1 GePNIC Procurement Simplified! National Informatics Centre Overview Features Stack Government eProcurement System of NIC GePNIC Modules: Registration, publishing of tender, bid (GePNIC) is an online solution to conduct all submission, tender opening, technical evaluation, financial stages of a procurement process. GePNIC bid opening, financial evaluation, award of contract. converts tedious procurement process into Enrollment of Government officials & bidders an economical, transparent and more secure Tender creation & publishing system. Today, many Government Publishing of corrigendum organizations and public sector units have Publishing of prebid meeting documents adopted GePNIC.
2 Understanding the Clarification on the tenders published valuable benefits and advantages of this Online bid submission/re submission as many times as eProcurement system, Government of India, required has included this under one of the Mission Facility for Online payment collection through bank Mode Projects of National eGovernance Plan payment gateway (NeGP) for implementation in all the Encryption of bids submitted by the bidder Government departments across the Facility for single/multiple cover bid system country. Withdrawal of bids Tender opening online Live bid opening view for the bidders Digital Signature Certificates (DSC).
3 Automatic evaluation of the financial bid The Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is an integral part Committee recommendations updated at each stage of of an eProcurement process. Using DSC, buyers and the tender process bidders can be assured of origin/source, security of the Award of the Contract (AOC). transactions, and authentication of the users. DSC's are Mail/SMS alerts at different stages the legal requirements under the Indian IT Act. GePNIC Built on open source based technologies supports multivendor DSC's / eTokens from suppliers such as NICCA/SIFY/TCS/nCode/eMudhra etc.
4 Work Flow of eProcurement System The Technology Advantage - GePNIC Benefits of GePNIC. Tender Inviting Authorities (TIA) & the bidders should enroll to For Tender Inviting Authorities (TIA). carry out the procurement activities Approvals updated at each stage Entry will be through two factor login using user id & password Highly secured followed by the login through DSC. Fast & efficient process, reduces the procurement cycle time Allows multi- cover tenders, online/offline payment and online Hassle free workflow bid submission and other important clauses as necessary Lesser turnaround time Allows publishing of corrigendum and intimating bidders/users MIS Reports can be retrieved in minimal time through email / SMS.
5 Bidders can resubmit the bid any number of times. Bidder can For Bidders also withdraw the bid Information available on 24x7. Comparative statement of the price bids for evaluation by the Automated system - cuts down on logistical & stationary cost committee Prompt alerts Email / SMS alerts on the results to the bidders at various stages Bidder gets better access to all department tenders Bidder is informed by mail/SMS about the result after every Modifiable; even after submitting the bid level of evaluation GePNIC has brought in confidence among the bidders as being The bidders can see the recommendations after every stage fair & transparent under tender status bringing in transparency in the procurement process Award of the contract can be viewed under Results of the Implementations in State/PSU's tender in the site Successfully processed for around 56,274 tenders worth over ` 88.
6 610 Crores over a period of 3 years Security Implemented in more than 7 States across the country Usage of legally valid class of Digital Signature Certificates as per IT Act 2000 for authentication and non-repudiation at all levels Provided solutions for organizations like NICSI, Mahanadi Usage of time stamping services Coalfields Limited (MCL) Orissa, and Visakhapatnam Port Trust 128/256 bit encryption with SSL security Implemented for procurement under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Access to the sensitive content such as price bid, solely on authorization Yojana (PMGSY) of Rural Development Ministry in 21 States, Rights/roles allocation to ensures only authorized personnel covering some of the North Eastern States.
7 Perform the tasks Complete compliance with IT Act 2000 for legal sanctity Awards & Recognitions Security audit certification from the recommended CERT-In Certified Auditors G2B Initiative of the year 2009 eIndia Award India-Tech Excellence Award - 2009 for the Orissa Implementation Audit Log: Skoch-Challenger Award 2010. The GePNIC has been in built with comprehensive audit log facility CII-IT award 2011 in Orissa for MCL implementation. for detailed auditing of all transactions. The audit logs are secured Compliance to World Bank, Asian Development Bank and CVC.
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