PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

The FSM 2020 Population and Housing Census Project, through the Department of Resources &development, is soliciting bids for five hundred twenty-five (525) new electronic tablets and rugged tablet cases with screen protector. The general specifications are listed below and therefore will be accepting sealed bids beginning on September 4, 2020 until at 3:00 pm at local standard time on September 18, 2020:

The tablet must have at least the following specifications: Android 9 operating system, bluetooth, headphone jack, WiFi connectivity, GPS, RAM 2GB, front/back camera, microphone, storage capacity of 32 GB or more and 10.1-inch screen.

All sealed bids shall be addressed to the Secretary of Resources and Development, P.O. Box PS-12, Palikir, Pohnpei FSM 96941 and shall be labeled “Bid for FSM Census 2020 Tablets’’ and shall bear the name and address of the bidder on the outside of the envelope. Bid received proposals will be publicly opened and read by the Secretary or his designee at 10:00 am local time on September 21, 2020.

The Department of R&D reserves the right to waive any information or to reject any or all bids, including additives and deductive and alternates in any order on any bid and award the contact to the bidder who, in the best judgment of the Office, has met all requirements and specifications.

Please direct any questions or inquires to Arnold Canete at email acanete@fsmrd.fm or Brihmer Johnson at email bjohnson@fsmrd.fm or call+691-320-2646 or 5133.