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Request for Proposal for Selection of Consultant for Appointment of ICT Consultant for Smart City Projects in Bhopal

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 to Thursday, September 1, 2016
Partial Date: 2016CE Aug 10th to 2016CE Sep 1st
Document Category: Request for Proposal

Bhopal is among the first 20 cities selected in first round of smart cities challenge under Government of India‟s (GoI) smart cities mission (SCM) to implement the smart city proposal (SCP). In this context, Bhopal has incorporated a special purpose vehicle (SPV) – Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited (BSCDCL) (the “Authority”) to plan, design, implement, coordinate and monitor the smart city projects in Bhopal. BSCDCL is a company incorporated under Indian Companies Act 2013 with equal shareholding from Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Company Limited (MPUDCL) on behalf of Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP) and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). Bhopal‟s ICT Consultant proposal includes scope in the form of three tracks required for Bhopal Smart City. First track is about development of IT Strategy and Roadmap which means doing the AS – IS analysis of current IT infrastructure and system and doing the required study to develop the Strategy of Information Technology which will be followed by Bhopal Smart City. This Strategy is to be developed after understanding the requirements of BSCDCL by doing consultations with stakeholders of BSCDCL. This strategy will carry the roadmap of the key ICT Initiatives as in when they are required to be started and finished. Strategy will also carry information regarding the business models to be adopted for each identified key ICT Initiative. Second Track is about creation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of the identified ICT Initiatives, then after approval of each DPR doing the RFP preparation, and Bid Process Management for the same to get the Vendor on-board. Third and the final track is all about Regular Project Management of ongoing IT Initiatives including activities like reporting, project monitoring, vendor management, risk & issue tracking, facilitation of meetings between vendors and BSCDCL, etc. BSCDCL has received funds from GoI and GoMP for the development of smart city in Bhopal. BSCDCL intends to apply part of this fund for said consultancy services. Pursuant to above, BSCDCL now invites eligible global consulting entity to provide consultancy services for preparation of IT Strategy and Roadmap, preparation of detailed project reports for various identified key ICT Initiatives, RFP Preparation, Bid Process Management and project management consultancy support.