National outreach programme ‘GeM Samvaad’ takes off in 4 States

National outreach programme ‘GeM Samvaad’ takes off in 4 States
  • 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).

Key Points:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

About GeM:

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.

Established- 1964.

Headquarters- New Delhi.

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