On the occasion of Vigilance Awareness week, Northern Coalfields Limited, a Mini Ratna central PSU under the Coal India Limited had requested NIC to deliver a lecture on e-Procurement. Shri Tapan Prakash Ray, Technical Director, NIC Odisha and a member of e-procurement team delivered the talk on the occasion at NCL Hqrs, Singrauli.
The talk was well received by the audience and focused primarily on benefits of e-procurement like transparency, accountability and efficiency. The function was attended by a large no of NCL officers including Directors and General Managers. The session was very interactive, with the audience getting various queries clarified.
NCL has been using GePNIC since 2013 through the CIL e-procurement portal coalindiatenders.nic.in. Shri Ray was presented with a memento by Shri K. P. Venkatshwar Rao, IPS, Chief Vigilance Officer, NCL on the occasion.