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


Cogencis news is now Informist. This follows the acquisition of Cogencis Information Services Ltd by NSE Data & Analytics Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. As a part of the transaction, the news department of Cogencis has been sold to Informist Media Pvt Ltd.


Informist Media Tel +91 (11) 4220-1000

Send comments to


© Informist Media Pvt. Ltd. 2021. All rights reserved.

Other News

EDITORIAL: RBI’s gilt purchase plan quantitative easing by ‘jugaad’

Informist, Friday, Apr 9, 2021 Indians are experts at working with the resources at their disposal and coming up with the sort of life hacks which has given form to the word 'jugaad'. The Reserve Bank of India seems to be no exception, going by its new gilt purchase programme. The first version of the gilt acquisition programme, […]

Govt source says FY21 fisc gap seen lower than revised aim of 9.5%

Informist, Friday, Apr 9, 2021 –Govt source: See higher than projected revenues, spending in FY21 By Adrija Chatterjee and Shubham Batra NEW DELHI – The fiscal deficit for 2020-21 (Apr-Mar) is likely to be lower than the revised projection of 9.5% of GDP, a top finance ministry official told Informist. As per provisional estimates with the ministry, both the revenues […]

Govt likely to launch third tranche of Bharat Bond ETF by Jun-end

Informist, Friday, Apr 9, 2021 –Source: Govt to soon ask PSUs on borrowing requirement for FY22  By Sagar Sen NEW DELHI – The government is likely to launch the next tranche of the Bharat Bond Exchange-Traded Fund by June-end and will ask public sector companies for their fund requirements soon, a senior finance ministry official said. "The last tranche was […]