Municipal Development Fund (MDF), Republic of Georgia appointed GPCL through the positioning one of its Procurement Specialists as Consultant in Tbilisi, to provide full time advice on procurement and contract related aspects over a period of 18 months, for the implementation of Rural and Community Development projects funded by the World Bank. Assignment also included training of MDF personnel, conducted in Russian and English, in the efficient handling of procurement related issues.
GPCL provided Procurement Advisory services to assist Vidya Pratishthan’s Institute of Information Technology (VIIT), Baramati – Pune, India, in the implementation of World Bank administered “Empowering the Poor: A Pilot ICT Program for Rural Areas of Pune District” funded by a Grant from Japan Social Development Fund.
GPCL provided Procurement and Financial Management Consultancy (PFMC), for the Bihar Kosi Flood Recovery Project (BKFRP), a USD 220 million World Bank financed project in Bihar, India. GPCL provided implementation support in preparation of customized bidding documents, Request for Proposals, procurement plan, procurement notices, bid evaluation reports, draft contracts etc for procurement of works, goods and consultancy services.
Based on the quality of the technical proposal submitted by GPCL amongst those received from international firms, Bam Reconstruction Office of Ministry of Housing, Tehran, appointed GPCL as the Procurement Advisory Service Consultant for coordination and assistance to manage all procurement activities of Goods/Works, and Services contracts for the World Bank financed Bam Earthquake Emergency Reconstruction Project.
GPCL, in association with one of its key shareholders, Tata Consulting Engineers, provided Procurement Advice and Support to Lagos State Water Corporation for a World Bank funded assignment involving the restoration of an aging 115 mgd (then about 65 mgd) water supply system to its design capacity.