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An upcoming seminar on Public Procurement in World Bank

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  1. 1. Conference on International Public Procurement: Projects handled by World Bank. November, 26 th 2010, at New Delhi Organised by Knowledge Partners :
  2. 2. FIEO (Federation of Indian Exports Organisation) and Tendersinfo, brings to you the 2 nd Edition of IP 2 , IP 2 2010 on November, 26 th 2010 at New Delhi.   The conference like its first episode, aims at bringing together the agency that procures and players that answer to such procurement needs, ensuring that the later fully understands and comply with the various criteria and conditions, and equipped to capitalize on opportunities in this core sector.
  4. 4. Driven by demand for further control over public spending and a more efficient acquisition processes, procurement has become a key public function. Public procurement has become a critical function in the era of globalization. Public Procurement is one of the primary points of interaction between governments and the private sector. An effective Public Procurement process works to benefit both public and private partners and is critical driver of economic growth.   World Bank is one of the major funding agencies that play a pivotal role in the Public Procurement especially in the Developing and LDC countries. A contribution it makes for the development of such development of such countries.
  5. 5. The World Bank works to ensure that procurement in projects financed by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and (or) the International Development Association (IDA) is in accordance with its Articles of Agreement. The Articles require the bank to make arrangements to ensure that loan was granted. The Article requires proper attention to be paid to economy and efficiency. Political and other non economic parameters or considerations must not influence procurement in Bank Projects.   All major Multilateral, Bilateral Funding Agencies generally follow World Bank’s Bidding Guidelines for the procurement of the Goods and Services.  
  6. 6. World Bank gives equal importance to supporting the management and reform of public procurement systems in the borrower countries. Increasing the efficiency, fairness and Transparency of the expenditure of public resources is critical to sustainable development.
  7. 7. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>World Bank Bidding Guidelines and Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Common problems in Public Procurement </li></ul><ul><li>How to participate on MFA Projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of bids – Technical and Commercial Aspects. </li></ul><ul><li>Common mistakes by bidders. </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Current funding trends. </li></ul>The conference shall through light on –
  8. 8. Moreover, the event will be a unique platform to understand not only the buyer’s point of view but also understand the challenges faced by sellers/bidders.
  9. 9. Who should attend?
  10. 10. The conference would cater to decision makers across the hierarchies in an organisation, since it shall not only through light into major topics related to the funding agency but also help bidders in accomplishing the task of becoming successful qualifier’s. This would primarily include –   * CEOs’ & CFOs’ * Purchasing and supply Managers * Finance and Accounts Managers * Contract Managers * Procurement Managers * Business Development Managers * Operation Managers * Project Managers * Commercial Managers * Strategic Managers * Auditors, Supply Controllers * Administrative Officers * All Managers involved in purchasing operations in Public Sector Units (PSU’s), Defense, Railways, CPWD and other Govt. Departments.
  11. 11. Thank You Malavika Varma 404, Bhikaji Cama Place Bhikaji Cama Bhawan, New Delhi – 110066 Phone – 91 11 46575711, 46575718, 46575700 E-mail – [email_address]