India Procurement case studies

CASE STUDIES

Dated : 31 Jul 2017

The present study assesses the public procurement system and recent reform initiatives in India and outlines the need for changes in the institutional frameworks. There are several issues in the public procurement activities in India, which stem from fragmented procedures and rules, lack of transparency, widespread irregularities, and unavailability of sufficient procurement...

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Dated : 30 Aug 2016

Debarment and suspension of erring contractors are important tools for ensuring compliance with integrity-obligations of government contractors performing procurement actions for the Government. These actions are commonly referred to under Indian government regulations as “banning of business dealings”, “sending contractors on a holiday” and “suspension of business dealings”; and...

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Dated : 09 Jul 2015

Through performance assessments, identification of high-risk suppliers, and collaborative initiatives, Bayer uses its influence over global suppliers to ensure accordance with the company’s ethical, environmental, and social...

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Dated : 09 Mar 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev: Empowering Procurement Professionals towards Sustainable Procurement – Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is the leading global brewer and a top-five consumer-goods (FMCG) company with operations in 25 countries and procurement departments in 22...

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Dated : 09 Feb 2015

Each year, Cathay Pacific Airways uses millions of plastic items for its in-flight services, ranging from meal trays to cutlery to amenity kits. While the company has made tremendous efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, it still has to rely on single-use disposable plastic for some items due to concerns about hygiene, and regulatory and operational...

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Dated : 01 Oct 2014

This paper has adopted the exploratory case study method of analyzing a few recent cases of public procurement irregularities on Indian Railways documented by the vigilance departments and the CAG available in public domain to inquire into the following issues: (a) how do irregularities and instances of corruption persist in spite of...

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Dated : 04 May 2012

Indian Railways is one of the world’s largest public sector organizations. Its network, traffic, organization and extent of vertical integration are gigantic. This paper undertakes a critical examination of its procurement process to understand the procedures and institutional mechanisms which have evolved over time for safeguarding institutional...

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Dated : 01 Jun 2011

This case study has been prepared with the intent to provide a rich and holistic view on the development of e-GP in India. An attempt has been made to consolidate various details about implementation of e-GP in India. All factual data presented in this document is backed up by publicly available information from reliable information...

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