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Provision of Technical Assistance to the project ''Resource Efficiency Initiative'' (REI)


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1. Publication reference


2. Procedure


3. Programme title

Resource Efficiency Initiative (REI)

4. Financing

PI / 2015 / 038-434

5. Contracting Authority

The European Union, represented by the European Commission

6. Nature of contract

Global price

7. Contract description

The objective of this programme is to make resource consumption more efficient in India, so as to contribute to the global agenda on sustainable consumption and production, and to promote green economy and growth. The work under this contract will be articulated in six work packages, as follows: Resource Efficiency Partnership and Panel, Mobility, Buildings, Renewable Energy, Resource Recovery from Waste, and Outreach for Resource Efficiency. The work carried out in each of these will provide elements for: a) a stock-taking of India’s current and future needs for resources; b) a strategy and an action plan for a more efficient use of key resources are established with the responsible authorities and stakeholders; and c) the promotion of partnerships for the implementation of the strategy between key Indian and European stakeholders involved in resource efficiency initiatives.

8. Indicative budget

EUR 2,500,000

9. Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

14 December 2015

10. Additional information


11. Legal basis1

Regulation (EU) N°236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action, and Regulation (EU) N°234/2014 establishing a Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries.

There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.

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