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Sellers Suspended due to non-compliance with GFR Rule 144(xi)

As on 08.05.2024 [Archive List]

Ref: (i) Public Procurement Division, DoE, MoF F. No.6/18/2019-PPD dated 23.07.2020
(ii) Public Procurement Division, DoE, MoF F. No.7/10/2021-PPD (1) dated 23.02.2023


With reference to the Letter u/ref (i), Ministry of Finance has inserted Rule 144(xi) in GFR, 2017 wherein it has been mandated that any bidder from a country that shares a land border with India (with some exceptions), shall be eligible to bid in tender only if Bidder is registered with the Registration Committee constituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). Further, vide Letter u/ref(ii), the requirement of registration with the Registration Committee was expanded to Specified Transfer of Technology (ToT). Accordingly a compliance requirement has been built in GeM GTC under clause 26.

GeM has undertaken an extensive exercise to validate compliance of clause 26 of GeM GTC through vendor assessment / assessment exemption process and through a re-assessment exercise. Sellers and Brands listed in following table have either been determined as non-compliant or have failed to prove their compliance for clause 26 of GTC till date (date indicated in the table).

These sellers, the brands owned by them and all the catalogs uploaded by them have been removed from GeM marketplace. These are not eligible for any bid participation on GeM (even through Custom bid and or BOQ bid modes). Buyers are advised to ensure that they reject such offers received in any bid process form such sellers or other sellers offering products of these brands because of suspension due to noncompliance of GTC clause 26. GeM reserves the right to cancel such contracts even if placed by the buyer. Buyers are advised to check updated list on regular basis on GeM.


Supplier Name Category Name Brand