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17-02-18

Order Processing

All the Sellers are requested that while processing of orders, when they get a pop up related to e-Sign, they just need to click on the button "Proceed to ESign" and then the order can be processed.

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14-02-18

Product Listing in GeM 3.0

Sellers be notified that the transaction on GeM 2.0 is soon going to be closed and so you are requested to start listing your product on Catalogue Managed System on GeM 3.0.GeM Team...Read More

13-02-18

Downtime of GeM Portal on 13-02-2018

This is to inform you that the GeM portal will not be available from 8:30 PM to 5:00 AM. We regret the inconvinience.

GeM Team

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13-02-18

Launch of New Services on GeM 3.0

This is to inform tihat the services Packaged Drinking Water and Scanning & Digitization are launched on GeM 3.0 from today. Buyers can start with the Direct Purchase procurement.

 

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13-02-18

Advisory for avoidance of creation of Test bids on GeM 3.0 Portal

It is observed that many buyers are creating and cancelling test bids on GeM 3.0 portal which is adversely impacting the Bid maintenance. Also it has been found that few bids have been created and saved but not published.Kindly publish the create...Read More

13-02-18

Advisory for Login to Buyers and Sellers

An advisory is provided to all the buyers and sellers of GeM to clear the Cache/Cookies before proceeding for login. The option is available in the settings of the browers you are using.

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10-02-18

Downtime for Bid/RA system

Buyers please take a note that the Bid and RA will be unavailable from 1 PM to 3 PM. We regret for the inconvinience.

GeM Team

 

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07-02-18

Clarifications on use of Aadhaar for GeM transactions

Some concerns have been raised on the issue of use of Aadhaar of Government buyers for transactions on GeM. It is hereby clarified, that Aadhaar is used only to identify the person, and for e-sign on documents that needs legal sanctity in GeM tran...Read More

07-02-18

Product upload on Catalogue Management Sysytem on GeM 3.0

Sellers are hereby requested to upload their products on revised Catalogue Management System on GeM 3.0 at the earliest. New Transactions will very shortly be ,fully and exclusively enabled on 3.0 for all categories. To avoid any last minute ru...Read More

06-02-18

Buyer - Seller Consultative Meet

As you are aware that the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is an online marketplace for Central Govt./State Govt/PSUs buyers for procurement of common use Goods and Services.  The marketplace is enabling the wide range of product offers by GeM Sel...Read More

06-02-18

Downtime e-Sign Services in GeM Portal

It is notified that the e-Sign services will not be aavailable from 7PM to 7:30 PM on 6th February, 2018. We regret the inconvinience caused to you.

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06-02-18

Email creation guidelines for government buyers

Email creation guidelines for government buyers who not have gov.in or nic.in email id need to follow the guidelines attached

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04-02-18

Advisory for GeM 3.0 Portal

Following are the advisory for GeM 3.0 Portal:

  • Please use the URL http://gem.gov.in and remove all the older bookmarks stored
  • Before opening the portal and login, request you to remove the coocies and cache for successful login<...Read More

03-02-18

Login Issue on GeM 3.0

Take note that access to GeM 2.0 is available for users who are already part of transaction that are currently active....Read More

02-02-18

Welcome to enhanced GeM 3.0

Dear GeM Buyer, 
You are now welcome to login on the enhanced version GeM 3.0. 

This is a significantly scaled up version with numerous additional features. I am sure your experience and convenience of transacting will improve fu...Read More

02-02-18

Extension of Bid and RA

Extension of Bid and RA - All BID/RA are being extended by three days due to technical glitch on GeM portal. We apologise for the inconvinience.

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01-02-18

Press Release - National Seller On-boarding Campaign

Government e Marketplace announcesNational Sellers On-boarding Campaign National Sellers On-boarding Campaign to train sellers ontransition from GeM 2.0 to GeM 3.0...Read More

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01-02-18

Record monthly transaction made on GeM Portal

First time on GeM, monthly Transaction Value crossed INR 1000 Crore for the Month of January 2018

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01-02-18

National Seller On-boarding Campaign on Gem 3.0

Gem launches nation wide campaign for onboarding sellers and listing of products and services on Gem 3.0. https://new.gem.gov.in/

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24-11-17

NOTIFICATION ON CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

As you are aware that the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is an online marketplace for Central Govt./State Govt/PSUs buyers for procurement of common use Goods and Services.  The marketplace is enabling wide range of product offers by GeM Seller(...Read More

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22-11-17

Notification for Buyer Seller Meet- November 23

 Notification for Buyer Seller Meet- November 23

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20-11-17

NOTIFICATION ON CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON PRODUCT SLPECIFICATIONS

   As you are aware that the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is an online marketplace for Central Govt./State Govt/PSUs buyers for procurement of common use Goods and Services.  The marketplace is enabling wide range of product offers by GeM Se...Read More

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18-11-17

Cloud- Infrastructure as a Service

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) as one of the cloud service has been enabled for MEITY empaneled and STQC audited agencies. Agencies meeting the requirement can submit their service offering.

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17-11-17

Product Cooling period for Bid and RA participation reduced to 2 Hours

The e-Bidding invitation shall be extended to all the Sellers on GeM who get registered as Seller and/or offer Goods/services for the particular product category on GeM, 2 hours prior to closing time of e-Bidding. The decision of the Buyer/GeM reg...Read More

11-11-17

Downtime of GeM Portal

GeM portal was down from 2PM to 4 PM for maintenance and configuration activity. The portal is up and working.

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10-11-17

Enhancement of GeM Portal

On behalf of the GeM Team, I am happy to share with all our GeM users that we are preparing transition from the current pilot version to significantly enhanced and scaled up GeM 3.0, very shortly.  I would like to place on record our deep appreci...Read More

08-11-17

Buyer Notification

For direct purchase a business validation has been incorporated in system that the same buyer from the same seller for the same product, can order a maximum of Rs 50,000 - this is per week restriction. It is recommended that for larger order Bid a...Read More

03-11-17

Amendment in technical specifications in Bid

It is hereby notified that the GeM portal is a marketplace which offers only the listed products and service for procurement. Items which are not listed by the vendors on the marketplace, cannot be procured, either through Direct or L1 purchase or...Read More

01-11-17

Issues in bid due to technical update/enhancement in Bid

Due to a recent update/enhancement in GeM Portal, it is found that some bids have been impacted. The steps required to resolve the impact have been given here on the Portal. All the bids which ended on or after 25th October, 2017 can be extended ...Read More

31-10-17

IT Services Disabled

IT Services has been currently disabled due to technical reasons....Read More

31-10-17

Security Service has been Disabled due to Technical Reason

Security Service has been Disabled due to Technical Reason....Read More

27-10-17

Encryption – Decryption in bidding

Encryption – Decryption in bid

To make the Bidding process more confidential and secure, GeM has introduced Encryption-Decryption mechanism for bids.

Henceforth, the Seller’s quoted Price will be encrypted using t...Read More

10-10-17

Special Terms and Conditions for Automobiles

Clause 8 of Terms and Conditions and special Terms and Conditions for Automobiles has been. The amended Clauses of Terms and Conditions have been provided in the attached document. In case of any queries, please contact helpdesk.

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09-10-17

Additional Terms and Conditions for Procurement under Proprietary Article Certificate Buying

a)            In case a Govt. buyer on GeM, wants to make procurement on proprietary basis on the GeM Portal after obtaining the requisite approvals/PAC certificate from their competent authority as per Rule 166 of GFR-2017, the Buyer c...Read More

09-10-17

Cartridges for various types of printers

The product category of Cartridges for various types of printers manufactured by different OEMs has been on GeM for quite a long time.  GeM has now created a separate category for compatible Printer Ink cartridges for printers ....Read More

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09-10-17

[UPDATE] PFMS Server Maintenance

[UPDATE] PFMS Server Maintenance is still in progress.

We will update this post once maintenance has concluded.

Thank you for your patience.

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06-10-17

Attention New and existing PFMS Users !!

The PFMS server will be down for maintenance for 2 days starting from 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct 06, 2017.

During that time, PFMS payment method will not be available. The specific areas that will be affected are:

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14-09-17

Do’s and Don’t for the Buyers

Before finalising the procurement buyers are advised to check the details related to product prices, specifications, warranty, delivery locations, etc.  If 4-5 OEMs are not offering their products, buyer may consider procurement through bidding....Read More

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11-09-17

Special Drive to onboard Service Providers

This week our support centre will completely help you to onboard your services.

Kindly visit our Help Desk centre :

GeM HelpDesk, Jeevan Tara Building, 5 Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110 001.

You can also contact our Helpdesk for fu...Read More

06-09-17

Selection of Consultant for Design & Implementation – Corrigendum Released 06.09.17

Corrigendum Released w.e.f. 06.09.17Ref: Request for proposal RFP of a Consultant for Design &  Implementation of Structure and role of GeM SPV as the National Public Procurement Agency.  ...Read More

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31-08-17

Seller Training on GeM at New Delhi Dates : 1,8,15,22,29 September 2017

Training Venue: Conference Room, GeM SPV, 2nd Floor, Jeevan Tara Building, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001Training Time: 10:30 AM to 01.00 PM. Fee: Participants do not have to pay any fees for this training. Procedure for sending nomination: Sell...Read More

31-08-17

Buyer Training on GeM at New Delhi Dates : 5 ,7 ,12 ,14 ,19, 21 ,26 ,28. September 2017.

Training Venue: Conference Room, GeM SPV, 2nd Floor, Jeevan Tara Building, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001Training Time: 10:30 AM to 01.00 PMFee: Participants do not have to pay any fees for this training.Procedure for sending nomination: Central...Read More

28-08-17

GeM’s New Helpline Number

GeM Helpline Number has been changed w.e.f. August 28, 2017.

Please contact 0124-6103700 for any queries and complaints.

Alternatively, please raise Tickets at Support Desk .

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24-08-17

Selection of Consultant for Design & Implementation

Request for proposal RFP of a Consultant for Design & Implementation of Structure and role of GeM SPV as the National Public Procurement Agency ...Read More

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19-08-17

MOU with banks for ePayment integration

MOU for ePayment integration with Banks has been signed with Bank of Baroda, ICICI and SBI for payment gateway integration, EPBG, EMD and Escrow account functionality in GeM portal. Effort is being made for similar MOU with other banks....Read More

19-08-17

MOU with States for procurement through GeM

The need of the hour is to establish a channel for procurement of goods & services by State Government in right quantity, right quality at the right time and from right source. To achieve this objective as well as bring adequate transparency and acco...Read More

16-08-17

Update your Udyog Aadhaar as MSME entity

Sellers may note that any claim to being an MSME entity will be only validated through our integration with the MSME database of the Udyog Aadhaar. Kindly update your Udyog Aadhaar as MSME entity failing which all such vendors will be disabled from b...Read More

11-08-17

Software Product Sanitization

All the sellers whose products are listed under Software Category may note that the software products published on GeM with offer price exceeding Rs.50, 000/- and the items not covered under the DGS&D and NICSI RC, a review has been done by the Ge...Read More

11-08-17

Two Bid Technique:

Buyers and Sellers may note that updated version of Bid has feature: While Technical Evaluation is under consideration, Sellers will be able to see the price only after completion of Technical Evaluation by the Buyer....Read More

09-08-17

Multiple Consignee Updates

It is hereby to be noted that henceforth all the buyers will be able to add upto 100 consignee while creation of the BID. It will help the buyers to provide goods and services to those consignees who are distantly located as well as distributed in r...Read More