e-Tendering – Implementation of e-tendering in Phased manner -
e-submission of tenders through designated web site – Orders – Issued.
FINANCE (SALARIES) DEPARTMENT
G.O. (Ms) No.599
Dated : 28.12.2007
1. G.O. (Ms) No.177, Finance (Salaries) Department, dated, 22.5.2007.
2. G.O. (Ms) No.471, Finance (Salaries) Department, dated, 30.9.2007.
3. G.O.(Ms) No.1369, Finance (EAP II ) Department, dated, 28.12.2007.
In the Budget Speech for 2007-08, the Government has announced implementation of
etendering in a phased manner in public procurements exceeding Rs.10.00 lakhs in value. In the
Government Order 2nd read above, orders have been issued notifying the amendments required
to the Tamil Nadu Transparency in Tender Rules, 2000 providing for submission of tenders by
electronic mode also through a designated website from 1.10.2007 in respect of tenders of value
Rs.10.00 lakhs and above. The Government Order also contains orders for implementation of a
pilot project from 1.10.2007 and for full-fledged implementation with effect from 1.1.2008 providing
for e-submission of tenders by the tenderers.
2. The pilot phase has successfully been completed with identified departments and the
system has been put in place for uploading and downloading of e-tenders. Therefore, in fulfillment
of the announcement made in the budget speech 2007-08, it is hereby decided that all procuring
entities under the Tamil Nadu Transparency in Tender Act 1998, shall provide for submission of
tenders by electronic mode also for all tenders exceeding Rs.10.00 lakhs in value from 1.1.2008.
The tender document shall be uploaded to the designated website and will be accessible to all.
Similarly, whoever wishes to submit electronic bid will be able to do so through the designated
website. Documents such as Earnest Money Deposit, certificates etc., may continue to be sent in
physical form. The procedure for e-submission of Earnest Money Deposit through e-payment
gateway is under implementation in the next phase in select organisatio