Stores Department of Secunderabad Division, South Central Railway organized an exhibition of procurement items at “Hawa Mahal” Sanchalan Bhavan, Secunderabad Divisional Office for development of a Vendor Cell today i.e., 25th January, 2021. The exhibition consists of Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO) approved procurement items pertaining to Signal & Telecommunication, Locomotives and Carriage & Wagon items.
Shri A.K. Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division inaugurated the exhibition and addressed the gathering. He emphasized on regular interactions between the vendors and railway officials for exchange of new developments in procurement eco-system, and the need for a strong vendor base and good supply chain management system.
Several vendors who took part in the event interacted with the Divisional Railway Manager and expressed their opinions regarding the exhibition and discussed on various subjects with regard to RDSO registration, Government e-Market place / IREPS, with the railway officials.
The exhibition was arranged with a view of displaying items having limited vendors, for appreciation and development of prospective vendors and to provide opportunities for the vendors to have a look at the items physically and understand the complexities of the design and application of the items involved.
The dignitaries were welcomed by Shri G. Chiranjeevi Vidyasagar, Senior Divisional Material Manager, Secunderabad Division. He stated that the main objective of this vendor meet is to have face-to-face interaction with the vendors on the various aspects of procurement system. Additional Divisional Railway Managers of the division Shri B. Ravichander, Shri D. Subrahmanyam, and Shri P.B.S Rathore and other officials were also present during the exhibition.