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Invitation for Expression of Interest for the O & M of shrimp rearing unit of KKGCeSA

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Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU), Nagapattinam proposes to engage a reputed professional Operation and Maintenance Agency (OMA) for carrying out operation and maintenance of Secondary quarantine unit located in Kanyakumari Ganapathipuram Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture (KKGCeSA) for the year 2018-19. Expression of interest (EOI) for the purpose is invited from the interested parties. It may be noted that this is invitation for EOI and should not be construed as the Tender/ Request for Proposal (RFP) in any form and would not be binding on the institute in any manner whatsoever.

Sealed EOI prepared in accordance with the procedure enumerated in this document should be submitted to the Director, Directorate of Sustainable Aquaculture, Thanjavur- 614904 latest by 15th February, 2018, 3:00 pm. Interested bidders (OMA) may visit the Centre during the working hours until 14th Feb 2018 (on all working days) and apprise themselves about the nature of business, building facilities, type of equipments and associated infrastructure facilities and satisfy themselves on their capabilities before submitting the offer. They can give a detailed account of how they can use the facility without any alteration and major changes.

The EOI should be valid for 90 days from the date of opening on 16th Feb. 2018. The OMA, who are successful, may be called for further a detailed technical discussion in person before signing the agreement subsequently.

The application should be accompanied with a capability statement (not more than two pages), a write up on the understanding of the assignment (Not more than 2 pages), company/ Organization profile giving details of current activities and management structure, evidence of incorporation, annual report including balance sheet and profit and loss account statement for the past three years.

Brief introduction of KKGCeSA:

KKGCeSA is situated at Ayiramkaal Pozhimugam, a renowned tourist spot at Ganapathipuram.

Facilities at KKGCeSA :

The land available under KKGCeSA is 9 acres. The centre has primary and secondary quarantine buildings. Secondary quarantine facility is combined with multiplication unit. Components in secondary quarantine unit includes,

  • 16 Larval rearing tanks (each 500 l)
  • 10 mating tanks (each 300 l) Round
  • 20 conditioning tanks (each 100 l)
  • 6 mass algae tanks (each 940 l)
  • Artemia culture facility (4 tanks each 60 l)
  • 2 indoor reservoirs (each 20000 l)
  • Indoor water pumps & motors
  • Aerators (small)- 6 Nos
  • Water line for freshwater and seawater
  • Water treatment room
  • Seawater reservoir
  • Seawater pumping facility
  • Water Quality analysis Laboratory
  • Microbiological analytical lab
  • Material store room & Feed store room
  • Deep freezers

Apart from this the Centre has,

  • Effluent treatment plant
  • Generator
  • Toilet facility
  • Security cum EB panel block

For further details about KKGCeSA visit
Contact: 9443115068 / 9047015068 / 9894489236