In a bid to promote ‘Make in India’, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has cancelled or modified multiple government tenders worth Rs. 25,000 crores.
The restrictive and discriminatory clauses against domestic suppliers and manufacturers have been removed and all relevant ministries have been directed to give preference to domestic suppliers.
Among those cancelled or modified order to set up a urea and ammonia plant worth Rs. 8,000 crores, a tender to procure train coaches for Rs, 5,000 crores, an Rs. 8,135 crore power project and a tender of Rs. 3,000 crore for Mumbai Metro.