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Welcome to the web site of Directorate General Defense Purchase (DGDP). This website has been re-designed to make it more informative and user friendly. The services that often looked up by the supplier to DGDP are gathered within newly introduced “One Stop Service”. We hope it will facilitate supplier’s curiosity regarding tenders and other possible interested issues. Suppliers will be able to Inform Us their suggestion through “Contact us” menu. You can enrich us with your valuable comments and suggestion.

New Features

Modification and development of this site will be a continuous process. On requirement basis, features helpful to all users can be integrated or discarded. Following features are recently integrated:

Features Facility
Calendar Suppliers can find tenders as per closing date easily
FAQ Frequent asked questions and answer are included both in Bangla and English separately into respective Wing’s page
Sorting of Tender Supplier can find their Tender section wise and wing wise
Notice Board Physical notice board is now on front page with the previous notice. Suppliers can find missed out notice from the history.
Registration System Registration system explained through comprehensible animated demonstration
Query on Registration All query on Registration are kept in FAQ under Admin Wing and in Registration Policy
Download Form You can download your form easily without visiting DGDP
Amendment Amendment on Tender is incorporated as downloadable form within tender information.
Citizen Charter Services with respective section are mentioned here

History of DGDP

There was a purchase wing of Director Defence Purchase (DDP) of the then Pakistan near Dhaka Cantonment. After independence in 1971 DGDP started its odyssey in humble way. The 07 (seven) Bangladeshi employees of the then DDP wing in Dhaka formed a nucleus and have started the job of DDP. Few Bangladeshi (five) also came back from Pakistan and joined in DDP. At this time, DDP had been working as adhoc basis. On 08 January 1972, under a memorandum of Ministry of Defence, DDP formed officially and started function from combined workshop which was located at Dhaka Cantonment. During that time, DDP was accommodated at building number 202 and 208 in combined workshop in Dhaka Cantonment. On 09 November 1972, DDP was formed and had started job from a tin shed building which is located near Jahangir gate MP Check Post. On 13 January 1973, DDP was relocated to Cantonment Bazar in Dhaka Cantonment. Directorate General of Defence Purchase in short DGDP became the new name of the then DDP on 30 March 1976. On 19 April 1977, DGDP again relocated to 110/A Banani which was known as the house of Monaem Khan (the Ex Governor of East Pakistan). DGDP relocated herself at present location near Mohakhali in 1981. With the increase of work volume, DGDP was re-structured under the order of Ministry of Defence on 29 May 1997 and since then she is performing her job satisfactorily


To effect purchases of defence stores and material from indigenous sources and abroad against demands of the three services and other defence organisations and disposal of surplus serviceable, obsolete and obsolescent stores.


Functions of DGDP are given below:
  • Procurement of defence stores indented by three Services Headquarters and other Defence Organizations.
  • Disposal of surplus serviceable / repairable, obsolete and obsolescent defence stores.
  • Liaison with three Services Headquarters, National Board of Revenue, Financial Controller (Defence Purchase), Financial Controllers of three Services, Sadharan Bima Corporation and other concerned organisations in connection with the defence procurement.
  • Liaison with Embassies / High Commissions of Bangladesh abroad in connection with defence procurement.
  • Liaison with capability of defence oriented local industries / manufacturers.
  • Render advice to Prime Minister's Office, Armed Forces Division regarding policy of defence procurement.