Switch over to e-Tender Procedure by State Govt. Departments

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 1160-F(Y) Dated: 28.02.2014


WHEREAS procurement of and above Rs. 5 lakh can be done only through e-tendering procedure in terms of notification no. 6932-F(Y) dt. 29.8.13;

AND WHEREAS, the tender documents meant for e-tendering needs to be uploaded in the State Government website address of https://wbtenders.gov.in which was specified in FD notification no. 5400-F(Y) dt. 25.6.2012;

AND WHEREAS, some Government Departments either have not yet adopted the e-tendering procedure for the procurements of and above Rs. 5 lakh, or are not using the State Government official address of https://wbtenders.gov.in for e-tendering;

AND WHEREAS, e-tendering norms have been made mandatory to ensure utmost transparency and fairness in the tender process for procurement;

AND WHEREAS, it has been decided that a date needs to be fixed by which all the Government Departments and their subordinate offices should ensure compliance with the e-tender norms and use of the specified web address for e-tender of the state Government;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Governor is pleased to decide that all the State Government Departments and subordinate offices should immediately switch over to the e-tender procedure through the State Government e-tender portal, namely, https://wbtenders.gov.in.

Sd/-H.K. Dwivedi
Principal Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 1160-F dated 28.02.2014, Source

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