Bid number: DSI05/2020-21

Description: Appointment of service provider for the upgrading and maintenance of the National Science, Technology and Innovation information portal for a period of three years

Closing Date:  28 September 2020

Closing Time: 11: 00



  1. What technologies have been used on the current portal in terms of backend services and front end?
    • Built on Joomla 3.X and using MySql database. Also using Microsoft Power BI. Check 3.3 of the Terms of Reference (ToR)
  2. What criteria is used when selecting a vendor for this particular project?
    • It’s the mandatory documents, Proposal evaluation and Presentation evaluation Check section 10 from page 10 – 18 of the ToR.
  3. In terms of the budget, how much was used on the current portal (for the same project) and when was this?
    • The system was built in-house using DSI development staff. Check section 1.2 page 2 of the ToR