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RFP No.: RFP-BD-2021-012
Project: Partnership for a Tolerant, Inclusive Bangladesh (PTIB) Project
Country: Bangladesh; Issued on: 2 May 2021
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the above-referenced subject.
This RFP includes the following documents and the General Terms and Conditions of Contract which is inserted in the Bid Data Sheet (BDS):
Section 1: This Letter of Invitation
Section 2: Instruction to Bidders
Section 3: Bid Data Sheet (BDS)
Section 4: Evaluation Criteria
Section 5: Terms of Reference
Section 6: Returnable Bidding Forms
o Form A: Technical Proposal Submission Form
o Form B: Bidder Information Form
o Form C: Joint Venture/Consortium/Association Information Form
o Form D: Qualification Form
o Form E: Format of Technical Proposal
o Form F: Financial Proposal Submission Form
o Form G: Financial Proposal Form
o Form H: Self Declaration
If you are interested in submitting a Proposal in response to this RFP, please prepare your Proposal in accordance with the requirements and procedure as set out in this RFP and submit it by the Deadline for Submission of Proposals set out in Bid Data Sheet. You may acknowledge receipt of this RFP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating whether you intend to submit a Proposal or otherwise. You may also utilize the “Accept Invitation” function in eTendering system. This will enable you to receive amendments or updates to the RFP. Should you require further clarifications, kindly communicate with the contact person/s identified in the attached Bid Data Sheet as the focal point for queries on this RFP.
The Financial Proposal and the Technical Proposal files MUST BE COMPLETELY SEPARATE and uploaded separately in the system and clearly named as either “TECHNICAL PROPOSAL” or “FINANCIAL PROPOSAL”, as appropriate. Each document shall include the Proposer’s name and address. The file with the “FINANCIAL PROPOSAL” must be encrypted with a password so that it cannot be opened nor viewed until the Proposal has been found to pass the technical evaluation stage. Once a Proposal has been found to be responsive by passing the technical evaluation stage, UNDP shall request via email the Proposer to submit the password to open the Financial Proposal. The Proposer shall assume the responsibility for not encrypting the financial Proposal.
PLEASE DO NOT PUT THE PRICE OF YOUR PROPOSAL IN THE ‘LINE ITEMS’ IN THE SYSTEM. INSTEAD PUT 1 AND UPLOAD THE FINANCIAL PROPOSAL AS INSTRUCTED ABOVE.
UNDP looks forward to receiving your Proposal and thank you in advance for your interest in UNDP procurement opportunities.
Your offer comprising of all required documents should be submitted through the UNDP ATLAS E-Tendering system, which can be accessed at
No hard copy or email submissions will be accepted by UNDP.
Step-by-step instructions for registration of bidders and quotation/proposal submission through the UNDP ATLAS E-Tendering system are available in the instruction manual for the bidders, attached with this RFP.
Please visit the YouTube link to go through the submission process on How to Submit bids through E-Tender
A pre-proposal conference will be held on:
9 May 2021, Time: 11.00 am (LOCAL BD TIME)
Venue: The meeting will be organised through Zoom link - https://undp.zoom.us/j/5204133986
a. Pre-Bid Meeting Minutes uploaded
b. Deadline extended up to 24 May 2021
Update: 16 May 2021
a Supplementary responses to the Questions b. Deadline extended up to 30 May 2021