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AP govt saves Rs 33.76 Cr in reverse auction of procurement of 4G SIM cards

Amaravati, Nov 9 (UNI) The Government of Andhra Pradesh has saved Rs 33.76 crore of public money in reverse tendering of procurement of 4G SIMs.
The government procured 4G SIM cards to distribute among the village and ward secretariat functionaries and Gram volunteers.
An official release here on Saturday said that Rs 199 postpaid plan (per month) in the open market is now available for Rs 92.04 per month for gram volunteers and village/ward functionaries, there by saving an amount of Rs 107 per month. The Andhra Pradesh Technology Services (APTS), who floated the tenders for procuring 4G SIMs has opened the financial bids on 6 th November.
Reverse Auction was conducted on 7th November with lowest quoted price as opening price. The L1 price quoted for procurement of 4G SIMs is Rs 121.54 Crore(based on monthly postpaid plan for 3 years).
Taking this amount as the opening price, the APTS has conducted reverse auction for the bidders. After the reverse auction, the successful bidder quoted Rs 87.77 crore (based on postpaid plan for 3 years), which is Rs 33.76 crore less than the L1 price quoted originally.
The quantity of the 4G SIMs procured stands at 2,64,920. When translated this amount into monthly basis, the postpaid plan is available at Rs.92.04 per month.
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