The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) approved 10 proposals, including one for procuring 50,000 metric tonnes non-Basmati boiled rice.
The approval came from this year’s 26th meeting of the CCGP held virtually with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the chair.
The meeting also approved a proposal of the Department of Food under the Ministry of Food for procuring one steel silo for rice with a cost of Taka around 320.23 crore for the construction of Steel Silo for Rice at Narayanganj, he added.
The finance minister informed that the meeting also approved a re-evaluation proposal of the Department of Roads and Highways for procuring public works of the Jhenaidah-Kushtia-Pakshi-Dashuria National Highway Kushtia Urban 4-Lane Upgradation Project Package No WD-05 from joint venture Reliable Builders Limited and Abaid Monsur Construction with a cost of Taka 145.49 crore.
Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics ( BANBEIS) under the Secondary and Higher Education Division would procure the construction work, machinery or equipment and service activities under the ‘Establishment of 160 Upazila ICT Training and Resource for Education Phase-II’ from Taihan Consortium, Korea, he added.
He mentioned that Taihan Electric Wire Company Limited is the main bidder of Taihan Consortium and the name has been changed to Taihan Cable and Solution Company Limited which was informed in the CCGP meeting.
The meeting also approved a proposal of the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) under the Ministry of Industries to procure 30,000 metric tonnes of bagged granular urea fertilizer from Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (KAFCO), Bangladesh with a cost of Taka 111.59 crore, he added.
The meeting also approved another four proposals for the construction of multi-story residential flats for government officers or employees at Mirpur Paikpara.