National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India has developed eProcurement software system, GePNIC© to cater to the procurement/ tendering requirements of the Government departments and organizations.
GePNIC© was launched in 2007 and has matured as a Product over the decade.
The system is generic in nature and can easily be adopted for all kinds of procurement activities such as Goods, Services & Works by across government. It aims at transparency and nondiscrimination amongst bidders, by allowing free access to tender documents, clarifications, secure online bid submission and access to bid opening event to all, from any place on 24x7 basis, using the system through Internet, in a faster, and secure environment adopting industry standard open technologies.
The system has been designed taking into account the General Financial Rules(GFR) and other directions issued on public procurement by Department of Expenditure, Min of Finance, IT Act 2008, Tender rules followed in various states and also the CVC’s guidelines on tendering. It also adheres to World Bank/Asian Development Bank(ADB) and Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) guidelines.