Government e-Procurement System
Government eProcurement System of National Informatics Centre, GePNIC Product facilitates procurement of Goods, Services & Works. It has been implemented successfully in 28 States & Union Territories and 450 Central Procuring entities.
The system has strong in-built security features including two-factor Authentication with Digital Signature Certificates (DSCs) as per IT Act, Usage of SSL, Role-based User Access and Bid-encryption at Client end etc. Each document uploaded into the system is digitally signed for authentication purposes which introduces accountability on the part of the stakeholders, namely officials / bidders. The system has undergone regular security audit and is certified by Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) as per EPS guidelines issued by MeitY.
The primary objective of the portal is to provide a single point access to the information on procurements made across various Ministries and the line Departments. The CPP Portal is accessible at the URL https://eprocure.gov.in/cppp and it has e-publishing and e-procurement modules. It is mandatory for all Ministries / Departments of the Central Government, Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and Autonomous and Statutory Bodies to publish all their tender enquiries on the CPP Portal. It also provides information on active tenders, global tenders, high value tenders, awarded tenders etc. It is integrated with systems of around 100+ different organizations from where real-time tender information is fetched. GePNIC is the core eProcurement engine of CPPP which has 48 instances at present. It is also integrated with Government eMarkertplace.
Savings in terms of Time and Cost has been noticeably witnessed. Many Organizations like Indian Army, Indian Oil, Govt. of West Bengal have conducted study and have substantiated these facts.
Immense transparency has been brought in the procurement process by auto population of key information in Public Domain at appropriate milestones. This has considerably reduced RTIs/ Litigations / Complaints.
Adherence to policy – Under the guidance of Procurement Policy Division, Dept of Expenditure, Min of Finance all policy matters are strictly adhered to. It can be also be customized as per requirements of State Government and Central Public Sector Enterprises.
Wide visibility all tenders PAN India in CPP portal has led to reduction in Newspaper advertisement leading to considerable savings.
Government owned and operated platform provides continuity of business, Data Security, Data in Government Domain, availability of enhanced features
Comprehensive dashboard with KPIs has enabled various academicians to study and analyze the procurement trends and impact.
For more information, please visit: https://gepnic.gov.in/