BSNL has been expanding its wings in many directions. The brand has come up with some really amazing features and services. The telecom giant that faced a downtime is now making news. Its e-procurement service at no cost for the sellers and buyers is the latest talk. It is a novel digital solution that is customer-oriented. The services comprise of the following:
- Mobile Services
- Internet Services
- Telecom Services
- Data Centre Services
- e-Governance Services
- SaaS Services
The brand has also introduced special offer zone for the Online BSNL bill payment in various categories. All the customers have the direct access to everything online. With the latest e-procurement model, it has made a new beginning. This model has been crafted in alignment with the Digital India initiative. It offers e-Auction and e-Tendering services on the SaaS Model. These services are offered to the PSU; Government and Semi-Government departments.
Find more details about the e-procurement services in the following sections.
Different Modules of the e-Procurement Solutions:
- MIS and Reporting
- Inventory Management
- Bidder Management
- Contract and Purchase Management
- e-Auction (inclusive of Forward Auction and Reverse Auction)
The e-Procurement solutions from BSNL are based on open-source technology. These solutions also offer the best built-in security in the modern-day industry. The users don’t have to buy any License for these services. These are platform independent which means you can use them everywhere.
These e-Procurement solutions are browser independent as well. They can be used on all kinds of smart devices. Hence, they are in perfect alignment with the modern-day working environment. As far as the security is concerned, these solutions come with encryption. Data Signing and PKI Digital Signature is also there. The robust construction of the solutions makes them perfect for utilization in confidential areas. They can be integrated with many other solutions. Hence, these e-Procurrement Solutions are the perfect companions of every organization.
E-Procurement Solutions for Tenders:
- Any types of tenders can be invited. The tender invitations can be sent by the buyers as well as sellers.
- Multi-stage tenders can be perfectly managed and invited.
- The following types of Technical Tenders can be invited:
Quality and Cost Based Selection Tender
Quality Based Selection Tender
Least Cost Selection Tender
- The e-procurement services allow calling tenders on the basis of Bidder Criteria. Main types are Limited, Restricted and Open tenders.
- Single Envelop, Two Envelop and Three Envelop Tenders can also be invited.
These solutions can also enable the buyers and sellers to carry out Auctions with Encrypted Bid Process and Live Bidding.
e-Procurement – Cost Perspective:
- The buyers and sellers don’t have to pay any costs. The hosting of these services will be done on the Tier III data centre of BSNL.
- No charges whatsoever are there.
- No charges for the Digital Signature Certificates.
- No Training Charges.
These e-Procurement services by BSNL are by far the best among all. The availability of Online BSNL Bill Payment for all services and plans makes it even better!!