INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE CULTIVATION OF SCIENCE
Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032
 

Tender Notice No:  3.048/Adm/02                              Date:   13.07.12

 
Sub: Appointment of Statutory Auditor for the Financial year 2012-13.

Prescribed Proforma ( doc file or pdf file)

 

The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), established in July 1876 is a national institution for higher learning whose primary purpose is to foster high quality fundamental research in frontier disciplines of the basic sciences. Founded by Dr. Mahendra Lal Sircar, a philanthropist, the activities at the Association in the very early years were supported by generous public contributions. It was conceived and planned in the backdrop of the great cultural and intellectual awakening of the nineteenth century Bengal and was desired by its founder to be an institution 'solely native and purely national'. The original objective of the Association, which continues even today, was to cultivate science in all its departments both with a view to its advancement by original research and to its varied applications to the arts and comforts of life.

 

It is an autonomous institution which is controlled by a General Body and Governing Council. IACS receives fund from the Department of Science and
Technology (DST), Government of India and Government of West Bengal, many Public agencies (DST, CSIR, DAE, MNES etc.), Private Companies as
well as Foreign sources (NSF, UNDP, Japan, European Union, Sweden etc.). A number of specific projects raised by individual scientists or groups of
scientists are being supported by different funding agencies such as CSIR, DAE, DNES, DST, DOS, DSIR, ICMR, INSA, NSF, UGC and UNDP. At
present there are about 80 faculty members working in physics, and chemistry. The present Director of the Institute is Prof. Kankan Bhattacharyya. The Institute
has dynamic programmes for the pursuit of research leading to the doctoral degree and for post-doctoral work and has Visiting Scientists Scheme. There
is an excellent library, good computing facilities and is connected to Internet.

 

IACS wants to appoint an experienced Kolkata based Chartered Accountant Firm empanelled with Comptroller and Auditor General of India to conduct
Statutory Audit of the Institute for the financial year 2012-13.The grants received/receivable annually is around Rs. 66 crores besides the grants under Projects Accounts having annual transactions around Rs. 40 to Rs. 45 crores. It is expected that accounts of Institute for the financial year 2012-13 including accounts of
the Extramural Projects, Provident Fund and other allied accounts will tentatively be ready by June, 2013. The audit of accounts of the Institute is required to be commenced from 1st July 2013 and final Audit certificate on the Accounts of IACS need be issued tentatively by mid of August, 2013 for submission to the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

 

The Audit Firms interested to take up the financial audit of IACS for the financial year 2012-13, as a Statutory Auditor and having experience on import of
scientific Machines/ instruments/ equipments/material worth crores of rupees annually in the Auditee Institute, may submit their quotations in sealed cover
addressed to "The Registrar,Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 2A & 2B Raja S. C. Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032 in the prescribed proforma annexed herein below latest by 5.00 PM of 31.07.2012
. The tenures of the selected Statutory Auditor is likely to be continued for 3 years.

 

Prospective bidders please refer to our website http://www.iacs.res.in/tender/ for any updates that may appear from time to time.

 

For any query pertaining to this bid document, correspondence may be addressed to Shri Sanjay Poddar, Internal Audit Officer at admsp@iacs.res.in

 

The Director, IACS reserves the right to accept or reject any or all quotations without assigning any reasons thereof.

(Dr. Utpal Sadhu)
Registrar      


INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE CULTIVATION OF SCIENCE
Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032
 

Tender Notice No:  3.048/Adm/02                              Date:   13.07.12
 
PROFORMA*
(for Selection of Chartered Accountant Firm to conduct Statutory Audit of IACS, Kolkata)

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Name of the Firm

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2.

Address with Telephone
No/FAX No./e-mail id No.

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3.

contact Person’s
Name & designation
Telephone No.
FAX No.
Mobile No.
e-mail id. No.

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4.

Year of Establishment and
Registration No.

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5.

Names of the full-time qualified Chartered Accountants with
Membership No of ICAI

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6.

Number of Audit staff

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7.

Service tax Registration No.

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8.

Empanelled No. in C&AG
Office.

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9.

Detail experiences of conducting
Statutory Audit of similar
Scientific Research Institute

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10.

Expected Audit Fee for audit
of annual accounts of IACS
for the 2012-13 as Statutory
Auditor

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R E G I S T R A R

Jadavpur, Kolkata -700032
Phone : 2473-4971 Fax : 2473 2805
E-mail : registrar [AT] iacs.res.in

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