West Bengal seeks to buy 8,100 tonne sugar for sale via PDS.

West Bengal Essential Commodities Supply Corporation Ltd, a nodal agency for procuring sugar on behalf of the Food and Supplies Department of the state, have sought bids to buy 8,100 tonne of sugar. The sweetener bought would be supplied during Sep-Oct through the public distribution system. Sep-Oct is a period of key festivals such as Durga Pooja, Kali Pooja and Chhat Pooja in the state. The submission of the bids closes on Aug 7, and the price bid open on Aug 9. The bids remain valid for 60 days from the date of opening of the tender.