you might by shopping from e-commerce sites like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and Paytm Mall but soon you'll be able to shop from the government website also. The government is considering expanding its Portal Government e-Marketplace (GeM). According to the report, the government may allow government contractors and private wholesale buyers to use the portal. Let us know the full details
For your information, GeM is managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the portal is currently used by government departments, ministries, military and state governments. According to a GeM official, the Ministry of Commerce is also preparing a cabinet note to push the scheme to allow the public to use the portal by early next year. GeM was launched in August of 2016. GeM CEO IS Tallinkumar of West Bengal cadre is its CEO and has been appointed recently.
The question for customers now is what they will be able to buy if the portal gives ordinary people a chance to make a purchase. So you can buy from stationery to car on the GeM portal. In addition, the services on this portal include services such as transportation, logistics, waste management, webcasting and analytical.