Kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect of procurement of PCs from M/s Tata Power by CAIR, DRDO, Bangalore. To favor M/S Tata Power demands raised against the laid down rule of PM-2006 approved purchased manual of DRDO, The procurement was done in PAC. It is not understood how universal available Personal Computer can become PAC item. In the name of secrecy exemptions are being obtained for publishing in Central Public Procurement Portal (CPP).
As per PM-2006 para 7.8 – SINGLE TENDER WITH PAC: This system will be adopted in respect of
Following cases on certification by the Director of Lab/Estt that no other Make/brand can be used.
(a) Proprietary articles which are monopoly product of a single manufacturer. If possible, a certificate in this regard may be obtained from the concerned firm, before Director Signs the PAC.
The DG involved in this procurement is Dr. KD Nayak who is best manipulator in such kind of procurement please refer to
CBI report No.PE-3(A) /2001 of DEAL, DRDO, Dehradun-Two special PARA of report is
The recommendation of the TPC was approved by Director and the statement of case was prepared for obtaining sanction for approval of purchase from competetent authority i.e SA to RM as in case of single tender the FINANCIAL competence of Director of Lab is restricted to Rs 1 Lakh. The statement of case put up DRDO under the signature of Dr.AS Bains and Dr.KD Nayak dt 7th Oct 1997 sate that the requirement of………
The deal for the purchase was approved by the then SA to RM Dr.APJ Abul Kalam. However the only bone of connection is fact that when the supplier asked for change of nomenclature and replacing the word down convertor with integrated circuit, Dr AS Bains, director of the lab had approved of the TPC recommendation and have not referred this matter of change of nomenclature to SA to RM as the deal was approved by him.
The care procured Rs 40-50 thousand PC in nearly 5.5 Lakhs with following demands.
- 14SSD228 – 6 March 2014- Rs 9580774.00- M/S Tata Power
- 14SSD237 –19 March 2014- Rs 9881360.00- M/S Tata Power
- 14SSD136 – 26 August 2014- Rs 58051500.00- M/S Tata Power
- Please provide proprietary certificate given by M/S Tata Power.
- Copy of statement case where justification mentioned about proprietary case.
- List of TPC members who approved the above case.
The above case is the example of corrupt practice followed by DRDO in the name of secrecy government India can verify from the expert of DOE.Regards Prabhu Dandriyal,
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