Love in the Time of Cholera: Taking Procurement Reform Forward Amidst Increasing Incidence of Anti-GFR Provisions in Government Tenders

6 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2015  

Sandeep Verma

Government of Rajasthan - Department of Home

Date Written: April 5, 2015

Abstract

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

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

Sandeep Verma (Contact Author)

Government of Rajasthan - Department of Home ( email )

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Jaipur, Rajasthan 302005
India
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