E-Commerce is basically for the purpose of trading of products and services through on-line which brings buyers and sellers to the same platform for easy transaction where they swap commodities for need fulfilment.
The directorate general of supplies & disposals (dgs&d) e-procurement project is the flagship e-governance initiative of the ministry of commerce and industry, govt. Of india in association with the world bank. This project has emerged as the best alternative to provide fair procurement practices in government departments. E-procurement would greatly benefit the government entities by simplifying and speeding up the tender evaluation process with increased transparency and wider competition. This would also enhance the image of the organization in particular and government functioning in general.
Facilities in e-procurement portal
All operations to be performed online in web based electronic mode to facilitate interaction with manufacturers, suppliers, indenters and other users.
DGS&D site contains tender notices, tender enquiries, documents, terms and conditions, rate contracts, policies and procedures, circulars, forms – freely downloadable.
Electronic tendering of bids and offers.
Placement of supply orders.
Application and issue of registration certificates.
Inspection call and generation of inspection notes.
Payment to suppliers.
Monitoring and generation of reports.
All details of the project are available at http://dgsnd. Gov. In
One of the pre-requisites of a user is digital signature certificate (dsc), obtained from a licensed certifying authority (ca) like safescrypt. A dsc is required to digitally sign electronic forms. DSC India authorities are licensed under the indian information technology act (it act 2000) to issue dscs. A digital signature affixed via a dsc is recognized by the indian it act which is equivalent to a physical signature.
What is dgs&d cert?
DGS&D cert is a digital signature certificate that is equivalent to a digital identity, which helps to uniquely identify you to the dgs&d portal on the internet. A digital signature is to an electronic form what a handwritten signature is to a paper form.
For security reason your dgs&dcert should be stored on a hardware device such as a cryptographic usb token. You simply need to plug the token into the usb port of your computer and perform your signing operation.