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E-tenders of Rs 20 lakh and above from Dec 1

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Nov 25: All procurements of tenders worth Rs 20 lakh and above need to be mandatorily issued through e-tendering from December 1, 2016 against earlier limit was Rs 1 crore. The State Fince Department has re-notified Para 4, Para 6 and Para 8 by an Office Memorandum on November 23,2016 stating that all administrative departments of Assam and its subordite directorates/offices/agencies, etc., (including institutions receiving grants-in-aids from the Government of Assam) shall resort to e-procurement ( with effect from December 1, 2016 for all tenders of value of Rs 20 Lakh and above. The tender value less than Rs 20 lakh may also be procured on the above portal at the discretion of the tender inviting authority/head of the administrative departments concerned. In order to facilitate the use of the State e-procurement portal, it stated that the NIC will provide necessary technical support and guidance through the State e-procurement Cell at IT Department, 2nd Floor, C-Block, Assam Civil Secretariat. The necessary Digital Sigture Certificates (DSCs) will have to be procured by the concerned tender inviting authority.

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