Port Blair Smart City floats RFP for Project Management Consultant

Port Blair Smart City has floated a RFP (Request for Proposal) for selection of Project Management Consultant (PMC) to design, develop, manage and implement smart city projects Under Smart City Mission (SCM) at Port Blair.

The PMC will handhold Port Blair Smart Projects Limited (PBSPL) for project identification and prioritization, investigation, design, procurement, supervision, cost control, scheduling, risk management, monitoring, auditing, reporting and ensuring compliances and due diligences required for the project.

The Project Management Consultant will review and re-verify the integrated modules (group of projects) in the smart city proposal and regroup them into modules in consultation with the Port Blair Smart Projects Limited (PBSPL).

The PMC will also focus on preparation and submission of Business Re-engineering Report (BPR) and Final Function Requirement Specifications (FRS) and its acceptance and approval by the client and coordinate with stakeholders and other departments of central and state governments wherever convergence is required, to facilitate integration with AMRUT, Digital India, Skill India, Make in India etc. and develop module wise action plan for completion of work.

The role of the consultant will include: Identify financial implications involved in the project based on the techno-economic estimated cost; Identify the possibility of private/public participation in the service delivery of the project, as feasible and applicable; Financial viability of the project based on different financial models and recommend suitable model for each module indicating the rationale; Assist Smart City/SPV in consultation for each sub-project or group of sub projects as applicable with stakeholders to discuss the project wise scope identified and future use of the suggested solution architecture. Apart from this, the consultant will assist the Port Blair Smart Projects Limited (PBSPL) on technical, commercial, financial, and legal aspects for project development.

Once the Feasibility Report is approved, prepare detailed designs in accordance with sound and established engineering practices; tender drawings and; cost estimates etc. The design shall meet the techno economic aspects for best possible solution after consideration of various available alternatives and shall sufficiently be detailed to ensure clarity and understanding by all stake holders and will be incorporated into a detailed project report to be submitted for the approval of PBSPL.

Based on discussions with all stakeholders and approval from to Port Blair Smart Projects Limited (PBSPL) the consultant shall prepare consolidated bid documents, technical specifications, contract drawings, final bills of quantities, EMP and any other necessary information required for successful tendering and implementation.