A Two day National Level Seminar was conducted by NLC India Ltd., on “Best practices and Latest Trends in Procurement Process” at Neyveli on 15 th and 16 th of February, 2019. The seminar was inaugurated by Shri Rakesh Kumar, CMD, NLCIL. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Rakesh Kumar said that, Public Procurement is more than 20% of GDP of the country and therefore it is immensely important to ensure transparency, accountability and economically competitive price for goods and services. He further said that e-marketing has already gained momentum in NLCIL. The Inaugural function was graced by Shri V.Thangapandian, Director/Power, Shri Prabhakar Chowki, Director/Mines, Senior officials of NLCIL, delegates and participants. The concept of the Seminar was explained by Shri Nadella Naga Maheswar Rao, Director/P&P. He further stressed the need to give adequate importance to MSME vendors and to implement “Make in India” guidelines in letter and spirits.