The Punjab (India) PWD (B&R) department has decided to introduce the revolutionary policy of e-tendering and e-procurement from January 2008 to ensure transparency and accountability in the functioning of department.
PWD (B&R) Department has been included in the first phase of computerization by the Department of IT by introducing e-procurement. The department will complete the project by June, 2008. These will include systems for works management, financial management, personnel management, office automation, messaging and file tracking. In addition applications specific to the road sector like GIS-based Road Information System and Road Asset Management System will also be rolled out. The Government of Punjab is planning to implement a State Wide Area Network, State Data Centre and Computerized Kiosks to provide citizen services.