Saturday, May 04, 2019

North Western Railway-Vendors meet on 17/05/2019 for vendor development

North Western Railway is organising Vendor Meet on 17/05/2019 at Ganpati Nagar, Jaipur. Please register at www.nwr.indianrailways.gov.in to participate. Contact person for any query regarding Vendor Meet is Sh. K C Meena, Dy CMM/NWR, Mobile No. 9001195760.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Important Notice for Vendors: Vendor Meets in May 2019

Indian Railways is organizing vendor meets during May 2019 across the country. Please Click Here for venue, dates and other details.

Click here for more details.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

South Central Railway: Online Bill Submission for Stores Supply Orders

South Central Railway is starting Online Bill submission by Vendors from 01 May 2019 through Indian Railway e-Procurement Web Portal www.ireps.gov.in. This facility will be available for materials supplied against Stores supply orders for Stock items with Consignee/RITES Inspection clause. Vendors dealing with South Central Railway are advised to read the user manual available on www.ireps.gov.in in Learning centre with link ‘User Manual for Vendors on Post Contract Activities Version-1.0’ to have prior knowledge of online bill submission process. No manual bill shall be acceptable after 01.05.2019 for Purchase Orders of Stock items with Consignee/RITES Inspection.

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East Coast Railway: Online Bill Submission for Stores Supply Orders

East Coast Railway is starting Online Bill Submission by vendors from 01-May-2019 through Indian Railway e-Procurement web portal www.ireps.gov.in. This facility will be available for materials supplied against Stores Supply Orders for Stock Items with consignee/RITES inspection clause. Vendors dealing with East Coast Railway are advised to read the user manual available on www.ireps.gov.in in Learning Centre with link ‘User Manual for Vendors on Post Contract Activities Version-1.0’ to have prior knowledge of online bill submission process. No manual bill shall be acceptable after 01-May-2019 for purchase orders of Stock Items with Consignee/RITES inspection.


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Publishing of new Bid document of NWR

Modified tender conditions for NWR tenders are available on IREPS. These new tender conditions will be applicable in all tenders floated from 08.04.2019. All vendors are requested to please go through the modified NWR tender conditions.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Goods & Services Tenders: How to Change Digital Signing Certificate (DSC) of a User?


Change Digital Signing Certificate (DSC)
  • Digital Signing Certificates have limited validity. Users may be therefore required to change their DSC. This can be done through the link available on the login page as shown below:

Goods & Services Tenders: How to Reset Password using Digital Signing Certificate (DSC)?



 Reset Password using Digital Signing Certificate (DSC)


  • Users can reset their password (especially lost/ forgotten password) through the links available on the login page as shown below:

Goods & Services Tenders: How to View Letter of Acceptance?

Vendors/Bidders can see the letter of acceptance after login to their account on IREPS portal.


 View Letter of Acceptance


Firms who have been issued Letters of Acceptance (LOA) can view the same through this icon in the folder My Post Tender Activities – Letters of Acceptance.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to View Counter Offer and Reply to Counter Offer?



 View Counter Offer Letter

Firms who have been issued counter offers can view the counter offer letter through this icon in the folder My Post Tender Activities – Counter Offers.


 Submit Reply to Counter Offer

Clicking on this icon brings up the interface for submission of response against a counter offer issued by the tendering department. This link is available in the My Post Tender Activities- Counter Offers. The link is available only upto the response date stipulated by the tendering authority for submission of reply to counter offer. The bidder is required to choose acceptance or rejection of counter offer in the Response field. In case of rejection, it is mandatory for the bidder to give reasons for rejection of counter offer in the remarks column.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to View Negotiation Letter and Submit Negotiated Bid?


 View Negotiation Letter

Firms who have been invited for negotiations can view the negotiation letter through this icon in the folder My Post Tender Activities – Negotiations.


 Submit Negotiated Bid

Clicking on this icon brings up the interface for submission of negotiated bids. This link is available in the My Post Tender Activities- Negotiations folder. The link is available only upto the closing date and time for submission of negotiated bids. The process for submission of negotiated bids is described below.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to View Offers and Tabulations of a Tender?

After the opening of the tender eligible vendors/bidders can see their offers and tabulations. 


  View My Offer

Through this icon the Vendors can view the bid submitted by them against the tender. This icon is visible only after the tender has been opened. The icon is available in the My Tenders- Closed folder in the Middle Body of the Bidder Home Page.


  View Financial Tabulation

Firms who have submitted their offer against an Open Tender can view Financial Tabulation Statement auto-generated by the system immediately after opening of the tender through this link. Financial Tabulation is a comparative statement of the financial terms (rates, taxes & duties etc.) quoted by various bidders.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to Submit a Revised Offer?

Submission of Revised Offer


Clicking on the bidding icon in the action column in the My Tenders- Live folder on the Home page opens the following page that shows the bid ID and other relevant details of the bid previously submitted by the bidder, as shown below:

To submit revised bid the bidder has to click on Submit Revised Bid Button in the Action column. This will again open the Bidding interface, and the bidder has to follow the steps given in below link to submit his revised bid.

Goods & Services Tenders: Bid Preparation and Submission Process for a Tender

Bid Preparation and Submission: This icon is displayed only to those Vendors who are authorized to bid against the tender. If any responsiveness clause has been added by the tendering department, clicking on the bid submission icon opens the Responsiveness page. The responsiveness page lists tender conditions in respect of which the bidder is not allowed to quote any deviation. Quoting of deviation in respect of any of these clauses shall lead to summary rejection of the offer. The bidder is required to tick the check box at the bottom of the page as a mark of acceptance of the conditions mentioned on the page.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to Make the TDC & EMD Payments for a Tender?

Make/View Payment - TDC & EMD: This icon is displayed in My Tenders (Live) and My Payments folders in Middle body of the Bidder Home Page and in the Search Tender page for all published tenders for all live tenders only to those Vendors who are authorized to bid against the tender. For open tender this icon is shown to all the bidders, and for Limited, Special Limited and Single tender it is available only to those firms who have been sent the tender enquiry for the tender.

Clicking on this icon opens the Payments page which is the interface for making payments towards Tender Document Cost (TDC) and Earnest Money Deposit (EMD). If Tender document cost (TDC) is not yet paid, the page for payment of TDC is opened. If TDC has already been paid, payment page for payment of Earnest Money is opened. The payments already made by the bidders are listed at the bottom of the page. For Tender Document cost the entire payment has to be made in one go, whereas for Earnest Money the payment can be made in multiple installments.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to View corrigendum List Issued in a Tender?

A corrigendum is a change/modification/update in the tender document after publishing the tender. You may see the list of corrigenda published in a tender by clicking on the Corrigendum List icon. This icon is displayed in My Tenders (Live) and My Tenders (Closed) Folders in Middle body of the Bidder Home Page and in the Search Tender page for all published tenders, for all tender types. Clicking on this icon opens the Corrigendum page, whereby the users can view the list of all the corrigenda that have been issued after publication of the tender. Clicking on the View Corrigendum details icon in Action Column of this page opens the individual corrigendum letter.

Goods & Services Tenders: What is the Significance of the Different Blocks of the Tender Document?

Anyone, who can access the www.ireps.gov.in can see the tender document of a tender. A user may search the tender by using the Search E-Tenders link available on the home page of the IREPS website as well as on logged in user's home page. The tender document consists of various sections which are described below:


 NIT Header

This section contains general details related to tender like Contract Type, Closing Date & Time, Evaluation Criteria, Earnest Money, Tender Document Cost etc.

Goods & Services Tenders: How to Login into IREPS Application as a Vendor?

Vendors who have already registered themselves, and have got the E-Mail for Username / Password from EPS Admin can login into IREPS application by the process given below: 
  • First, open the home page of IREPS application www.ireps.gov.in and click on the Login button on the Home page and choose the option E-Tender.
  • It will open the Login page for you.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Goods & Services Tenders: Use of links available in the left navigation block of Vendor's home page

After a successful login, the Bidder can see his home page which is divided into three blocks namely Left Navigation Block, Middle Body, and Right Navigation Block. In this post, we will discuss the links available in the Left Navigation Block.
01 Use of links available in the left navigation block of Vendor's home page

The Left Navigation Block contains many sections as described below:

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Northern Railway: Online Bill Submission for Stores Supply Orders

Northern Railway is starting online bill submission by vendors from 15-Feb-2019 through Indian Railway e-Procurement web portal www.ireps.gov.in.  This facility will be available for materials supplied against Stores supply orders for stock items with consignee/RITES Inspection clause.  Vendors dealing with Northern Railway are advised to read the user manual available on www.ireps.gov.in in Learning Center with link ‘User Manual for Vendors on Post Contract Activities Version-1.0’ to have prior knowledge of online bill submission process. No manual bill shall be acceptable after 15/02/2019 for purchase orders of stock items with consignee/RITES inspection.


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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Important Notice (dated 29.01.2019) for Vendors and Bidders

Due to some technical issues, E-Tendering users were not able to log in between 12.15 Hrs to 14.30 Hrs on 29.01.2019. The problem has now been resolved.

Many E-Auction (Sale) bidders are not able to submit their bids from 09.00 Hrs onwards. The problem is being resolved.

All the tenders with the closing date as 29.01.2019 and closing time after 12.15 Hrs have been postponed to 30.01.2019. The time of closing shall remain the same.

The closing time of all e-RA (e-reverse auction) lots scheduled to close between 12.15 Hrs to 16.00 Hrs on 29.01.2019 has been extended and these lots are now scheduled to close at 17.00 Hrs on 29.01.2019 (subject to further auto-extensions).

All unsold e-Auction (Sale) lots closing on 29.01.2019 are withdrawn.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

New system of advance publishing of Auction related data

New system of advance publishing of Auction related data in place of advance publishing of catalogue for the auction was introduced on Pilot basis for Shakur Basti Depot of Northern Railway. On successful pilot for Shakur Basti Depot, it is now being introduced for e-auctions of all depots and Divisions of Northern Railway and North Central Railway. These depots and divisions shall start publishing the auction related data from 25-Jan-2019. Bidders may view and print the lots and other details that shall be put in the auction on a particular auction from "view published data for upcoming auctions" button on their home page.

To view brief instructions to Bidders on migration to "Lot Publishing Module" please Click Here. To View user manual for bidders for Lot Publishing Module, please Click Here. To view published data for upcoming auctions, please Click Here.

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Important Notice (dated 25.01.2018) for Vendors and Bidders

Due to network problems IREPS users were facing problems in logging into IREPS portal upto 12.30 Hrs. The problem has now been resolved.

All the tenders with closing date as 25.01.2019 have been postponed to 28.01.2019. The time of closing shall remain the same.

The closing time of all e-RA (e-reverse auction) lots scheduled to close on 25.01.2019 has been extended by four hours and these lots are now scheduled to close between 16.00 Hrs and 17.00 on 25.01.2018 (subject to further auto-extensions).

All e-Auction (Sale) lots closing between 10.00 Hrs and 13.00 Hrs on 25.01.2019 are withdrawn. The e-Auction (Sale) lots closing after 13.00 Hrs will remain open for bidding. 

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

IREPS YouTube: New Contractor Registration on IREPS for Works e-Tenders (Latest Video)


Monday, January 07, 2019

New Features in e-Auction Module

New system of advance publishing of Auction related data in place of advance publishing of catalogue for the auction is being introduced on Pilot basis. On pilot basis, it is being introduced for Auction in Shakurbasti depot of Northern Railway from Auction Date 12-Jan-2019. Advance publishing of Auction related data shall be available from 03-Jan-2019. To View Details of New system, Click Here. Bidders may view and print the lots and other details that shall be put in the auction on a particular auction from “view published data for upcoming auctions” button on home page.

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Tuesday, January 01, 2019

IREPS Blog wishes you a very Happy New Year !


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