EESL Issues New Tender to Acquire Electric Vehicles

In its drive to encourage more & more adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has issued a new tender for the procurement of electric cars (e-cars).

As per the tender details, EESL will procure 1,000 e-cars with extended range above 180 Km as per the ARAI. These electric cars must be having a warranty period of three years along with three years of comprehensive AMC.

Besides, the electric cars must be having separate “warranty of six years plus six years of comprehensive AMC – design, manufacture, on-site supply and maintenance for electric cars on pan-India basis”.

The application fee for interested bidders is Rs 25,000 and the last date and time to apply for the same is February 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm.

Further, the earnest money deposited (EMD) will be Rs 2.1 crore for package-1 and Rs 70.6 lakhs for package-2.

However, there are some benefits provided to the Startups and MSEs in this tender such as:

All MSEs notified as per GFR 2017 clause no. 1.10.4 and as notified below shall be exempted from payment of tender document fee and bid-security/EMD. For claiming this exemption, MSE must, along with their offer, provide proof of their being registered as MSE, with any agency mentioned in the notification of Ministry of MSME.

Sustainable Transport | News published on 12/02/2020 by News Bureau

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