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MES Tenders| A simple guide to know about the tendering process of the Military Engineer Services tenders

28 Aug 2019

What does MES stand for?

MES is an acronym for Military Engineer Services. MES is also used for Manufacturing Execution Systems or Mining Execution Systems however it widely stands for Military Engineer Services in tendering authorities.

What is MES Department?

The Military Engineer Services (MES) is the premier construction agency and one of the pillars of Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army which provides rear line engineering support to the Armed Forces. It is one of the largest construction and maintenance agencies in India with a total annual budget to the tune of approx Rs 13000 crores. It is responsible for creating the strategic and the operational infrastructure other than major roads, as also the administrative habitat for all three Services and the associated organisations of the Ministry of Defence. It has Pan India footprint to provide engineering support to various formations of Army, Air Force, Navy and DRDO. 

What is the role of MES?

The MES is responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of all infrastructure assets of the Army, Navy and Air Force. It is structured to design works which are executed through tenders under the supervision of officers and staff consisting of both civilians and combatants from the Corps of Engineers.

The execution of all construction works is done through tenders, while the maintenance services are done in two ways; through contract basis as well as departmentally employed labour.

How many tenders does MES publish?

Like tenders of other government tendering authorities, Military Engineer Services department issues all tender notices and bid awards on various government websites and invite bidders to bid so that they can assess who’s the one that can provide the best quality at the lowest price. They evaluate tenders based on different criteria and weightings.

BidAssist updates 15000+ government tenders on a regular basis and scans various newspapers, government websites so you will never miss any tenders published by government tendering authority. You can also customize your search filters by multiple parameters like keywords, location, tender value, authority e.g. MES, CPWD, etc.

The below graph depicts that about 60,000 MES tenders were published in 2018-19 and about 20,000 MES tenders have already been published by Aug 2019. Click on the graph to see the result.

Which are the leading states for MES tenders?

All tenders floated by Military Engineer Services (MES) across India and the distribution of prominent state-wise tenders are represented below. In the first half of the year itself, more than 1100 MES Uttar Pradesh Tenders have been published. This is followed by MES Jammu Kashmir Tenders, MES Maharashtra Tenders, MES Punjab Tenders and MES Rajasthan Tenders.

Tenders Published

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