The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Atty. Winston M. Ginez announced through General Bid Bulletin No. 09-2015 that one group is qualified for the bidding of the PhP 298 million Road Transport Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Project Phase II Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project.

Atty. Winston M. Ginez, also the Vice-Chairman of the project’s Prequalification, Bids and Awards Committee, disclosed last December 23 that the Consortium of IL&FS Technologies Ltd. and SAHI Technologies Unlimited Inc. as a qualified bidder for the PPP project.

The project will upgrade the existing Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure of the LTFRB including the computerization of its manual processes, the development, supply and operationalization of its network infrastructure (hardware) and database, and applications (software). The computerization efforts will also help clean up existing data of the LTFRB, enhance data collection and processing.

As of December 22, 2015, the government is bidding out 14 PPP projects. The Department of Transportation and Communications’ recently rolled out the LRT Line 6 PPP project. It has an estimated cost of PhP 65.09 Billion.