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Showing posts with label Service Contracts. Show all posts
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Monday, February 26, 2024

Service Contracts - Acceptance Powers


Service Contracts - Acceptance Powers

  • Source: Railway Board Letter No.2023/F(X)II/PW/1 dated 27.12.2023 Click for the Letter 

  • Path: Finance Directorate > Content of Finance / Expenditure >  FX-II Letters

Service Contracts - Delegation of Powers of Acceptance

Monetary Values


(Each Service Tender)

Accepting Authority

Division controlled units

HQ controlled & Other Units

Up to Rs. 50 Lakhs

SG/JAG/SS(Independent charge)

Direct Acceptance of Tenders

Up to Rs. 4 Crore


Above Rs. 4 Crore and up to Rs. 20 Crore



Above Rs. 20 Crore and up to Rs. 100 Crore



Above Rs. 100 Crore and up to Rs. 500 Crore



Above Rs. 500 Crore




  • Recruitment Tenders - Chairman RRB can exercise the powers of CHOD (i.e., up to Rs. 500 Crores)

  • RRB Service Tenders accepted at Zonal Railways - Variations in quantities will be approved by Chairman/RRB, if the revised value of Agreement lies within their current tender acceptance powers. 


Monday, September 28, 2020

Service Contracts and GeM


Service Contracts  and GeM – Government E Marketplace

·        If Services available on GeM portal, Procurement has to be done through GeM only.


·        Exception to the above rules is with Specific reasons with justification and Personal approval of GM/DRM is required.



        Delegation of Powers to invite and accepting Service Tenders




All other Officers

Full powers

Rs. 100 Crores

(long term contracts)

As per delegation of

Service contracts



·        Enter Service Contract in place of termination of existing Service Contract: 

§  DRMs have full powers .

§  For a period of 3 months only.

§  By calling quotations from approved list of vendors.

§  Finance concurrence required


·        Source: Sl.No.44 of Works Matters of MSOP