Indian Railways on Monday dispatched an e-tendering entrance to get straightforwardness the execution of work contracts and make it financially savvy for the bidders.
This is a noteworthy stride to get straightforwardness the framework as our point is to put each exchange on the web, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said at the dispatch in New Delhi.
Railroads welcome around 25,000 tenders each year including a consumption of about Rs. 35,000 crores for the upgradation, making of new resources, and different works.
Prabhu said the new tendering framework will likewise be savvy and spare time as any bidder can now download the tendering report and submit it on the web.
Terming it as a “progressive” activity, Prabhu said the choice and considerations of the tendering board will likewise be made open online to make it totally straightforward.
The tremendous volume needs a contribution of around 10,000 railroad authorities and 20,000 bidders. The manual treatment of such a tremendous volume of tenders has its own inadequacies like it is tedious, needs consistency and has imperatives on bidders in presenting their offers.
The main contract to be made online was for the washing line at Varanasi worth Rs. 14 crores.
Community for Railway Information System (CRIS), railroads’ innovation arm, has added to the product for the e-tendering entrance.
He additionally said the ICT application will be extended to different territories such as client administration, ticketing, and business exchanges.