No More Chinese Bidding For Government Tenders Pm Modi Govts Mega Economic Strike On China
No More Chinese Bidding For Government Tenders; PM Modi Govt's Mega Economic Strike On China
Amid border row with China, the government on Thursday imposed restrictions on public procurement from China and other countries with a common border. The Government of India amended the General Financial Rules 2017 to enable the imposition of restrictions on bidders from countries which share a land border with India on grounds of defence of India, or matters directly or indirectly related thereto including national security, an official statement said. The Department of Expenditure has, under the said Rules, issued a detailed order on public procurement to strengthen the defence of India and national security, it said.