A request for proposal has been floated by Moradabad Smart City for setting up 25 solar-based water automated teller machines (ATM) to provide safe drinking water in Moradabad, a city in Uttar Pradesh. Bidders must make an earnest money deposit for Rs 8,96,000. The last date for the submission of bids is March 16, 2021.
The scope of work includes designing, constructing, installing, and operating the solar-based water ATMs at public places along with stainless steel water storage tanks. Selected bidders are also expected to maintain the ATMs for three years.
Selected bidders are also required to submit weekly test reports of water output to the engineer-in-charge. The work must be completed within four months from the date of the award.
To be eligible to participate in the competitive bidding process, applicants must be original equipment manufacturers, authorized dealers or distributors, or Indian companies. They must have had experience installing, commissioning, and operating at least 10 water ATMs or more for at least a year continuously in the last five years.