Supply and Delivery of Printed Books ( 32 Titles/ 1,600 Volumes) for the National Library of the Philippines – new affiliated public Libraries
Deadline of Submission: Thursday, November 18, 2021
BIDS AND AWARD COMMITTEE
RESOLUTION NO. DC21-37
A RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING TO THE HEAD OF THE PROCURING ENTITY THE USE OF DIRECT CONTRACTING MODE AS ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF PROCUREMENT FOR THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF THE PHILIPPINES NEEDS OF SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF PRINTED BOOKS (32 TITLES /1,600 VOLUMES) FOR THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF THE PHILIPPINES – NEW AFFILIATED PUBLIC LIBRARIESENUMERATED IN THE PURCHASE REQUEST DATE OCTOBER 20, 2021. (Attach as Annex “A”)
WHEREAS, the National Library of the Philippines has requested for the Supply and Delivery of Printed Books ( 32 Titles/ 1,600 Volumes) for the National Library of the Philippines – new affiliated public Libraries amounting to One Million Two Hundred Nine Thousand Four Hundred Ninety Two Pesos and Fifty Centavos (1,209,492.50) to Central Book Supply Inc.
WHEREAS, attached is the item specification with Certificate of Sole/Exclusive Publisher of Central Book Supply Inc. with registered office at839 Edsa South Triangle, Quezon City, Philippines (Attach as Annex “B”)
WHEREAS, Section 50 of RA 9184 provides that Direct Contracting as mode of procurement may be resorted for items sold by an exclusive dealer or manufacturer which does not have sub-dealers selling at lower prices and for which no suitable substitute can be obtained at more advantageous term to the government;
WHEREAS, the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), in its evaluation considered all the factual circumstances of the foregoing, including the Technical Evaluation made by the end-user and the immediate need for the acquisition of the goods which warrants and necessitates the use and employment of alternative method of procurement specifically through Direct Contracting;
WHEREAS, on motion a motion unanimously seconded, it was;
RESOLVED, as it is hereby resolved, that the use of alternative method of procurement for the aforesaid Purchase Request, through Direct Contracting, is justified and is recommended for approval of the Director as Head of the Procuring Entity, by reason of the existence of the conditions set forth by the Act and in line with the promotion of economy and efficiency in the procurement system.
Contractor: Central books supply Inc.
Contract Amount: 1,209,490.000
Notice of Award: December 09, 2021