Thursday, June 20, 2013
New defence procurement policy comes into force
A new defence procurement policy came into force on Saturday which aims at enhancing transparency.
Consider pvt employees in PPPs as public officials: UN report
"It is recommended that the private sector entity and its officials operating under a PPP be in...
Govt lowers wheat procurement target by 25% to 33 million tonnes
In view of higher output, government had pegged wheat procurement to be a record 44.12 MT in the cur...
47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat arrives in Haryana
As much as 47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat has so far arrived in the mandis of Haryana during the current...
IAF for new defence procurement policy
Notwithstanding opposition from BJP for having `life cycle cost` clause in tenders for military hard...
Pawar pitches for more FCI wheat export to ease storage crisis
Anticipating storage problems during the peak wheat procurement season, Agriculture Minister Sharad ...
Wheat harvesting to be delayed by 10-15 days in Punjab, Haryana
Wheat harvesting is set to get delayed by 10-15 days in wheat growing states of Punjab and Haryana b...
Avoid joint bids to prevent rigging in public procurement: CCI
Fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India has suggested that avoiding joint bids and sub-...
IL&FS Engineering and Construction gets Rs 1,436 cr order
Infrastructure developer IL&FS Engineering and Construction Tuesday said it has received a Rs 1,...
Centre discriminating in foodgrain procurement: CM
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday accused the Centre of discriminating against Bihar with Food Co...
Centre discriminating with Bihar in foodgrain procurement: Nitish
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar accused Centre of discriminating against Bihar with Food Corporation of ...
Bihar exceeds procurement of foodgrains target by Jan end
The Bihar government has exceeded the target set up for procurement of foodgrains from farmers by by...
Bihar confident to purchase 30 lakh tonnes of foodgrains by Apr 15
Bihar government on Saturday said that it has purchased about 70,000 tonne of foodgrains upto now an...
Getting finance for highways projs in north-east difficult
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is of the view that the Engineering Procurement and ...
Army planning trial units in commands to expedite acquisition
Gen Bikram Singh is planning to set up trials cell in each of six army commands to fasten up the pro...
MPs concerned over non-procurement of paddy
Members in the Lok Sabha Friday expressed serious concern over non-procurement of paddy in UP, Bihar...
2G auctioneer likely to get only Rs 2.6 cr as fees
E-Procurement Technologies, which along with Times Internet conducted the just-concluded 2G auction,...
Flying squads formed to facilitate paddy procurement in Punjab
In efforts to facilitate paddy procurement in the state, Punjab Mandi Board has initiated several st...
Govt's rice procurement begins; aims to buy record 40 mn tons
The government aims to procure a record 40 million tonnes of rice from farmers in the ongoing 2012-1...
Passports to get costlier from October 1
The government has decided to increase the Passport and related services fees from Rs 1000 to Rs 150...
Govt's wheat procurement crosses 38 mln tons this year so far
Wheat procurement has crossed 38 million tonnes in the current marketing year so far as the governme...
Wheat procurement swells to record 37.31 MT
Record wheat production in the country has given a boost to government's procurement of the key stap...
Haryana to create more foodgrain storage
Haryana govt will create additional storage capacity of 22 lakh tonnes within a yr following record ...
BJP, Cong in war of words over wheat procurement
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, has charged the state government with m...
Digvijay seeks probe by Centre into wheat purchase
Digvijay Singh has urged K V Thomas to set up a Central team to look into various allegations about ...
Record procurement of wheat in MP this year
Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a record procurement of wheat as a result of bumper production of the c...
Wheat procurement: Stern action against Unnao DM
During the surprise inspection of the wheat procurement centre by Akhilesh, shortcomings were detect...
'Competition, delays force domestic EPC cos to look overseas'
L&T plans to focus on emerging markets like the Gulf markets, especially the UAE, Oman, Saudi Ar...
`Action against those hampering wheat procurement`
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed that persons committing irregular...
Public procurement bill to check corruption
Public Procurement Bill 2012 seeks to regulate award of government contracts of over Rs 50 lakh to e...
MP CM reviews wheat procurement progress
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked officials to make foolproof arrangemen...
Government approves public procurement Bill
The Cabinet on Thursday approved a bill that seeks to regulate government purchases of above Rs 50 ...
Procurement policy: PSUs, dept to inform small units in advance
All PSUs and departments, barring defence, will inform micro and small enterprises in advance about ...
Farmers` cheques bounce in Bihar
Ashok Pandey, a farmer in Bihar, is worried after a Rs 143,000 cheque given by a state agency for hi...
Antony directs Army to streamline acquisition
In the backdrop of Army Chief raising issue of shortage of equipment, Defence Minister directed the...
Cong, NCP back Praful Patel in AI case
Union Minister Praful Patel is at the centre of pay-off allegations in an Air India procurement case...
Centre appreciates WB`s paddy procurement drive
The Centre has appreciated the paddy procurement by the West Bengal government, but has asked it f...
Fix gaps in e-procurement systems
The Central Vigilance Commission has asked government departments to ensure security of e-procureme...
‘Guns procurement caught in snakes, ladders game’
Indian Army chief VK Singh said the purchase of guns is caught in "a snakes and ladders game&qu...
12 held in illegal arms procurement
City police nabbed an ex-service man and 11 armed private security personnel belonging to UP and Bih...
Fund crunch forces railways to reduce wagon procurement order
Severe fund crunch has adversely affected the Railways' rolling stock programme as the national tran...
WTO agrees procurement deal, US urges China to join
The World Trade Organization clinched a landmark reform of its Government Procurement Agreement, ope...
Govt to introduce Public Procurement Bill
Government has decided to introduce a bill in Parliament to bring uniformity and transparency in p...
Uttarakhand launches e-procurement system
The Uttarakhand government has formally launched an e-procurement system with the objective of pro...
Higher procurement price for sugarcane growers
Sugarcane growers, however, said it could be achieved only if the administration ensured irrigation ...
Small units, SCs/STs to get preference in govt purchases
The government Tuesday approved a procurement policy under which state-run departments and PSUs will...
FCI needs Rs 85,359 cr to pay for foodgrain procurement, dues
Food Corporation of India (FCI) needs Rs 85,359 crore to pay for procurement of foodgrains and clear...
High procurement cost causes price hike: Pranab
Attributing rising prices to increase in procurement costs, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sun...
Wheat procurement down by 90%
Wheat procurement in Punjab, a major producer, has reached just 6.05 lakh tonne which is 90 percen...
MoD considering amendments in procurement policy
Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said the government was considering a proposal to include ...
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