Capacity development program on Electronic Government Procurement System (e-GP)

A weeklong capacity development program on Electronic Government Procurement System (e-GP) began today at PDC.

The e-GP is a web-based system through which the procuring agencies shall perform their procurement related activities. The stakeholders include individuals, bidders/consultants, procuring agencies, payment service providers, development partners and they will require dedicated administrators for access and operations.

The Program Director of the institute welcomed the participants and opened the training highlighting the importance of e-GP in audit engagements for quality audit results. He urged all participants to participate actively for fruitful learning which can be shared to their teams and colleagues.

Two Officers from the Department of National Properties, Ministry of Finance are imparting training to 19 Auditors from RAA HQ and Regional Offices. The training will cover the following modules;

i) PRR 2019 and SPRR 2021;
ii) e-GP Overview;
iii) Government User Creation;
iv) Annual Procurement Plan for goods, works and services;
v) Tender Notice creation and Committee Formation;
vi) Tender Document Preparation ;
vii) Tender Publication;
viii) Tender Opening and Evaluation;
ix) Evaluation of works;
x) Letter of Intent (LoI);
xi) Letter of Acceptance (LoA) and contract signing;
xii) Tender Document Creation and publication;
xiii) Evaluation of Goods (Item Wise and Lot Wise);
xiv) Shortlisting of Consultants;
xv) Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) creation and publication.

The training is being conducted with financial support from Austrian Development Agency (ADA).

The training is scheduled to conclude on 10th December 2021.