The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Its purpose is to build engagement and trust for the UK and other countries through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people worldwide.  It seeks to achieve its aims by working in education, science, governance, English and the arts.  

The British Council was established in 1934 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1940.  It is registered as a charity in England and Wales (charity no. 209131) and Scotland (charity no. SCO37733).  It is also an executive non-departmental public body, with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as its sponsoring department.

EU – Nepal Practical Partnership for Technical Vocational Education and Training Reform (TVET PP) is a four-year European Union funded project to support Government of Nepal (GoN) and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) to support TVET sector reform in Nepal. British Council is implementing two of the three results area of the project. The project start-up date is from 1st March 2017. British Council is procuring office IT equipment for the project office. 

Request for proposal

The British Council calls for proposals from interested and reputed IT organisations with the capacity in providing large numbers of hardware with a skilled maintenance service team across the country.

The proposals should be submitted no later than 5 PM on 8th February 2017 in a sealed envelope within the stated deadline to the reception desk of British Council, Lainchaur, P.O.Box 640, Kathmandu.  You need to submit two separate envelopes addressed to “Country Director” and bear the remark “Request for Proposal_ British Council’’ for IT equipment for TVET PP Project, British Council. 

Please note that the British Council has the right to accept or reject the offer in part or full or may correct, modify or rectify discrepancy, if any, in the offer document without assigning any reason whatsoever.