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Draft Public Procurement Bill gets GoM nod

By jpgupta |

23rd February 2012

The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Corruption has approved the Draft Public Procurement Bill. The Draft Bill seeks to regulate government purchases using a transparent bidding process. Talking to reporters after the meet in New Delhi, the Minister of state for Personnel V Narayanasamy said, it will now go to the Prime Minister for approval and then to the Cabinet for final clearance.

New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Corruption has approved the Draft Public Procurement Bill.

The Draft Bill seeks to regulate government purchases using a transparent bidding process.

Talking to reporters after the meet in New Delhi, the Minister of state for Personnel V Narayanasamy said, it will now go to the Prime Minister for approval and then to the Cabinet for final clearance.

The Draft Bill was recently put up in public domain by the Finance Ministry to elicit opinion. A fresh draft incorporating public views was cleared by the GoM. Narayanasamy said, the Bill could come up during the Budget session of Parliament.
 

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