INVITATION AND OPENING OF TENDERS
Invitation and Opening of Tenders.
Advertisement is published in daily newspapers. Tender forms
along with specifications of stores are issued to the
contractors/firms on demand. Tenders are opened on specified
date/time in the presence of a board of officers and
representatives from participating firms along with their
samples. All the firms whether they are registered with the
organization or otherwise, can participate in the tenders.
Rates of earnest money required to be attached with the bids
by the firms are as under:-
Selection of Samples (Tests).
After opening of tenders, samples received from
contractors/firms are sent for necessary laboratory tests to
ascertain the parameters of offered stores as per the
Award of Contract.
Basing on the recommendations/laboratory test report, the
contract is awarded to the technical recommended preferably
lowest bidder/firm. However due consideration is given to
principal of procurement as per para 4 of Public Procurement
100% inspection of stores received against tenders is
carried out by a board of officers. If need be, samples are
also sent for laboratory tests.