DPIIT: Consultants likely to scrutinise government tenders and track Make-in-India

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The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Wednesday said it will rope in a consulting agency to scrutinise the tenders of government procuring entities for compliance with public procurement rules that seek to promote ‘Made in India’ products.

The department said it “intends to onboard an agency for one year for scrutinising tenders of central government procuring agencies for its compliance with the order”.

It said the main objective of the assignment is to assist and support the public procurement cell, DPIIT, for the implementation of the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, 2017 by scrutinising tenders of central government procuring entities, including CPSUs and autonomous bodies.

As per the order, only local suppliers shall be eligible to bid, except in certain cases.

Read More at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/consultants-likely-to-scrutinise-government-tenders-and-track-make-in-india-dpiit/articleshow/77381079.cms

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