India: Cabinet gives nod to draft legislation of Punjab Transparency in Public Procurement Act

30 Jul. 19: Punjab cabinet led by Chief Minister, CaptAmarinder Singh, on Tuesday stamped its approval on new Bills relating to procurement, the amendment to the state civil services rules and postings in veterinary hospitals in the state, as well as Punjab Sports University and Excise Act Amendment Ordinances. The cabinet approved the draft of ‘The Punjab Transparency in Public Procurement Act’ 2019 to ensure efficiency, economy, and transparency besides providing fair and equitable treatment to bidders in order to promote healthy competition and put in place..