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Government's e-marketplace GeM set to launch a nationwide outreach programme

Updated : August 30, 2018 10:57 PM IST

For over one and a half years the centre and state governments have been procuring general goods and services such as computers, office stationery and furniture through government's e-marketplace called GeM.

Till date, the B2B e-commerce portal has seen procurement worth Rs 11,000 crore. Now, this portal is set to launch a nationwide outreach programme and the target is to increase annual procurement to Rs 3 to 4 lakh crore in five years.
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