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Date : Sep 07, 2023
Publication of advertisement in newspapers regarding “Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme, 2021” on October 15, 2023 (Sunday) (Date of NIT available: September 06, 2023)

Reserve Bank of India, Thiruvananthapuram invites e-tender for the publication of advertisement in newspapers regarding ‘Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme, 2021’. The said advertisement will be published on Sunday, October 15, 2023 (in an English and two Malayalam dailies) in all Kerala editions (specimen enclosed in Annex 1 to 3). The tendering process shall be done through the e-tendering portal of MSTC Ltd (http://mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/rbi) as per the annexed terms & conditions. All eligible and interested companies / agencies / firms must register themselves with MSTC Ltd through the above-mentioned website to participate in the e-tendering process. The schedule of e-tender is as follows:

E-Tender No. RBI/Thiruvananthapuram Regional Office/Others/2/23-24/ET/40 [Advertisement on RB-IOS 2021]
a) Estimated cost of the tender ₹7,50,000/- (seven lakhs and fifty thousand rupees only) (including GST and all applicable charges)
b) Mode of e-tender e-Procurement System Price Bid through www.mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/rbi
c) Type of e-tender Limited
d) Date of NIT available to parties to download September 06, 2023 from 2:00 PM
e) e-tender Fees NIL
f) Date of Starting of e-tender for submission of on-line Price Bid at http://mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/rbi/ September 20, 2023 from 10:00 AM
g) Date of closing of online e-tender for submission of Price Bid. October 07, 2023 by 2:00 PM
h) Date & time of opening of price bid October 09, 2023 at 3:00 PM
i) Last date for remitting EMD (2% of the contract value by Successful bidder) October 12, 2023 by 2:00 PM
j) Validity of the e-tender 21 days from the date of opening of Price bid
k) Transaction Fee (Non-refundable) Payment of transaction fee as mentioned in the MSTC portal through MSTC payment Gateway/NEFT/RTGS in favour of MSTC limited or as advised by M/s MSTC limited.

2. The Bank is not bound to accept the lowest tender and reserves the right to accept either in full or in part any tender. The Bank also reserves the right to reject all the tenders without assigning any reason thereof.

3. No quotation will be accepted with any condition quoted by the vendor whatsoever. Such quotation will be rejected at the discretion of the Bank.

4. Amendments / corrigendum to the tender, if any, issued in future will only be notified on the RBI Website and MSTC Website as given above and will not be published in newspapers.

Regional Director
Reserve Bank of India
Kerala and Lakshadweep