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National Institute of Child Health - Karachi - NICH

OBJECTIVE / OUTCOMES OF THE PROJECT

It is the first children hospital of the country and presently one of the largest and the only children hospital of the province of Sindh. The hospital had several incidents of new born child thefts during the year 2012 that led to initiation of safety & security project for NICH.

The objective of the project is to provide safety & security to patients during their stay at the hospital.

PROJECT BRIEF

The services include CCTV surveillance system, security and protection of the hospital, fire alarm system, baby tagging, patient tracking system, outsourcing of private security guards.

PPP MODALITY
Management Contract - Annuity model

PPP MODALITY

Management Contract - Annuity model

PPP POLICY BOARD APPROVAL

The PPP Policy Board in its 8th meeting held on 27th November 2012 under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sindh, approved the award of contract to the preferred bidder i.e. Security N Communication

PROCUREMENT PROCESS

During the year 2013, the Health Department, through open competitive bidding awarded the safety and security operations of NICH under PPP mode to "Security n Communication (SnC)" executed a concession agreement for a period 5.5 Years. The bid price was PKR 102.50 million in present value terms.

Second Procurement Process Upon completion of initial contract term of 5.5. years
The Project was launched for investor solicitation pursuance to SPP rules 2010 under International Competitive Bidding process. In response of the Request for Proposal ("RFP") issued, two technical proposals were received during the bid opening dated 1st November 2019, which were thoroughly evaluated according to the criteria laid down in the RFP. Proposal of only one party i.e. consortium of Security n Communication ("SnC") technically qualified. Subsequently, financial proposal of the Consortium was opened on 12th December 2019. The bid price of PKR 389,859,320/- was accepted.

CURRENT STATUS

Presently, the project is under operational phase.

LAST UPDATE ON:

09-Nov-2021

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