Applicability of WBFR for Procurements in Parastatals

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

Memo No. 7415-F(Y) Dated, 4th December, 2017


Sub: Applicability of West Bengal Financial Rules (WBFR) for all Procurements and Works in all parastatals including the procurements and works funded from their own source of fund

As per Rule 47(8) and other related provisions of WBFR and orders issued by Finance Department from time to time, Open Tender/Quotations/Auctions (including e-Tender/e-Auctions) are required to be invited by all State Government offices and State-owned PSUs, Local Bodies, Statutory and Autonomous Bodies, Societies, Commissions, Samitis, Authorities, Boards, Universities, Federations and other Parastatals under the administrative control of Government of West Bengal.

2. It is hereby reiterated that such above mentioned Offices including Grants-in-Aid Institutions should invariably follow Tender/Quotation/Auction/Procurement (including e-Tender/e-Auction) Rules and procedures for procurement of goods and services as well as execution of Works from any source of fund including the works and procurements funded from their own source as well as fund received from any Government/any other sources.

3. Any procurement made or works executed in violation of these provisions henceforth shall not be treated as valid.

4. In this regard, the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Officer/Engineer-in-Charge/Administrative Head/Financial Head and other office bearers of such organization will be responsible for implementing the WBFR in letter and spirit.

Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
Finance Department

No. 7415-F dated 04.12.2017, Source