The government has launched Government e Marketplace (GeM) 3.0 to keep pace with the ever-evolving technological challenges and stake holder aspirations.
The national procurement portal of India scaled up its third version GeM 3.0 to offer standardised and enriched catalogue management, powerful search engine, real time price comparison, template-based Bid and RA creation, demand aggregation, e-EMD, e-PBG, user rating, advanced MIS and analytics and more.
Enhancements in GeM 3.0 version:
- Market Based generic requirements across all government agencies
- Standardisation of specifications of both products and services enabling empirical price comparability
- Completely transparent transactions across all ranges
- Generic standards established through universal service levels and cost comparison enabled
- Open and dynamic market place with rating based on performance of user on website
Coinciding with the migration to the 3.0 version, National Sellers On-boarding Campaign has been launched to train sellers/service providers for transition from GeM 2.0 to GeM 3.0. All MoU signed 20 state capitals will be trained by GeM MSP trainers along with Business Groups – CII, ASSOCHAM and PHDCII. Senior officers from GeM will visit these states to facilitate the transition. The GeM Contact Centre is also fully functioning during to handle any queries from the sellers.
Commenting on the campaign, Radha S. Chauhan, CEO, GeM said, “We are proud to launch this campaign on a day of national importance. Redefining purchase/procurement; enhanced GeM 3.0 platform, delivered and to be operated by Intellect Design Arena – Managed Services Provider (MSP) and its consortium partners will further the Digital India vision of transparency, openness and fairness.”
GeM 3.0 has undergone a digital transformation with superior technology and ability to scale from the previous version. This will bring together many sellers and service providers for products and services across the country under one roof, truly making it a digital tool of empowerment and entrepreneurship,” commented Chauhan.
The launch of the Sellers On-boarding Campaign will streamline the procurement of goods and services making it an easy, go-to portal for sellers and service providers,” added Chauhan.