(A) Before taking up the manufacture of the bulk supply, the supplier shall get one number sample of each item approved and sealed from the Board’s Executive Engineer (IW) or its authorized representative, within 15 days from the receipt of the order. No bulk supply should be made unless the sample is approved by the inspecting officer.
The supplier shall give advance intimation of 15 days from the date of receipt of order, to the Executive Engineer (Inspection Wing), Maharashtra State Electricity Board, Central Purchase Agency, 1st Floor, Prakashgad. Station Road, Bandra (EAST), Mumbai -400 051,for sample approval. The sample so approved, shall be a master sample retained for reference purposes, at supplier’s works till the last consignment is despatched.
The time allowed for, commencing delivery includes the time required for getting the sample approved as above. If, however, 15 days from date of receipt of the intimation for sample approval, the period for commencing/completing the supplies, will be considered to have been extended by the excess time taken for intimating the approval. If the approval of the sample is not received from the inspecting officer within 15 days, the supplier shall remind this office for the same in writing.
(B) Consignee’s Sample : At the time of inspection, the supplier shall get approved and sealed by the Board’s inspecting officer, as many samples as the number of consignees as stated above and each of the approved sample must be forwarded with the first lot being despatched to the respective consignee together with the copy of the relevant inspection report and the related test certificates.