Tenders are invited on behalf of the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for providing security services in the city side of Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, for a period of THREE years. Interested and eligible agencies may apply for prequalification. Tender documents shall be issued to prequalified agencies. The tender schedule is given below: 




Tender Reference

CIAL/COML/SEC/2021/2 dated 20th April 2021

Agency Inviting the Tender

Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL)

Name of the Tender

Tender for providing Security services in the city side of Cochin International Airport.

Cost of Tender Document

Rs.11,300/- (Eleven Thousand Three Hundred only)

Earnest Money Deposit (EMD)

Rs.20,00,000 /- (Twenty Lakhs Only)

Last date to submit application for prequalification

16:00 Hrs on 12th May 2021

Pre Bid Meeting

11:00 Hrs on 24th May 2021

Last Date for Submission of Tenders

14:00 Hrs on 31st May 2021

Date of Opening of Tender

14:30 Hrs on 31st May 2021

Estimated date of commencement of contract

16th July 2021

Contact Person

Mr. Joseph Peter Painunkal – Dy. General Manager (Commercial)

9539701512;0484-2610115;Ext.2619,2274 jp@cial.aero, commercial@cial.aero


 1. Eligibility Criteria:

 1.1 Security agencies, who are Indian Registered Public / Private Limited Companies or Partnerships providing security services for at least the last three consecutive years and having receipts (turnover) from security services of at least   Rs.50 crores (Fifty Crores only) during any one of the last three financial years. (2017-18, 2018-19 or 2019-20)


1.2   The bidder should have at least one year’s experience of providing security services in any Airport, sea port, Metro Rail, Refinery or similar large Industrial/Commercial establishments.


1.3   The bidder should have a single contract for providing security services with any of the reputed organization with a contract value of more than Rs.150 Lakhs/annum in any of the last three years. (Client certificate needs to be attached as proof).


1.4   The Bidder needs to provide a client certificate, from the establishment/ organization specified in clause1.3 above, certifying that the bidder has complied with provisions of PF, ESI and minimum wages. 


1.5   The bidder shall have a manpower strength of at least 1000 employees in the agency pay roll.


1.6        The bidder should not have been blacklisted by any Government organization or Public Sector undertaking at any time.


1.7         The Contractor already providing security services in the Cargo terminals of CIAL is not eligible to participate in this tender.


1.8        Joint ventures will not be permitted to participate in this tender.


2. Manpower Requirement


2.1   The successful agency has to appoint uniformed and trained personnel   for the following category:


·            Security Officer

·            Security Supervisor

·            Security Guards


2.2   The manpower supplied in each category should possess minimum qualification which will be detailed in the tender document.



3. Financial Bid:


The bidder has to quote for rate per man hour for each category. 



4. Application for pre-qualification


Last date of submission of Application for Pre-qualification is 12th May 2021 till 16:00Hrs. Interested agencies may submit their pre qualification application to the Managing Director, Cochin International Airport Ltd, Kochi Airport PO, Nedumbassery, Kerala – 683111, along with the following supporting documents.

i)   Brief profile of the Company/ Agency

ii)   Copy of Certificate of Incorporation/Partnership deed

iii)    Copy of PAN

iv)    Copy of GST Registration

v)      PF & ESI registration Certificates

vi)    Audited balance sheet and Profit & Loss for the last 3 financial years

vii)   Certificate from Chartered Accountant to prove Rs.50 crores turnover from providing security services.

viii)   Client certificate to show single contract value of Rs.150 Lakhs  per annum in any of the last three years. 

ix)      Client certification to show 3 years’ experience

x)        ECR statement or Monthly challan of PF to prove number of employees

xi)      Agencies with existing/earlier contracts at CIAL have to submit a certificate from CIAL HR department confirming statutory labour provision compliance of ESI, PF and Minimum wages.

xii)  Agencies not having existing/earlier contracts at CIAL have to submit a certificate from clients for which contract copies are being submitted as per clause (viii) above confirming statutory labour provisions compliance of ESI, PF and Minimum wages.


Agencies need to submit documents in the above order with index and tags for easy reference. 

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