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About Stores Department:

Stores Directorate caters to materials requirements of various directorates of RDSO. It is the nodal directorate of RDSO for IREPS / GeM related issues. Stores Directorate also plays an advisory role on matters pertaining to Stores.
It has two wings: Purchase and Depot. Purchase Office deals in procurement of approximately 1250 demands per annum, ranging from items required for civil, telecom and electrical maintenance to stationery, computers, clothing, furniture, paints, oils, lubricants, tools and plants, small equipments, spares of machines and also of complex R&D items.  Central Stores Depot consist of 4 stocking wards (01-Clothing Ward, 02-General Ward, 03-Stationary Ward, & 04-M&C Ward), stocking and issuing about 407 items having annual turnover value of Rs 2.82 Crores. In addition, there is a receipt and inspection ward and a scrap clearance section. All unserviceable (scrap) materials collected from different Directorates of RDSO are being handed over to General Stores Depot, Alambagh, N.Railway , Lucknow, the nominated scrap disposal centre for RDSO


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Brief Achievements (2021-2022)

  1. Stores Directorate/RDSO has achieved 100% e-tendering for Global, Open and Limited tenders through IREPS portal, wherein prospective bidders can submit their digitally signed and fully secured e-offers.  Stores department has also started e-acceptance of offers (e-LOA), e-tender committee (e-TC) proceedings and online EMD refund. Stock and Non Stock demands are being generated online and forwarded though IMMS ensuring an environment of complete digitized Supply Chain Management.
  2. Common Goods and services available on GeM portal are being procured through GeM Portal.
  3. Unified Vendor Approval Module (UVAM) has been implemented with the help of CRIS which is functioning as a single window for all vendors for registration  in RDSO, CORE & PUs. This has promoted transparency and efficiency in the vendor registration process.
  4. User Depot Module (UDM) has been implemented in RDSO since Feb-2021.Thus, supply   chain system has been completely digitized  by bringing all Directorates of RDSO on  UDM  platform. Online   payment for non-stock  items has also been initiated since  Feb-2022.
  5. Availability of Covid-19 related items like Sanitizers, Masks, Infra-red thermometers etc. has been ensured by Stores Dte. during Covid pandemic due to which RDSO has succeeded in controlling the disease in RDSO.
  6. वर्ष-2021 में भंडार निदेशालय को हिंदी के सर्वाधिक प्रयोग के लिए प्रथम पुरस्कार प्राप्त हुआ।
  7. During year 2021-22 , Stores Directorate has finalised procurement of few very important  items like TRI-NETRA, Thermal Vision Camera to alert the crew of the passage of big wild animals, Fire Test Lab equipment,  Compact Light Weight Data Acquisition System and Software for Virtual Validation of running characteristic of Rail Vehicle System. This will help RDSO in delivering important projects assigned by Railway Board.





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