The Ministry of Communications, Works, Energy and Labour (MCWEL) announces the prequalification & registration of contractors interested in bidding for the verge & drain maintenance contracts on the minor roads. As part of the pre-qualification process, persons must apply to be registered as a petty contractor specifically for verge and drain maintenance on the minor roads. Only applicants who have meet the criteria set out in this document, will be pre-qualified by the MCWEL and be placed on the “Approved List” of petty contractors specifically for verge & drain maintenance works on the minor roads. This is in accordance with article 30 of the Public Finance (Management and Accountability) (Procurement) Regulations 2019 S.R.O. 27 of 2019. Only eligible contractors registered on the “Approved List” would be selected to bid on the minor verge & drainage cleaning contracts.