The composition of purchase Board comprises of the following members:
Vice - Chairman, Bio-Resources Development Centre
1. Commissioner & Secretary/Secretary, Finance
2. Commissioner & Secretary/Secretary, Agriculture
4.Director, Pasteur Institute, Shillong or his representative
5. Scientist In-Charge, Botanical Survey of India, Government of India, Shillong
6. Dr.N.S.A.Thakur, Head. Entomology, Indian Council of Agricultural research, Umiam
Scientist In-Charge, Bio-Resources Development Centre
The function of the Purchase Board will be as follows.
a, To advice the Centre in all matters relating to purchase of equipments, instruments, machineries, glass-wares, chemicals, etc., that may be required by Centre from time to time.
b. To scrutinize the tenders received for supply of equipments, instruments, machineries, glass-wares, chemicals, etc., that may be required by Centre from time to time.
c. To accept such tenders at the rates as may be considered reasonable after taking into consideration of various factors like quality, make, design, etc., equipments, instruments, machineries, etc., so as to ensure a purchase which is economical and business-like.
d.To approve rates and also firms for supply of various items of purchase as may be required by the Centre from time to time.