- A national outreach program ‘GeM Samvaad’, launched by Government e-Marketplace (GeM) has begun from 19thDecember 2019 in 4 States of Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh (HP) and Andhra Pradesh (AP).
- The program will be held till17, February 2020 with the participation of GeM senior officers, stakeholders across the country and with local vendors to facilitate on-boarding of local vendors on the market.
- The market through GeM Samvaad aims to get feedback from users, which is the first step towards GeM’s ‘Voice of Customer’ initiative that will be used to improve the system.
- Through this programme, GeM is said to make the actual users aware about the new features & functionalities of the portal.
Chairman– Anup Wadhawan
It is a one stop portal launched on 9 August 2016 in order to facilitate online procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments/ Organizations.It has over 20,000 services, 1.5 million products and over 3 lakh registered vendors, various service providers & over 40,000 government buyer organizations.
About Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL):
Fact- BHEL’s has strength of an installed base of over 1,85,000 MW of power plant equipment globally.
Headquarters- New Delhi.