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CCP invites bids to conduct survey for ‘identifying govt buildings’

Panaji: The Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) has invited online bids from private agencies to carry out ward-wise door-to-door survey in the capital city to identify the government buildings for assessment of consolidated property tax.

The scope of work includes detailed door-to-door survey for identifying the government buildings with the help of secondary data on various government buildings available with the corporation, verifying and finalising the existing land-use zone of the respective government buildings, data validation and reconciliation exercise with the old property data and calculation of taxes.

As per the tender document, the qualified bidder will get 45 days from the date of issuance of work order to complete the work.

To take part in the bidding process, the bidder should have similar work experience in any ULBs of India and the company should have a minimum annual turnover of Rs 5 crore during the last three financial years.

The last date for submission of bids is July 15, and technical bids will be opened on the next day on July 16.

As per the set procedure, the successful bidder will have to interact with the respective ward councilor, key personnel from that ward, and identify all the government buildings, semi-government, and state government undertaking premises/ buildings within the city limits.

Once the list of all government, semi- government and state government undertaking buildings is finalised, the bidder will interact with the member secretary, North Goa Planning and Development Authority for verifying and finalising the existing land use zone of the respective government buildings.

The particular bidder will have to involve licensed architects and structural engineers to carry out the survey and fill the information of the existing government buildings and land for every building surveyed.

The following data is required to be collected under information on building and land which includes location of building with the landmark, street, plot number, nearest landmark, description of the building, number of storeys, condition of building, type of construction: mud/ laterite/ masonry/ RCC, built-up area of the building as per the occupancy certificate, name of the owner, building/ bungalow/ flat/ unit/ shop, name of the occupant, amount of rent paid/ received, lease deed details, use of premises, built-up area of the premises, and type of toilet.

Data collected on the land and building surveyed will have to be recorded in a form for assessment of consolidated property tax.

In the case of missing buildings drawings and technical information, the bidder will have to carry out the line drawing survey by taking physical measurements of the building.

Accounts taxation officer from the taxation department of the corporation will be the nodal officer, and the bidder or his survey team will have to submit the report to him/ her.

During data validation, the data and methodology should be shared with the respective government building owners. In case of any query or doubt from the building owner, the data should be checked/ verified again and should be sent to the CCP office.

The backend team of bidder will revalidate 10 per cent of the surveyed property by resurveying in the presence of the CCP officials.

In the case, there is a variation of more than 25 per cent, the entire survey will be repeated without any delay.

After data validation, the same will be reconciled with the old property data and any huge variation will be separately notified to the CCP.

Based on data validation and reconciliation, final demand will be calculated and cross-checked by the bidder with the accounts taxation officer and his/ her team.

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