Green Channel Policy for DGS&D Rate Contracts Treating the Firms Deemed Registered and Dispensing with Pre-Dispatch Inspection of Stores by DGS&D
A major policy initiative has been taken by Department of Commerce, Government of India, to grant Green Channel facility to the eligible firms, having annual turn-over of Rs. 1000 crore or more, by treating them as deemed registered and dispensing with the pre-dispatch inspection for Rate Contracts by The Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals (DGS&D), the nodal agency of the Government of India for purchase policy and procedure. Supplies from such firms shall be accepted under the manufacturers’ warranty/guarantee by allowing them to self-certify their products for the required quality. It is a dynamic process, open at all times on a continuous basis. Interested applicant firms fulfilling the prescribed eligibility
If the products have satisfactory test reports from International Laboratory Accreditation Corporation (ILAC) or their worldwide affiliated/ recognized labs or NABL approved Labs, no further testing would be insisted upon for registration and acceptance of the same by DGS&D.
The Warranty/ Guarantee clause in the Tender Enquiry/ Rate Contract has also been strengthened by making contractually for the firm to immediately, not later than seven days, repair/ replace the goods, if consignee complains that the same is defective/not functioning properly, without resorting to verification or joint inspection or questioning the consignee on any pretext or ground.