Impact of Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, 2017

The Economic Affairs Committee made a representation to the Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) on August 23rd at the conclave on Public Procurement Order, 2017, held at Vanijya Bhawan, New Delhi. DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India issued the Public Procurement Order, 2017 to encourage manufacturing of goods and services in India, with a view to enhance income and employment. The order lays down criteria for purchase preference linked to local content for central ministries, departments, central public sector undertakings, etc. to follow. AMCHAM invited members’ views across sectors on the implications and impact of the procurement notifications in securing business from government entities. Their concerns and suggestions were compiled sector wise.