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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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


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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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