KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), operating under the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, has taken decisive action by blacklisting a dozen companies due to unsatisfactory performance.
KATHMANDU, Sep 5: A total of 13 companies have been blacklisted by the government, according to the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) under the Office of the Prime Minister. The duration of blacklisting varies for the companies, with three of them receiving a three-year ban, two companies facing two-year ban, two others facing a one-and-a-half-year suspension, and seven others facing a one-year prohibition.
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The government has introduced mandatory implementation of the electronic procurement (E-procurement) system to create an environment where the public procurement process is more transparent, competitive and not monopolized by limited bidders. At present, 5,706 public bodies, 46,722 willing bidders, and 2,743 bank branches have integrated this system, said Dr Damodar Regmi, secretary of the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO).
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: In order to address the demands of the agitating contractors, a six-member task force has been formed under the coordination of Public Procurement Monitoring Office Secretary Dr Damodar Regmi. The joint secretaries of the line ministries are the members of the task force.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) took decisive action on Monday by blacklisting 23 construction companies for failing to complete projects on time. The move comes as a consequence of their inability to meet project deadlines, as highlighted in a PPMO notice.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has sought written explanations from 24 construction companies and suppliers. They have been given seven days to furnish the clarification.
The government has taken action against some erring construction companies. Issuing a public notice on November 30, the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO), which keeps track of government contracts, blacklisted 12 contractors for delaying construction works and/or breaching the contracts. According to the PPMO’s notice, these blacklisted construction companies have been barred from participating in any bidding process initiated by the government for varying time periods.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has blacklisted seven construction companies. The PPMO issued a notice informing that the companies were blacklisted because they had failed to complete development projects on time as per contracts.
KATHMANDU, April 11: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has started the process to blacklist Omni Group, the company accused of being involved in financial irregularities while procuring essential medical supplies required to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office has blacklisted seven errant contractors, including the controversial Pappu Construction, for their substandard work and for failing to complete projects on time.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the parliament directed the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) Wednesday to investigate the alleged ‘misuse’ of fund in the procurement of two wide-body A330-200 Airbus planes by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).