Department of Electronics & Information Technology
E-Commerce portals interested in delivering the goods to government or OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) who do not have a direct delivery would be asked to register their authorized partners with the Government. These registered e-commerce sites shall then be the identified channels of online purchase for government requirement. The empanelment shall be reviewed year on year based on their performance.
The standardization of products be various vendor empanelled products shall be done through a transparent process and the provision for addition and deletion of products from the list shall be clearly laid out.
The government shall issue necessary directives to alter or amend the stores purchase manual to ensure that the purchase through the technology platforms is possible.
Government shall insist that for every government purchase of devices it shall be mandatory that there shall be a local partner who shall be responsible for the upgradation and maintenance of the device. The local partner shall be a trained and authorized partner for such maintenance. The Government shall also insist on a buyback clause during the time of purchase to ensure that the e-waste is under control .
Government shall be open to Innovative technology /process / business solutions from service providers and the same shall be procured through a Swiss Challenge method.
Government shall be open to vendors who are willing to provide Software-As-A-Service to the Government for a period of 5 years subject to terms of data privacy and migration agreements.