Sumary of Medical supplies from China will now be exempt from procurement curbs till Oct:
- Amid rising border tensions with China last year, the Centre had issued an order related to public procurement..
- This amended the General Financial Rules 2017 to enable imposition of restrictions on bidders from countries that share a land border with India on grounds of defence of India, or matters directly or indirectly related thereto including national security..
- Security clearance The order also said the competent authority for registration will be the Registration Committee constituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)..
- Political and security clearance from the Ministries of External and Home Affairs respectively will be mandatory….