6 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2015
Date Written: April 5, 2015
This short academic brief, prepared for procurement training of senior civil services' members in India, looks at capacity-building of its acquisition workforce amidst increasing incidence of provisions in RFPs and tender notices that are inconsistent with the overall rules and policy frameworks governing public procurement in India. It examines select provisions of some recent RFPs and tender notices issued by various government agencies, and analyses their specific inconsistency with the General Financial Rules, CVC instructions and other important public policies and frameworks.
Keywords: India, public procurement, government contracts, procurement reforms, capacity building, training, QCBS, ICB
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Verma, Sandeep, Love in the Time of Cholera: Taking Procurement Reform Forward Amidst Increasing Incidence of Anti-GFR Provisions in Government Tenders (April 5, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2590007 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2590007