PRE-REQUISITES OF CONTRACTORS FOR PARTICIPATING IN ELECTRONIC TENDERING SYSTEM OF WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, GOVERNMENT OF CHHATTISGARH (WRD, CG)
1. Registration of the Contractor on the WRD, CG’s website
(http://wrdcg.etenders.in): The contractors already registered or intending to register with the Water Resources Department of Chhattisgarh are also required to register on the Electronic Tendering System in order to participate in the tenders floated using the Electronic Tendering System.
Only after the concerned official of the department approves the registration of the contractor, the contractor shall be allowed to participate in the tenders floated by the department using the electronic tendering system. The registration of the contractor is also required to be renewed in the system as it is renewed with the department.
The process of approval of registration may take upto 3 working days.
2. Obtaining a Digital Certificate: The contractors are required to obtain at least one or more Digital Certificates in the name of the personnel authorised to participate in the tendering process on behalf of the organization. The Digital Certificates are required to establish the identity of the contractor who is bidding online.
A Digital Certificate is issued upon receipt of identity proofs and verification letters attested by the banker with whom the contractor maintains the account with. Only upon the receipt of the required documents, a digital certificate can be issued.
The process of issue of Digital Certificate may take upto 3 working days and the registered contractors are advised to obtain the formats of documents required for issue of Digital Certificate from NexTenders (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Important Note: Bid for a particular tender can be submitted only using the certificate, which was used to purchase the tender document online. In case, during the process of a particular tender, the user losses his Digital Certificate (i.e. virus attack, hardware failure, problem in the operating system of the machine), he may not be able to submit the bid online. Hence, the users are advised to back up the certificate and keep the copies at safe places under proper security to be used in case of emergencies. For more information on how to back up a Digital Certificate, please contact NexTenders.
3. Enabling an Electronic Payment account: For purchasing the tender documents online, contractors are required to pay the tender document fees online using the electronic payments gateway service.
Following modes of electronic payments are accepted on the electronic tendering system,
List of Credit Cards: a. American Express b. Diners Club Card c. VISA
List of Banks: a. ABN-AMRO b. Axis Bank (formerly known as UTI Bank) c. Corporation Bank d. Citibank – India e. Centurion Bank of Punjab f. Federal Bank
g. HDFC Bank h. ICICI Bank i. j. k. l. IndusInd Bank IDBI Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce
m. Punjab National Bank n. The Bank of Rajasthan o. Union Bank of India p. YES Bank
List of Cash Cards: a. ITZ Cash Card
Note: Please note that the list of above payment options may be updated from time to time. Bidders are advised to go through the list regularly for updates.
4. Set up of Machine In order to operate on the electronic tendering system, a user’s machine is required to be set up. A help file on setting up of the system can be obtained from NexTenders (India) Pvt. Ltd.