India: Officials restricting supply of domestic goods for public procurement to face action

18 Nov 2018: To promote made in India goods in public procurement, the government will take action against officials who would be held responsible for including restrictive or discriminatory norms against domestic suppliers in bid documents, an official said.  Amending the Public Procurement (Preference of Make in India) Order 2017, the commerce and industry ministry has stated that inquiry would be conducted by the administrative department undertaking the procurement to fix responsibility in case restrictive or discriminatory conditions against domestic..