another major step towards achieving e-governance in the state,
the Andhra Pradesh government has signed as MOU with Commerce
One India to develop an e-Procurement exchange. The special
chief secretary TR&B, J Rambabu and the COO of Commerce One
India, Vivek Agarwal, signed the MOU. Spread over three phases,
the project envisages receiving on-line bids, evaluating them,
awarding the order, monitoring the contracts, placing the
purchase orders directly on the net and making payments online.