Government e-Marketplace achieves a Gross Merchandise Value of Rs 1.5 Lakh Crores
As of 1 February 2023, the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) has achieved Rs 1.5 lakh crore of Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) in FY23 alone.
An overview of the news
GeM is well positioned to cross its annual target of Rs 1.75 lakh crore.
GeM has crossed a gross business value of Rs 3 lakh crore since inception with the support of its stakeholders.
The total number of transactions on GeM has crossed 1.3 crore.
GeM has over 66,000 government buyer organisations and over 58 lakh sellers and service providers.
GeM portal features over 11,000 product categories with more than 29 lakh listed products.
About Government-e-Marketplace (GeM) platform
Launch - 9 August 2016
Purpose - to bring transparency and efficiency in the government buying process
Nodal Ministry - Ministry of Commerce and Industry
GeM works on inclusion, transparency and efficiency.
Who registered on GeM - Artisans, weavers, SHGs, startups, women entrepreneurs & MSMEs are registered on GeM
The portal is open for - all government buyers, Central and State Ministries, departments, public sector enterprises, autonomous institutions, local bodies, etc
Private buyers cannot buy on the platform but private people can sell products to government bodies by the portal.
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