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About Stores Directorate:

Stores Directorate caters the 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 office and Central Stores Depot (CSD). Purchase Office deals in procurement of approximately 1740 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 343 items having annual turnover value of Rs 1.97 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 delivred to General Stores Depot, Alambagh, N.Railway , Lucknow (the nominated scrap disposal centre for RDSO) for it’s disposal.




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Brief Achievements (2022-2023)

  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. During year 2022-23 , Stores Directorate has finalised procurement of few very important  items like BRAKE DYNAMOMETER for Testing Friction Brakes of Railway Vehicles ,Resistivity Measurement Equipment for Concrete Structure ,Ground Penetrating RADAR Scanner for Scanning of Concrete Structure,  Half Cell Surveyor for corrosion Measurement of rebars of reinforced concrete with complete set, Automatic Tri Axial Shear Test Equipment.





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