The Stores Branch of Vijayawada Division is headed by Senior Divisional Materials Manager. He is assisted by Assistant Divisional Materials Manager (ADMM).
The Sr.DMM has dual responsibilities:
1) as head of General Branch of DRM Office
The General Branch functions as a secretariat of DRM and includes, Receipt and Dispatch Section, Confidential Reports Cell, Dak Receipt and Dispatch Section, and
2) as a head of Stores Branch.
The functions of Stores Branch are:
(I) Procurement of various items of engineering and general stores required by all Branches of Vijayawada Division, as well as extra-divisional units such as Construction Organization , and
(II) Sale of Condemned and obsolete stores of Vijayawada Division which are decided for ex-site disposal
I. Vijayawada Division purchases up to Rs. 15 lakhs per case. Vendors interested to register and participate may send their credentials to following address.
Sr. Divisional Materials Manager, DRM’s Office Compound, South Central Railway, Vijayawada (AP) PIN-20 001.
The credentials should include VAT registration number/TIN, commercial tax registration, income-tax return pertaining to firm/individual, certificate issued under shop and establishment act, contact persons postal address, cell phone number etc. Our tenders can be seen at the following site.
scr.indianrailways.gov.in under section Tenders. Fax No.0866-2573260.
ØNB: The Stores Branch purchases stores exclusively through e-tenders on Indian Railway e-procurement platform namely IREPS (URL: www.ireps.gov.in). All current and prospective vendors are advised to get themselves registered on IREPS website in order to be able to bid for supply tenders. All the required procedure and other resources may be found on the IREPS website.
II. Scrap Sales: Disposal of various kinds of Scrap such as released/obsolete permanent way scrap like rails, track-fittings, wooden and pre-stressed concrete sleepers, MS and Cast Iron and all sorts of released/obsolete scrap, structures, coahes, wagons and locomotives etc through e-auction.
Stores Branch is conducting two to four e-auction sales every month to sell obsolete and/or condemned materials of Vijayawada Division. All high value sales are done exclusively through e-auction. Therefore every purchaser desirous of bidding in our auctions must be registered on IREPS web site. Necessary information may be obtained on internet site www.ireps.gov.in where detailed instructions are available to prospective buyers. Besides this a number of low-value scrap like broken/released furniture, oil and paint drums etc are done through conventional auctions. The dates of all auctions are published well in advance in all major dailies and should be noted by prospective purchasers.
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