1.Bidders/Vendors/Suppliers/Contractors must get themselves
registered on the portal for participating in the e-tenders
published by the department.Detailed registration
help manual is available in bidder help manual kit.
must provide the details of PAN number,registration details
etc as applicable and submit the related documents. The user
id will be activated only after submission of complete
must have a valid email id and mobile number.
are required to obtain Class 3 Digital Certificates (Signing
& Encryption) as per their company details.
5.Once bidder DSC is mapped with the user id, the same DSC
must not be used for another user id on the same portal.
However bidder can update the digital certificate to another
user id after unmapping it from the exiting user id.
now can login with the activated user Id & DSC for online tender submission process in this portal.
7.Bidders can upload required documents for the tender well
in advance under My Documents and these documents can be
attached to the tender during tender participation as per
the tender requirements. This will save the bid submission
duration/time period and reduce upload time of bid
must go through the downloaded tender documents and prepare
and upload bid documents as per the requirements of the
are advised to read complete BoQ/SoQ/Price Bid/Financial Bid
and Terms & Conditions before quoting rates in the bid
modification/replacement in BoQ/SoQ/Price Bid/Financial bid
template is not allowed. Bidders must quote only in
predefined fields in the bid sheet and save the bidsheet.
After saving, the same bid sheet must be uploaded in the
must pay required payments (Tenderfee, EMD, Tender
Processing Fee etc) as mentioned in the tender document,
before submitting the bid.
are recommended to use PDF files for uploading the documents
and file size must not cross 5MB. Only price bid sheet will
be in Excel format.
bidders must ensure to get themselves registered on the
portal at least 1 week before the tender submission date and
get trained on the online tender submission process. For
tender submission and registration process bidders are
advised to refer respective manuals on website. Tender
inviting Authority/Department will not be held responsible
for any sort of delay or the difficulties faced during the
submission of bids online by the bidders due to local issues
like internet connectivity/PC speed/etc...
Submission of bids/documents/rates by the bidders will not
be accepted by the department, under any circumstance.
final submission of the bid, a confirmation message and bid
submission acknowledgement will be generated by the portal.
The bid submission acknowledgement contains details of all
documents submitted along with bid summary, token number,
date & time of submission of the bid and other relevant
details. Bidder can keep print of the bid submission
bidder is resubmitting the bid, bidder must confirm
existence of all the required documents, financial bid and
again submit the bid. Once submitted, the bid will be
of the bid means that the bid is saved online; but system
does not confirm correctness of the bid. Correctness of the
bid will be decided by tender inviting authority only.
time displayed in the server is IST(GMT 5:30) and same will
be considered for all the tendering activities. Bidders must
consider the server time for submission of bids.
documents being entered by the Bidders/Vendors/Contractors
will be encrypted at the client end and the software uses
PKI encryption techniques to ensure security/secrecy of the
data. The submitted bid documents/data become readable only
after tender opening by the authorized individual.
About Digital Signature
Certificate in eTendering:-
The IT Act provides for the Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) to license and regulate the working of Certifying Authorities and also to ensure that none of the provisions of the Act are violated.
The Certifying Authorities (CAs) issue Digital Signature Certificates(DSC) for electronic authentication of users.
The Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) has been appointed by the Central Government under section 17 of the Act for purposes of the IT Act.
The Office of the CCA came into existence on November 1, 2000.
It aims at promoting the growth of E-Commerce and E-Governance through the wide use of digital signatures.
A Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) is necessary for Individual Contractors, Companies, partnership firms, consortiumsandother organizations (as applicable) whointend to participate in e-Tendering processes on various Government sites.
This e-Procurement portal facilitates, integrates, and streamlines procurement processes.
Using of digital signatures is approved under the Information Technology Act, and with legal status.
All Bidders are recommended to have a Class 3 Digital Signature Certificate registered in the name of a representative who is authorised to submit online bid for the e-Tender called by any government department.
Need of Digital Signature
Certificate in eTendering:-
A Digital Signature Certificate authenticates the identity of an authorised person for online tendering activity electronically.
It provides high level of security for all online transactions by ensuring absolute privacy of the information exchanged using a digital certificate.
System uses Digital certificates to encrypt information such that only the authorised recipient can read it.
Users digitally sign information to assure the authorised recipient that it has not been changed during online Submission, and also verify bidder identity as the sender of the message.
For any eProcurement Application Service Requests and Technical
issues related to Document Uploads, Tender Publishing, Issue of
Corrigendum, Encryption/Decryption Key issues, Bid Evaluation,
Bidder Login issues, New Registration issues, Key Uploads, DSC
Key installation , Bid Submission, system users may please mail
to firstname.lastname@example.org All E-Mails would
be acknowledged for Resolution, within official working hours
receipt barring all holidays.
2.The terms "You", "Your" and "User" as used here in refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this web site for any reason.
3."Material" means text, graphics, images and any other viewable item or contents of the service.
4."Service Provider" , "Our", "Us" and "We" means ITI Limited is Central PSU under Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India.
5."Web Portal" means e-Procurement system, which facilitates government to procure goods, works and/or services through electronic means.
6."E-payment gateway service provider" means the financial institution which facilitates the online transaction on the portal for collection of service & convenience fee.
Overview and Scope
1.User agreement is a contract between "you" and "us" to use website and the services provided.
You must read, agree to, and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this agreement in order to use our website, owned and operated by us, applications, products or services through the website.
2.You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, in any manner, the material on the site, including text, graphics, code and/or software.
You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials.
3.We provide this web portal and related services subject to your compliance with the user's terms and conditions set forth below.
Please read the following information carefully. You may not complete your registration and use web portal without agreeing to comply with all of the user's terms and conditions set forth below, and by registering for a user name and password, you agree to abide by all of the user's terms and conditions set forth below.
User Registration, Password and Security
1.After successful completion of online registration, user id and password will be registered. User can login using his user id and password and thereafter by signing with the digital signature.
2.User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password as well as account, and is fully responsible for all the activities that are performed using his password and account. User agrees to (a) immediately notify service provider of any unauthorized use of his/her password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that he logs-out from his account at the end of each session. Service provider cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from bidder's failure to comply with the foregoing.
3.Users can always modify or update their profile as and when required at their discretion [Except 'User ID' and 'Company Name'].
Service & Convenience Fees
1.You agree to pay the applicable service fee as per the agreement between the service provider and the government department for using this web portal. The convenience fee such bank charges, gateway charges and taxes thereon, as the case may be, for any transaction on the portal shall be applicable. The service & convenience fees are non-refundable. If you fail to submit the service fee along with applicable convenience fee, he/she/they is/are liable for disqualification to participate in the tender.
E-Payment Terms & Conditions
1.The services provided are as per the agreement between us and by the e-Payment gateway service provider. You abide to agree all the terms and conditions as contained in the agreement and shall have legal binding on you.
2.In case the web portal or e-Payment gateway service provider's webpage, that is linked to the website, is experiencing any server related issues like 'slow down' or 'failure' or 'session timeout', the user shall, before initiating the second payment, check whether his/her bank account has been debited or not. In case payment is debited then immediately contact service provider helpdesk through email or any other mode of contact for confirmation as well as updation of payment on web portal. If payment is not debited then user can initiate a fresh transaction.
3.Any duplicate service fee transaction shall be refunded to the user's bank account, registered with the service provider and not to the actual source of payment , i.e., Credit Card / Debit Card / RTGS / NEFT, etc. within 21 working days from the date of intimating with proper documentary proof of double payment.
4.Only the service fee shall be refunded for duplicate transaction. The convenience fee shall not be refunded.
5.Bidder hereby agrees that he/she/they will not approach his/her/their bank for any charge back claims regarding the service & convenience fee.
Limitation of Liability
1.We have made this service available to the user as a matter of convenience. We expressly disclaim any claim or liability arising out of the provision of this service. The user agrees and acknowledges that he/ she shall be solely responsible for his/ her conduct and that we reserves the right to terminate the rights to use of the service immediately without giving any prior notice thereof.
2.We and/or the e-Payment gateway service providers shall not be liable for any inaccuracy, error or delay in, or omission of (a) any data, information or message, or (b) the transmission or delivery of any such data, information or message; or (c) any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by any such inaccuracy, error, delay or omission, non-performance or interruption in any such data, information or message. Under no circumstances shall We and/or the payment service providers, its employees, directors, and its third party agents involved in processing, delivering or managing the services, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, including punitive or exemplary arising out of or in any way connected with the provision of or any inadequacy or deficiency in the provision of the services or resulting from unauthorized access or alteration of transmissions of data or arising from suspension or termination of the services.
3.We and the e-Payment gateway service provider(s) assume no liability whatsoever for any monetary or other damage suffered by the user on account of:
the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the payment gateway or services in connection thereto; and/or.
any interruption or errors in the operation of the payment gateway.
4.The user shall indemnify and hold harmless the e-Payment gateway service provider(s) and us and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any claim or demand, or actions arising out of or in connection with the utilization of the services.
5.The user agrees that we or any of its employees will not be held liable by the user for any loss or damages arising from your use of, or reliance upon the information contained on the website, or any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.
1."Service Provider" respects and protects the privacy of the users and the information that users provide to us will fully. We shall not deliberately disclose your personally identifiable information to any unauthorized third person except where such information shall be disclosed in good faith and for the purpose of law for the time being in force or to protect the rights and property of Service Provider.
1.Depending upon the requirement/situations service provider may change, modify, alter, update the terms and conditions of the agreement or features or flow of web portal or adopt a new internet technology without taking the consent of the users.
2."Service Provider" may assign its rights and duties under this agreement to any party at any time without notice to you. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
General Terms & Conditions
1.It is responsibility of the user to adhere to the minimum system specifications and requirement such as hardware & software as mentioned on the website. Service provider shall not be responsible for non-compliance for above by user.
2.Tenders shall be published by the authorized Tender Inviting Authorities of the government department. We are not responsible for the information provided in the tenders published. In case of any clarifications arising out of the tenders, the users have to contact the respective Tender Inviting Authority.
3.User shall return to the service provider, all written or descriptive matters, documents, tapes or other media, which contain confidential information upon completion or termination of the said agreement.
4.User agrees and acknowledges that he/ she shall be solely responsible for his/ her conduct and that we reserves the right to terminate the rights to use of the Service immediately without giving any prior notice thereof.
5.User can get his account terminated by giving a 30 days advance notice and is not entitled to claim any other compensation for any services to be provided by service provider and the termination is effective from the expiry date of the notice.
6.The web portal may provide links to the third party websites or resources. Service provider has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
7.User authorizes us to verify directly or through third parties, the information provided on the website, including validation against third-party databases. We may also request User for official or government issued evidences to confirm the information provided in certain circumstances or as a prerequisite to customer's needs. User also authorizes to make any inquiries to validate your identity and confirm your ownership of your email address or financial accounts, subject to applicable law. When requested, user shall provide us complete information.
8.The users must ensure that the files being uploaded by them on web portal are free from all kinds of viruses and contain only the relevant information as per the tender documents/ NIT. If it is found that any user have uploaded / attached irrelevant data, bogus or fabricated certificates towards his qualification requirements for a respective tender then their user account shall be liable for termination permanently or temporarily.
9.The Service Provider agrees to grant the user the right to access and use e-Procurement System on the terms & conditions as set out herein and any other terms as may be specified by the government department from time to time.
10.The user also recognizes and acknowledges that the e-Procurement System is being maintained and operated by the Service Provider under an agreement for services executed between the Government and the Service Provider. The user hereby agrees and acknowledges that Service Provider shall not be responsible or liable for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the e-Procurement System.
11.The facility offered by service provider shall be non-transferable and the user shall not assign, resell or commercially exploit the facility for others.
12.In compliance to the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008, the users are hereby directed not to use, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update, share or store any information that:
belongs to another person;
is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, blasphemous, objectionable, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
harm minors in any way;
infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
violates any law for the time being in force;
discloses sensitive personal information of other person or to which the user does not have any right to;
causes annoyance or inconvenience or deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
impersonate another person;
contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
13.In the same context, the Service Provider affirms that not to host or publish or edit or store any information or shall not initiate the transmission, select the receiver of transmission, and select or modify the information contained in the transmission.
1.The said agreement is made under and shall be interpreted and governed by the laws applicable in India. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of Bangalore shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the courts at Bangalore, irrespective of whether Courts/Tribunals in other areas have concurrent or similar jurisdiction.
2.Service Provider reserves the right to initiate any legal action against those bidders violating all the above mentioned terms & conditions of this agreement.
User must not disclose any sensitive information such as user id and password details over telephone or by any other means to any person. Service provider does not ask for aforesaid information over phone including the bank details and credit card/ debit card details. If any person impersonating as representative of service provider is asking this information from you do not disclose any such information and immediately notify details of any such person to our helpline numbers and email us.