Guidelines for procurement of Desktop PCs
The Ministry of Railways, Government of India, has issued guidelines for the procurement of Desktop PCs in Indian Railways and Production Units. These guidelines, referenced as File No. A-15013(12)/11/2020-RBCC and dated 14.09.2023, state that procurement of Desktop PCs at Middle Level & Entry Level should adhere to revised specifications. High End PCs will maintain the specifications outlined in a previous Board letter. The procurement process is to be carried out exclusively through the GeM portal.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
The General Managers
All Indian Railways/Production Units
(As per Standard List)
Sub: Guidelines for procurement of Desktop PCs.
Ref: (i) MeitY Office Memorandum No.W-43/4/2020-IPHW dated 12.05.2021.
(ii) Board’s letter of even no. dated 04.01.2022.
Policy guidelines for procurement of Desktop PCs in all Indian Railways/Production Units were laid down vide letter under reference (11). It has now been decided that procurement of Desktop PCs at Middle Level & Entry Level, are to be made in Indian Railways as per revised specifications as under:
|Level of Desktop PCs||Existing Specifications||Revised specifications|
|Middle Level||Core 15 10400/AMD RS5 3400G, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, DVD RW with 21.5” monitor, OS-Windows/Linux||Core 15 10400/AMD R5 3400G, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, DVD RW with 21.5” monitor, OS- Windows/Linux|
|Entry Level||Core i3 10100/AMD R3 3200G, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, DVD RW with 21.5” monitor, OS-Windows/Linux||Core 13 10100/AMD R3 3200G, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, DVD RW with 21.5” monitor, OS- Windows/Linux|
Specifications of High End PCs will remain same as mentioned in Board’s letter under reference (ii).
- Procurement is to be done through GeM portal only.
- This issue with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Please acknowledge receipt.
Encl: OM dated 12.05.2021 of MeitY
(Bharat Bhushan Harit)
Joint Director, ME/C&IS
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