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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

How Secure is to Submit Online Bids on a tender published on www.eprocurement.gov.in?

The security features incorporated in the application ensures that all activities are logged, no unauthorised person has access to data, all sensitive data is encrypted and system can be restore in a minimal possible time in case of a disaster or system crash. 

  • Audit Trail: The Solution has been so designed that all the activities, transactions and changes in configuration are logged and a log report is made available to the concerned people. Further, a log is also available of activities at the database level thereby ensuring that a robust audit trail is always available of all the activities either at the application level or the database level.
  • Data Encryption: The solution supports 128 bit encryption and all the price bids received against a tender are encrypted at the database level. Further, the login passwords of all the users and the suppliers are also encrypted at the database level.
  • Secure Administrator Access: To prevent an administrator from misusing his access privileges, the TMS requires two level password verification before allowing an administrator access to the admin module. The first password is provided by the administrator himself and the second password is provided by some designated senior person within the buying organization. The administrator will be authenticated on advanced technologies using biometrics.
  • Process Validation: The Solution has been so architected that a user cannot view the commercial bid of a supplier till the technical evaluation of the tender is complete and the date & time specified for the opening of the commercial bid is due.
  • SSL Certificate: The solution uses 128 bit SSL Certificate from Verisign for communication between the browser and the web server. This ensures that all the data is encrypted and cannot be hacked/misused by anyone.
  • Unauthorised Access: The entire solution is behind a firewall and intrusion detection system that protects it against unauthorised access and hackers

Saturday, 18 March 2017

What are the sources of Tenders published on www.eprocurement.gov.in ?

The tenders are published by the various departments of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Using the E-Tendering System, the users of the participating department will:
  • Raise indents as per the requirements
  • Approve Indents online
  • Create Tender
  • Approve Tender
  • Publish Tender online 

Saturday, 28 January 2017

What is Electronic Tendering in terms of www.eprocurement.gov.in ?

Electronic Tendering is carrying out the traditional tendering process in an electronic form, using the internet. Using E-Tendering The Departments of Andhra Pradesh can:
  • Raise Indents as per the requirement
  • Approve indents online
  • Sell Tenders
  • Receive Bids
  • Award Contract / PO
  • Evaluate Tenders
  • Create and publish NIT
  • Includes a variety of off techniques such as RFPs, quotes, auctions and reverse auctions.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

eProcurement Platform for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is leveraging Information Technology to attain a position of leadership and excellence in the information age and to transform itself into a knowledge society.

The Government envisions providing good governance by establishing a COMMITTED, ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIVE, INSPIRING, NATIONALIST, GENUINE Government - CARING Government. eProcurement is one of the vehicles that are being gainfully used in reaching the goal of CARING governance.

What is E-Procurement?

E-Procurement is the purchasing of goods and services using the internet. It covers the full life cycle of purchasing from creation of indent to receipt of goods. E-Procurement connects buyers and suppliers through electronic exchange of Tenders, catalogs, contracts, POs, invoices etc.

Electronic Tendering is carrying out the traditional tendering process in an electronic form, using the internet. Using E-Tendering The Departments of Andhra Pradesh can do the followings:
  • Includes on-contract and off-contract buying
  • Includes a variety of off techniques such as RFPs, quotes, auctions and reverse auctions.

For more details please visit the http://www.eprocurement.gov.in/

Thursday, 24 November 2016

System Requirements for accessing www.eprocurement.gov.in

For accessing the www.eprocurement.gov.in, you need to fulfill the below requirements:

Minimum Hardware and Software requirements

User Workstation/System Requirements:
  • Hardware Requirements:
    • A system with minimum P-III Processor.
    • 64 MB RAM or above.
    • 10 GB HDD or above recommended.
    • Ethernet based Network Interface.
    • Modem or mode of connecting Internet for web based users.
    • Workable input and output devices.
    • UPS for power backup.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Workshop on Government E-Marketplace (GeM) for Suppliers for E-Procurement

The one-day hands on training workshop on GeM for vendors was inaugurated today by Smt Rita Teaotia, Commerce Secretary. The training program has been jointly organized by DGS&D, National Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), National e-Governance Division (NeGD), CII, FICCI, Assocham and MAIT. The training session was attended by more than 200 suppliers from sectors such as Information Technology, Electrical goods, transport services etc, from across the country. Smt Radha Chauhan CEO of NeGD (MeitY) in her address mentioned about the concept of GeM and how it has been developed. She emphasised the fact that payment process has been simplified and made time bound in GeM, thereby making it easy for suppliers to get their payment from buying Government organizations on time.