Tender for Security Services at Air Cargo Complex of CIAL.



Tenders are invited on behalf of the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for providing Security Services at Air Cargo Complex of Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, for a period of Three years. Tender Documents will be issued only to Pre- Qualified bidders.




1.           Detailed scope of work regarding the contract will be issued along with tender document to the Pre - qualified bidders.


2.           The successful bidders have to obtain valid Security clearance from the Bureau of Civil Aviation security (BCAS) after award of contract.


3.           They should comply with the provisions of all applicable labour enactments during the currency of the contract.


4.           CIAL reserves the right to modify/amend the qualification criteria/ reject any or all the proposals without assigning any reason thereof.  The decision of Managing Director in the matter shall be final and binding on the bidders.


5.           The Bidders shall fill out the form attached as Annexure 1 and submit the same along with documents  required for pre qualifications as specified below:


A.   Security services at Cargo Terminals


Agencies meeting the following criteria will be eligible for pre-qualification for the Security Services contract:


a.    All security agencies who are Indian Registered Public / Private Limited Companies or Partnerships providing security services for at least last three consecutive years and having receipts from security services of at least Rs.50 crore (Fifty Crore only) during any one of the last three financial years. The bidder should have at least three years’ experience of providing security services in any Major Industrial concerns including Public / Private or in State / Central Government Organizations preferably Airports, sea ports, Refineries etc with any single contract value of more than Rs.150 Lakh/annum. (Documentary proof and Experience certificates in original/copy given by Organization/Undertakings should be enclosed). The agency shall have a manpower strength of at least 500 people in the agency pay roll.

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


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


d.   The Contractor already providing security services in the terminal area of CIAL is not eligible to participate in this tender.


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


·         Security Officer (Ex Service personnel)

·         Security Supervisor (Ex Service personnel)

·         Security Guards


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


Agencies interested in bidding for the Security contract are required to provide the following documents for pre-qualification:-


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 certificate showing turnover of Rs. 50 crores from security services during any one of the last 3 financial years. This certificate must show turnover from security services.

vii)     Client certificate to show single contract value of Rs 150 Lakhs  per annum 

viii)   Client certificate to show 3 years experience

ix)      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.

x)      Agencies not having contracts at CIAL have to submit a certificate from clients for which contract copies are being submitted as per clause (vii) 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.

Last date of Submission of Application for Pre- qualification is 17th August 2022. Interested agencies may submit their applications for prequalification to the Managing Director, Cochin International Airport Ltd, Kochi Airport PO, Nedumbassery, Kerala – 683111, along with the necessary supporting documents.

For any further details Contact Mr. Joseph Peter Painunkal, General Manager (Commercial) or Ph. No. 0484 2610115  Extn. 2619, 2274, 2252.


Click here to download the Application for Pre-qualification.

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