Purchase Committee approves proposal for procuring fuel oil through Int’l quotation
07:56 PM, November 25, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:15 PM, November 25, 2020

Purchase Committee approves proposal for procuring fuel oil through Int’l quotation

The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) today approved a proposal for procuring gas oil (diesel), Jet A-1, furnace oil, mogas (octane) and marine fuel for the January-June period of next year at a cost of Taka 3,583.50 crore.

The approval came from the 32nd meeting of the CCGP in the current year, held virtually with Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq in the chair.

Briefing reporters virtually after the meeting, Cabinet Division Additional Secretary Dr Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal informed that Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) would procure fuel oil for six months in next year from Unipay Singapore Private Limited and Vital Asia Private Limited, Singapore.

Saleh said that the Industries Ministry would procure 30,000 metric tons of bagged granular urea fertiliser from KAFCO, Bangladesh for the current fiscal year (FY21) at a cost of around Taka 63.58 crore.

Besides, two separate proposals for procuring fertiliser were also approved in the day's meeting, under which the Industries Ministry will procure 25,000 metric tons of bulk granular (optional) urea fertiliser from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) in the current fiscal year (FY21) with around Taka 55.69 crore while another 25,000 metric tons of bulk prield (optional) urea fertiliser will be procured from Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat), QPJSC Qatar in the current fiscal year with around Taka 55.58 crore.

Saleh said the meeting approved a proposal for procuring conductor, ACSR and Bare from Meghna Star Cables and Electrical Appliances Ltd under the Lot 1 of package No DNE (W)-G-48 to be implemented under the project titled "Expansion of distribution network for cent percent Rural Electrification (Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal Divisions), 1st revised" with around Taka 69.69 crore.

He said another proposal from the Power Division for procuring 600V conductor and insulated from M/S Rangpur Metal Industries Limited under the Lot No 3 of package No DNE (W) G-48 to be implemented under the project titled "Expansion of distribution network for cent percent Rural Electrification (Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal Divisions), 1st revised" got approval in the CCGP meeting with around Taka 46.11 crore.

The cabinet division additional secretary said the CCGP meeting also gave nod to another proposal from the Power Division to procure 11 KV and 33 KV underground cable from Poly Cable Industries Ltd under Lot 3 of package No DNE (W) -G-31 under the same project titled "Expansion of distribution network for cent percent Rural Electrification (Rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna and Barishal Divisions), 1st revised" with Taka 20.60 crore.

Apart from this, another proposal from the Secondary and Higher Education Division to print, binding and supplying 4,65,535 free text books at secondary level (Bangla and English versions), Ebtedaye and Dakhil stage for the next academic year by the Simanto Press and Publications Limited was also approved at a cost of Taka 51,05,122.

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