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Tenders Opportunities for Projects Financed by IDB: Rehabilitation of Irrigation and Drainage Networks in Djizzakh and Syrdarya Provinces

6 April 2012

http://www.isdb.org - deadline: 4/17/2012

The Republic of Uzbekistan has received financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), OPEC Fund for International Development and Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development toward the cost of Rehabilitation of Irrigation and Drainage Networks in Djizzakh and Syrdarya Provinces Project (RIDNDS), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the contract for "Reconstruction of Interfarm Irrigation Canals K3-5 and RBC/PVK", Contract No: RIDNDS/ICB/SYR-5 of which a summary of works are given below.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for RIDNDS/ICB/SYR-5. The project, in general, covers construction and rehabilitation works for existing irrigation and drainage networks. The eighth civil works contract under the project, RIDNDS/ICB/SYR-5, mainly covers, inter alia, the following:

The main works in the scope of Contract shall consist of Reconstruction of K 3-5 Canals and Right Branch (RBK) inter-farms canals.

K-3-5 interfarm canal is 15.85 km in length which crosses territories of WUA Tashkent, WUA Beruniy and WUA Mustakillik having 3 616 ha irrigated land in Mirzaabad region.

  • Ø Demolishing of existing structures
    Ø The main works for K 3-5 interfarm canal shall consist of, inter alia, the following:
    * Increasing the flow capacity of canal by concreting,
    * Construction of hydraulic structures - 59 nr. (Check structures, ground pass, water discharge, motor road bridge, pedestrian bridge etc.).
    Ø The estimated approximate quantities of work for the rehabilitation are as follows:
    * Earthworks for the collector: 465 000 m3,
    * Concrete works:17 000 m3,
    * Earthworks for hydraulic structures: 55 000 m3,  

* Concrete for hydraulic structures: 850 m3,

* Precast reinforced concrete: 1 150 m3 .

Right Branch Canal (RBK) starts from the main canal, YGK at PK 145+000 and goes up to PK 70+00 in north and up to PK 90+00 in west. The main works of RBK Canal consists of, inter alia, the following:  

o Cleaning works on the canal from PK 48+00 to PK 54+00,

o Qualitative embankment dam and slopes with soil from borrow pit,
o Strengthening of slopes with stone, d=0.2¸0.3m.
The estimated approximate quantities of work for the rehabilitation are as follows:
o Earthworks of the canal: 370 000 m3,
o Strengthening of slopes with rock: 46 000 m3.

The Bidders shall be subjected to post-qualification and those who only meet the qualification criteria shall be considered for award. The construction period is 17 months.

Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Works under IDB Financing, May 2009 and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in these Guidelines. This bidding will be an ICB/MC (International Competitive Bidding/Member Countries), where the bidding will be open to firms from IDB member countries. Association of firms from non-member countries with firms from member countries may be accepted, subject to that the firm from member country will perform at least 50% of the works.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan Project Management Unit and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 09:00 to 18:00 Tashkent time.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee US$ 300 (Three hundred US Dollars) or in equivalent amount in UZS at the exchange rate of Central Bank of Republic of Uzbekistan at the payment date. The method of payment will be through bank transaction to the following bank accounts:

"Agrobank" Main branch, Tashkent, Uzbekistan  

Bank code: 00394


Bank ID No.: 201200124


Client's ID No.: 301386089


Local currency account: 20210000104816050005

USD account: 20210840804816050008

In payment details indicate "Payment to PMU for Rehabilitation of irrigation and drainage systems in Djizzakh and Syrdarya regions for obtaining the bidding documents"

For obtaining the bidding documents please contact to the address below.

Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 17 April 2012 at 15:00 Tashkent time. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of US$ 50 000 (Fifty thousand US Dollars) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend at the address indicated in the Bidding Documents at 17 April 2012 at 15:00 Tashkent time.


The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan


Postal address: 4, Navoi street


Tashkent city, 100004, Uzbekistan


Conference hall, 2nd floor


Attn: Shavkat Primov, Project Manager


Tel: + (998-71) 241-90-10; + (998-71) 241-90-97


Fax: + (998-71) 241-90-07



pmujis@mail.ru; primshavkat@rambler.ru

Notice: Potential tenderer desiring additional information on the procurement in question or the project in general should, unless indicated otherwise, contact the project agency and not the IDB.