Public procurement of Sub-standard Medical Equipments
Moreover, as per GEM e-tendering any delay of even one day the deduction of INVOICED BILL is envisaged, WHILE THE PAYMENT, WHICH IS REQUIRED TO BE PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS, TAKES MONTHS TOGETHER, WITHOUT LEVYING OF ANY PENALTY AND AS SUCH THE MINIMAL PROFIT OF ANY BIDDER TURNS TO LOSSES THAN ANY PROFIT.
So, it is not even Medical Equipment Sector, but all the Business Sectors, especially for Networking Partners, who occasionally get the Authorization from OEM are under doll drums and REQUIRED TO BE TAKEN CARE OF BY AMENDING ITS TERMS & CONDITIONS. more
Public procurement across government undertaking is questionable as everywhere corrupt practices are in place. This has gone into the blood of these officials. This chain is linked from top to botton for a share in the bribe.
Reported scams in public units are probed and only it is announced at the start. Thereafter, public is in dark as final findings do come to the front at all. Further probe goes for years and public forget about the same. Again, so many scams come to the light regularly and people loose interest to track them. So we lack alertness and remain silent as long as it is not affect us in our daily life. PM and ministers must be role models in bringing corrupt practices out in the limelight and also to ensure to identify the culprints at the earliest and to punish them to the core so that successors do not do the same mistake which will lead to a full stop for this. more