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Certificate Course in Public-Private Partnerships

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

AIMA With the support of the World Bank presents Certificate Program in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). The Program starts on 17th April...

6th Global Procurement Summit (GPS 2021)

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

AIMA conducted virtually the 6th Global Procurement Summit 2021(GPS) in partnership with Ministry of Finance, Government of India, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank on 3-4 February 2021 . The theme of the summit was “Procurement can be enabler for COVID-19 Emergency Responses” GPS 2021 focuses on impact of COVID-19 on procurement and...

World Bank Survey of Purchasers of “Commonly Used Item” from Government/Public Sector in India and their Suppliers

Submitted by : Shanker Lal, Lead Procurement Specialist, World Bank

The World Bank is the largest multilateral development financial institution with 188 client countries around the World. A large portion of funding provided by the World Bank is used in procurement of goods, works and services. Procurement of Commonly Used Items is a challenge, if these are repeatedly required. Many of the Government Agencies,...

Global Procurement Summit 2021 (GPS 2021)

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

After the remarkable achievement of Global Procurement Summit (GPS) 2016 to (GPS) 2020, All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of management profession in India, in partnership with Ministry of Finance, Government of India and the World Bank is organizing the 6th Global Procurement Summit 2021 on February 3 - 4,...

Leveraging Public Procurement to address issues in the Supply Chain

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of management profession in India, in partnership with Partners in Change (PiC), is organizing virtual session on “Leveraging Public Procurement to address issues in Supply Chain” on 27th October...

Launch of Public Procurement Professional Association of India (PPPAI)

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

We are pleased to announce the launch of Public Procurement Professional Association of India (PPPAI) on September 24, 2020 at a virtual ceremony attended by senior officials of World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, New Development Bank, ITC-Geneva and Government of...

How Indian State of Odisha is using efficient procurement to combat COVID-19

Submitted by : Yamini Sarangi & Shanker Lal, The World Bank

OSMCL is responsible for the timely procurement of quality medicines, surgical, and other medical equipment through a fair, transparent, and competitive bidding process. It normally uses long-term (rate) contracts, open tenders using e-procurement, and the Government e-Marketplace (GeM). If large quantities are required, orders are split among...

Competition Law Guidance for coordination amongst businesses in the age of COVID 19 disruptions

Submitted by : Vinay Kumar Sanduja, Partner-Dispute Resolution, Competition/Antitrust and Insolvency Practice at Lexport

Escalating disruptions in the market and distress caused by COVID-19 has necessitatedcoordination amongst businesses.Such coordination may be required to ensure continued supply and fair distribution of goods and services including critical healthcare products(viz. hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment (PPE), face masks) and essential...