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GeM and Punjab Government sign MoU for Setting up PMU

Current context: GeM under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Government of Punjab, signed MoU to set up GeM Organizational Transformation Team- Project Management Unit (GOTT PMU).
GeM and Punjab Government sign MoU for Setting up PMU 
  • GOTT will assist the buyer agent to redesign the procurement processes and enhance competencies to derive maximum benefit from the online marketplace.
  • Government of Punjab is the first State to establish GOTT PMU.
  • Among the CPSUs, SAIL has already signed MoU for setting up of PMU.
  • The national public procurement portal GeM was launched in August 2016 to bring transparency, efficiency and inclusion.
  • It has facilitated procurement worth over Rs. 34,000 crores of goods & services by various Government Departments, Organisations and PSUs.
  • It is projected that through the initiatives of GOTT PMU, the Punjab government will be able to transact about Rs 1700 crore on GeM platform in the first year, in terms of annual Gross Merchandise Value (GMV).

Question: 

Q.1 The first MoU to set up GeM Organizational Transformation Team- Project Management Unit (GOTT PMU) was made with which state?
a. Jharkhand
b. Bihar
c. Odisha
d. Punjab
GeM and Punjab Government sign MoU for Setting up PMU GeM and Punjab Government sign MoU for Setting up PMU Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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