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Date : Oct 22, 2021
Minutes of the Pre-bid Meeting – Providing Modular Built in Wardrobes in Old Hostel Building Rooms at Reserve Bank Staff College, Anna Salai, Teynampet, Chennai

The captioned meeting was held at 11:30 a.m. on October 11, 2021 in the Seminar Hall at RBSC, Chennai. The meeting was chaired by Shri R. Sathish, General Manager & Member of Faculty and the undernoted officers attended the meeting:

1) Smt. Nirmala Ananth Kumar, Assistant General Manager

2) Shri Godwin Justin, Assistant Manager (Estate Cell)

3) Smt. Haarika Reddy K., Assistant Manager (Tech - Civil)

Representatives from the following vendors attended the meeting:

1) M/s Methodex Systems Pvt. Ltd.

2) M/s Karthik Wood Industries

Clarifications on queries raised by prospective bidders in the meeting are furnished below:

Sl.No. Queries Raised Clarifications by RBSC
1. Are these customized wardrobes? Yes, these are to be built-into the available pre-cast open space. Sample of the wardrobes have been done and the same could be followed for the tender work also please refer to the line diagrams given in the tender document.
2. Should factory laminated plywood be used for the work or site execution is permitted? No deviation from the condition of factory laminated plywood is permitted. However, scope of wall panelling is permitted at site, whereas wardrobes must be made at the factory based on the sizes at site.

Further, batch test certificates from the manufacturers of plywood should be submitted. These certificates would, invariably, be verified by the College.

It should be ensured that plywood of approved make only be used and no commercial grade would be approved for the work.

Work needs to be carried out as per the indicated detailed specifications at Clause 7.5 – Technical Specification of work. Please refer to the specifications in the tender document.
3. Is Edge banding to be done only for the external exposed areas? None of the plywood members shall be left bare without laminate or edge tape. Tender document clearly specifies the conditions.

The meeting ended at 12:15 p.m.

Chief General Manager/ Principal
Reserve Bank Staff College
359, Anna Salai
Chennai – 600 018

October 22, 2021