e-Government Procurement (e-GP) System
National e-Government Procurement (e-GP) portal (i.e. https://www.eprocure.gov.bd ) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is developed, owned, being operated and maintained by the Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IME Division of Ministry of Planning. The e-GP system provides an on-line platform to carry out the all procurement activities by the Public Agencies – Procuring Agencies (PAs) and Procuring Entities (PEs).
The e-GP system is a single web portal from where and through which PAs and PEs will be able to perform their procurement related activities using a dedicated secured web based dashboard. It is hosted in the e-GP Data Center at CPTU. The web portal is accessible by the PAs and PEs through internet for their use.
This complete e-GP solution introduced under the Public Procurement Reform (PPR) Program is being supported by the World Bank and gradually used by all government organizations. This online platform also help them ensuring equal access to the Bidders/Tenderers and also ensuring efficiency, transparency and accountability in the public procurement process in Bangladesh.
The e-GP system has been implemented in two phases;
- e-Tendering System: Covering complete e-Tendering processes such as centralized user registration, preparation of Annual Procurement Plan (APP), preparation of Bid\Tender document, preparation of Bids/Tenders, invitation of Tenders, sale of Tender Documents (eTD), conducting online pre-bid meeting, collection of bid\Tender security, on-line Bid\Tender submission, Bid opening & evaluation, negotiations (where applicable), and contract awards.
- e-Contract Management System (e-CMS): Covering complete eContract Management processes, such as preparation of work plan and its submission, defining milestone, tracking and monitoring progress, generating reports, performing quality checks, generating running bills, vendor rating and generating completion certificate. e-Tendering and eCMS (eGP) is launched successfully on pilot basis and eventually being rolled out to all PEs of four Sectoral Agencies, namely Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Rural Electricity Board (REB) and Roads and Highways Department (RHD). It is now expanding to all government procuring entity dealing with public procurement.
All the stakeholders, including Bidders/Tenderers / Applicants / Consultants (National and International), PEs, procurement related Committees, payment service providers, Development Partners (DPs), media, Operation, Maintenance and Management Entity (OMME), e-GP system administrators, auditors and general public are getting access to
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Source: CPTU website;