R.F.NARIMAN, J. -
(2.)An e-tender notice was issued on 06.01.2018 by the U.P. State Warehousing Corporation ("Corporation") for unloading/loading of foodgrains/fertilizer bags from/into railway wagons, trucks etc., stacking the foodgrains/fertilizers in bags, bagging, weighment, standardisation, cleaning of foodgrains/fertilizers etc. and transporting of foodgrains/fertilizers etc. from Railway Station to Corporation godowns or wee versa or transporting them from any place to any other place for the Vindhyachal (Mirzapur) Region. Ten days later i.e. on 16.01.2018, the said tender was cancelled by the Corporation due to "administrative reasons". On 01.04.2018, an e-tender was again published in the same terms, and so far as the region Vindhyachal (Mirzapur) is concerned, it was for the "appointment of Handling and Transport Contractor for food grain in FCI and alleged material etc." of the following depots/centres of Uttar Pradesh for a period of two years:
(3.)Technical bids for these four centres were opened on 17.04.2018. Price bids of technically qualified bidders were then opened on 23.04.2018. The price bids that were received, so far as these four centres were concerned, were as follows:
Tendu (Sonbhadra) Centre
(Where ASOR means Above Schedule of Rates)"