(First published on 8th October 2020)


HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal (Helvetas Nepal) is a Swiss Organization actively contributing for the development of Nepal in the area of youth and employment, agriculture, infrastructure and so on, focusing especially to the people from economically poor and socially discriminated background. Helvetas Nepal works together with Government of Nepal, private sectors and civil society organizations for making changes sustainable, effective and impactful. Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) is a bilateral initiative of the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the Government of Switzerland implemented by Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) with technical assistance from Helvetas Nepal. The overall goal of the project is to contribute for improved living standard of Nepalese workers particularly from disadvantaged groups to benefit from continuous employment.

In this connection, ENSSURE PSU/Helvetas Nepal is going to implement 1696 hrs. dual-VET professional training program to 200 youths in 5 occupations, namely, Professional Motorcycle Mechanic, Professional Cook, Professional Light Vehicle Service Mechanic, Professional Plumber, Professional Building Electrician commencing from November 2020. The programs will be implemented in Province 1, Province 3 (Bagmati) and Province 5 (Lumbini) only.

Now, ENSSURE PSU/Helvetas Nepal invites proposals from interested and competent Training Institutes/Technical Schools/Industry having training facilities with adequate physical infrastructures and Human resources, to implement the training Program on the above-mentioned occupation/s as per the CTEVT’s curricula. Maximum number of the trainees to be proposed is 40 per occupation. Separate proposals should be submitted for each occupation.

The interested bidders can download bid documents from THIS LINK or can collect from the following address during 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday:


Project Support Unit, HELVETAS Nepal
CTEVT Complex, Sano Thimi, Bhaktapur 
Tel: 6636073, 6636191

The bid documents must be submitted in one sealed envelope containing 3 separate envelops of the following documents:

i.      Documents for eligibility,

ii.     Technical Proposal and

iii.    Financial Proposal,

The consultants will be selected following the Quality and Cost based Selection (QCBS) method. The minimum score to pass the technical proposal is 60 percent. Any inquiries other than necessary clarifications on Request for Proposal (RfP) will not be entertained and any types of solicitation will automatically disqualify the bidder from the selection process. ENSSURE/Helvetas Nepal reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals without stating any cause.                                     

The deadline for the submission of proposal is before 5:00 PM, 2nd November 2020. In case of the last day of submission falls on public holiday, then the next working day and same time shall be considered as the last date.