About Us

Introduction

The State Cabinet approved (in 2003) implementation of a unified e-Procurement platform. A Steering Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka provides overall guidance and direction to e-Procurement project. A Project Monitoring Committee, constituted under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary, e-Governance and Chairman, Centre for e-Governance, provides policy level support and guidance.

The e-Procurement project has brought more than hundred departments/organizations under its fold. Because of e-procurement procedures, there has been an increase in competition and tender premium has also come down.

Objective

The main objectives of eProcurement are

  • To enhance transparency and accountability of government procurement processes.
  • To promote competitive market-driven bidding.
  • To enable ease of access to contractor community on various procurement tenders.
  • To provide a common environment for all types of tenders.
  • To handle entire procurement process (end-to-end) in an online environment.
  • To create infrastructure for effective implementation of procurement policies.
  • To involve less paper, thereby, adopting green working.

Awards

The e-Procurement Project received the following awards in the year 2009-10.

  1. CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Award 2009 (Awarded by Computer Society of India) – Award of Excellence for e-Governance Project in Government-to-Business (G2B) Category.
  2. National e-Governance Award 2010 (Awarded by Government of India) - Exemplary Horizontal Transfer of ICT-based Best Practice.
  3. FutureGov award 2010:  The Project bagged the FutureGov award for Best Practices in public sector at an impressive function held at Malaysia on 08.10.2010.

 

Last Updated: 07-07-2020 02:49 PM Updated By: Admin