Maximum financial powers for sanctioning any extra item or items, substituted item or items, and deviation in quantity or quantities at a time or one or two of it.
Under the contract rules of competitive tenders are to be invited for all public works and the lowest tenders be accepted. Sufficient consideration should always be given before rejecting a lowest tender on ground of formality.
Deviation in quantities of individual item up to +10% of agreement quantities will not need any prior approval of technical sanction authority and sanction of deviations is not required.
Applicability of West Bengal Financial Rules for all Procurements and Works in all parastatals incl. procurements and works funded from their own source of fund.
Financial limit for technical vetting of any scheme for Sub-Assistant Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Executive Engineers and Superintendent Engineers will remain unchanged.
Bidders shall submit copy of a) Valid PAN issued by the IT Deptt., Govt. of India b) Valid 15-digit Goods and Services Taxpayer Identification Number (GSTIN).
Information on ‘Minimum period for submission of tender from the last date of publication’ should be furnished in Annexure-I of Memorandum No. 925-F(Y) dated 14.02.2017.
“Starting Bid Price” fixed by the “Auction Inviting Authority” is not confidential and shall be displayed at auction bid page against each item for information to the bidder.
All Tender Committees are hereby advised to upload the e-tender document by using 3 or 4 members DSC by selecting either (a) 2 of 4 or (b) 2 of 3 out of the available options.
There should normally be no post tender negotiations. If at all negotiations are warranted under exceptional circumstances, then it can be with L1, (Lowest tenderer) only.
Revised norms for acceptance of L1/ H1 bid/ Single bid when the number of qualified bidders during 2nd call of a tender is less than three (3).