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Leveraging Public Procurement to address issues in the Supply Chain

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of management profession in India, in partnership with Partners in Change (PiC), is organizing virtual session on “Leveraging Public Procurement to address issues in Supply Chain” on 27th October...

Launch of Public Procurement Professional Association of India (PPPAI)

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

We are pleased to announce the launch of Public Procurement Professional Association of India (PPPAI) on September 24, 2020 at a virtual ceremony attended by senior officials of World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, New Development Bank, ITC-Geneva and Government of...

How Indian State of Odisha is using efficient procurement to combat COVID-19

Submitted by : Yamini Sarangi & Shanker Lal, The World Bank

OSMCL is responsible for the timely procurement of quality medicines, surgical, and other medical equipment through a fair, transparent, and competitive bidding process. It normally uses long-term (rate) contracts, open tenders using e-procurement, and the Government e-Marketplace (GeM). If large quantities are required, orders are split among...

Competition Law Guidance for coordination amongst businesses in the age of COVID 19 disruptions

Submitted by : Vinay Kumar Sanduja, Partner-Dispute Resolution, Competition/Antitrust and Insolvency Practice at Lexport

Escalating disruptions in the market and distress caused by COVID-19 has necessitatedcoordination amongst businesses.Such coordination may be required to ensure continued supply and fair distribution of goods and services including critical healthcare products(viz. hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment (PPE), face masks) and essential...

VUCA – A WAKE UP CALL FOR SUPPLY CHAIN

Submitted by : Chirag Kalaria, Purchase Professional, AMUL (GCMMF)

The world has become a global village where demands and supplies are continuously changing and sourced from multiple locations. Such dynamic situation can be termed as VUCA. It stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. This word has been coined by military post cold war and used by them to describe the conditions in the world...

Provisions for Making Emergency Procurement

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

In view of COVID 19 pandemic, AIMA organized an exclusive online session on Provisions for Making Emergency Procurement. The session was Taken by Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal, Director Public Policy Division, Department of Expenditure Ministry of...

Blockchain – The Next of Everything!!!

Submitted by : Chirag Kalaria, Purchase Professional, AMUL (GCMMF)

With modernization in lifestyle and evolution of technology, its acceptance in day to day life and business has increased never before. If Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) are buzzwords of last decade, then the upcoming decade is of “Blockchain Technology” for sure. It is a revolutionary technology which is operating...

5th Global Procurement Summit (GPS 2020)

Submitted by : Dr. Gurbandini Kaur, All India Management Association

AIMA conducted the 5th Global Procurement Summit (GPS) in partnership with Ministry of Electronics and information Technology, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and the World Bank on 10 -11 February 2020 at New...