience of the specified firm. All consulting entities and experts proposed in this EOI are eligible to participate in ADB-funded, -supported and –administered activities. We understand that any misrepresentations that knowingly or recklessly mislead or attempt to mislead may lead to the automatic rejection of the proposal or cancellation of the contract, if awarded, and may result in further remedial action, in accordance with ADB’s Anticorruption Policy. BACKGROUND The South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) is upgrading East-West Highway(EWH)- Koshi Bridge-East West Highway (EWH) in Sunsari, Udayapur and Saptari districts. The Project is implemented by Project Directorate (ADB), Department of Road (DOR) and assisted by Construction Supervision Consultant (CSC). Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided the fund composed of loan and grant, for financing the SRCP. In accordance with ADB guidelines and Project Administration Manual (PAM) of the project, the DOR intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to engage a national level NGO to provide supporting services for carrying out community based preventative awareness campaign to mitigate and minimize community health, social and environmental problems due to project implementation. The goal is developing eco-friendly conservation and development community working in an inclusive, responsible and sustainable manner. In KTWR areas the traditional means of local community is mostly forest and grazing land based both of which will be disturbed. The construction activities of a major road will increase socioeconomic activities bringing in development dividends or benefits and undesired social ills, environment degradation, air and water pollution and health challenges such as HIV AIDS, STD among the roadside communities. IDS Nepal, the NGO’s mission therefore will be to work `in an integrated, holistic, participatory and inter-disciplinary manner with all the key stakeholders in the KTWR reserve buffer zone as well as road corridor for achieving a common goal of developing eco-friendly conservation and development community working in an inclusive, responsible and sustainable manner’. Skill development training is meant for enhancing capacity of women, men and marginalized people for through micro-enterprises development. PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT Skill Development Training is targeted to the poor, women and excluded groups people from effected community of the project area. Participants are identified from Janajati, Dalit and marginalized group. Main objective of the training is to develop entrepreneurship on different skill development sectors. In this regard, IDS Nepal is seeking to hire competent technical agencies to conduct training. Summary of skill development training is as follows-

S.N.

Name of training

Number of participants

Duration(Day)

Type

Location to be conducted

1.

Commercial Vegetable Farming

20

7

Non-Residential

Fattepur

2.

Fish Farming Training

20

5

Residential

Fattepur

3.

Poultry Farming Training

15

6

Non-Residential

Fattepur

4.

Handicraft (Bamboo, Pater and Rattan)

15

5

Non-Residential

Fattepur


Total

70

SCOPE OF WORK The Consultant will complete the given assignment as per the scope of work given below: The Consultant will access and select the training venue in coordination with IDS Nepal. The training will be conducted by the Consultant in Project area. However, IDS Nepal may check the quality of the training infrastructure. The Consultant will provide training to 70 persons. The Consultant will provide certificate to participants after successful completion of training. The design of the certificate will be finalized with consent of IDS Nepal. The Consultant should provide resource persons as per training. These resource persons must be certified trainers to conduct the CTEVT recognized training package on mentioned packages. The Consultant needs to provide the proof of such certification. The Consultant will provide all logistic support (training materials, field support, teaching material, hands out, tools) required for the training. The Consultant will provide food, lodging, travel allowance to participants as per SASEC/ IDS agreement. The Consultant will submit Training Completion Report of all trainings after completion of each training. The consultant will provide details of each training separately in the following format, use only applicable items. 1. Cost breakdown for Commercial vegetable farming training

Cost Breakdown

S.N.

Items

Unit

Quantity


Rate (Rs.)


Amount (Rs.)

1.

Remuneration of Resource Persons




1.1

Trainer

Person days

5

Residential

1.2

Assistant Trainer (If required only)

Person days

6

Non-Residential


Expenses

15

5

Non-Residential



70