The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is a government-run e-commerce portal. It is a one-stop to facilitate and enable easy online procurement of the Consumer Goods & Services that are needed by various Government Departments, Organizations and PSUs.
The government under the Allocation of Business Rules, 1961 had begun the GeM in 2017. The main objective of the GeM is to ensure transparency, efficiency and promptness in the procurement of supplies.
Government offices, just like private companies, have to buy goods and services for their operational and office needs.
Public procurement (government tenders) refers to the process by which central, state governments and PSUs buy goods and services from the private traders and manufacturers.
Government procurement requires to follow strict procedures in order to ensure that the purchase process is fair, efficient, transparent and minimizes the on-site of public resources.
GeM registration can empower the small traders, manufacturers and service providers to enter the wide and interactive online platform, where they can directly sell their products & services to various buyers from the Government Departments, Organizations and PSUs.
Public procurement on the GeM portal ensures transparency, efficiency, and promptness in the procurement and payment of suppliers.
It enables the Central, state governments and PSUs to buy the goods and services directly from the private traders and manufacturers instantly and hassle-free.
All Government departments including Central, State Government and PSUs have to fulfill their purchase requirement only through sellers registered under the GeM portal. GeM registration has a great avenue for private companies business growth.
Traders can sell their products of value up to ₹50,000/- at fair prices directly to the government buyers without bidding just like amazon and Flipkart.
There is an option for GeM registration as a startup on the GeM portal having unique and innovative product. The government has relaxed norms to procure goods from new Startup entrants.
There is minimum paperwork required to obtain GeM registration. Moreover, there is an easy and fair process for tender allotment under the GeM portal.
With online GeM portal- transparency, effectiveness, and speed have been enhanced during the procurement of required goods and services.
Under the GeM portal, Government officials can search and procure almost all goods & services on GeM portal and can enjoy flipkart & amazon like online buying experience.
On the GeM portal, there is much transparency, effectiveness, and speed in the procurement of supplies which means that there’s fair trade.
Demand aggregation feature further helps government departments to explore and compare more buyers for procuring the desired goods based on lowest price and product specification.
With primary and secondary users facility under buyer GeM registration, government officials do not require approval every time placing an order from the GeM portal.
The government advertises requirement on GeM portal and Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) for procurement of goods and services. And give Invitation to sellers to apply tenders.
This method used by government organizations when the procurement of goods and services of the value of INR. 25 lakhs and above.
This method is used when any goods and services regularly procured by government departments such as stationery, printer cartridge filling, water supply, etc.
Under limited tender inquiries, limited suppliers are impanelled by the Government Department.
Usually, Limited Tender Enquiry is used when the estimated value of the goods and services to be procured is less than INR 25 Lac.
This is a traditional method used to procure high-value items such as purchasing plant and machinery etc. and when any procurement requires to assess complex and technical specifications.
Under Two-Stage Bidding, tender is allocated to a supplier based on successfully passing below 2 stages:
This method adopted when the availability of desired goods and services scarce in the open market or suppliers are very limited.
This method is very useful for startups having unique and innovative products. In order to empower startups, the government has also launched a special scheme “Startup Runway” for procuring unique and innovative products directly from startups.
There can be several circumstances such as
Auction is what when you give a bigger bid to buy the auctioned item. Under Reverse auction, you bid a lower price to sell your product.
An Electronic Reverse Auction is a type of online auction available on GeM portal. Under electronic reverse auction, there is one buyer (government department) and many potential sellers (private companies). The sellers give lower bid to obtain business from the buyer and bid will typically decrease as the sellers underbid each other.
Provide the required business details and information to our web portal.
Consult our business advisor on how to get GeM Registration.
Our professional will verify the validity of documents & Information provided.
On submission of details, we will file GeM Registration application.
You will get a call for office premises inspection from govt authorized agencies.
On successful inspection, you may sell products and services on GeM portal.
Certificate of Incorporation or
GST Certificate or
In order to obtain GeM Registration you must have following below documents ready:
Income Tax Return
Registration Certificate of business entity
Once you have all of the above documents, our professionals can help you register under the GeM portal.
In India, public procurement (government tenders) now done through a transparent platform of e-commerce portal known as GeM.
To sell your products and services, you must get GeM registration in the name of your business entity.
It is mandatory for all Government Ministries, Departments of the Central Government, and Autonomous & Statutory Bodies to publish their tender inquiries and details of requirement on Government e Marketplace gem(dot)gov(dot)inbefore buying anything. You may visit the GeM website from time to time to get access to all the tenders requirement across India.
GeM is an e-commerce portal where products and services can be sold to government buyers when products and services are listed properly.
You must upload product images, product specifications, price details, delivery terms, inspection, and test reports, etc in order to sell your products on GeM portal.
Our professionals can help you list your products and services properly.
GeM Startup Runway is a new scheme launched by GeM to allow startups companies to sell their unique and quality products to government buyers.
Startups having DPIIT certificate get special relaxation on GeM registration such as Prior Experience and Prior Turnover Proof relaxation, No Earnest Money Deposits, etc.
The purpose of getting a GeM registration is to ensure a smooth and effective procurement process for government offices requirement. Increase the transparency between private sellers and government buyers.
Yes, our professional can assist you in obtaining GeM registration in your town as well.
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