Central Govt. and PSU minimum procure limit from MSME increased to 25% from existing 20% and out this 3 percent earmarked for women owned MSME vide Notification No. S.O. 5670(E) dated: 9th November, 2018.
MINISTRY OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
New Delhi, the 9th November, 2018
S.O. 5670(E).—In exercise of powers conferred by section 11 of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 (27 of 2006), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments to the Public Procurement Policy for the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order, 2012 namely :—
1. (i) This Order may be called the Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Amendment Order, 2018.
(ii) This shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Throughout the Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order, 2012, (hereinafter referred to as the said Order), for the figures and word “20 per cent”, wherever they occur, the figures and word “25 per cent” shall be substituted.
3 After paragraph 4 of the said Order, the following paragraph shall be inserted, namely:‑
“4A. Special provision for Micro and Small Enterprise owned by women. Out of the total annual procurement from Micro and Small Enterprises, 3 per cent from within the 25 per cent target shall be earmarked for procurement from Micro and Small Enterprises owned by women.
[F. No. 21(22)-2018-MA]
RAM MOHAN MISHRA,
Addl. Secy. & Development Commissioner