Sunday, September 09, 2018

Aapoorti app launched for e-procurement and tendering

Aapoorti Mobile App of Indian Railways

In order to improve the ease of doing business with Indian Railways, the national transporter has taken a significant step. Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has launched the Aapoorti mobile app of Indian Railways e-procurement system (IREPS) on September 06, 2018. The Aapoorti mobile app has been launched in a bid to provide information as well as data related to e-tendering and e-auction related activities of the national transporter. To know about the e-tendering activities of Indian Railways, users of this mobile app can see details related to tenders published, tenders closed as well as purchase orders that have been placed. Also, for all the activities related to e-auction of scrap sale, the users with the help of Aapoorti mobile app can see the upcoming auctions, sale conditions, auction schedules, auctioning units, details of material available for e-auction etc.

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Shri Piyush Goyal Launched 'AAPOORTI' App of 'Indian Railways E-Procurement System'


Ministry of Railways & Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) organized a seminar on “Leveraging IT for Mobility” in New Delhi on September 06, 2018.  Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Shri Goyal also launched a new app – 'AAPOORTI' mobile App of Indian Railways e-Procurement System (IREPS)

Friday, August 31, 2018

IREPS Mobile App आपूर्ति has been published on Google Play store

IREPS Mobile App आपूर्ति has been published on Google Play store for andriod users. Users are requested to install आपूर्ति app for trial and provide feedback. Search 'IREPS' on Google play store for installation or Click here to locate IREPS mobile app on play store.

IREPS Mobile App आपूर्ति

Last Updated: August 31, 2018

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Important Message for Vendors and Contractors

Your attention is drawn towards the following Insurance schemes launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India: 

1. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Beema Yojna (PMSBY) 
2. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Beema Yojna (PMJJBY) 

Sunday, August 19, 2018

How to View/Download the Digital Receipt Note

Digital Receipt Note issued by stocking stores depot after final acceptance of supplied material, where the material is supplied by the supplier against the purchase order for the stock item, can be viewed/downloaded by respective suppliers on their home page on www.ireps.gov.in. For viewing/downloading/printing Digital Receipt Note follow the steps given below:

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

How to View/download the Digital Receipted Challan

Digital Receipted Challan issued by stocking stores depot for the purpose of Vendor Bill submission for Advance payment, where the material is supplied by the supplier against the purchase order for the stock item, can be viewed/downloaded by respective suppliers on their home page on www.ireps.gov.in. For viewing/downloading/printing digital receipted challan follow the steps given below:

Monday, August 13, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE: For Railway and Vendor User

E-tender stores/supply (i.e. old IREPS) shall not be available from, 11-Aug-2018 to 19-Aug-2018. For any enquiry in this issue, Please contact IREPS helpdesk.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

IMPORTANT: Attention Auction Users

e-Auction users of IREPS, please read the below information:
  • Balance Sale Value payment against the scrap lots purchased through e-auction can now be done in more than one installments as per sale conditions. Steps for making payments in more than one installment can be downloaded by e-auction users from their home page after login.
  • Information on e-aucton schedules fixed but auction catalogues not published are also made visible to e-auction bidders with/without login with catalogue status as "unpublished" under Auction Schedules.


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Wednesday, August 08, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Vendor Registration, Tender Search, TDC & EMD Payment, Bid Submission for Goods Tenders

Vendor Registration Process 

  • New Vendor Registration Process for Goods & Services (Stores) Tenders


Sunday, August 05, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Vendor Registration, Tender Search, TDC & EMD Payment, Bid Submission for Services Tenders


Vendor Registration Process 

  • New Vendor Registration Process for Goods & Services (Stores) Tenders


Thursday, August 02, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Vendor/Contractor, Bidder Registration Process

To participate in the e-tenders published by different Zonal RailwaysProduction UnitsRailway BoardCOREDMRCKRCLMRVCL etc. vendors need to be registered on IREPS. There is no Registration Fee for vendors to register with IREPS.

Bidders need to be registered with IREPS application to participate in e-auctions conducting by different depots of Indian Railways. You need to pay the one-time registration fee of Rs. 10,000/- through online payment methods available on IREPS.

Here you can see the videos of the vendor, contractor and bidder registration on IREPS.

Vendor/Contractor, Bidder Registration Process


  • New Vendor Registration Process for Stores (Good and Services) Tenders: You have to register your firm as a vendor to participate in the Goods and Services tenders published by different railway zones/divisions. 


Monday, July 30, 2018

What is the process for refund of payments made online?

Refund Process:

In case of online transactions made on IREPS; refund request will have to be made by the firm to the respective tendering authority for manual refund.(Click here to view detailed Terms & condition).

Sunday, July 29, 2018

IREPS Blog YouTube Channel

Dear Users,

Please subscribe the YouTube channel of IREPS Blog to get the notifications from it. You will be notified when IREPS Blog team will post any new video on their channel.

Please click on below link to subscribe the YouTube channel of IREPS Blog:


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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Helpdesk Service: Important Notice for IREPS Users

Due to problem in MTNL Lines, there is occasional breakdown in Helpdesk Service on Phone Number 011-23761525. Therefore, During such Breakdown in service, Phone No. 011- 23370704, 23379962, 23379964 and 23720535 shall be opened.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

E-Payment: What are the options available on IREPS to make direct debit transaction?

Firm can make payment using below mentioned Mode: 
  • SBI Net Banking
  • SBI Payment Gateway Service (known as SBIePay with option of Net Banking of various banks, Debit Card/ Credit Card, IMPS etc.)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

E-Payment: What are Direct Debit Transactions on IREPS?

Direct Debit Transaction: 

In Direct Debit transactions, once the transaction is successful money will be immediately debited from users account and will be transferred to Railways Account. Following type of online Payments can be made on IREPS:

Monday, July 23, 2018

Lien Feature: What is the Refund Procedure?

Currently Online refund process is not enabled. In case of online transactions made on IREPS for TDC, EMD for tenders & EMD for E-Auction, Firm can seek refund from tender calling authority or auction conducting authority. For refund of Online Bidder registration Fee, bidders should contact to Dy.CMM/S&P/Northern Railway. For refund of manual Bidder registration Fee, bidders should contact to respective depot from where registration of firm was done.

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Alternate Bid Submission Process for Goods Tenders on IREPS

This video shows that how to submit the alternate bid for a goods tender if you had already submitted the original bids.


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Friday, July 20, 2018

Lien Feature: To whom I should contact in case of any problem related to E-Payment Transactions?

You should only contact to EPS Help desk on the phone numbers and e-mail ID given on IREPS website.

Please click on below link to see the IREPS and SBI Helpdesk Numbers:


Please don’t not give /write any sensitive information to Help desk users like, Login ID and password.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Lien Feature: What to do when facing “Posting Restriction on Account” while trying for marking amount?

Kindly visit to your SBI Home Branch and request Branch Manager to Remove the Posting Restriction from Account.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Lien Feature: How to Mark/Unmark Lien Amount?

Mark Lien Amount:

Bidder mark the Lien amount any time from the link Mark/Un-mark Lien. After click on the link user will be asked to enter the amount and then it will be redirected to the SBI website. On SBI site user will be asked to enter the user ID and password of the same account which was integrated with The IREPS. After successful transaction user will be redirected to IREPS site with success message.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Revised Bid Submission Process for Goods Tenders on IREPS

This video shows that how to submit the revised bid for a goods tender if you had already submitted the original bids.

See the below video for submission of original financial bids for a goods tender on www.ireps.gov.in


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Friday, July 13, 2018

Lien Feature: How Lien marked amount will be unmarked after completion of bidding?

Unmark Lien Amount:

Bidders can Un-mark the amount any time from the link Mark/Un-mark Lien. User can Un-mark the amount which is not blocked in any bidding.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Lien Feature: How to Mark Lien amount?

Mark Lien Amount:

Bidder mark the Lien amount any time from the link Mark/Un-mark Lien. After click on the link user will be asked to enter the amount and then it will be redirected to the SBI website. On SBI site user will be asked to enter the user ID and password of the same account which was integrated with The IREPS. After successful transaction user will be redirected to IREPS site with success message.


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Monday, July 09, 2018

Lien Feature: What is the Integration Process for VYAPAAR and VISTAAR SBI account?

Integration Process for Personal, Saving and Saral SBI account:

After Successful Registration Bidder can find a link “Integrate Bank Account” in left navigation. On click of this link user will be redirected to SBI website. On SBI site bidder will Enter User name and password, and will be able to see their SBI Account, select and confirm an account which he wants integrate. After successful integration, bidder will be redirected /returned back to IREPS website with a success message.

Sunday, July 08, 2018

IREPS YouTube: TDC and EMD Payments through Credit Card for Goods Tenders

This video will show you TDC and EMD payment through credit card on IREPS. You can pay the TDC & EMD amount online through Netbanking, Credit Cards, Debit Cards etc.

In this video, I have paid the TDC and EMD amount for a Goods Tender. The process of paying the TDC and EMD is also same for other types of tenders excluding Global Tenders.


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Saturday, July 07, 2018

Lien Feature: What is the Integration Process for Personal, Saving and Saral SBI account?

After Successful Registration Bidder can find a link “Integrate Bank Account” in left navigation. On click of this link user will be redirected to SBI website. On SBI site bidder will Enter User name and password, and will be able to see their SBI Account, select and confirm an account which he wants integrate. After successful integration, bidder will be redirected /returned back to IREPS website with a success message.


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Friday, July 06, 2018

IREPS YouTube: TDC Payments through Credit Card for Goods Tenders


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Thursday, July 05, 2018

Lien Feature: What are prerequisite for SBI online account and from SBI Branch?

Following are the prerequisite from SBI Branch:

  • For Saving / Personal /Saral Account: User ID and password with Transaction rights is required from the Bank Branch.

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Vendor Development Initiative by Northern Railway

Northern Railway will observe every Wednesday as Vendor Development Day. All Vendors are invited to visit various depots attached to workshops and sheds on this day. Vendors can have a look at the items being purchased and stocked in the depot. Items (including imported items) where development of more sources is needed have been displayed so that firms interested in development and supply of these items are provided complete details of items, their specification and all related information like annual quantity being purchased, last purchase rate, sample/prototype approving authority etc. All are invited for participation.

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Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Lien Feature: Which Type of SBI account will work for making online Transactions on IREPS?

Any User having SBI account will require Internet Banking enabled and below mentioned rights and privileges for making online transactions:
  • Saving, Personal and Saral account Holder require single user with Transaction rights.
  • Corporate account holder (Vistaar, Vyapaar) will require two credentials (User ID and password). One for Administrator of SBI account and other a normal user of same account. 
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Monday, July 02, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Alternate Bid Submission Process for Services Tenders


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Saturday, June 30, 2018

E-Payment: What is Lien Feature?

Lien facility is the facility given to bidder to integrate their SBI Bank account with IREPS and then mark the lien for desired amount, available in their SBI account, through IREPS. Once the lien for a particular amount is held with IREPS system, user will not be able to withdraw/ use this lien marked amount from his SBI account. 

Friday, June 29, 2018

Who can claim exemption for TDC and EMD in IREPS tenders?

Vendors/Firms may claim for exemption of TDC and EMD if they are registered for any of the below mentioned categories:

Exemption Categories:

  1. MSE: MSE registered vendors may claim exemption only upto the monetary limit of their registration for the item tendered.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Post Contract Activities for Vendors

Provision for view/download of Digital Receipted Challan and Digital Receipt Note along with facility for Digital Bill Submission for payments are made for vendors in IREPS. These activities can now be done online. Click here to download the User Manual to know details about this module. 

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IREPS YouTube: Revised Bid Submission Process for Services Tenders


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Monday, June 18, 2018

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

EOI No. 2018/CRIS/NDLS-ITPI/RFID/Project/0139/Pt-1: Registration & approval of vendors for RFID tags for use for identification of Vehicles on Indian Railways.Last date for submission of application: 20/06/2018 (17:00 hrs.)

Click Here for EOI documents

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Tender Submission Process for Services Tenders


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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for TDC and EMD Exemption in IREPS Tenders

Several categories of vendors like MSME firms, Firms registered with the zonal railway for the tendered item, Firms approved by RDSO/ PUs etc. for the tendered item etc. are exempt from payment of either Earnest Money or Tender Document Cost. Such bidders can claim exemption by selecting the Claim Exemption option on the payments page.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

IREPS YouTube: TDC & EMD Payments through Credit Card for Services Tenders


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Monday, May 14, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Submission of Goods and Service Tenders


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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) Refund Process

As a vendor or contractor, you have to pay the Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) for a tender to submit the financial bids. You may pay the Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) amount online through NetBanking, Debit Cards, Credit Cards etc. 

Monday, April 16, 2018

IREPS Statistics for FY 2017-2018

Some facts about Indian Railways e-Procurement System (IREPS) for the financial year 2017-18
  • More than 4,03,528 Tenders tenders issued through IREPS.
  • More than 9,944 Vendors registered with IREPS for e-tendering. 
  • More than 457 Bidders registered with IREPS for e-auction.
  • Scrap of more than 2,823.41 Crores sold through E-Auction on IREPS.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

About 2,670 Crore/Year, Scrap Material Sold Through IREPS e-Auction Portal

S. NO. Financial Year Sale Value in Crores (Approx.)
1. 2011 - 2012 0.40
2. 2012 - 2013 400
3. 2013 - 2014 2,780
4. 2014 - 2015 2,560
5. 2015 - 2016 2,380
6. 2016 - 2017 2,420
7. 2017 - 2018 2,820

2011 - 2018 13,390


Indian Railways e-Procurement System (IREPS) portal was launched in 2008 (25th August) for procurement of Goods, Works & Services, Sale of Materials, and Leasing of Assets through the process of E-Tendering, E-Auction or Reverse Auction. Sale of scrap materials through e-auction was launched in March 2012 through this portal.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

More than 17 Lakhs Tenders Published Through IREPS e-Tendering Portal

S. NO. Financial Year Tenders Published (Approx.) % Increased (Approx.)
1. 2008 - 2009 9,000 ---
2. 2009 - 2010 61,000 577.00%
3. 2010 - 2011 99,600 63.00%
4. 2011 - 2012 1,05,500 5.90%
5. 2012 - 2013 1,11,400 5.60%
6. 2013 - 2014 1,20,200 7.90%
7. 2014 - 2015 1,81,000 51.00%
8. 2015 - 2016 2,98,000 65.00%
9. 2016 - 2017 3,50,000 14.00%
10. 2017 - 2018 4,03,500 15.00%
11. 2008 - 2018 17,39,200 ---
Tenders Published (Approx.) = No. of Tenders Published in a Financial Year
% Increased (Approx.) = Percentage Increase in No. of Published Tenders from Previous Year




















Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Change in IREPS Helpdesk Telephone Numbers from 16.04.2018

From 16.04.2018 onwards IREPS helpdesk services will be available through a single phone number i.e. 011-23761525 (10 lines). 

All existing helpdesk telephone numbers will be discontinued from 23.04.2018.

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
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Friday, April 06, 2018

Download Tender's Drawing/Specifications from RDSO website

IREPS vendors need to download the drawing/specifications for tenders published though IREPS. Generally, it mentioned in the tender document that from where vendors can download the drawings. But if it is not mentioned in the tender document then vendors can download the drawing/specifications from the RDSO website. 

Some links are given below from where vendors can download the drawing/specifications.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) Payment on IREPS through Credit Card


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Sunday, March 11, 2018

IREPS E-Payment: Bank Status "Retry" after making the TDC/EMD Payment

Sometime after making the TDC or EMD payment using the Netbanking, Debit Card, Credit Card etc. amount deducted from the bank account or credit card account but due to communication failure from the bank payments not become successful. In this case, IREPS provides a Retry button to their users to re-confirm the status of the payment from the payment gateway.

Please note the following if you are getting the Retry button against a payment made you:

Thursday, February 22, 2018

IREPS YouTube: New Vendor Registration Process on IREPS for Stores/Supply e-Tenders


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Sunday, February 11, 2018

IREPS YouTube: Indian Railways Forthcoming Auctions on www.ireps.gov.in


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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Now searching tenders on www.ireps.gov.in is easier than earlier

To enhance the user experience IREPS changed the way of searching the tenders on their website www.ireps.gov.in. Now users can search the Railway tenders on www.ireps.gov.in in a very easy manner as shown and described below: 


 Search Tenders on www.ireps.gov.in


  • Open the home page of IREPS website by typing the URL www.ireps.gov.in in the address bar of any Internet Browser.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

IREPS YouTube: How to Search Indian Railways e-tenders on www.ireps.gov.in

Monday, January 08, 2018

How to participate in Limited, Bulletin, PAC etc. tenders?

You can participate in Limited, PAC, Bulletin etc. type tenders only if you are invited by the tender inviting authority for these type of tenders. Only those vendors can participate in these type of tenders which were invited/associated with the tender at the time of tender publishing. You can contact to tender inviting authorities and show your eligibility to include you in Limited, PAC, Bulletin etc. tenders published by their department.

Monday, January 01, 2018

IREPS Blog wishes you a very Happy New Year !


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