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Government calls tender for 35 cr disposable syringes, preference for indigenous products

The tender bids need to be submitted by December 28, 2020

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The Central Medical Services Society (CMSS), a central procurement agency (CPA) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has invited tenders for 35 crore disposable syringes of 0.5 ml with the auto-disable feature.

The tender bids need to be submitted by December 28, 2020.  And the selected bidder needs to deliver the committed product quantity within 150 days from the date of the selection announcement.

Under this procurement, the government will be giving preference to Indian-made products. For bids less than Rs 200 crores is reserved for purchase from Class 1 local suppliers defined in the Public Procurement Order 2017. The minimum local content required to qualify as a Class 1 local supplier denoted in the bid document is 50 per cent.

Besides this, under the procurement process, micro and small enterprises will be given preference whose credentials are validated online through Udyog Aadhaar for the mentioned product category.

As part of the bidding process, the authority has asked the bidders to submit the following documents: