Opening date of tender: 12/09/2009 11:00
Note: Supply of Chemical Fertilizers to Ceylon Fertilizer Company & Colombo Commercial Fertilizers Company for the year 2010 :- 1) Urea (Granular), 2) Urea (Prilled), 3) Triple Super Phosphate, 4) Single Super Phosphate, 5) Muriate of Potash, 6) Sulphate of Ammonia, 7) Dl-Ammonium Phosphate.
Payment of a non-refundable fee of Rs. 7,500/=.
The Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services of Sri Lanka intends to register the pre-qualified suppliers for the supply of following chemical fertilizers to the state owned companies Ceylon Fertilizer Company Ltd. & Colombo Commercial Fertilizers Company Ltd., for the year 2010.
The prospective suppliers or their authorized agents, who have complied with criteria stated in the documents, are eligible to apply for the registration of pre-qualification of suppliers for the supply of chemical fertilizers to the state owned companies under the procurement procedure which was specifically approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. With this procurement procedure, the Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services will invite bids from the prospective pre-qualified suppliers bi weekly, most probably every first & third Friday of each calendar month. However bids opening dates will be informed to all pre qualified registered suppliers by the Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services at least 05 working days in advance.
The successful pre-qualified suppliers should submit a "Registration Guarantee Bond" worth of USD 60,000/= (US Dollar Sixty Thousand) from a recognized Commercial Bank operating in Sri Lanka, in favour of The Secretary, Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services, "Govijana Mandiraya", Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka. This registration guarantee bond is refundable and should valid for a period of 13 months starting from submission date.
This registration guarantee bond will be kept in lieu of the bid bonds and the pre qualified registered suppliers are permitted to submit their bids for all fertilizer types mentioned above during the year 2010. The qualified suppliers do not require to submit the bid bonds separately together with their bids for bids opening under this procurement procedure.
The Interested prospective suppliers may obtain the complete set of pre-qualification documents upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Rs. 7,500/= to the Procurement Unit of the Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services, No. 80/5, "Govijana Mandiraya", Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka (Tel/Fax No: 94-11-2682571). This facility is available on any working day between 9.30 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. from 11th of November 2009 up to 08th December 2009.
The duly filled application forms under the sealed envelopes should be addressed to the Secretary, Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services, "Govijana Mandiraya", Rajamalwatta Avenue, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka and clearly marked on top left-hand corner, "Registration of Pre-qualified Suppliers for the Supply of Fertilizer for the Year 2010" and deposited in the bidding box kept for this purpose in the Procurement Unit of Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services or send by registered post to be received on or before 11.00 a.m. on 09th December 2009.
For further details or any clarification you may contact the following persons :-
1) Mrs D.N. Kulathllaka, Assistant Secretary, Procurement Unit, Ministry of Agricultural Development & Agrarian Services - Tel: 94-11-2882571.
2) Mr P.S.K. Jayakody, Procurement Manager, Ceylon Fertilizer Co. Ltd., Tel: 94-11-2947765 or 94-77-3435407, E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org.
3) Mr K.K. Somasunderam, Supplies & Shipping Manager, Colombo Commercial Fertilizer Company Ltd., Tel: 94-11-2949091 or 94-77-3721190, E-mail : email@example.com.
4) Mr Mahesh Karunarathna, Agricultural Research & Productivity Officer, National Fertilizer Secretariat, Tel. 94-11-2888902 (Ext. 352), E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.