Therefore preparation of Terms of Reference and projecting the size of the

Therefore preparation of terms of reference and

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the first instance. Therefore preparation of Terms of Reference and projecting the size of the project are the first task on the part of the Employer: l Terms of Reference (TOR): The TOR is the initial statement in regard to the specific rehabilitation project as a means of communication of the Employer to the consultant/ contractor. With eventual modifications, this forms an integral part of the contract, which governs the project that the consultancy/contractor firm is to perform. Therefore the TOR should be as clear and precise as the nature of assignment. Normally the TOR should contain the following in regard to the consultant’s/contractor’s job of a particular rehabilitation project: i. Objective(s) ii. Scope and time iii. Inputs, if any, to be provided by the Employer iv. Details of the services required from the consultant/contractor l Size of Project/Cost Estimate: Size of the structural rehabilitation project gives a reasonable idea to the applicant firms beforehand. For this, one should specify the nature of building & its distress, type of remodeling and its plinth area to be investigated/ rehabilitated/ remodeled. In addition, it is also desirable to give the reasonably assessed cost of execution of the structural rehabilitation/remodeling project. These could be worked out through engineering establishment of the Employer or an engineering consultant. This estimated cost could be based on plinth area rates worked out on actual completion cost of the identically executed projects. 7.3 Engagement of Consultants: The objective of engaging a consultant is to define the problem, determine its solution and scope of repair & rehabilitation work. This shall be based on the preliminary inspection of the work and discussions with Employer. The scope of work shall be clearly defined. The competence, experience and dependability of the firm and its personnel, are far more important parameters for assessing the capability of a consultancy firm for structural rehabilitation/strengthening jobs. Thus the engagement of a consultancy firm for a particular structural rehabilitation job shall be mainly in two principal stages. In the first stage we have to prepare a short-list of competent, experienced and dependable firms having generally two competent Key Personnel experienced in structural rehabilitation jobs in addition to other technical staff and other attributes. Such list of firms shall be prepared from amongst applications received based on an advertisement published in the press. The second stage of engagement involves receiving the price bids from short-listed consultancy firms after
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Central Designs Organisation VII-3 GUIDELINES FOR FRAMING TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR R. & R. WORKS CONTRACTS 7 formulating general and specific contract conditions related to the particular rehabilitation project. The components of these two stages are as follows: I Preparing a short-list of firms a. Determining the selection Procedure b. Preparing a short-list II Entering into contract with consultancy Firm a.
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  • Winter '17
  • narendra
  • ........., RCC Buildings

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