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NATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE UNIVERSITY

A PROJECT OF CONTRACT-I

Government Agreements under Contracts and Constitution

SUBMITTED TO :- SUBMITTED BY: DR.(Prof.)MOHD. ISHAQ QURESHI SIDDHARTH SHARMA PROFESSOR 2012BALLB100  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I would like to thank my Law of Contracts-I teacher, Dr. Prof. Mohd. Ishaq Qureshi for giving me such an interesting topic and allowing me to make a project on it. I would also like to thank my seniors as well as my friends for providing me with their valuable inputs during the course of this project.

I would also like to express my gratitude to our Director, Prof. S.S Singh who has always encouraged us and supported us in our Endeavour by providing us world class facilities like Library and Wi-Fi connection.

I am also thankful to my parents for their constant inspiration and moral support that kept me going throughout the project.


INTRODUCTION

The subject of government contracts has assumed great importance in the modern times. Today the state is a source of wealth. In the modern era of a welfare state, government's economic activities are expanding and the government is increasingly assuming the role of the dispenser of a large number of benefits. Today a large number of individuals and business organizations enjoy largess in the form of government contracts, licenses, quotas, mineral rights, jobs, etc. This raises the possibility of exercise of power by a government to dispense largess in an arbitrary manner. It is axiomatic that the government or any of its agencies ought not to be allowed to act arbitrarily and confer benefits on whomsoever they want. Therefore there is a necessity to develop some norms to regulate and...