Consulting Services

Last Updated On: 30/06/2017

CONSULTING SERVICES
FOR
HIMACHAL PRADESH CROP DIVERSIFICATION PROJECT

1. Objectives

The objective of the consulting service is to assist the Project Management Unit in improvement of processes and procedures for project implementation at the state, district and block levels under the Himachal Pradesh Corp Diversification Project

2. Purpose

(a) Screening and appraisal of sub-projects in terms of technical, economic, social and environmental aspects;
(b) Engineering works including scope of works for design criteria, evaluation of MPRs and DPRs, model tender documents and prequalification criteria for tender evaluation, tender evaluation, model contract document, construction supervision, and monitoring
(c) Coordination with the JICA Technical Cooperation Project
(d) Agriculture extension works including developing design criteria for cropping pattern, water requirement, planning of farmers support program, training on farm mechanization and micro irrigation
(e) Conduct training for PMU staff on Plan Do Check Action (PDCA) Cycle, GIS and MIS operators
(f) Preparation of Annual Plan of Operation, scope of works of base line survey, and overall project management.

3. Scope of Consulting Services

3.1 Sub-project Screening and Appraisal
(a) Assist PMU in carrying out screening in candidate sub-projects in terms of technical, social and environmental aspects; and
(b) Assist PMU to conduct screening and appraisal of sub-projects.

3.2. Pre-construction Engineering Works
The Consultants shall carry out the following pre-construction engineering works:
(a) Assist PMU for preparation of scope of works for base line survey, developing design criteria, preparation of quality control manual,
(b) Assist PMU in preparation of sub project profile, cost estimate and model tender documents, pre-qualification criteria documents and contract packages,
(c) Assist PMU in evaluation of MPRs and Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of the candidate sub-projects
(d) Assist PMU in tender evaluation, preparation of evaluation report and model contract document

3.3. Support for Construction Management
The Consultants shall carry out the following construction management works:
(a) Assist PMU in supervising and controlling the progress, quality, cost of the construction work in accordance with the specifications and the drawings;
(b) Assist PMU in enhancing its capacity for quality control and progress control

3.4. Coordination with JICA Technical Cooperation Project
The Consultants shall support PMU in communicating with all stakeholders, coordination and in implementation of the JICA Technical Cooperation Project activities and provide input as and when deemed necessary for the project.

3.5. Support for Agricultural Extension and other works
The Consultants shall carry out the following Agricultural Extension works:
(a) Assist PMU in developing design criteria for cropping pattern and cropping calendar and estimation of water requirement for crops
(b) Assist PMU in planning and implementation of farmers support program, conduct training on farm mechanization and micro irrigation

3.6. Support for PMU in developing MIS and GIS system for the project

3.7. Support for Training Activities
The Consultants shall carry out the following in relation with Training activities under the project:
(a) Assist PMU in imparting training to PMU staff on Plan Do Check Action (PDCA) cycle.
(b) Assist PMU in preparation of Annual Training Plan, training module and training manual and training report.

3.8. Annual Plan of Operation and Overall Project Management
The Consultants shall carry out the following project management activities:
(a) Assist PMU in preparation of Annual Plan of Operation and Annual budget estimate
(b) Assist PMU in developing necessary technical report including preparing water management and maintenance manuals, Quarterly Progress Report and Project Completion Report
(c) Assist PMU in preparation of TOR for technical review as and when required by the project including Mid Term Review.
(d) Assist PMU in monitoring of physical and financial progress of the Project;
(e) Assist PMU in reviewing of completion reports of sub-projects;
(f) Assist PMU in scope of works of baseline survey

List of Consultants

I Professional A
  1 Team Leader
  2 Sr. Irrigation cum Construction Engineer
  3 Design Engineer
  4 Agronomist
II Professional B
  1 Co-team Leader
  2 Specification and Contract Expert
  3 Design Engineer
  4 Construction Engineer (1)
  5 Construction Engineer (2)
  6 Agronomist
  7 Vegetable Specialist
  8 Institutional Development Expert
  9 MIS & GIS Expert
  10 Environmental Assessment Expert
  11 Hydro-geologist