& transperency in procurement process
To improve efficiency
and transparency in procurement process,
IFFCO has launched its e-Procurement Initiative
- a Web based electronic Procurement system.
The system is designed in such a manner
that IFFCO vendors can submit bids online
using Digital Certificates. For participation
in e-Procurement on IFFCO's website, a vendor
would be required to obtain a Digital Signature
Certificate as per the Indian IT Act 2000
from a licensed Certifying Authority like
The type of Certificate from SafeScrypt
approved by IFFCO for its e-procurement
process is a RCAI Class 3 for Individuals
with Organisation Name.
Class 3 Digital Certificate with Organisation
name USB Token
with IFFCO's Web based electronic Procurement
Class 3 Certificate for Individuals with
The new RCAI Class 3 Certificate for Individuals
with Organisation Name is a Unique digital
certificate product, which permits the certificate
holder to have his Organisation Name Published
in his personal certificate . These certificates
are issued only to individual persons who
are authorised to represent their organisations
for internet-based transactions.
This product identifies not only the certificate
holder, but also the organisation where
the certificate holder is employed. This
provides the relying party greater confidence
to trust the certificate and the transaction
The RCAI Class 3 Certificate for Individuals
with Organisation Name can be used for creating
digital signatures and as proof of identity
in high value transactions.
are stored on USB tokens:
In order to purchase this certificate, the
applicant must personally present himself
before an authority approved by SafeScrypt
who will identify the applicant on behalf
of SafeScrypt. The identification will be
based on, at a minimum, a well recognized
form of government-issued photo identitification
and one other identification credential.
The applicant must also provide documentation
to prove the validity of the organisation
he is employed with and his employment status
with that organisation.
Usage with IFFCO's Web based electronic
SafeScrypt reserves the right to decide
which specific forms of identification would
be acceptable for validation. In the absence
of a government issued identification, SafeScrypt
may prescribe alternate methods of validation.