• Eastern Book Company's Government Contracts by Dr. V. Visalakshi & Dr. P. Arun Bhupathi

About the Book:

The work provides a detailed commentary on the law governing grant of government contracts, licences, quotas, mineral rights, jobs etc to individuals and business organizations. A sort of special protection is given to the government on the ground of “public interest” and “public finance”. This work is a detailed commentary on the subject and explains the objective of State contracts, rights and obligations of the parties with special reference to Constitution of India, breach of the State Contract, e-procurement and the issues in public procurement etc. An exhaustive coverage of defences like executive necessity, impossibility of performance, public policy and the remedies of promissory estoppel, legitimate expectation has been given. Up to date case-law has been given.

Brief Table of Contents:

  1. The Law of Contract and The State Contract
  2. Historical Perspectives of the Law of State Contracts
  3. E-Procurement
  4. Application of the Provisions of the Indian Constitution
  5. State Liability - An Analogous Study of Other Contries and the Doctrine of Executive Necessity
  6. Remedies for the Breach of the State Contract
  7. Contractual Liability of State in the Area pf Conflict of Laws


  1. The Public Procurement Bill, 2012
  2. Special Commission on Choice of Law in International Contract
  3. Subject Index

About the Authors:

Dr. V. Visalakshi is Associate Professor at Dr. RMLNLU, Lucknow  & Dr. P. Arun Bhupathi is Assistant Professor at Vishnu Dental College, Andhra Pradesh. Abhinandan Malik [B.A., LL.B (Hons) NALSAR, LL.M (Univ. of Toronto) ]He is the General Editor of the Book.

About the Publisher:

Established in 1942, the Eastern Book Company (EBC) Group is the intellectual giant in Indian law publishing, with offices in several Indian cities. It is run by a unique combination of highly qualified legal, managerial and information technology professionals, who have acquired their expertise, across generations, from the leading universities and institutes of India, Asia, North America and Britain.

EBC publishes a wide range of legal commentaries, student texts, law reports and digests, and its products include pioneering works both in the print and electronic medium. With a list of over 550 authoritative and well known titles, it is well recognised for its contribution to legal literature worldwide. Its large list of publications includes standard legal texts for professionals, the industry, law students, students of competitive examinations and of professional courses like C.A., C.S., I.C.W.A. etc. Enterprise and innovation imbue each new publication. Eastern Book Company's products have been a hallmark for quality, reliability and reasonable price. Not only is perfection desirable in itself but what is keenly felt is a desire to give the legal fraternity works of the highest standard and dependability.

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Eastern Book Company's Government Contracts by Dr. V. Visalakshi & Dr. P. Arun Bhupathi

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