The Philippine Navy (PN) launched on 11 December an online portal to monitor procurement projects in a bid to increase transparency and accelerate modernisation efforts.
The new portal - dubbed the Procurement Information System Management (PrISM) - shows the status and a brief description of PN procurement requirements, as well as their value, mode of procurement, schedules, and the identity of the supplier if known.
The portal is accessible at: https://prism.navy.mil.ph/
The PN has said that if successful similar portals could also be implemented by the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Army. There are also plans to link PrISM to the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) on which all public tenders are advertised.
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