CCI dismisses a case filed against Educational Institutions

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in an information in alleging imposition of restrictive terms and conditions by Educational Institutions, in the tenders floated by them for procurement of books for their libraries, rejected the Informant’s contentions and held that a procurer/consumer has the right to make decisions that serve its best interests and must be allowed to exercise its choice freely while purchasing goods and services in the market.