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RTI: MU tweaked conditions for on-screen marking tenders

DNMUM400857 | 11/15/2017 | Author : Ankita Bhatkhande | WC :510 | Mumbai



Mumbai: Even as the government is yet to take action against MeritTrac — the service provider that was given the task of On-Screen Marking (OSM) at the University of Mumbai, a recent Right to Information (RTI) application reply has revealed that the varsity tweaked and undermined the tender conditions before awarding the contract to the company.
A response to an RTI query by activist Anil Galgali revealed that the university passed the purchase order for awarding the contract to the company on April 27, 2017, a day before the varsity’s Management Council gave a final nod to appoint the agency on April 28. On August 13, DNA had earlier written about how the university, under its then Vice-Chancellor Dr Sanjay Deshmukh did not sig
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