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FPSN/RFP/017/2019: Request for Proposal for Preparing a Reference Book on National Statistical System of Nepal in the Federal Context
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :FP-SDGs (FPSN) Project, Nepal - NEPAL
Deadline :14-Oct-19
Posted on :27-Sep-19
Development Area :SERVICES  SERVICES
Reference Number :59674
Link to Atlas Project :
00074154 - Strengthening National Planning & Monitoring Capacity
Documents :
RFP and ToR
Overview :

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) from Consulting Firm/Company

Date: 27 September 2019



Dear Sir / Madam:

We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for Consulting Firm/Company - Preparing a Reference Book on National Statistical System of Nepal in the Federal Context

Please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annexes I to VI in preparing your Proposal. 

The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) of the consulting services is attached as Annex IIA

Proposals may be submitted on or before 4:00PM Monday, October 14, 2019, by hand delivery/courier mail to the address below:


The Administrative and Finance Associate;

Facilitating the Pursuit of SDGs in Nepal (FPSN), NPC/UNDP

Central Bureau of Statistic (CBS) Building, Thapathali, Kathmandu Nepal

Tel: 4100565 and 4259305


Your Proposal must be expressed in the English language, and valid for a minimum period of 90 days.


The Proposal that complies with all of the requirements, meets all the evaluation criteria and offers the best value for money shall be selected and awarded the contract.  Any offer that does not meet the requirements shall be rejected.


Any discrepancy between the unit price and the total price shall be re-computed by FPSN Project, and the unit price shall prevail and the total price shall be corrected.  If the Service Provider does not accept the final price based on FPSN Project’s re-computation and correction of errors, its Proposal will be rejected. 


No price variation due to escalation, inflation, fluctuation in exchange rates, or any other market factors shall be accepted by FPSN Project after it has received the Proposal.At the time of Award of Contract or Purchase Order, FPSN Project reserves the right to vary (increase or decrease) the quantity of services and/or goods, by up to a maximum twenty-five per cent (25%) of the total offer, without any change in the unit price or other terms and conditions. 


Please be advised that FPSN Project is not bound to accept any Proposal, nor award a contract or Purchase Order, nor be responsible for any costs associated with a Service Providers preparation and submission of a Proposal, regardless of the outcome or the manner of conducting the selection process.


            FPSN Project encourages every prospective Service Provider to prevent and avoid conflicts of interest, by disclosing to FPSN if you, or any of your affiliates or personnel, were involved in the preparation of the requirements, design, cost estimates, and other information used in this RFP. 


Thank you and we look forward to receiving your Proposal.



Six set of documents to be submitted in the application package as part of technical and financial proposals

ANNEX I         Description of Requirements of the Consulting Services

ANNEX II A    Terms of References (ToR)

ANNEX II B    List of Proposed Articles

ANNEX III       General Terms and conditions of UNDP contract for the services

Annex  IV       A format for CV (maximum 8 pages) of Lead Consultant/Expert

Annex V         Form for Submitting Service Provider’s Proposal

ANNEX VI       Financial Proposal Submission format