A workshop on “ GOVERNMENT e-MARKETPLACE (GeM)” organised by the Department of Information Technology, Government of Manipur in co-ordination with the Department of Finance of the State was held today at Hotel Classic Grande today. The workshop was sponsored by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, Digital India, National e-Governance Division.
Finance Commissioner, Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan; Secretary IT Department, Shri Sumant Singh; Training Director, General of Supplies & Disposal, Shri Mayangk Bisht; Director DGS-D(Supply), Shri Rajesh Jain; Director FICCI, Shri Hemant Seth; Director MSME-DI, Shri Debabrata Mitra, Additional Chief Secretary, Shri Sambhu Singh and Additional Chief Secretary, Shri Sohail Aktar participated in today’s workshop as resource persons.
Drawing the attention to the importance of e-MARKETPLACE(GeM) , Shri Vivek Kumar Dewangan convinced that different departments & organisations of the State will now be able to provide goods and services via online mode through the mechanism of GeM. In addition to making goods and services available online, GeM will also bring transparency and make the whole process easier to use, he said.
He also said that with the application of GeM in various Government offices of the State, goods and services & other necessary commodities will not only be made easily available to the public but it will also reduce the issues and hurdles in relation to payment and return of these goods & services.
He expressed that the process of accessibility of the goods and services to the general public will now be easier with the coming of e-MARKETPLACE(GeM).
Heads of different departments of Manipur, Deputy Commissioners of all districts & other high ranking officials took part in today’s GOVERNMENT e-MARKETPLACE (GeM)” workshop.