Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Approved


Ministry/Division : Ministry of Post, Telecommunications & Information Technology
Agency : Information and Communication Technology Division
Procuring Entity Name : Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Programme
Procuring Entity Code : Not Applicable
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Consulting Firm (National)  (Lump-Sump)
Title Of Service : Hiring a firm for Infrastructure Support and Maintenance of a2i's initiatives
EOI Ref. No. : 56.83.0000.
Date : 15/03/2023


Procurement Sub-Method : Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS)


Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget GOB
Development Partners : UNDP


Project/Programme Name : Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Programme
EOI Closing Date and Time : 03/04/2023 11.00 AM
Publication Date : 15/03/2023


Brief Description of Assignment : Details are provided in Terms of Reference (TOR). For Terms of Reference (TOR) Please visit: or contact: Mohammed Salah Uddin, Consultant Procurement, Mobile no. +88 01712-718051, Email:
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : 1. Must have valid and up-to-date Trade license (2021-2022), Register under joint stock & companies (RJSC) registration (if applicable), VAT certificate, TIN certificate, and updated income tax payment certificate. 2. Minimum 5 years of experience in ICT business as a registered company/entity in Bangladesh. (Please submit certificate of incorporation or work completion certificate to prove the experience) 3. Must have the minimum amount of liquid assets in the form of credit line or working capital shall be BDT 50 Lac in last 02 years (Please submit the necessary document in this regard. For example, audited financial documents) 4. Must have a minimum average annual turnover of BDT 1.20 Crore in the last 2 years. Please submit the last 02 (Two) years audited financial statements (if applicable) 5. Experience in managing large-scale enterprise infrastructure (minimum 100 VM, 50 Mbps, 10000 user base) in the private/Gov’t/Semi-Gov’t sector. (What will be documented to prove this criterion) 6. List of ongoing projects similar to this assignment. (Please provide copy of contract and URL of the live system) 7. Experience on IT service management for minimum 01 (one) enterprise solution for government of Bangladesh/ any development partner/ International organization/ private sector. (Please provide work completion certificate along with copy of contract and URL of live system)
Other Details (if applicable) : Not Applicable
Association with foreign firms is : Not Encouraged
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
56.83.0000. Single Dahaka May 2023 June 2025


Name of Official Inviting EOI : Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Project Director, Aspire to Innovate Programme.
Address of Official Inviting EOI : Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Division ICT Tower, E-14/X, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : 88 02 55006931-34 , Fax : 88 02 55006936, Email :
The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all tenders