e-Procurement


Project Description

As part of overall e-Governance initiatives and state government commitment to enhance transparency in its functioning , state Government has Implemented e-Procurement (Government e-Procurement Solutions-GePNIC) in 2011 for public Procurement to be used by all government departments in the state including the public sector undertakings (PSUs)

Approach and Objective

• Enhanced transparency
• Non-discrimination among bidders
• Free access of tender documents to any bidder & bid Submission from their own place of convenience
• Accountabilities of all activities
• Security of the entire system using PKI Technology


Outcome

• Tenders are finalized at lower costs
• Number of retendering have come down
• The number of Vigilance cases after the implementation of e-tendering have come down
• Tender cycle time reduced to around 30-45 days from 3-4 months

Since the inception of e-Procurement in Rajasthan in October 2011, the project has seen phenomenal success, having started with four major departments, the system is now used by more than 262 State Government Departments/ PSUs. The line departments have successfully processes more than 525081 tenders amounting to more than Rs.806268 Crores

Audience/Stakeholders

• All Government Departments
• PSUs
• Finance Department
• Registered Bidders
• National Informatics Center (NIC)
• Department of Information Technology & Communication (DoIT&C)
• Rajcomp Info Services Ltd (RISL, Nodal Agency)

Technology & Infra

• ISO Certified
• Suite of Product-GePNIC
• Hardware Application-Hyper Covergence Infrastructure (HCI)
• RHEL-Operating System
• HTTP Server, Apache-Web Application Layer
• Tom Cat (Open Source Database)
• Java Based Application
• Certified by STQC

Outlook

• Implementation of e-Payments Module
• Implementation of e-Auction Module
• Integration with SPPP module

* All new modules would be explored at the level of Finance Department

Initiated

FY 2011-12

Impact Zone

National and Global

Status

Completed

Awards/Nominations

• Best Performance Award 2018 in National work shop, Delhi
• Rajasthan State was achieved first position in the country in terms of highest tender value in F.Y. 2013-14.

Partners

• National Informatics Center (NIC) • Department of Information Technology & Communication (DoIT&C) • Rajcomp Info Services Ltd (Nodal Agency) • Finance Department

Point of Contact

RAJESH BHATNAGAR, SA (JT. DIR.)

  +91-9828340563

  rajeshb.doit@rajasthan.gov.in


Helpline No.

1414022688