Shopian: A Webinar cum Training programme was today organized by the District Industries Centre, Shopian in collaboration with the GeM, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India for registration on GeM portal, here.
The General Manager, DIC Shopian, Tanveer ul Majid apprised the attendees that it is now mandatory for Government Departments to make all purchases through the GeM portal and similarly, MSME sector also require to register on GeM to sell their products to Government Departments.
He said that the portal is transparent and payments shall be made to sellers in stipulated time period besides, sellers can join in any bidding all over the country on competitive rates and can explore the market on PAN India.
On the occasion, the participants were made aware regarding benefits of GeM, process of getting themselves registered and further steps that needed to be taken for selling their end products and services.
It was informed that the major advantages of GeM for sellers are direct access to all Government Departments, One stop shop for bids / reverse auction on products / services, Dynamic pricing, Vendor rating system, new product suggestion facility for sellers, Seller friendly dashboard for selling and monitoring of supplies and payments, and regular new products categories on GeM.