Which union minister has launched a public procurement portal ‘MSME Sambandh’ for MSMEs?
1. Arun Jaitley
2. Giriraj Singh
3. Suresh Prabhu
4. D. V. Sadananda Gowda
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Answer is : Giriraj Singh
Explanation :Giriraj Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for MSME, has launched a Public Procurement Portal ‘MSME Sambandh’ in New Delhi on December 8, 2017. The purpose of the portal is to monitor the implementation of the Public Procurement from MSEs by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). The procurement policy mandates the Central government departments/CPSEs to procure an overall 20% of their total annual purchases from MSEs.
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