Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin has proposed to allow the regions where there are large customers, and not to publish information about their procurement on the website of the unified information system (UIS) in procurement (zakupki.gov.ru). A letter from the head of the capital, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is at the disposal of “Vedomosti”.
Sobyanin explained that in the past year, ENI has been a regular technical glitches, which made it difficult to publish documents. Because of this, according to the mayor, frustrated socially important contracts.
The mayor offered to allow regions with public procurement more than 100 billion rubles to establish their own systems, which do not depend on the EIS. “Vedomosti” writes that the purchase of the capital take up to 10% of all public procurement in Russia.
The representative of the mayor said that it was a working proposal to discuss. The representative of the Secretariat Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said that the Department needs to consider this question, the answers from them is not received yet.
The representative of the head of Department of Moscow on competition policy Gennady Degteva said that in the capital more than 10 years working the city’s corporate system (EAST). Its function is somewhat similar with the EIS, however there are additional, which is necessary for the coordination of procurement departments, financial control, authorizing payment on contracts. The interlocutor of the edition explained that EAST generates purchase documents according to uniform rules based on the model documents. He argues that, in the case of approval of the idea he said that transparency is not reduced, and the efficiency of informing of participants of purchases, on the contrary, will grow.
The position of mayor of the capital support and in St. Petersburg, “Vedomosti” reports with reference to the representative of the Committee on the state order. According to him, customers regularly complain about the instability of the system.
However, this proposal does not agree one of the Federal customers. In his opinion, the entire procurement system needs to be on one site. One of the participants of the market stated that, in the case of the endorsement of the mayor of Moscow, “will be a disaster”.