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  • GeM takes steps to enable quick, efficient, transparent, cost-effective purchases during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Published on March 29, 2020

    Government e-Marketplace (GeM) which is a Special Purpose Vehicle under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has taken a number of initiatives in the fight against COVID-19 Pandemic.

    GeM, which operates a dynamic, self-sustaining and user friendly portal for procurement of goods and services by Government offices, has taken steps to enable quick, efficient, transparent and cost-effective purchases in this hour of need.

    It has created several categories for medical supplies such as COVID-19 sample collection kit, reusable,  disposable thermometers, single use towels, thermal scanner, cardiac monitors, ICU beds, wheelchair, portable x-ray machines and surgical isolation face shield, among others.

    All original equipment manufacturers, re-sellers, and suppliers for these products are being identified for on boarding on GeM portal.