Credits: Govt Emarket Place

Government e-Marketplace https://gem.gov.in, is a one-stop e-Marketplace to facilitate online procurement of commonly used goods & services required by various Government Departments / Organizations / PSUs etc.

GeM developed by DGS&D through technical support of National eGovernance Division, Ministry of Electronics & IT is being launched by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (I/C) for Commerce and Industry with Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & IT as Chief Guest, on 9th August 2016.

Credits: Govt Emarket Place
Credits: Govt Emarket Place

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) will enhance transparency, efficiency and speed in public procurement. It will also provide tools for direct purchase, e-Bidding and reverse e-Auction to facilitate Government users to get the best value for the money.

Government users are requested to register on the portal to procure goods and services; sellers/service providers are being encouraged to register their firms to offer their products and services to Government agencies at a competitive price.

The following services are available at present.

  • One stop online shop for procurement of Goods and Services
  • Transparent and timely procurement
  • Registration of Government departments, Sellers and Service Providers
  • Direct access to Government departments for selling products and services
  • Listing of products & services available for procurement at one place
  • Easy search, price comparison, selection and order placement
  • Provision for e-Bidding, Reverse Auction and Demand aggregation
  • Dynamic pricing by sellers/service providers
  • Transaction log sheet and invoice generation
  • Provision for e-Sign for authentication
  • Audit trail and document management
  • Timely electronic payment
  • Notification through email and SMS
  • Help desk support for users’ queries and grievances
  • Portal access to guest users/citizens for viewing government procurement