Public Procurement Policy in CPSEs – Status of Compliance

As published by the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises on 06 FEB 2019 on pib.nic.in

As per DPE MoU guidelines, negative mark is given to MoU evaluated CPSEs for non-compliance of Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises issued by Ministry of MSME. The number of MoU evaluated CPSEs which have not complied with the Public Procurement Policy has reduced from 53 in 2016-17 to 25 in the year 2017-18.

 Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) function under the administrative control of their respective Ministries and Departments. As per the Public Enterprises Survey for the years 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 tabled in both the Houses of Parliament by Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), the details of number of CPSEs which have reported their annual procurement and those which have complied with the mandatory 20% procurement from MSEs are given below:

Year No. of CPSEs reported annual procurement No. of CPSEs complied with the mandatory 20% procurement from MSEs
2015-16 131 45
2016-17 141 81
2017-18 168 102

This information was given by the Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, in written replies in the Lok Sabha on 5th Feb, 2019.

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