FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Whether the class of contractor under PWD is same as in VJNL ?

No

Whether the registration done in other Nigams (KNNL, KBJNL) are valid in VJNL ?

No. But, as of now, only the registration done in KNNL is valid for VJNL as well until further notice.

How to obtain Digital Signature Certificates by Contractors to participate for tender under e-Procurement platform ?

The e-Procurement system has been implemented by GOK through Centre for e-Governance in 40 government departments / agencies which continuously procure works , goods and services through the e-procurement platform. To ensure that the transactions handled through the platform are secure and authenticated, the e-Procurement platform is enabled with PKI infrastructure.

All contractors and supplier community participating and using the e-Procurement platform identify themselves using digital signatures and use them to sign and encrypt their bids while bid submissions to ensure non-repudiation, confidentiality and integrity of their data. In this connection, four licensed certifying authorities have been empanelled for issuance of digital certificates to the contractors and supplier community for e-Procurement project of Government of Karnataka. The four empanelled licensed certifying authorities are as follows.

  • TCS Limited
  • (n) Code Solutions Limited
  • Safescrypt Limited
  • MTNL

How to Register Digital Signature Certificates by Contractors to participate for tender under e-Procurement platform ?

After obtaining the class-III DSCs by contractors have to visit the Centre for e-Governance office , room No.141, 1st floor, M.S. Building, Bangalore-01 to register these certificates intended for e-commerce applications by paying registration fee of Rs.500/-