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BEML bags Rs 3,015 cr contracts to supply 378 coaches for ADB-funded Mumbai Metro lines

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

State-run has bagged contracts worth Rs 3,015 crore for supply of 378 coaches for ADB-funded lines, giving a fillip to the Make in campaign, the (DIPP) said Friday.

"Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order bears fruit! Central public sector unit bags contract for supply of 378 coaches for Rs 3,015 crore for ADB funded Lines 2A, 2B and 7. The price per is the lowest in recent times," Make in said in a series of tweets.

This twitter handle is operated by the department.

It said DIPP had first taken up complaint of about being technically disqualified and restrictive and discriminatory conditions against domestic of metro coaches were changed.

The played a proactive role in structuring of eligibility criteria to remove wrongful conditions, it added.

It said the committee of secretaries chaired by the reviewed implementation of the Public Procurement Order; emphasising on procurement from domestic sources only irrespective of value of purchase, wherever sufficient local capacity and competition exists.

Under the order, it was envisaged that all central government departments, their attached or subordinate offices and autonomous bodies controlled by the Centre should ensure that purchase preference be given to domestic suppliers in government procurement.

It also said that contract for metro coaches for line-3 project awarded to consortium of Alstom Transport Ltd and Alstom Transport SA, which will manufacture 100 per cent of quantity in India.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 21:20 IST