Ensuring goods in right time: a study on Directorate of Primary Education
AuthorYeasin, Md. Abu
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Public Procurement always tries to achieve value for money and assure best service in right time through transparency, accountability and efficiency. Spending of public fund provided by Government or other Development partners are regulated by Public Procurement Act (PPA 2006), Public Procurement Regulation (PPR 2008) and Development partners specific procurement guideline. In a procurement cycle, there are many end to end steps. A step requires time to reach next step. The summation of time consumption for end to end steps is the total time of the procurement cycle. It is required to complete a procurement cycle from its inception to completion. It includes time required for identifying the need, preparing proper specification, tendering process, evaluation process, approval process, contract signing process, supply of goods by supplier and finally tests & received the goods as per specification by the purchaser. Through the process, Govt. organizations face some unexpected delays in receiving the goods in time. This study was conducted to identify the areas of delay for receiving goods in Directorate of Primary Education and to suggest recommendations for reducing the required time to ensure goods in right time.