Bulk Purchase – Rates are competitive and Cheaper.
Comparison Before and After TNMSC
Institutions Served by TNMSC
All Medical Teaching Institutions 42
All District Head Quarters Hospital. 25
All Taluk Head Quarters Hospital. 240
All Primary Health Centers 1413
All Health Sub Centers 8682
All ESI Hospitals and Dispensaries 185
All TNEB medical facilities 28
All Panchayat Union Dispensaries 51
All Police Medical Facilities. 10
Juvenile Homes. 10
Prison and Rehabilitation homes. 11
Co-operative Sugar Factories. 18
Veterinary Institutions. 285
Transport Corporation Dispensaries. 14
All Local body Medical facilities. 45
Budget - Government makes budget allotment to Heads of departments every year - Heads of departments distribute this budget allotment to the institutions based on which passbook is issued for lifting the drugs. - Heads of departments deposit 90% of this budget in the P.D. Account of TNMSC for the purchase of drugs. - TNMSC withdraws this amount as and when required for making payment to the suppliers. - Heads of departments allocate 10% of budget allotment to the institutions for local purchase.
If the product fails in quality test, the product will not be accepted and returned to the supplier.
Even if the field samples taken by the Drug Inspector fails in quality test the cost of the quantity remaining unutilized will be recovered from the supplier apart from the levying of other penalties / punishments including blacklisting.
If there is any complaint from the Medical Officer about the quality of the product the remaining quantity in the particular batch will be returned to the supplier and value equal to the quantity returned will be recovered.
PROCEDURE FOR BLACKLISTING
In case during the contract period the supplier fails to execute three consecutive purchase orders issued in full within 90 days then the product will be blacklisted for the firm after giving due opportunity the firm to explain the reason for the non execution of purchase orders.
During the contract period if two batches of the particular item supplied by the firm fails in quality test (Assay content) the product of that particular firm will be blacklisted.
During the contract period if three batches of the particular item supplied by the firm fails in quality test (description test and other parameters mentioned in pharmocopeia / As per IS specification) then that particular item will be blacklisted for the firm.
In respect of the firm supplying more than one item during the contract period if more than 50% of the items are blacklisted based on the above process then the firm will be blacklisted.
(i) ISO 9001:2000 certified GI Bleed and Hepatobiliary Centre (Special Ward) maintained by TNMSC is functioning as a separate unit under the Surgical Gastroentrology Department in Government Stanley Hospital, Chennai.
(ii) TNMSC is maintaining the Master Health Checkup Scheme at Government General Hospital, Chennai.
(iii) TNMSC is maintaining the Special Class Maternity Ward in IOG, Chennai-8.
(iv) TNMSC has provided infrastructure facilities to the payment
ward in Govt. Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, chennai-5 and started maintaining the same from 03-05-2004.
TNMSC CT Scan Center
TNMSC is maintaining 36 CT Scan Centres in Govt. Hospitals.
TNMSC has finalized rate contract (CPC System) through open tender for the purchase of equipments & accessories required for 19 departments in Government hospitals consisting of about 3078 items for the period 2002-2004. The medical institutions can directly place purchase orders with the approved firms for the supply of required equipments and accessories at the approved rates depending upon the budget provision.
The medical equipments required for the government hospitals are procured and supplied by TNMSC based on the Government order issued for this purpose from time to time
Under this project, construction of Buildings for 8 UHPs and 21 HSCs and improvement works in 35 PHCs and 70 HSCs for Rs.5.65 Crores have been completed by TNMSC in Madurai & Theni Districts.
(ii) Regional Diagnostic Centres
TNMSC has established 7 Regional Diagnostic centres in the State (Building and Equipment) at Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram, Pudukottai, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Nammakkal and Tiruppur at a total cost of Rs.21.00 Crores funded by the Government of India.
(iii) Accident and Emergency Ward (Trauma Care Centre)
Construction and procurement of equipments for the Accident and Emergency ward at Ambur, Krishnagiri, Tindivanam, Sriperumbudur and Kovilpatti have been completed at a cost of Rs.2.93 Crores provided by the Home Department.
TNMSC is a Role Model for other states of India on Drug Logistics and Warehousing.
TNMSC has taken up and completed the consultancy project for the preparation of Feasibility report for Andhra Pradesh.
Govt. of Rajasthan has entrusted preparation of feasibility report to TNMSC. Draft Final report submitted to Govt. of Rajasthan.
Training course on Drug Logistics and Warehousing has been conducted for Pharmacists, H & FW department , Govt. of Karnataka during May 2003 and for Pharmacists, H & FW department , Govt. of Assam during June 2004.