The seminar for all those who will work in the system, was held on November 12 with the support of Kharkiv Regional State Administration (KRSA), Economic Development Ministry and the EU technical assistance project “Harmonization of public procurement system in Ukraine with EU standards”.
According to the Deputy Director of the Department of Economics and International Relations of KRSA Alexander Lukashov, Kharkiv region began to study the e-procurement system long ago.
“The consultations on the e-procurement we started with the US Embassy. And from legal point of view it was difficult to carry out the procurement for public institutions. But today, after the appropriate directive of the KRSA chairman Igor Rainin which was signed on October 30 departments of the regional state administration joined the project of the introduction of electronic procurement on the basis of RroZorro,” said Alexander Lukashov.
According to him, it is now preparing an appeal to the Kharkiv Regional Council on the invitation to work in the system RroZorro of public utilities. The saving from the transition to the e-procurement system amounts 10-20% in comparison with the paper tenders. Furthermore, the transparency of the electronic system is the best protection against corruption in this sphere.
The representative of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Yuriy Bugay said that in the near future the draft of the Public Procurement Act of Ukraine will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
“The draft law is under public discussion. On the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine is possible to submit the proposals,” offered Yuriy Buhay to the attendees to take part in drafting the bill.
Feel free to check the news on the topics: Kharkiv City Council is ready to launch e-procurement system “ProZorro” and The regional administration will also use the electronic procurement of goods.