New Delhi, Nov. 30 -- Minister of State for MSME, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma on Tuesday invited suggestions from the MSME sector on items to be reserved for purchase.

The Minister in a tweet said, MSMEs are the backbone of the Indian Economy! Lets help their growth. Give your suggestions on the list of items that can be reserved for exclusive purchase from MSMEs under the Public Procurement Policy.

Earlier in October a revised draft list of goods to be exclusively procured from MSMEs was released.

It introduced services and now the MSME ministry is looking into enhancing public procurement of goods and services from MSMEs.

Increasing the count from earlier 358 to 469 with the addition of services also, the revised draft list of ...