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Date : Mar 24, 2021
Request for Quotations for Annual Contract (AC) for Supply of medicines at the Bank’s dispensaries in the Main Office premises and Bank’s Staff Colonies at Bengaluru for the year April 2021 – March 2022

Consequent to the response of the chemists/ druggists/ stockists to the advertisement issued by Reserve Bank of India in leading local newspapers on February 12, 2021 for “Empanelment of chemists/ druggists/ stockists for Supply of Drugs and Medicines to RBI Dispensaries”, a panel of five suppliers for the years 2021-2024 namely Apollo Pharmacies Limited, Fours Pharma, Ram Agencies, Vardhman Pharma Distributors Pvt Ltd and Bharath Medical and General Agencies had fulfilled the eligibility criteria and agreed to all the terms and conditions specified in Request for Empanelment document.

2. We now invite quotations from empaneled chemists/ druggists/ stockists for award of Annual Contract (AC) for supply of medicines to Bank’s Dispensaries in the Main Office and Bank’s Staff Colonies at Cunningham Road, Cunningham Crescent, Koramangala, Osborne Road, Nandini Layout and RPC Layout, Bengaluru for the year April 2021 – March 2022. The estimated expenditure for the year 2021-22 is ₹ 250 lakh. Tenderers are requested to quote the best uniform discount rate for the tentative annual purchase of medicines/ drugs/ medical items. Your offer should be made in the Price Bid format in Part II of this e-tender. An Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of ₹5,00,000/- (Rupees five lakh only) has to be deposited on or before April 19, 2021 (10:00 hrs). The price bids of such of the empaneled chemists / druggists / stockists who have submitted EMD will only be considered for award of the Annual Contract.

3. The tendering would be done through the e-Tendering portal of MSTC Ltd. (http://mstcecommerce.com/eprochome/rbi). Empaneled chemists/druggists/stockists must register themselves with MSTC Ltd. through the above mentioned website to participate in the tendering process. The tenderers should submit their discount rate through e-tendering portal along with all supporting documents on or before 10:00 hrs on April 19, 2021. Price bids of the tenderers will be opened on April 19, 2021 at 15:00 hrs.

4. In the event of any date indicated above being declared a holiday, the next working day shall become operative for the respective purpose mentioned herein. Tender document can be downloaded from Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in and www.mstcecommerce.com. Any amendment(s) / corrigendum / clarifications with respect to this tender shall be uploaded on the website / e-portal only. The tenderer should regularly check the above website / e-portal for any amendment / corrigendum / on the above website. The Bank reserves the right to reject any or all the tenders without assigning any reason thereof.

Regional Director for Karnataka
Reserve Bank of India

March 24, 2021