Chandigarh: Haryana government has decided to adopt Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to further promote transparency in procurement of common use goods and services in government departments, organisations and public sector undertakings. In this direction, the state government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government e-Marketplace.
Haryana Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Sudhir Rajpal represented the state government and Additional CEO, Government e-Marketplace (GeM), Department of Commerce, Government of India, Suresh Kumar represented GeM. The MoU was exchanged in the presence of Commerce Secretary to Government of India, Rita Teaotia and Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi.
It was also informed that all the government departments, agencies, field offices would be able to make procurement of common use goods and stores, and services available on the GeM portal on most competitive prices and in a transparent manner. Others present on the occasion included Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Women and Child Development Department, S S Dhillon, ACS, Excise and Taxation Department, Sanjeev Kaushal, ACS, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, Ram Niwas, Principal Secretary, Information Technology Department, Devender Singh and senior officers of Department of Commerce, Government of India and Haryana government.