India: Commerce Min coming up with advanced version of GeM portal

30 Jan 2018: The commerce ministry today said it is coming up with a more dynamic and vibrant Government e- Market (GeM) portal for public procurement purposes. It said that GeM 3.0 would offer standardised and enriched catalogue management, powerful search engine, real time price comparison, template-based bid, demand aggregation, user rating and analytics. "GeM strives to keep pace with ever-evolving technological challenges and stake holder aspirations and in line with this endeavour, GeM is coming up with a scaled up third version," the ministry said in a statement.