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Commerce ministry exempts public procurement of Covid supplies from Make in India preference

The order issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade said the exemption shall be applicable till 30 September.

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New Delhi: Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Friday informed that the government has exempted the public procurement of supplies required for containment of the COVID-19 global pandemic from the applicability of Public Procurement.

The order issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade said that the aforesaid exemption shall be applicable till September 30. “The Government of India has exempted the public procurement of supplies required for containment of COVID-19 global pandemic from the applicability of Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, 2017. The order issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry says that the aforesaid exemption shall be applicable till 30.09.2021,” the press release read.


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