Government launches Bidder Information Management System and Bhoomi Rashi – PFMS Linkage Portals
Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highway (MoRTH) launched two IT initiative Bidder Information Management System (BIMS) and Bhoomi Rashi and PFMS linkage aimed at expediting pre construction processes relating to bidding and land acquisition respectively.
Bidder Information Management System (BIMS)
BIMS portal aims at streamlining process of pre-qualification of bidders for EPC Mode of contracts for National Highway works with enhanced transparency and objectivity. It works as data base of information about bidders, covering basic details, civil works experience, cash accruals and network, annual turnover etc.
It allows assessment of pre-qualification of bidders from data already stored in portal to carry out technical evaluation at much faster rate. It will be used by all project implementation agencies of MoRTH for maintenance of technical information of civil works of contractors, concessionaires and for online technical evaluation of civil works bids.
BIMS portal will be operated in conjunction with Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) portal for invitation of bids for civil works for EPC mode. It will help to significantly reduce procurement time for projects through objective and transparent online evaluation system thereby leading to accelerated project implementation
Bhoomi Rashi portal has been developed by MoRTH and National Informatics Centre (NIC). It comprises entire revenue data of country, right down to 6.4 lakh villages. It makes entire process flow from submission of draft notification by State Government to its approval by Minister of State (MoS) for RT&H and publication in e-Gazetteis online. The portal has been created for expediting process of publication of notifications for land acquisition. It will be utilized for issuing notification. It will play instrumental role in reducing time taken for approval and publication of notifications pertaining to land acquisition
The Bhoomi Rashi portal has been integrated with Public Financial Management System (PFMS) to facilitate payment related to compensation for land acquisition to all beneficiaries directly through Bhoomi Rashi system. It will make payment of Compensation by MoRTH to beneficiaries in real time and without any parking of funds.
PFMS is web-based online software application developed and implemented by Office of Controller General of Accounts (CGA) to facilitate sound public financial management system for Central Government. It provides various stakeholders with real time, reliable and meaningful management information system and effective decision support system, as part of Digital India initiative of Central Government.