NIL offers end-to-end supply chain management Services for various clients globally. The services include contracts and purchase, inspection, expediting, transportation as well as supplier/contractor enlistment. We have vast expertise in global procurement through excellent manpower, procedures, rules and policies ably supported by an extensive data base with vast information on global suppliers and contractors from all over world.
Public Procurement has three vital components, i.e., transparency, equity and fairness. Public Procurement of NIL is intended to procure works, material and services of the specified quality within the specified time at the most competitive price in a fair, just and transparent manner. All enquires for procurement of goods, Services and Works, POs/ Contracts and nomination cases awarded are hosted on Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) and NIL website ("Tenders").
We adopt latest IT tools/technologies for enhancing the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of its procurement processes. Over the years, all procurement functions have been IT enabled- from the receipt of an indent up to Inspection, Dispatch and transportation of the equipment. In addition, we have an integrated in-house ERP and EDMS application linking all procurement functions across various geographical locations.
NIL has already implemented E-procurement and reverse auction to enhance transparency with cost reduction. E-Tendering was successfully conducted for Rs. 983.28 Cr. throughout various projects of OBE/KSTK, POA besides in house jobs and reverse auction value of Rs. 310.07 Cr was conducted. reverse auction besides bringing transparency resulted in huge cost reduction to project cost. For Example reverse auction for design, construction and laying of interceptor sewers along najafgarh, supplementary and shahdara drains for Delhi Jal Board, for a price of Rs 1963.42 crore resulted in a saving of 28% i.e. Rs. 763.68 crore.
We also provide specialized inspection and expediting services through its nine regional procurement Offices (RPOs) spread all over India and three overseas inspection offices located at London, Milan and Shanghai. Our inspection services aim at ensuring timely supply of material and equipment of the specified quality and meeting specification requirements for various projects of our clients.
We have a data bank of almost 1800 (indigenous & foreign) suppliers for 800 items in different discipline and about 225 contractors in different discipline/categories. Performance of suppliers and contractors are reviewed periodically ("supplier/ contractor registration").
NIL provides services for custom clearance and transportation planning and control of equipment to be dispatched to various project sites. The services include arranging shipment of equipments/materials, contract registration with customs, assessment of custom duty and clearance, insurance and transportation to site. route surveys are conducted for movement of over dimensional consignments and decisions for route with least obstacles are taken accordingly.
NIL, as a responsible CPSU, is committed towards implementation of various procurement policies issued by the Govt. of India including Public Procurement Policy (PPP)-2012 for Micro and Small Enterprises.