To accelerate the adoption and use of GeM (Government e Marketplace) - which is the National Public Procurement Portal for procuring common Goods and Services by all the Central and State Government departments andorganisations- Government of India has declared a “National Mission on GeM” from 06.09.18 to 17.10.18
As a part of this mission, Southern Railway has organised awareness program “Buy on GeM Abhiyaan”on 25.9.18 at Southern Railway Headquarters. Shri.Ramesh Mahadevan,GeM Business Facilitator for TamilNadu and Puducherry highlighted the various features of GeM and explained the benefits of procuring through GeM.
Shri.Aditya Sharma, Principal Chief Materials Manager inaugurated the session and officials from all Departments of Southern Railway participated in the program. Through GeM portal, Southern Railway has placed contracts to the tune ofRs.14.13 Crores till date.