- Government e-marketplace
(GeM) is a state-of-the-art public procurement platform that has used
technology to remove entry barriers for bonafide sellers and has created a
vibrant e-marketplace with a wide range of goods and services.
- Currently, there are 26,000
government organisations (Central, State Governments and PSUs) and 1,30,000
sellers & service providers registered on GeM. It has around 25 lakh
products available for online purchase and has crossed 6.8 lakh transactions
worth Rs. 11,000 crores.
- As per Rule 149 of the
GFR-2017, procurement of Goods and Services by Ministries/ Departments of
Central Government has been made mandatory for Goods or Services available on