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Status Report on MSME Focused Vendor Development Programs

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The Vendor Development Programs (VDPs) are aimed at building the capacity of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) and enhancing their participation in public procurement process.

The procurement from Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) by Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) increased from 23.11% in 2017-18 to 26.31% in 2018-19. This information was given by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

The details of Vendor Development Programmes organized by Ministry of MSME and the details of vendors registered with Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) as on 5th February, 2020 are given below.

YearNumber of Vendor Development Programmes (VDPs) by M/o MSMEVendor registered by CPSUs (as on 5th February, 2020)
2016-17403 

 

20,775

2017-18442
2018-19136

 

Details of Vendor Development Programmes / Buyer-Seller meets organized by CPSUs during the last two years are given below:

 

YearGeneral VDPsSC/ST VDPs
2017-18913215
2018-191983583

 

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