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Thekkady - 685 536

Invites application from male candidates for the post of Nature Education Officer in the Foundation on Contract basis, initially for a period of 2 years.

Tasks to be carried out:

  • Conduct Nature Awareness Camps to the Ecodevelopment Committee Members, Schools and College students
  • Create awareness among Pilgrims / Guruswamies
  • Organize awareness campaign to the fringe area peoples
  • Conduct trainings to staff, EDC members
  • Organize Workshops, Seminars and Symposiums
  • Coordinate with Line Departments.
  • Prepare and submit Projects related Environment awareness aspects to external agencies
  • Conduct PRA and prepare Microplans and
  • Any other duty assigned by Executive Director and Member Secretary

Essential Qualification: Ph. D. in Natural Science

Desirable: Good communication skill and Public Relation

Monthly Remuneration: Rs. 17,000/- per month along with TA/DA as per norms of Kerala Service Rules.

Contract Period: The contract period will initially be for a period of 2 years and renewal will be decided by the Governing Body based on the performance.

Candidates who possess the above qualification can apply with their curriculum vitae to the Executive Secretary, Periyar Foundation, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady P.O., Kumily, Idukki District, Pin – 685 536.  The candidates who are willing to work in the interior areas with difficult terrain and harsh environment should only apply.  The screening for the post will be carried out by the authorities concerned and decide.  The final decision for the appointment lies with the Governing Body of Periyar Foundation.

Last date for Receipt of application : 14th September 2009


Tender Notice

Short tenders are invited to supply the following articles in sealed envelopes  

ITEM No. - 1
Desktop Computer with the following specifications

Processor               : Intel Core2 Quad,
Motherboard         : Intel 43 TF,
Blueray drive,
Hard disks             : >320GB (2 nos.) with 7200 rpm,
8GB RAM            : DDR2 800 MHz,
Graphic Card        : 8400 GS 512 MB,  
TFT HD Monitor  : 24" or above,
Licensed operating software (Windows-Vista),
Warranty               : 1 year and above.

ITEM No. - 2
Laptop Computer


Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8400 ( 2.26GHz 1GHz )

Operating system


PC DOS 2000 License

Total memory


Display type

14.1 " WXGA+ TFT with integrated camera 1440x900

Hard drive device


Network card

Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 5100

Optical device

DVD Recordable (Dual Layer)


Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR

Form Factor

Note book

Finger print reader

Fingerprint Reader


Three years parts and labour (system battery: one year)

Pointing device

ThinkPad Ultra Nav


6 Cell Lithium-Ion


ITEM No. - 3
Pocket Digital Assistants (PDAs)


GPS              :     SiRF Star III chipset
CPU             :     Marvell PXA270M 520 MHz processor
OS                :     MS Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional
Memory        :     minimum RAM-64MB and ROM-256MB
Card slot      :     minimum 8GB (micro SD or micro SDHC)
W LAN        :     Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Camera         :     > 3.0MP 2048x1536 pixels, auto focus
Display         :     TFT resistive touch screen 65K colour touch screen
Bluetooth and USB
Map Software (one India)
Minimum 1 year warranty

ITEM No. - 4
Inverter with Batteries

  1. Inverter – 2KV with warranty of 1 year and above.
  2. Maintenance free, long-life (5+ years), faster charging and more efficient Tubular Batteries (2 nos.) each with a capacity of 12V and >150 AH with 3 years warranty

ITEM No. - 5

  1. Generator -  3 KV with warranty of 1 year and above.
  2. Fuel           -  Gas / Diesel / Petrol
ITEM No. - 6
Out board Marine Engine

Outboard Marine Engine (4 stroke)    : 2 Nos.

ITEM No. - 7
LCD Projector

Native Resolution

XGA (1024 x 768)

Projection System

DLP® by Texas Instruments


2000 ANSI Lumen


220W, 2000/3000 hours (Normal/Economic mode)

Contrast Ratio

1000:1 (Full on/Full off)


3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)

Noise Level

37/34 dB (Normal/Economic mode)

Resolution Support

VGA(640 x 480) to SXGA(1280 x 1024

Dimensions (WxHxD)

7.5 x 3 x 8 inch (190 x 77.5 x 205 mm)

Image Size

24” to 300”

Throw Ratio

1.9 to 2.1:1

Zoom Ratio

Manual Zoom, 1.10:1


F=2.56 ~ 2.67, f=21.36~23.45 mm

Display Colors

Full 16.7 million color palette

Aspect Ratio

4:3 Native: 16:9 Selectable

Horizontal Frequency (KHz)

31 ~ 82 KHz

Vertical Scan Rate

48 ~ 85Hz

Projection Position

Front/Rear, Table

Input Terminals

PC-Analog RGB: D-sub 15 pin x 1
A/V- Component Video: D-sub 15 pin x, (Shared with Analog RGB connector, S-Video: Mini Din 4 pin x 1
Composite Video: RCA x 1

Output Terminals

PC: Analog RGB: D-sub 15 pin x 1 Audio: 1 Watt Speaker x 1

Control Terminals

Serial Connector : RS232 8 pin MINI DIN


1 Watt speaker x 1

Video Compatibility


Auto Switching Power Supply

100 to 240 V AC, 50 to 60 Hz

Power Consumption

Max 285W

The material supplied should be guaranteed by the manufacturer against any defective material quality and workmanship. Each tender should be enclosed with Earnest Money Deposit for an amount of 5% of the tendered amount. The EMD should be in the form of a Demand Draft / Bankers Cheque drawn in favour of the undersigned payable at State Bank of Travancore, Kumily Branch. The EMD will be returned to the unsuccessful tenderers within one week from the date of the opening of tenders. The tenderer should specify their minimum period required for the supply within one month or less from the date of placing the firm supply order and also specify the conditions of supply. The sealed tenders should reach the undersigned by registered post with acknowledgement or speed post on or before 3.00 PM on 14th September 2009 and will be opened by the undersigned at 4 PM on the same day in the presence of tenderers / their authorized representatives who are present at that time.  The same will be placed before the Executive Committee of Periyar Foundation headed by the Field Director, Project Tiger for approval. The decision of the Executive Committee can be challenged only before the Governing Body of Periyar Foundation. The successful tenderer will have to execute an agreement specifying the conditions of supply with the undersigned at Thekkady on a date after intimating the acceptance of this tender.

The undersigned, for and on behalf of Periyar Foundation having its registered office at Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady – 685 536 reserves the right to reject any of the tender without assigning any reason whatsoever.

The specimen tender form to quote the rates is appended hereto. The tenderer is free to attach product details along with the tenders.


Asst. Field Director
Dy. Conservator of Forests (non-cadre)
Periyar Tiger Reserve,
Thekkady, Kerala-685 536.
Phone: 04869 224627


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