Department/Board : Press Information Bureau

Date : 08.08.2018

Government E-Marketplace (Gem) Completes 2 Years

Government e-Marketplace (GeM), the National Public Procurement Portal, will turn 2 years old tomorrow. It was launched on 9th August 2016, with the objective of creating an open, transparent and efficient procurement platform for government. Over its short journey, GeM has achieved many significant milestones. Some of these are:

The platform supports many best-in-class features and functionalities to encourage and support buyers and sellers. Some of these include:

GeM is an end-to-end, one stop online marketplace for Central and State Government Ministries and Departments, Central & State Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs & SPSUs), autonomous institutions and local bodies for procurement of common use Goods & Services.