LITB-2021-9164699 for the provision of ICT kits for schools in Lebanon.

UNICEF Lebanon would like to invite you for bid number LITB-2021-9164699 for the provision of ICT kits for schools in Lebanon.

This tender is open for local suppliers based in Lebanon.

Offers should be sent to the following secured email ONLY: "[email protected]". Subject line of the email should indicate: ITB number (LITB-2021-9164699 ) and name of your company.

Annex 1 for distribution can be found in the below link (copy and paste in your browser):

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Dear Sir/Madame,

 

Kindly find answers for the below  queries in blue, for the submission is  extended till 21 April 2021.

 

Part 1:

 

You have requested in Item 1: Computer, laptop with “3 Cell Battery, 55Wh, 8 hours Battery Life”, however, it is contradicting with what is being offered from the different known vendors in the market and it appears that it does not exist under this combination, therefore please note the below and provide us if possible with some clarity on the battery features:  

  • In general, a 3 Cell Battery provides between 35 WH and 51 WH on average with different variation between vendors and does not reach a 55WH.
  • The required specifications fits entry level models from the different vendors in the market, while if we need to comply with the battery specifications and offer a 4 or 6 Cell battery to reach a 55WH or more, we will need to offer Mid or Higher level business models which will impact the price tremendously and increase the overall unit price.

 

All that being said, and for us to be able to offer a competitive price, please confirm if you consider compliant if we offer a laptop with a battery having 3 Cells, rated between 35 and 51 WH depending on the model, with 8 hours battery life, or please clarify if you prefer that we offer a Mid or Higher level business models to comply with the required specifications.

 

"3 Cell battery,  51 Wh or more, 8 hours Battery Life" is accepted.

 

Part2:

Regarding the below question and answer , Kindly confirm if Lot2 – bidder is responsible of the software installation on the laptop  (Windows , Office and Drivers )

Lot 2 mentions the commissioning, please if someone can elaborate. I mean what does it include exactly?

(Installation and configuration of Windows 10, Connecting the Projector and play some media files.....).

Commissioning includes every action that is needed to have an operational set in the classroom.

 

In Lot 1, the bidder who is providing the laptops is responsible for installing Windows and MS Office applications (as mentioned in the main bid document).

 

In Lot 2, the bidder is responsible for any action that is needed to have an operational set in the classroom. This may include driver installation.

 

A public opening will take place through Microsoft team at 1:30 pm on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

 

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Dear Sir/Madame,

Please take into consideration the below clarification while preparing your offers in blue.

LOT 1: ICT equipment

  1. 00010: Computer, lapto Kindly advise if a carrying case / bag is required. NOT REQUIRED

 00020: Video Projector Kindly advise whether Native resolution XGA (1024 x 768) is required or Native Resolution WXGA (1280 x 800).Native WXGA

 00040: Speaker Kindly advise if the speakers will be connected to the laptop.YES

00050: Projection Screen Kindly advise if you need a projection screen with soft, quiet and a slow retract.

Slow Retract projection screen

 Kindly advise if the projector ceiling mount is manual or motorized. Manual

 Lot 2 mentions the commissioning, please if someone can elaborate. I mean what does it include exactly? (Installation and configuration of Windows 10, Connecting the Projector and play some media files.....).

Commissioning includes every action that is needed to have an operational set in the classroom.

 Since the MEHE is going to do the acceptance test, please if you can provide the Acceptance procedure, and is the Acceptance will be done same day of the installation or scheduled for a later date based on number or of schools per zone ?

find answers in blue:

Acceptance includes the criteria that makes an installation acceptable at the classroom. This includes the quality of the full set installation.

Acceptance date depends upon the logistics of the examining team, so not necessarily the same day as completing every classroom set. Coordination between the installing company and MEHE is essential.

Can we send the audited financial statement in Encrypted form; password to be provided by our financial controller on phone. Not allowed

Can we send the financial offer in Encrypted form; password to be provided by the Account Manager by phone. Not allowed

Noting that the submission was extended till 16 April 2021 at 12:00 pm Beirut time.

A public opening will take place through Microsoft team at 1:30 pm.

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Kindly note that the tender was extended till 09 April 2021.

Queries and clarifications will be follow ishortly.

This tender is open for local suppliers based in Lebanon.

Offers should be sent to the following secured email ONLY: "[email protected]". Subject line of the email should indicate: ITB number (LITB-2021-9164699 ) and name of your company.

IMPORTANT - ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

Offers must be received by latest 12:00 hours (Beirut time) on  24 March 2021 and will be opened at 12:30 hours (Beirut time) on 24  March 2021. Offers received after the stipulated date and time or sent to another email address will be invalidated.

NB: All requests for formal clarifications or queries on this ITB must be submitted in writing to the following emails: ([email protected] ; [email protected];) by latest 10 March 2021 closing of business hours Beirut time. LITB-2021-9164699

 

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