India: Committed to fairness, transparency in public procurement: Govt

08 Feb, 2018: The government attaches great importance to transparency in public procurement and it has raised citizens’ expectations in terms of outcomes of public spending, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan said here on Thursday. The minister of state for finance in his inaugural address at the 3rd Global Procurement Summit also highlighted efforts of the government to promote sustainable procurement, especially in the case of promotion of LED lamps and electrification railways projects, among others.