GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
( RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi, Dated 17/10/2002.
To,Sub: Report of the committee on appointment of Works Contractors- Finalization of tenders.
As per list ?A? attached.
Ref: Board?s letter of even No. dated 22/10/2001.
In continuation of above cited reference, Board (ME, FC) have further considered the remaining 23 recommendations of the committee and approved 12 of them as per details in the Annexure. The remaining recommendations are still under consideration of Board.
Recommendations (27 Nos) already approved and communicated to Railways vide Board?s letter referred above have also been included in this letter for the sake of convenience and the same are shown in italics. The recommendations as approved by Board now are shown in normal font with clause number in bold. Thus, total 39 recommendations as approved by Board are sent herewith. (Annexure-I)
The recommendations as now approved would be applicable prospectively only as before and will preclude contracts which have already been entered into or have been called and are under process of finalization.
Further action is also being taken by Board to issue necessary Correction Slips to the relevant paras of Engineering/ Finance Codes so as to modify codal provisions in line with these recommendations. Pending issue to Correction Slips, these recommendations as approved, would override the codal provisions G.C.C. or any other instruction issued earlier by Board as separate circular etc. to that extent.
This issue with the concurrence of Finance. Dte of Railway Board.
Encl; as above (10 pages).
( Parmod Kumar)
Executive Director Civil Engineering (G)