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Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Local Government Engineering Department

Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II)

Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar



Memo No. LGED/PD/RTIP-II/I-05/2013/1186                                                            Date : 18/07/2013



Request for Expressions of Interest


for Integrated Performance Audit Consultant



This request for expression of interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the UN Development Business online on 22 October 2010.


The People’s Republic of Bangladesh has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit for payments under the contracts for Integrated Performance Audit Consultant of Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II). The project includes three components: 1) Accessibility Improvement 2) Institutional Strengthening, Capacity Building & Governance Enhancement, and 3) Road Safety.


The main objective  of this consultancy services under this assignment  is to issue a professional opinion on (i) the compliance of civil works under the project with the design and technical specification; (ii) the compliance with the Environment and Safeguards documents. The services will require both national and international inputs.  


The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures; description of similar assignments; experience in similar conditions; financial resources; availability of appropriate skills among staff; etc.).


The EOIs would be reviewed on the basis of the following:


a.       Age of firm (years in relevant business).

b.      Availability of key professionals.

c.       Turnover of the consultant (financial resources).

d.      Experience of the firm in similar tasks/assignments (examples of past experience- similar nature and/or complexity).

e.       Experience of the firm in other works (examples of other experience).

f.       Support services of the firm


Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, and, if association, should mention whether the association is in the form of “joint venture” or “sub-consultancy”. It is preferable to limit the total number of firms in an association including the Lead Firm to 4 (four). 



A consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) procedures as set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants Under IBRD Loans And Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011.


Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours. A shortlist of firms will be prepared, from the expressions of interest, for requesting proposals for this assignment.


Expressions of Interest must be delivered to the address below in sealed envelope on or before  19 August, 2013 during office hours. Submission through e-mail will also be accepted provided:


(i)        it is delivered by the deadlines, and

(ii)      appropriate reference is made in the subject line of the email, such as “Expression of Interest for Integrated Performance Audit Consultant”





( Md Mostafa Kamal )

Project Director

Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II)

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED)

LGED Bhaban, Level-11

Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.
Tel : +880-2-9120218, Fax : +880-2-8157511

E-mail : pdrtip2.lged@yahoo.com


Copy forwarded for necessary action:


1.     Chief Engineer, LGED, Dhaka.

2.     Director General, CPTU, IMED, Planning Commission, Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, he is requested to publish the notice into CPTU website.

3.     Additional Chief Engineer (Implementation), LGED, Dhaka.

4.     Mr. Manzoor Ur Rehman, Task Team Leader, RTIP-II, Sustainable Development for South Asia Region, World Bank Office, Dhaka.

5.     Project Coordinator, RTIP-II, LGED, Dhaka.

6.     Mr. Munir Siddiquee, Unit-in-charge, GIS Unit, LGED, he is requested to publish the notice in LGED website.

7.     The Manager (Advertisement), The New Age / The Daily Janakantha, he is requested to publish the attached notice once in his daily on or before 21 July 2013 and submit 05 (five) copies of the same.

8.     Mr. / Ms. ...................................................................................................................................