RE: PROCUREMENT OF RICE FOR FOOD AND RATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
His Excellency the President’s directive on 14th January, 2020 that the Kenya National Trading Corporation should purchase all the excess rice from Kano Plains and Mwea for onward selling to Disciplined Forces, Prisons Services and public schools.
This is in compliance with the Government policy of Buy Kenya Build Kenya as provided for in Section 155 of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act of 2015.
In fulfillment of this Policy, it is brought to your attention that all public primary and secondary boarding schools are advised to comply with the Buy Kenya, Build Kenya as provided by Law by purchasing their rice for consumption from the Kenya National Trading Corporation.
The Kenya National Trading Corporation has given its assurances that rice is available to Government procuring entities from KNTC Depots in Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret, Wote, Meru, Nakuru, Kitale and Karatina. Additionally, the Corporation is able to service several institutional orders as other orders are being processed.
Details of the Circular SB/080/2019-2022 including regional price list, rice specifications and contact details are hereby attached.
The same information may be accessed on the KNTC or Ministry websites www.kntc.co.ke and www.transport.go.ke respectively.
Dr. Belio R. Kipsang, CBS