The company won the June bidding to supply 426,683 tablets to Mathayom 1 students and teachers in Zone 3.
However, Education Minister Chaturon Chaisaeng last month instructed Obec to scrap the tablet procurement in Zone 3 because of concerns about bid rigging.
The minister's concerns arose because only two companies took part in the bidding. Supreme Distribution offered a price of
Obec, however, has not yet signed an order to invalidate the bidding result for Zone 3 as instructed by the minister.
Panuwat Khantamoleekul, managing director of Supreme Distribution, Thursday vehemently denied foul play in the bidding.
"I assure that there was no bid rigging and we have not colluded with our competitor," he said, referring to
He said the company had already sent two letters to Mr Chaturon and a ministry committee overseeing the tablet computer scheme to quell suspicions.
As for the questions over the price difference between Zone 3 and Zone 4,
According to the tablet scheme's terms of reference, the tablet committee can revoke the bidding results only if there is "strong evidence" of bidding irregularities.
He said the OAG's concerns are not considered solid evidence.
Obec earlier conducted a probe into the alleged irregularities in the bidding, but found no wrongdoing.
"This will damage the company's reputation," he said. "We might have to file an administrative charge against Obec to protect our image."
Obec secretary-general Chinnapat Bhumirat Thursday said the company had the right to file a lawsuit against the agency.
However, he insisted Obec had not yet nullified the Zone 3 bidding result.
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