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April 25, 2018

Government of Kerala invites proposal for Up-gradation of 10 ITIs on par with International Standards selection of consultant

Thiruvananthapuram : Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) is the Skill Development Mission of the Govt. of Kerala, formed under the Department of Labour and Skills as a company not for profit. KASE is the apex entity to initiate, regulate and co-ordinate focused skill development for different industrial domains. Considering the peculiar demographic characteristics of the state of Kerala, unique skilling models have been adopted by KASE with industry tie-ups and placement linkages and various such skill development programmes initiated by KASE is under implementation. These programmes stand out from the Skill development initiatives in other states of India.

Govt. of Kerala has mandated Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) as the ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ (SPV) for Up-gradation of 10 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) to International Standards in connection with the implementation of projects announced under the Special Investment Plan (Second Anti-Recession Package) under Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) financing. As a beginning, department has identified the following 10 ITIs for upgrading into International standards (hereinafter referred as the Project).

District ITI
1 Thiruvananthapuram ITI Dhanuvachapuram
2 Kollam ITI Kollam
3 Alappuzha ITI Chengannur
4 Kottayam ITI Ettumannur
5 Idukki ITI Kattappana
6 Thrissur ITI Chalakudy
7 Palakkad ITI Malampuzha
8 Kozhikode ITI Koyilandy
9 Kannur ITI Kannur
10 Kasaragode E.K.Nayanar Memorial Govt. ITI Kayyur

The general benchmarks for an International ITI are defined jointly by KASE and ITD. These benchmarks shall act as a general guideline for the Upgradation project.

KASE is looking for organization experienced in consultancy for preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on the project for the Upgradation of 10 ITIs at par with International Standards. Consultancy shall be awarded to suitable organization (herein after referred to as ‘consultant) selected through a transparent selection process.

1 As stated above, KASE intends to award the preparation of DPR– ‘Upgradation of 10 ITIs on par with International Standards’ to a competent and capable agency.
2 Proposals are invited from entities satisfying the legibility criteria specified herein. The proposers have to submit separate competitive technical and financial bids for the scope of work as mentioned in this RFP.

Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), under Department of Labour and Skills, Govt. of Kerala which is the State Skill Development Mission.

Earnest Money Deposit
Proposer should furnish, as part of its bid, an earnest money deposit of Rs.50,000/-. The EMD should be denominated in Indian Rupees and should be in the form of Demand Draft issued by any nationalized/ scheduled commercial banks in India in favour of Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Contact Person
Name : Mrs Renuka K.
Designation : Chief Operating Officer(i/c)
Telephone : 0471– 2735949
Mobile : 9847488880
Fax : 0471- 2735856
Email ID : coo@kase.in

Address for Bid Submission

The Managing Director,
Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE),
3rd Floor, Carmel Tower, TC No. 15/1037(24),
Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala – 695 014

Time Schedule

Last date for submission: 17 January 2018
Opening of prequalification documents, Technical Proposal and Technical Presentation: 19 January 2018
* Opening of Financial Proposal Will be intimated separately.

To view the original RFP document, Click Here and to view the RFP Amendment Click Here

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