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The last date for submission of duly filled in application form is February 15, 2008

 

National Institute of Securities Markets 

SEBI Bhavan, Plot No. C-4A, ‘G’ Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 051  

 

SELECTION OF ARCHITECT

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has established the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), an educational institute to cater to the needs of securities market education. NISM proposes to construct its educational campus of International Standards with state of art infrastructure at Patalganga Industrial Area, Patalganga, near Mumbai on Mumbai – Pune Express Highway on a plot of land admeasuring 70 acre (approx.). The estimated  cost of the project is Rs. 200 crore (approx.)

The salient features of the campus vision are attached herewith. 

Applications are invited for selection of Architect from firm of Architects for providing architectural and other consultancy services for the above campus 

who fulfill the following criteria:

i.            The Architect should be registered with the Council of Architecture, India with established office in India.

 

ii.          The Architect should have completed planning, designing, architectural and other consultancy services for atleast one commercial building / project costing not less than Rs. 60 crore (construction cost excluding cost of the land) during the last 7 years.   The construction of the project should have been completed within the last 7 years.

 

iii.        The Architect should have minimum experience of 10 years in the field.

 

iv.        Minimum average annual turnover of the firm should not be less than Rs. 1 crore during the last 3 years ending 31st March 2007.  

 

v.          Association between the two Architects including one of them from abroad is permitted.  In case of association, the associates should fulfill / agree to the following criteria and conditions:

 

a.                   The Lead Architect should have completed planning, designing, architectural and other consultancy services for atleast one commercial building / project costing not less than Rs. 30 crore (construction cost excluding cost of the land) during the last 7 years and the Associate Architect should have completed planning, designing, architectural and other consultancy services for atleast one similar project costing not less than Rs. 60 crore (construction cost excluding cost of the land) during the last 7 years (either in India or abroad). The similar project for Associate Architect means Educational /University / IT Campus and Institutional training centre having facilities of academic, administrative, residential, hostel blocks, etc. The construction of the projects handled by the respective Architects should have been completed within the last 7 years.

 

 

b.                   In case of association between an Indian and a Foreign Architect, the Indian Architect shall be the Lead Architect.  He will be nominated as in-charge on behalf of the associates.  The in-charge shall be authorized to receive instructions for and on behalf of both the associates.  This authorization shall be evidenced by submitting a copy of memorandum of understanding or such similar document indicating terms of association between the two associates, duly signed by the authorized signatories of both the associates.  The association shall be for the entire duration of the project so as to complete the project successfully. 

 

c.                   In case of association, the Associate Architect shall atleast be responsible for overall architectural concept drawings of the campus as a whole, concept drawings of the individual buildings and broad specifications etc. The Lead Architect shall be responsible for developing and preparing detailed working drawings based on the overall concept of the Associate Architect, appointment of various service consultants, co-ordination and preparation of the services drawings, obtaining all approvals from various local authorities, etc.

 

d.                   The Lead Architect should be registered with the Council of Architecture, India with established office in India. 

 

e.                   The Lead Architect should have an average annual financial turnover of minimum Rs. 40 lakh during the last three years ending 31st March 2007 and the annual average turnover of the other associate should be more than Rs. 1 crore during  the last three years ending 31st March 2007. 

 

f.                     The Lead Architect should have minimum experience of 7 years whereas the other associate should have minimum experience of 10 years.

 

g.                   The Lead Architect should have complete in-house facility for preparation of Architectural and other drawings.

 

h.                   The payment shall be made in the name of Lead Architect only.

 

The Architect shall be responsible for preparation of sketch designs, architectural and working drawings, making structural and other calculations, provide detailed specifications for all items of work, appointing other service consultants for specialized works, submission of all the services drawings, detailed calculations, co-ordination drawings, visit periodically to site to ensure adherence of specifications, obtaining approvals from various local authorities, etc.  for successful completion of the project in all respect. 

Detailed conditions and scope of architectural and other consultancy services along with a copy of the agreement to be executed between NISM and the selected Architect shall be provided to all the shortlisted Architects before submitting their models / design.

The Project Management Consultant (appointed separately) will be responsible for preparation of cost estimates, bill of quantities, proof checking of structural and service designs submitted by the Architect, tender documents, invitation of tenders, day to day supervision, quality control, project management, measurements and certification of contractors’ bills, etc.

NISM reserves the right to verify the credentials of the applicants independently including visits to the works carried out by them and the Architect or Associate Architects will authorize NISM in this regard. 

The period of 7 years for the purpose of having completed projects handled by the Architects shall be from 01/01/2001 to 31/12/2007. 

 

The applicants fulfilling the above criteria can obtain application forms from the office of the Chief General Manager, Facilities Management Division, SEBI, from SEBI Bhavan, Plot No. C-4A, ‘G’ Block, 4th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai–400 051 or can download the application forms from NISM / SEBI websites. The duly filled in forms in a sealed cover shall be submitted to the Chief General Manager, SEBI so as to reach his office within 21 days from the date of issue of the aforesaid advertisement in the newspapers.

 

NISM reserves the right to accept or reject any or all the applications without assigning any reason thereof. The decision of NISM shall be final and binding in this regard on all concerned.

 

For further details, please contact Shri Jitender K. Aggarwal (phone no. 022- 26449403) or Shri M.V. N. Suryakumar (phone no.  022-26449406).