E-procurement (electronic procurement, sometimes also known as supplier exchange) is the business-to-business or business-to-consumer or business-to-government purchase/sale of goods, work & services through Internet (as well as other information and networking systems, such as electronic data interchange and enterprise resource planning). An e-procurement system manages tenders through a web site and encompasses:-
Please refer to the PDF document "Preferred System Setup Guidelines" under "Downloads" section of Homepage.
Yes, it is possible to edit the profile details in respective vendor login.
Please use "FORGOT PASSWORD?" option available on the homepage to generate new temporary password. The new password will be generated & emailed to the vendor’s registered email address. He/she can then login with the temporary password which needs to be changed at login.
All vendors will be able to view the tenders (except limited tenders) on the homepage once they are published and Live.
However if you are invited for a tender then you will be receiving both Email & SMS.
These certificates are issued to individuals/organizations. As these are high assurance certificates (primarily intended for e-commerce transactions on online applications), they will be issued as Class – II/Class – III certificates to individuals/organizations by the Certifying Authorities. The vendors/bidders should have both Encryption & Signing Digital Certificates to operate in the CG e-Procurement portal.
The Certifying Authorities (CA) under Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) issues Digital Certificates. CA issues Class – II or Class – III Digital Signing & Encryption Certificates to the end users. You can approach any authorized CAs (in India) for getting Digital Signature and Encryption Certificates. Some of the authorities are listed below:
Vendors can map the renewed DSC using "Register DSC" option available on the portal after login.
No, the same DSC can’t be used to enroll more than one log-in ids in the eProcurement portal for security reasons.
Yes, the same Class – II/Class – III DSC (valid) can be used in this portal.
DSC gets blocked only if wrong token password is supplied or attempted for more than specified allowed times. So if this happens, the vendor needs to contact the DSC service provider to unlock the same.
User will need to purchase DSC from any authorized Indian DSC providers (CAs), DSC procured from Foreign Service providers will not be valid/compatible with the portal. For getting an Indian CA issued DSC the foreign vendor may have to get his/her documents authenticated by Indian Embassy at his/her resident country before it is dispatched to the Indian CA for issuance of the certificate
PAN number is mandatory during vendor registration. However if vendor is a foreign bidder/supplier, he/she needs to follow instructions mentioned in the tender document.
You can resubmit the bids multiple times before the bid submission due date.
Go to "Control Panel” => Click on “Region and Language” option => Select the Format option under Formats as “English ( United States )” => Click “Apply” and “OK” => Close the browser and try again.
Yes, the bids cannot be viewed by the buyers until the bids are officially opened for evaluation. All bids are encrypted by the Digital certificate.
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Please follow the guidelines mentioned in the word document "FAQ Document for Online EMD" under "Downloads" section of Homepage.