LAHORE—As many as twelve companies having experience of implementing engineering,
procurement and construction (EPC) projectshave pre-qualified to execute Khadim-e- Punjab
Saaf Pani Programme in the first phase in rural areas of 35 tehsils of the province after fulfilling
stringent criterion laid down by Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC).
Internationally-renowned companies namely De Nora-SKAFS International (USA-Pakistan),
Vinci and FZC (France), Hyundai (Korea), Sultan Mahmood & Company-ESER Contracting
(Turkey-Pakistan), Beijing Enter-prises, China Railway, China Gezhouba Group, China
Aerospace Construction and Anuhi Shui An Construction Group (China), Dam & Water Works
Construction Co, SABIR Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Co, AM-CORP Engineering &
Consulting (Iran-Pakistan) and Veolia Water Systems (United Arab Emirates) have pre-qualified
for 14 contracts
PSPC had invited pre-qualification applications for award of 14 contracts worth US $ 1.15
billion in first phase to implement safe drinking water solutions (water filtration plants) in 35
priority tehsils of 10 districts of Muzaffar-garh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Bahawalpur,
Lodhran, Rahim Yar Khan, Sahiwal, Faisalabad, Kasur and Okara in the biggest province of
More than 23 million rural people of 7,496 villages will have sustained access to safe and clean
drinking water in the wake of execution of first phase of multi-billion dollar project.
Thirty companies from USA, Turkey, Austria, China, Pakistan, Australia, Germany, UAE and
Malaysia have provisionally qualified because of notarization and attestation of their submitted
documents is still awaited. These companies will be issued Request for Bid Documents
conditionally. However, their technical bid will not be opened if they fail to submit the required
notarization /attestation before the deadline of submission of technical/financial bids.
As many as 24 companies have been disqualified for failing to meet the requisite technical and
financial criteria and failing to provide technical information. To ensure utmost transparency in
the award of contracts, PSPC has announced that the aggrieved parties may submit their
grievances to Grievance Redressal Committee within 10 days of the notification related to
disqualification and provisional qualification.
PSPC had received more than 440 pre-qualification proposals for 14 contracts from 64
international companies; some of them had collaborated with local Pakistani companies to
execute the project in the form of joint venture.
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