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Primary schools to share 480 camcorders
A tender for the “supply, delivery and commissioning” of 480 camcorders, and accessories, and “associated usage training sessions” for primary schools and the curriculum division of the Ministry of Education was yesterday (July 18) put out by the Central Tenders Board.
Posted on the Ministry of Finance and the Economy’s Web site, the tender notice dated July 10 said: “Tenders are invited for the supply, delivery and commissioning of 480 camcorders and accessories as well as associated usage training sessions for all primary schools and the Curriculum Division of the Ministry of Education.” Tender documents, the notice said, can be obtained during normal working hours at the Central Tenders Board’s Office at 116 Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain.
Enquiries for “technical information can be obtained during normal working hours from Keith Ramlakhan, information and communications technology (ICT) curriculum co-ordinator at the Curriculum Division at telephone numbers 1-868-636-1057 / 1069 or 1-868-628-5262 / 1048 or e-mail: email@example.com.” A pre-tender meeting will be held for prospective tenderers at 10 am on July 30, 2013, at the Rudranath Capildeo Learning Resource Centre, Southern Main Road, Mc Bean, Couva, the notice said.
Tenders must be submitted by 1 pm August 14. “Tenders will be opened shortly thereafter. The tenderer or an authorised representative may be present at the opening,” the notice said. “Late tenders will not be considered in any circumstances. Central Tenders Board Chairman Indrani Rampersad said in the notice that the board does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender.
The notice said: “The Central Tenders Board reserves the right to cancel the present notice in its entirety or even partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in submitting their tender.”