Railtel Corporation Of India Limited, Gurgaon, Haryana
May, 14th 2019
RAILTEL CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
(A Govt. of India Undertaking)
143 Sector 44, Institutional Area
Gurgaon, Haryana 122003
E- Tender No. RailTel/Tender/OT/CO/Fin/2018-19/Appointment of Tax Consultants /464 for
Appointment of CA Firms / Practicing CAs, Law Firms to undertake work of tax consultancy
(Direct Tax and GST/Indirect Tax) and for its Corporate Office at Gurgaon and its Regional
offices at Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and New Delhi. (Two-Packet System)
Closing date for submission of E-Bid(s) on 03.06.2019 at 3.00 pm
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section Particulars Page No.
1 Preamble 4
2 Background of RailTel 5
3 Scope of work 7
4 Eligibility Criteria 9
5 E-Bidding Process 10
6 E-Bid(s) Composition 11
7 Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) and TENDER Fee 12
8 Forfeiture of Earnest Money Deposit/Security Deposit 13
9 Last date for E-bid(s) submission 13
10 Opening of E-Tender 14
11 E-Bid(s) validity 15
12 Evaluation of E-bids 15
13 Signing of contract and Award of Contract (Appointment) 16
14 Termination for Insolvency, Dissolution etc. 16
15 Change in Name of the Firm 16
16 Termination for Convenience 16
17 No Claim Certificate 17
18 Suspension 17
19 Confidentiality 17
20 Security 17
21 Termination for Insolvency & Default 17
22 Review of progress of allotted work 18
23 Payment Terms and Deliverables 19
24 General Terms and Conditions 21
25 Force Majeure 22
26 Arbitration and Jurisdiction 22
27 Applicable Law 22
28 Instructions to the Bidders 23
A Credential Bid form- Annexure A 25
B EMD Payment details- Annexure B 5 26
C Performa for Performance Bank Guarantee- Annexure C 27
- Letter- Annexure D 29
- statement- Annexure E 30
F Financial E-Bid/Schedule of Requirement (SOR)- Annexure F 31
G Certificate to avoid conflict of interest- Annexure-G 34
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd.
tPlot No.-143, Sector 44,
Institutional Area,Opposite to Gold Souk,
Gurgaon, Haryana 122003
NOTICE INVITING TENDER
E-Tender Notice No. RailTel/Tender/OT/CO/Fin/2018-19/Appointment of Tax Consultants/
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. (RailTel) invites E-tender through IREPS-Portal (Two Packet
System), from reputed firms of CAs / Law firms for appointment of Tax consultants to
undertake work of Tax Consultancy (Direct Tax as well as indirect tax) for its Corporate Office
at Gurgaon and its Regional offices at Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and New Delhi.
The details are as under: -
a) Downloading of Tender Documents from RailTel's website or IREPS' 08.05.2019
b) Closing date for submission of E-bid(s) 03.06.2019
c) Date of opening of E-Bid(s) 03.06.2019
d) Earnest Money (EMD) for-
a) Bidding as Direct Tax Consultant (SOR-A) Rs. 43,200/-
b) Bidding as IDT/GST Consultant (SOR-B) Rs. 18,000/-
e) Cost of Tender Document (Rs. 5000/- + 18% GST) Rs. 5,900/-
For detailed guidelines regarding EMD, please refer Section-7 of the Tender
document. SORs are mentioned in Annexure-F.
Tender Notice and tender Document are available at RailTel's website and can be downloaded from
www.railtelindia.com or E-tendering portal https://www.ireps.gov.in . For online bid submission the
bidder will have to necessarily download an official online copy of the tender documents from
IREPS' E-Portal. Any Corrigendum/Modification will be issued only on IREPS' E-Portal.
The bidder shall bear all costs associated with the preparation, submission /participation in the
bid. Purchaser in no way will be responsible or liable for these costs regardless of the conduct
or outcome of the bidding process.
Dy. General Manager Finance
RailTel Corporation of India Limited
NAME OF WORK: Appointment of firms of CAs / Law firms as Tax consultants (Direct Tax
as well as Indirect tax/GST) for its Corporate Office at Gurgaon and its Regional offices at
Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and New Delhi.
1. SCOPE OF WORK:
1.1 To undertake work of Tax Consultancy (Direct Tax as well as Indirect Tax/GST) as
mentioned in section 3 of this TENDER. Consultancy engagement (Direct Tax as well as
Indirect Tax/GST) will be for a definite period and will not amount to any kind of
employment obligation on the part of RailTel.
1.2 The appointment as Tax Consultant w i l l be initially for a period of 1 year, which can
be extended through mutual consent for a further period of one year. Cases of tax matters
(Direct Tax as well as Indirect Tax/GST) will be allotted/assigned to successful bidder(s) , as
and when required.
2. CLARIFICATION REQUESTS :
The written queries/ clarifications be sent to the RailTel's office by 20.05.2019.
Prospective bidders are required to direct all communications related to this Tender, through
the Nominated Point of Contact persons:
Contact : Rahul Agarwal
Designation : Dy. General Manager Finance
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Section 2: Background of RailTel
RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RailTel) an ISO-9001:2000 organization is a Government of
India undertaking under the Ministry of Railways. The Corporation was formed in Sept 2000 with the
objectives to create nationwide Broadband Telecom and Multimedia Network in all parts of the
country, to modernize Train Control Operation and Safety System of Indian Railways and to
significantly contribute to realization of goals and objective of national telecom policy 1999.
RailTel has built Telecom network using SDH/DWDM based transmission systems and high end
MPLSIP routers. RailTel has extensive expertise in building telecom networks. Moreover, RailTel
draws its manpower from signal and telecom branch of Indian Railway which has been in the
business of construction, operation and maintenance of telecom systems for more than 50 years.
2.1 Network Infrastructure
Indian Railways have seamless Right of Way along 63000 KM of Railway Track passing through
7000 stations across the country. The stations in major cities are located in central business districts.
With the formation of Corporation, about 45,000 KM of OFC has been commissioned by RailTel
thus connecting about 4400 stations across India.
2.2 Backbone Network
The complete network is managed by centralized network management system (NMS) located at
New Delhi with back up at Secunderabad / Kolkata.
2.3 Licenses & Services
Presently, RailTel holds Unified License for NLD, ISP (Class A), ILD license and IP-1 registration
from DoT under which the NLD, ISP & IP-1 services are being offered to various customers.
2.4 Organizational Structure
Corporate Office of RailTel is based out of Gurgaon where head of the organization i.e Chairman and
Managing Director sits. He is assisted by dedicated Directors for Finance, Project operation &
maintenance (POM) Network Planning & Marketing (NPM). These directors in turn are assisted by
respective General Managers/ED's each having their own dedicated team.
For ensuring efficient administration across India, country has been divided into four regions namely,
Eastern, Northern, Southern & Western each headed by Executive Directors/RGM's and
Headquartered at Kolkata, New Delhi, Secunderabad & Mumbai respectively. These regions are
further divided into territories for efficient working. RailTel has territorial offices at Guwahati,
Bhubneshwar, Patna, & Raipur in East, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow in North, Chennai, Cochin, &
Bangalore in South, Bhopal, Pune, & Ahmedabad in West.
Director (Finance) is the overall head of finance and accounts team of the company. He is assisted by
GM/Finance at CO and a team of other managers including professionals. Similarly finance and
accounts functions of the regions are looked after by GM/F's and JGM-DGM/F's. They are also
assisted by a team of managers including professionals. Accounting records are maintained at
Regional Offices at Kolkata, New Delhi, Secunderabad and Mumbai with coordination at Corporate
2.5 Financial Performance
As per the Audited Financial Statements FY 2017-18, financial aspects of RailTel are as under-
Particulars Rs. (In Lakhs)
Gross Block of Fixed Assets 1,64,314/-
Share Capital issued to Ministry of Railways 32,094/-
Bidders are requested to also please go through Annual Report of year 2017-18 as available on
The appointment o f T a x C o n s u l t a n t ( D i r e c t a s w e l l a s I n d i r e c t / G S T ) will be
initially for a period of 1 year, which can be extended through mutual consent at the same rates,
for a further period of one year. Appointment of Consultant (For Direct Tax as well as Indirect
Tax/GST) will not amount to any kind of employment obligation on the part of RailTel.
2.5.1 Selection will be made on L-1 basis in financial E-bids of Technically Eligible Bidders.
Tax Consultant for Direct Tax as well as Indirect Tax/ GST will be selected based on L-1 of Financial
Bids separately for Direct Tax (SOR-A) and Indirect Tax/GST (SOR-B) , out of Technically Eligible
Bidders. Accordingly, Tax Consultant for Direct Tax and Indirect Tax/GST may by same bidder or 2
Note: "L-1" means lowest price bid each in total "SOR-A" and total "SOR-B" respectively.
Section 3: Scope of Work
3.1 The rates are invited for rate contract. Bidders would be expected to perform tax consultancy
work for Corporate Office and Regional offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and
other places in India as and when need arises. Scope of tax consultancy work is as
Scope of Tax Consultancy
A) Direct Tax
1. In respect of Income Tax, appearance as and when required review/preparation and filing of
written statement before the Assessing officer for the purpose of assessment (Including
assessment proceedings at Transfer pricing officer level) etc.
2. In connection with Income Tax, review of AO's order to identify the issues requiring
rectification or filing of appeal and filing & follow up thereof.
3. Handling show cause/re-assessment /penalty proceeding/stay and other notices i.e all work
up to Assessing Officer's level.
4. Getting Income Tax refund of the Company.
5. Vetting of Form 3CD and other certificates such as but not limited to MAT certificate/
Transfer Price (If applicable) and such other certificate related to deductions or otherwise as
applicable at the time of tax audit of the company. Hands on assistance in preparation of such
forms and certificates with necessary disclosure as per ICDS (Income Computation and
Disclosure Standard). It is clarified that scope of work does not include certification work but
only hands on assistance to company officers in compiling the said forms / information in
regard thereto as per law.
6. Filing/revising income tax return of the company.
7. Advice/opinion on direct tax matters including detailed written opinions.
8. Appeal before CIT(A) or revision by CIT under section 263 or 264 of Income Tax Act-
(i) Analyzing the order of AO for the disallowances made by him.
(ii) Preparation of Grounds of Appeal and statement of facts for appealing before CIT (A).
(iii) Submission(s) of the company before CIT(A) including personal hearing(s).
(iv) Perusing the order of CIT(A) for: -
a. Giving effect to the appeal order.
b. Filing of rectification application u/s 154 of I.T tax for the errors apparent from the
order of CIT (A).
9. Appeal before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)-
a. Analyze the order of CIT (A) for the addition ordered by him.
b. Preparation of Grounds of Appeal for filing appeal before ITAT.
c. Submission of appeal documents.
d. Representation before ITAT.
e. Perusing the order of ITAT for: -
(i) Giving effect of order of ITAT.
(ii) Filing of any rectification u/s 154 if I. Tax act for the errors apparent from the orders
10. Any other Direct Tax introduced or applicable in case of company, to be advised by the
B) Indirect Tax & GST
Consultancy under this section will cover all indirect taxes prevailing before GST Regime. This will
also cover consultancy under GST.
1. Appearance(s) as & when required and review/preparation & filing of written submission before
the Service Tax Authorities/ GST Authorities/Customs Authorities.
2. Attendance in office at the time of audit by department.
3.Filing of application for new Registration number or amendment in the existing registration.
4. Providing Opinion on matters covered under GST Law & all other indirect taxes not covered under
5. Handling show cause/re-assessment/penalty proceeding/stay and other notices before Service Tax
Authorities/GST Authorities / Custom Authorities and attending hearing(s) thereof.
6. Drafting & filing of appeal & attending hearings before
6.1 Comm (ST) / GST Authority
6.2 CESTAT / GST Authority
Note: Other Instructions
I. This assignment will not be sublet or awarded to any other professional /other firms or
II. While providing services to RCIL all the concerned Laws shall be followed.
III. One Qualified Tax Expert (having experience of at least 7 year) & already working on 3
Consultancy assignments of any PSUs/Telecom Sector Company, having minimum turnover
of Rs. 340 Crore. Firm will share the profile of the persons to be deployed for handing the
IV. Scope of work also includes any clarification to Statutory Auditors/ Board in regard to tax
matters. No professional fee will be paid for this.
V. Deliverables and payment terms are mentioned at point no. 23 of Index.
VI. The senior partner of the Firm shall monitor the Consultancy Engagement and shall submit
the progress report to CO, on fortnightly basis.
VII. TA/DA for visiting the regional offices shall be paid at actuals restricted to 20% of fee of the
case concerned. No TA/DA for local travel shall be allowed.
VIII. Selection will be made based on fulfilment of eligibility condition(s) & total quoted cost.
Section 4: Eligibility Criteria
Mandatory Eligibility Conditions for appointment of Tax Consultants (Direct, Indirect
Tax/GST) are as mentioned hereunder. Bidder must satisfy all these conditions, before
participation in the tender.
S.No Eligibility Condition
1 The firm should have office in Delhi/NCR.
2 The firm must have strength of minimum five full time partners and additional ten full
time qualified CAs /Advocates (or its Partners).
3 The firm must have knowledge of Oracle based ERP/Accounts in any of the company
having turnover of Rs 340 Crore or more.
4 The firm should be Tax Consultant in any of the companies having turnover of Rs. 340
Crore or more (excluding Banks and cooperative society) in any one of last five years
(i.e. FY 17-18 to FY 12-13). Taxation experience shall include following-
Direct Tax: Handling assessment/re-assessment cases, handling case before CIT(A),
handling case at ITAT level etc.
Indirect Tax & GST: Handling cases under Service Tax/VAT/CST/GST Law, filing
appeal before Commissioner (Service Tax/GST Authorities), filing appeal before
CESTAT/GST Authority, Return filing etc.
Note: Based on the experience of tax consultancy, a firm may either bid for Direct Tax
consultancy or for Indirect Tax & GST consultancy or both. Therefore, Consultant
Firm for Direct Tax as well as Indirect Tax & GST may be same firm or different firm.
5 The firm should have experience of tax consultancy engagement (Direct Tax or
Indirect Tax as the case may be ) with one Telecom sector Company (Any Telecom
operator having UASL, NLD, ISP, IP, UL License)
having turnover of Rs 340 Crore or more or Central PSU having turnover of Rs 340
Crore or more in any two of last five financial years. Please submit PO issued in favour
of your firm.
6 Firm should have minimum turnover of Rs.2.5 Crore in FY 2017-18.
1. Consortium or Joint Ventures are not allowed.
2. Tax Consultants (Direct / IDT & GST) of RailTel, will not be allowed to do any work of
RailTel other than the tax consultancy work assigned from time to time, during the period of
consultancy and for next 2 years after the completion of consultancy engagement.
In addition to submission of all the above-mentioned documents through E-Bid(s), said
documents, in a spiral bound document properly page numbered and indexed should be
sent to RailTel as per the time and date for closing of submission of E-Bids. All the papers
should be signed by ink.
Section 5: E-Bidding Process
a. Bidders are advised to study the Tender Document carefully. Submission of the Bid will be
deemed to have been done after careful study and examination of all instructions, eligibility
norms, terms, and requirement specifications in the Tender d o c u m e n t with full
understanding of its implications. Bidder(s) not furnishing the Compliance Statement, their
bids(s) are as mentioned in Annexure-E of tender document , are liable to be rejected. Failure to
furnish all information required in the TENDER Document or submission of a bid not
substantially responsive to the TENDER document in all respects will be at the bidder's risk
and may result in the rejection of the bid.
b. All the bids must be valid for a period of 180 days from the date of TENDER opening. If
necessary, RailTel will seek extension in the bid validity period beyond 180 days. The bidders,
not agreeing for such extensions will be allowed to withdraw their bids without forfeiture of
c. In addition to E- submission of documents as mentioned in Section:4 Eligibility Criteria and
Credential Bid Form (Annexure-A), said documents are also required to be received at RailTel
Office' as per the date and time for closing of submission of E-bid(s).
Section-6: E-Bid(s) Composition
a) The bid(s) shall be submitted through IREPS' Portal only.
b) Bid(s) documents as mentioned in clause (c) of Section-5: Bidding Process, shall
be addressed to:
Dy. General Manager Finance
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd.
(A Govt. of India Undertaking, Ministry of Railways)
Plot No. 143, Industrial Area, Sctor-44, Gurgaon - 122003
Credential Bid/ Technical Bid(s)
Documents as per the eligibility criteria and Credential Bid shall be submitted in this
envelope. The envelope shall be sealed and superscribed "Credential Bid/Technical Bid
"RailTel Tender for appointment of Direct Tax Consultant- (SOR-A)" and/or "RailTel
Tender for appointment of Indirect Tax & GST Consultant-(SOR-B)" as the case may be
separately. The documents should be spiral bound with serial number and with no loose
sheets. The person signing the bid should have a valid power of attorney and a proof for the
same shall be attached with the bid(s).
Documents for credential/technical evaluation are required to be submitted throught
IREPS' portal also.
Financial Bid(s): Financial bid(s) are required to be submitted through IRPES' portal only.
Section-7: Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) and TENDER Fee
a. EMD and TENDER Fee: EMD and Tender Fees for Tender are-
S.no. Bidding for- EMD (Rs.)
1 Appointment as Direct Tax Consultant (SOR-A) 43200/-
2 Appointment as Indirect Tax/GST Consultant (SOR-B) 18000/-
At IREPS' Portal minimum amount of EMD to be deposited is Rs. 18,000/- (Eighteen
thousand only) respectively.
If any bidder wishes to E-bid for Indirect Tax/GST Consultancy (SOR-B), then, EMD of
Rs.18,000 is required to be submitted through IREPS' Portal only.
If any bidder wishes to E-bid for Direct Tax Consultancy (SOR-A), then, in addition to
submitting EMD of Rs. 18,000/- through IREPS' Portal, an additional EMD of Rs.25,200/-
(i.e. Rs. 43200/- minus Rs.18000/-) is also required to be submitted in the form of Demand
Draft, drawn from a scheduled commercial bank in favour of RailTel Corporation of India
Limited, New Delhi.
If any bidder wishes to E-bid for Direct Tax Consultancy (SOR-A) as well as Indirect
Tax/GST Consultancy (SOR-B), then, in addition to submitting EMD of Rs. 18,000/-
through IREPS' Portal, an additional EMD of Rs. 43200/- is also required to be submitted in
the form of Demand Draft, drawn from a scheduled commercial bank in favour of RailTel
Corporation of India Limited, New Delhi.
In case of additional EMD as mentioned above, the envelope shall be sealed and
superscribed as "Additional EMD "RailTel TENDER for appo int me nt o f Tax
Consultant (Direct Tax) SOR-A and / or "RailTel TENDER for appo int ment o f Tax
Consultant (Indirect Tax & GST) SOR-B"
b. In case, additional EMD is not received in the form of DDs as mentioned above, E-Bid(s)
shall be summarily rejected.
c. TENDER fee is non-refundable. Tenders without Earnest Money Deposit will be summarily
rejected. No bank guarantee for EMD is accepted. Tender Fees is required to be submitted
through IREPS' portal only.
d. The EMDs of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned without interest after finalization of the
TENDER. EMDs of the successful bidders shall be returned without any interest, on receipt
of Bank Guarantee (BG) in the form of Security Deposit valid for the period of appointment /
extended appoint ment, as per clause (e) of Sect ion-7.
e. Security Deposit/Performance Bank Guarantee:
Successful tenderer(s) is required to submit separate security deposit/Performance Bank
Guarantee (Annexure-C), towards "Appointment as Tax Consultant (Direct Tax) SOR-A
and/or "Appointment as Tax Consultant (IDT/GST) SOR-B", separately, as the case may be.
The successful tenderer shall submit security deposit in the form of Performance Bank
Guarantee @ 10% of issued PO/LOA value equivalent to Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two Lakhs ponly)
each for "Appointment as Tax Consultant (Direct Tax) , " Appointment as Tax Consultant
(Indirect Tax & GST) separately as the case may be , in the form of DD/Pay Order or
irrevocable Bank Guarantee with validity of 3 months beyond contract period , from any
scheduled bank for due fulfilment of contract , within 15 days of issue of LOA .
The security deposit/Performance Bank Guarantee shall be released after successful
completion of Contract, duly adjusting any dues recoverable from the successful tenderer.
Security Deposit in the form of DD/Pay Order should be submitted in favour of "Railtel
Corporation of India Limited" payable at New Delhi Only.
f. No Interest on Earnest Money and Performance Security:
No interest shall be paid on the amount of earnest money and Performance Security held by
the RailTel, at any stage.
g. A separate advice of the BG will invariably be sent by the BG issu ing bank to the RailTel's
Bank through SFMS and only after this the BG will become acceptable to RailTel. It is
therefore in interest of bidder to obtain RailTel's Bank IFSC code, its branch and address and
advise these particulars to the BG Issuing bank and request them to send advice of BG
through SFMS to the RailTel's Bank.
Section-8: Forfeiture of Earnest Money Deposit/Security Deposit
The Earnest Money Deposit can be forfeited if a Bidder
Withdraw its bid during the period of bid validity.
Does not accept the correction of errors.
In case successful Bidder fails to sign the contract within the stipulated time.
Section-9: Last date for E-bid(s) submission
a. E-Bids, complete in all respects as mentioned in section 4, 5, 6 and 7 must be submitted
through IREPS Portal as per the date and time for closing of submission of E-bid(s).
Fu rt her Offline d o cu me nt s as me nt io ned in S ect io n- 5 and S ect io n-
1 8 sha ll be se nt t o Ra ilT e l a s p e t he d at e a nd t ime fo r c lo s ing o f
s u b m i s s i o n o f E - B i d ( s ) . In the event of the specified date for the submission of
Bids being declared a holiday, the Bids can be submitted up to the appointed time on the
next working day for which RailTel will make necessary provisions.
b. RailTel may, at its own discretion, extend the date for E-bid(s) submission. In such a
case all rights and obligations of RailTel and the Bidders shall be applicable to the extended
c. Any bid received by RailTel after the prescribed deadline for submission of bids will be
summarily rejected and returned unopened to the Bidder. RailTel shall not be responsible
for any postal delay or non-receipt / non-delivery of the documents. No further
correspondence on this subject will be entertained.
d. The bids submitted b y telex/telegram/fax/Email or any manner other than specified above
will not be considered. No correspondence will be entertained on this matter.
e. At any time prior to the last date for receipt of bids, RailTel, may, for any reason,
whether at its own initiative or in response to a clarification requested by a prospective
bidder, modify the tender document by an amendment. The amendment will be no t i f ie d
o n R a i lT e l ' s w e bs it e www.railtelindia.com and should be t a k e n int o consideration
by the prospective bidders while preparing their bids.
f. In order to give prospective bidders reasonable time to take the amendment into
account in preparing their bids, RailTel may, at its discretion, extend the last date for the
receipt of bids. No bid may be modified subsequent to the last date for receipt of bids. No
bid may be withdrawn in the interval between the last date for receipt of bids and the
expiry of the bid validity period specified by the bidder in the bid. Withdrawal of a bid
during this interval may result in forfeiture of Bidder's EMD.
g. The bidders will bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of their bids.
RailTel will, in no case, be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the outcome
of the tender process.
h. Printed terms and conditions of the bidders will not be considered as forming part of
their bid. In case terms and conditions of the contract applicable to the Invitation of bid
are not acceptable to any bidder, they should clearly specify the deviations in their bids.
Section-10: Opening of E-Tender
10.1 The E-bids will be opened in the presence of bidders' authorized representatives (only one
from each firm) who choose to attend the E - bid opening session on 03.06.2019 at 3 :30
PM. The bidders' representatives who are present shall sign a register evidencing their
attendance. In the event of the specified date of bid opening being declared a holiday for
RailTel, the Bids shall be opened at the same time and location on the next working day.
10.2 Opening - EMD and Tender Fee
Prior to opening the EMD & Tender fee, RailTel shall announce the names of bidders, who
have given advance notice for modification to or withdrawal of their bids from the tendering
process well before the deadline for the submission of bids. Bid envelopes, of the
bidders who wish to withdraw from the tendering process, shall be returned to their
representatives, if present or sent by post unopened to their addresses. Subsequent to
this, the EMD & tender Fee envelope will be opened. Bids not accompanied with the
requisite EMD and tender fee shall be returned/posted back to the bidders.
10.3 Opening of - Credential / Technical E-Bid
Credential/Technical E-bid (and credential bid modifications, if any) of only those bidders,
whose EMD and tender fee are in order, shall be opened in the same session. The E-bids
and off-line documents will then be passed on to a duly constituted Tender Committee
10.4 Opening of Financial Bid:
Financial bids will be opened only for bidders, whose bids qualify based on evaluation of
credential bids/Technical Bids.
Section-11: E-Bid(s) Validity
All the E-bids must be valid for a period of 180 days from the date of tender opening for
placing the initial order. If necessary, RailTel will seek extension in the bid validity period
beyond 180 days. The bidders, not agreeing for such extensions will be allowed to withdraw
their bids without forfeiture of their EMD.
Section-12: Evaluation of bids
a. When deemed necessary, RailTel may seek clarifications on any aspect of their bid from
the bidder. However, that would not entitle the bidder to change or cause any change
in the substance of the tender submitted or price quoted at the time of bid submission. This
would also not mean that their bid has been accepted.
b. Any effort by a bidder to influence RailTel's E-bid(s) evaluation, bid comparison or
contract award decisions may result in the rejection of the bidder's bid and forfeiture of the
c. RailTel reserves the right to accept any bid, and to cancel/abort the tender process and
reject all bids at any time prior to award of Contract, without thereby incurring any
liability to the affected bidders or bidders and of any obligation to inform the affected
bidders of the grounds for RailTel's action and without assigning any reasons.
12.2 Credential Evaluation / Technical Evaluation
The credential E-bids will be evaluated by a duly nominated Tender Committee. E-Bids,
not satisfying the eligibility criteria will be rejected. tender committee will evaluate
information submitted in Annexure-A as per Tender terms. On request from the tender
committee, the bidders may have to submit additional information. The tender committee
may call the eligible bidders for a presentation of the work handled by them. The time
limit, in which the bidders h a v e to submit the additional information or present their
work, will be decided by the tender committee and its decision will be final in this regard.
Bidders failing to adhere to the specified time limit will be rejected.
Section-13: Signing of contract and Award of Contract (Appointment)
a. On written communication from RailTel for having qualified for appointment the bidder
will sign the contract (letter of appointment) within 7 days of such communication. Failing
which the offer will be treated as withdrawn and EMD forfeited. RailTel reserves the right
to extend the offer to the next eligible bidder.
b. The conditions stipulated in the contract will be strictly adhered to and violation of any
of these conditions will entail termination of the contract without prejudice to the rights of
the RailTel. In addition, RailTel will be free to forfeit the EMD/Security deposit and
getting the assigned work done from alternate sources at the risk and cost of the defaulting
Section-14: Termination for Insolvency, Dissolution etc
RailTel may at any time terminate the appointment by giving written notice to the
Bidder without any compensation if the b i d d e r becomes bankrupt or otherwise
insolvent or in case of dissolution of firm or winding up of company/firm, provided
that such termination will not prejudice or effect any right of action or remedy which has
accrued thereafter to RailTel.
Section-15: Change in Name of the Firm
During the period of engagement if the bidder's name got changed due to acquisition,
amalgamation etc., bidder must inform RailTel with all required documents within one
month of its name change. RailTel will not entertain any name change requests during
the bidding process. In this case the bid will be rejected straightaway.
Section-16: Termination for Convenience
RailTel reserves the right to terminate by prior written notice, the whole or part of the
contract. The notice of termination will specify that termination is for RailTel convenience,
the extent to which performance of work under the contract is terminated and the date on
which such termination becomes effective.
Section-17: No Claim Certificate
The bidder will not be entitled to make any claim, whatsoever, against RailTel under or by
virtue of or arising out of this contract nor will RailTel entertain or consider any such claim
for the jobs accepted after expiry of the term of engagement of consultancy.
RailTel may by a written notice of suspension, suspend all payments to the bidder under the
contract, if the bidder fails to perform any of its obligations under this contract provided
that such notice of suspension:
a. will specify the nature of the failure
b. will request the b i d d e r to remedy such failure within a specified period from
the date of issue of such notice of suspension.
The Bidder and their personnel will not, either during the term or after expiration of this
contract, disclose any proprietary or confidential information relating to the services,
contract or business or operations of RailTel or its clients without the prior written
consent/permission of RailTel.
a. The agency or its deployed personnel, by virtue of working on RailTel, can't claim any
rights on the work performed by them. RailTel will have absolute rights on the work
assigned and performed by them. Neither any claims of the agency or its deployed
professionals will be entertained on the deliverables.
b. The agency will ensure that no information shall be leaked out about the software,
hardware, including Electronic form or otherwise, by the manpower posted by them.
Section-21: Termination for Insolvency & Default
Termination for Insolvency
RailTel may at any time terminate the work order / contract by giving written notice of four
weeks to the appointed firm, without any compensation to the said firm, if the said firm
becomes bankrupt or otherwise insolvent.
Termination for Default
a. Default is said to have occurred-
i. If the agency fails to deliver any or all of the services within the time period(s) specified
in the work order or any extension thereof granted by RailTel.
ii. If the agency fails to perform any other obligation(s) under the contract / work order.
b. If the agency, in either of the above circumstances, does not take remedial steps
within a period of 30 days after receipt of the default notice from RailTel (or takes
longer period in spite of what RailTel may authorize in writing), RailTel may terminate
the contract / work order in whole or in part. In addition to above, RailTel may at its
discretion also take the following actions.
c. RailTel may transfer upon such terms and in such manner, as it deems appropriate work
order for similar support service to other firm and the defaulting firm will be liable to
compensate RAILTEL for any extra expenditure involved towards support service to
complete the scope of work totally.
21.3 RailTel has full right on all the document related to assignment carried out for RailTel. The
same may be asked by RailTel at any time from the bidder and it will be the duty of bidder to
return all such document to RailTel.
Section 22: Review of Progress of allotted work
22.1 Review of progress of work
RailTel will monitor the progress of work very closely and will have the right to terminate the
contract, in case of non-satisfaction or non-performance or for non-completion of work
within the stipulated time.
Supervise the progress of work until its full completion. B i d d e r will ensure that the
assigned job is completed as per the schedules given in the work order.
Section 23: Payment Terms & Deliverable
A) Direct Tax: The payment will be released against submission of relevant documents as
mentioned below: -
Particulars Payment and deliverables
1. Review/preparation and filing of reply
before the AO including attending On receipt of assessment order of
personal hearing in regard to assessment Assessing Officer and receipt of review
case. report of consultant on the said order.
2. Review of AO's order to identify the
issues requiring rectification or filing of
3. Handling show cause/rectification 50% payment on filing of applications/
applications /penalty proceedings /stay submissions before assessing authorities.
and other notices i.e. All work upto AO'
level. 50% on receipt of respective orders.
4. Getting income tax refund of the After credit of refund in the bank a/c of
company. the Company.
5. Filing of Income Tax Return of the
company including hand on assistance in
preparation of Form 3CD and other After generation of ITR-V
certificates to be filed by tax auditors of acknowledgement and certification of
the company prior to filing of return as work.
mentioned in para 5 of scope of work.
6. Filing of revised income tax return of the After generation of ITR-V
company. acknowledgement and certification of
7. Opinion on Direct tax issues. After receipt of opinion.
8. Appeal before CIT(A) or revision by
CIT u/s 263 or 264 of income tax act-
-Preparation & submission of ground of
appeal and statements of fact before 30% after filing appeal on receipt of
CIT(A) including representation before acknowledgement of filing appeal.
CIT(A) and attending hearing and
analyzing the order of AO. 40% on receipt of appeal order
- Perusing CIT(A)' order for- 30% on receipt of order of appeal effect
a. Giving effect to the appeal order.
b. Filing of Rectification application u/s
154 of Income tax Act, for errors
apparent from order of CIT(A).
9. Appeal before ITAT
- Preparation & submission of Ground of
Appeal and statement of facts before 30% after filing appeal on receipt of
ITAT including representation before acknowledgement of filing appeal.
ITAT and analyzing the order of ITAT.
- Perusing the ITAT `order for-
a. Giving effect to the appeal order.
b. Filing of Rectification application for 40% on receipt of appeal order.
errors apparent from order of ITAT. 30% on receipt of order of appeal effect.
B) Indirect Tax and GST: In respect of GST & Indirect Tax payment terms and deliverables
are as under-
S.No. Description of Work Documents Payment & Deliverable
1 Review/preparation & filing Submission of Submission of invoice.
of written submission before reply approved
Service tax authorities/GST from corporate 40% payment after submission of
Authorities / Customs office and reply to tax authorities.
Authorities in relation to attending of
Show cause notices/ hearings. Balance 60% payment after getting
proceedings. order from the tax authorities in
relation to the said case including
attending hearing, if necessary.
2 New Registration number or Issuance of new/ Submission of invoice
amendment in the existing amended
registration registration 100% payment after granting of
3 Opinion on Taxation matters Providing Submission of invoice
certification of 100% payment after certification
work of work done.
4 Handling show cause/re- Filing of reply to 50% payment on submission reply
assessment/penalty show-cause notice. with Income Tax Department, and
proceeding/stay and other submission of tax invoice with
notices before Service Tax RCIL.
Authorities/GST Authorities/ Balance 50% payment on final
Custom Authorities and order of the case including
attending hearing thereof. attending of hearing.
5 Drafting & filing and Submission of Submission of invoice
attending relating to appeal acknowledgement
before of filing of appeal Deliverable and Payment
- Comm (ST)/GST Authority and attending 40% payment on submission of
- CESTAT/GST Authority hearing against appeal.
order of tax
authorities. 30% payment after getting order
from the tax authorities in relation
to said case including attending of
Balance 30% after getting appeal
effect in case of Company is
eligible for refund based on
Appeal Effect order (Including any
part deposit with Tax Authorities
at the time of filing of Appeal).
6 Getting Service Tax Refund/ 100% payment on receipt of
GST Refund from Tax refund by the company.
a. GST, as applicable, will be paid extra.
b. The agencies may provide service all over India. No TA/DA is admissible to the deployed
Resources. However, if a resource has to undertake a tour in the interest of the Company
with the prior approval of the RailTel, the TA/DA as per RailTel rates will be applicable.
TA/DA for Senior partner (as applicable to the General Manager), for other partner (Deputy
General Manager), for Chartered Accountant employee (Senior Manager) and for
other staff (Manager) in RailTel respectively will be reimbursed on production of original
documents. Each work order will be considered a separate work. TA/DA shouldn't exceed
15% of the fee of the case concerned.
c. All payments will be made subject to TDS (Tax deduction at Source) as per the
income- Tax Act, 1961 and other taxes if any as per Government of India rules.
Section 24: General Terms and Conditions
a. The bidder is not allowed to outsource the work to any other associate/franchisee/third party
under any circumstances. If it so happens then RailTel will impose sanctions which will
include forfeiture of the security deposit, revocation of bank guarantees (including the
ones submitted for other work orders) and termination of the contract for default.
b. RailTel may by written notice sent to the bidd er ; terminate the work order and/or the
Contract, in whole or in part at any time of its convenience. The notice of termination will
specify that termination is for RailTel's convenience, the extent to which performance of
work under the work order and /or the contract is terminated, and the date upon which such
termination becomes effective. RailTel reserves the right to cancel the remaining part and
pay to an agreed amount for partially completed Services.
c. In the event of the b i d d e r ' s company or the concerned d i v i s i o n of the company
is taken over / bought over by another company, all the obligations under the agreement
with RailTel, should be passed on for compliance by the new company / new
division in the negotiation for their transfer.
d. All bidders automatically agree with RailTel for honoring all aspects of fair-trade
practices in executing the work orders placed by RailTel.
e. The bidder will be responsible for any damage to equipment's, property and third-party
liabilities caused by acts on part of its deployed person at RailTel/User's premises.
h. The st aff deployed by t he bidde r w il l ma in t a in o ffice deco rum. They w i l l b e
courteous, polite and cooperative and able to resolve the users' problems
i. Intellectual Property Rights: The Bidder will indemnify RailTel of any infringement of
third-party rights be they under the Patents Act.
Section 25: Force Majeure
Force majeure shall mean
War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), invasion, act of foreign enemies.
rebellion, revolution, insurrection, or military or usurped power, or civil war,
Ionizing radiation, or contamination by radio-activity from any nuclear fuel, or from any
nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, radioactive toxic explosive or other
hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component thereof.
Presume waves caused by aircraft or other aerial devices travelling at sonic or supersonic
Riot, commotion or disorder, unless solely restricted to employees of the Contractor or of
his Subcontractors and arising from the conduct of the Works.
Section 26: Arbitration and Jurisdiction
The parties through respective signatories shall settle any dispute or disagreement with
respect to performance, non-performance or defective performance of respective
obligation amicably. In the event of disputes remaining unresolved, the parties shall refer
the matter to a single arbitrator under arbitration law that may be applicable, whose
appointment shall be done by Chairman and Managing Director, RailTel Corporation of
India Limited, 143, Sector 44 Gurgaon Haryana. The place of arbitration shall be
Gurgaon and the language used shall be English.
Section 27: Applicable Law
The work orders will be governed by the laws and procedures established by Govt. of India,
within the framework of applicable legislation and enactment made from time to time
concerning such commercial dealings/processing. Any default in the terms and
conditions of the tender by the bidder will lead to rejection of bid/work order and forfeiture
of EMD/Security Deposit.
Section 28: Instructions to the Bidders
1. These are the Special Instructions to the Bidders for e-Tendering.
2. Submission of Bids only through online process is mandatory for this Tender-
E-Tendering is a new methodology for conducting Public Procurement in a transparent and
secured manner. Now, the Government of India has made e-tendering mandatory. Suppliers/
Vendors will be the biggest beneficiaries of this new system of procurement. For conducting
electronic tendering, RailTel has decided to use the portalhttps://www.ireps.gov.in, Indian
Railways E-Procurement system (IREPS).
Benefits to Suppliers are outlined on the Home-page of the portal. Bidders are advised to visit
the IREPS Portal for details related to E-Tender i.e. Registration, FAQ, Helpdesk, Learning
3. Tender Bidding Methodology:
Sealed Bid System - `Single Stage - Two Envelope': In this, bidder has to submit each the
bid (Part I Credential/ Techno-commercial Bid and Part II - Price Bid) in separate envelope
Please visit Helpdesk section on IREPS Portal
4. Bid related information for this Tender (Sealed Bid)-
The entire bid-submission would be online on IREPS Portal. Broad outline of online
submissions are as follows-
4.1 Submission of Bid security/ Earnest Money Deposit (EMD).
4.2 Submission of digitally signed copy of Tender document/ Addenda (If any).
4.3 Two packet (Part-I Technical Credential Bid and Part-II Price Bid).
4.4 Online response to Terms & Conditions of Tender.
5. Offline Submissions
In addition to E-submission of all the documents, the bidders are required to submit the
following documents offline to RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, Institutional Area, Plot 143,
Sector 44, Gurgaon, before due date & time of submission of bids specified in this tender
document, in a sealed Envelope. The envelope shall bear (the tender name), the tender number
and the words `DO NOT OPEN BEFORE' (due date & time)-
- Power of Attorney.
- Documents relating to Eligibility criteria as listed in Section-4.
- Additional EMD as mentioned in Section-7.
- Documents listed in Credential Bid Form (Annexure-A).
- Copy of PAN , GST Registration Certificate of Firm.
Note: The Bidder has to upload the scanned copy of all the documents mentioned in
Credential Bid Form (Annexure-A), Profile of the Team to be deployed, during Online
6. In case of internet related problem at a bidder's end, especially during `critical events'
such as - a short period before bid-submission deadline, during online public tender
opening event, during e-auction, it is the bidder's responsibility to have backup internet
7. Instructions for Tender Document TO THE BIDDERS
The RailTel Tenders are published on www.railtelindia.com and on IREPS
NOTE: For online bid submission the bidder will have to necessarily download an official
online copy of the tender documents from IREPS portal, and this should be done well before
the deadline for bid-submission.
8. Submission of Offers and Filling of Tender:
This e-tender should be duly submitted online using the e-Procurement Portal
https://www.ireps.gov.in/.For detailed instructions please refer to IREPS Portal.
9. Fax Quotations & Late Tenders:
Fax Tender documents and Late/Delayed tenders would not be considered.
10. Attendance of Representatives for Tender Opening
Representatives of bidders desirous to attend the tender opening can do so on production of a
proper letter of authority from the respective firm, failing which they may not be allowed to
attend the tender opening.
11. Bid submission and Opening date
The bid should be submitted online along with Credential/Techno commercial & Price bid
document (all documents).
Power of attorney in favor of the signatory duly authorizing the signatory shall be submitted in
a separate envelope to the tendering authority before the due date and time of submission of the
Bids received after due date and time shall be summarily rejected and shall not be opened.
Credential Bid Form
Sh. Rahul Agarwal
Dy General Manager Finance
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd
143, Sector 44, Gurgaon (Haryana)
S.No Particulars Supporting Evidence
1 The firm should have office in Delhi/NCR. Attach ICAI Constitution
2 The firm must have strength of minimum five full time Certificate generated online from
partners and additional ten full time qualified CA (or The Institute of Chartered
Partner) , qualified lawyers ( or Partners). Accountants of India or LLP
Registration or any other
document in support of
constitution of firm
3 The firm must have knowledge of Oracle based Attach copy of PO received from
ERP/Accounts in any of the company having turnover of Rs any such company along with
340 Crore or more. audited P&L account and
Note: Along with each PO, please provide name, email Id, confirmation of the Company
contact number of PO issuing Authority. that they are using ORACLE
4 The firm should be Tax consultant of any of the companies Attach copy of PO received from
having turnover of more than 340 Crore p.a. or more any such company along with
(excluding Banks and cooperative society) in any one of last audited P&L account of that
five years. company.
5 The firm should have experience of Consultancy Attach copy of PO received from
Engagement (Direct Tax or Indirect Tax & GST as the case any such company along with
may be) with one Telecom sector Company having turnover audited P&L account of that
of Rs 340 Crore or more (Any Telecom operator having company.
UASL, NLD, ISP, IP, UL License) Or Central PSU having
turnover of Rs 340 Crore or more in any two of last five
6 Firm should have minimum turnover of Rs. 2.5 Crore Attach audited P&L account of
during FY 2017-18. the firm along with copy of
income tax return.
7 The firm should not be blacklisted or banned by any of the Self-attested affidavit on stamp
government department of PSU paper of Rs. 100 to be given in
this regard by the partner of the
8. Certify that the firm has not provided any internal audit Self certification
service to RailTel during preceding two Financial Years
(i.e. 17-18, 16-17).
EMD Payment details:
Bidders are required to furnish the details of EMD paid in the following format-
SOR Amount (Rs.) DD/IREPS Date Bank Branch
B Rs. 18,000/-
A Rs. 18,000/-
A and B Rs. 18,000/-
Documents in support of the above may be furnished with page numbers indicated in the index.
Please use separate sheets wherever necessary.
Date: Authorized Signatory:
Name of the Bidder:
Performa for Performance Bank Guarantee
PERFORMANCE BANK GURANTEE BOND
(On Stamp Paper of Rs one hundred)
(To be used by approved Scheduled Banks)
1. In consideration of the RailTel Corporation of India Limited, having its registered office at 6th
Floor, IIIrd Block, Technology Park, Shastri Park, New Delhi-110053 (Herein after called
RailTel) having agreed to exempt
............................................................................. (Hereinafter called "the said
Contractor(s)") from the demand, under the terms and conditions of Purchase Order No.
..................... .............................. dated...............made between
............................................................................. for (hereinafter called " the
said Agreement") of security deposit for the due fulfillment by the said Contractor (s) of the
terms and conditions contained in the said Agreement, on production of a Bank Guarantee for
Rs. ............................ (Rs . .............. only). We , .......................................
(indicate the name of the Bank) hereinafter referred to as "the Bank") at the request of
................ ................ Contractor(s) do hereby undertake to pay the RailTel an amount
not exceeding Rs. ................ against any loss or damage caused to or suffered or would be
caused to or suffered by the RailTel by reason of any breach by the said Contractor(s) of any
of the terms or conditions contained in the said Agreement.
2. We , ...................................................................... Bank do hereby undertake to
pay the amounts due and payable under this Guarantee without any demur, merely on demand
from the RailTel stating that the amount claimed is due by way of loss or damage caused to
or would be caused to or suffered by the RailTel by reason of breach by the said Contractor(s)
of any of terms or conditions contained in the said Agreement or by reason of the
Contractor(s) failure to perform the said Agreement. Any such demand made on the Bank
shall be conclusive as regards the amount due and payable by the Bank under this guarantee.
However, our liability under this guarantee shall be restricted to an amount not exceeding Rs .
3. We, .............................................. bank undertake to pay to the RailTel any money so
demanded notwithstanding any dispute or disputes raised by the Contractor(s) / Tenderer(s) in
any suit or proceedings pending before any court or Tribunal relating thereto our liability
under this present being, absolute and unequivocal. The payment so made by us under this
Bond shall be a valid discharge of our liability for payment there under and the Contractor(s) /
Tenderer(s) shall have no claim against us for making such payment.
4. We, ................................................. Bank further agree that the Guarantee herein
contained shall remain in full force and effect during the period that would be taken for the
performance of the said Agreement and that it shall continue to be enforceable till all the dues
of the RailTel under or by virtue of the said Agreement have been fully paid and its claims
satisfied or discharged or till RailTel certifies that the terms and conditions of the said
Agreement have been fully and properly carried out by the said Contractor(s) and accordingly
discharges this Guarantee. Unless a demand or claim under the Guarantee is made on us in
writing on or before the ................... We shall be discharged from all liability under this
5. We,................................................... (indicate the name of Bank) further agree with
the RailTel that the RailTel shall have the fullest liberty without our consent and without
affecting in any manner our obligations hereunder to vary any of the terms and conditions of
the Agreement or to extend time of to postpone for any time or from time to time any of the
powers exercisable by the RailTel against the said contractor(s) and to forbear or enforce any
of the terms and conditions relating to the said Agreement and we shall not be relieved from
our liability by reason of any such variation, or extension to the said Contractor(s) or for any
forbearance, act or omission on the part of RailTel or any indulgence by the RailTel to the
said Contractor(s) or by any such matter or thing whatsoever which under the law relating to
sureties would, but for this provision, have affect of so relieving us.
This Guarantee will not be discharged due to the change in the Constitution of the Bank or the
Contractor(s) / Tenderer(s).
(indicate the name of Bank) lastly undertake not to revoke this Guarantee during its currency
except with the previous consent of the RailTel in writing.
Dated the day of 2019
(Indicate the name of the Bank)
NOTE: - This will be applicable only for firms, need not be submitted at the time of submission
RailTel Corporation of India Limited,
(A Govt. of India Undertaking, Ministry of Railways)
Plot No. 143, Industrial Area, Opp Gold Souk Mall,
Sctor-44, Gurgaon - 122003
Subject: - Appointment of CA Firms/ Law Firms for Tax Consultancy (Direct Tax (SOR)
- A) and/or Indirect Tax and GST (SOR-B)) for its Corporate Office at Gurgaon and its
Regional offices at Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and New Delhi.
I/We _________________ (kindly mention PAN No, Date of Constitution of firm and ICAI
firm registration number-Mandatory or LLP as the case may be) have read the various
conditions detailed in Tender documents attached here to and hereby agree to ABIDE BY
THE SAID CONDITIONS. I/We also agree to keep this offer open for acceptance for a
period of 180 days from the date of submission and in default thereof, I/We will be liable for
forfeiture of my/our Earnest Money. I/We offer to provide services of Tax Consultant (Direct
Tax / Indirect & GST) at the rates quoted in the annexure G and hereby bind myself/ourselves
to complete the work within the prescribed period as mentioned in LOA. I/We also hereby
agree to abide by the Various Conditions of Contract and to carry out the services as per the
Standards prescribed by the ICAI/ICWAI.
EMD of Rs.......... has been submitted for bidding as "Appointment as Tax Consultant
(Direct Tax- SOR (A)) and/or EMD of Rs...............as "Appointment as Tax Consultant
(IDT/GST), as per the requirements of Section-7 and details are mentioned in Annexure-B.
Tender fee of Rs. ........ has been paid through IREPS Portal with the following
The full value of Earnest Money shall stand forfeited without prejudice to any other rights or
remedies if, I/We withdraw or modify the offer within validity period or do not deposit the
security deposit (Performance Bank Guarantee) within 7 days after receipt of call to sign
SIGNATURE OF Bidder (s)
SIGNATURE OF WITNESS:
S. Section No & Clause No Compliance
SIGNATURE OF Bidder
Name of Firm
RAILTEL CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED
(A Govt. of India Undertaking)
143 Sector 44, Institutional Area
Gurgaon, Haryana - 122003
E-TENDER No. RailTel/Tender/OT/CO/Fin/2018-19/Appointment of Tax Consultants (Direct
Tax as well as indirect tax (GST)/464
Open Tender for appointment of CA Firms / Practicing CAs, Law Firms to undertake work of
tax consultancy (Direct Tax and GST/Indirect Tax) for its Corporate Office at Gurgaon and its
Regional offices at Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and New Delhi. (Two-Packet System).
E-Bidder are required to quote professional fees for following items, through IREPS' portal only-
A) Direct Tax (SOR-A)
Particulars Unit Total Price GST (Rs) Total price
excluding Inclusive of
GST (Rs) GST (Rs)
1. Review/preparation and filing
of reply before the AO
including attending personal
hearing in regard to assessment
case. Per Case
2. Review of AO's order to
identify the issues requiring
rectification or filing of appeal.
3. Handling show
cause/rectification applications Per Case
/penalty proceedings /stay and
other notices i.e. All work upto
AO' level. Maximum amount
payable under this head shall
be limited to three case per
Assessment year even if nos. of
applications/cases are more
than three. However, consultant
shall handle all such case
within the said maximum
4. Getting income tax refund of Per
the company. Assessment
5. Filing of Income Tax Return of
the company including hand on
assistance in preparation of
Form 3CD and other
certificates to be filed by tax Per
auditors of the company prior Assessment
to filing of return as mentioned Year
in para 5 of scope of work.
6. Filing of revised income tax Per case
return of the company.
7. Opinion on Direct tax issues. Per opinion
8. Appeal before CIT(A) or
revision by CIT u/s 263 or
264 of income tax act-
-Preparation & submission of
ground of appeal and
statements of fact before
representation before CIT(A) Per Case
and attending hearing and
analyzing the order of AO.
- Perusing CIT(A)' order for-
a. Giving effect to the appeal
b. Filing of Rectification
application u/s 154 of Income
tax Act , for errors apparent
from order of CIT(A).
9. Appeal before ITAT
- Preparation & submission of
Ground of Appeal and
statement of facts before ITAT
including representation before
ITAT and analyzing the order
of ITAT. Per case
- Perusing the ITAT `order
a. Giving effect to the appeal
b. Filing of Rectification
application for errors apparent
from order of ITAT.
A) Indirect Tax & GST (SOR-B)
S.no. Particulars Unit Total Price GST(Rs) Total price
excluding Inclusive of
GST (Rs) GST (Rs)
1 Review/preparation & Per
filing of written submission to tax Case
authorities on miscellaneous matters
such as audits or any other matter
incidental to any tax issue.
2 New Registration number or Per
amendment in the existing registration Case
3 Opinion on Taxation matters Per
4 Handling show cause/re- Per
assessment/penalty proceeding/stay and Case
other notices before Service Tax
Authorities/GST Authorities and
attending hearing thereof.
5 Drafting & filing of appeal & attending
- Comm (ST)/GST Authority Per
- CESTAT/GST Authority case
6 Getting Service Tax Refund/ GST Per
Refund from tax authorities case
1. The fee is required to be quoted exclusive of GST.
2. Selection will be made on the basis of total cost of each section.
3. Your firm is hereby requested to please offer sealed quotation in the format as mentioned above for
the scope of work as per credential along with the below mentioned certificate.
Certificate to avoid conflict of interest
"The Tax Consultant is independent and has arm's length relationship with the Company.
Certified that firm including all of its partners will not be engaged in any other activity of RailTel
including audit, during the consultancy period."
As per the terms and condition, tax consultancy will be awarded for 1 year from the date of issue of
Letter of Acceptance. In case of extension for further 1 year for tax consultancy, the rates approved
for tax consultancy for 1st year will be applicable.
SIGNATURE OF Bidder
Name of Firm