MINISTRY OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
New Delhi, the 8th December, 2022
S.O. 5745(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 order further to amend the Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order, 2012, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) This order may be called the Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Amendment Order, 2022.
(2) This order shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order, 2012, in the annexed Order No.21(1)/2007-MA dated 21.06.2010, after sub-paragraph (iv) of paragraph 3, the following sub-paragraph shall be inserted, namely :-
“(v) Consider the requests of the Central Ministries/ Departments/ PSUs for exemption, on a case to case basis, from procuring certain items from the reserved list for MSEs through open tendering”.
[F. No. 21(9)/2017-MA(Pt-I)]
VIPUL GOEL, Development Commissioner
Note : The principal order was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) vide number S. O. 581(E), dated the 23rd March, 2012, subsequently amended vide . and vide number S.O. 3237(E), dated the 11th August, 2021.