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Bata India wins part of 1.2-bln-rupee order from Tamil Nadu govt

Informist, Friday, Mar 12, 2021


By Sai Ishwarbharath 

CHENNAI – Bata India Ltd is among five companies which have won orders of 1.19 bln rupees from the government of Tamil Nadu for shoes and sandals, state government documents accessed by Informist showed. 

 

The Gurugram-headquartered company was one of the five winners of a 620.5-mln-rupee order to supply velcro sandals for school children on an annual contract basis.

 

The state government had floated a tender for the academic year 2020-21, and other winners include Powertech Electroinfra, Charanpaaduka Industries, Manjeet Plastic Industries and Haridwar-based Infinity Ltd.

Bata India also emerged as one of the winners to supply and deliver shoes to school children on an annual basis. The order was of 574.3 mln rupees. Powertech Electroinfra, Charanpaaduka Industries, Manjeet Plastic Industries and HB Rubber Shoes are the other winners.


The tender was floated by the Tamil Nadu Text Book Corp, which did not reply to Informist's emails seeking a response. Bata India, too, did not respond to Informist's email.  

 

Reacting to this news development, shares of Bata India extended gains, and at 1451 IST, were up 0.2% at 1,508.65 rupees on the National Stock Exchange.  End

 

IST, or Indian Standard Time, is five-and-a-half hours ahead of GMT

 

Edited by Aditya Sakorkar

 

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