An e-marketplace for public procurement of common use goods and services
It is end-to-end automated solution for government buying, right from order to fulfilment
To enhance competitiveness, transparency, and accountability in public procurement
To provide competitive prices and reliable quality of products/services to government buyers
Tofacilitate due payment to suppliers in timebound and systematic manner
Benefits and Impact
63,800+Government Organisations onboarded
5.4 Million Sellers and Service Providers offering their goods and services
Cost savings of INR 88 Billion INR 115 Billion in FY21-22
15% reduction in tendering cycle on GeM vis-à-vis outside of GeM
Managed Service Provider (MSP)selected via RFP process is managing continuous development and operation of Government e-Marketplace (GeM) System
Modalities of implementation
Multi-lingual Support GeM portal is optimized for languages being written from left to right. For other languages, support would be required to be built in.
Multi-Currency Support GeM currently supports only INR transactions.
Business RuleEngine GeM currently is optimized for procurement by Indian central and state entities based on GFR guidelines and associated business rules. Customization may be required basis the rules/laws of target country.
Organization Hierarchy Considerations GeM currently follows 4 level Organization hierarchy which would be required to be mapped for friendly countries.