The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched a Government procurement platform called GeM (Government eMarketplace). The marketplace can be used by any government department for direct online purchases upto Rs 50,000, while purchases above Rs 50,000 will be required to be made through the supplier having the lowest price, meeting the quality, specification and delivery period requirements. An Aadhaar number is required to sign up even as a guest user. Govt Depts now get online portal for purchase of products & service with the launch of Govt eMarket by @nsitharaman pic.twitter.com/aTUgaMkveT — Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) August 9, 2016 The market lists products like air conditioning and heating equipment, writing instruments, water, projectors, desk and computer supplies etc., and services like security, human resources, housekeeping, spot hiring, regular hiring, chauffeur etc., some of which are listed as ‘coming…
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