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3rd National Public Procurement Conclave

Current context: Piyush Goyal, Minister for Commerce & Industry and Railways inaugurated the 3rd edition of National Public Procurement Conclave in New Delhi on 5th Dec 19.
3rd National Public Procurement Conclave 
  • The conclave is jointly organised by the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  • It is focused to make improvements in the GeM platform particularly in the process of accessing, on-boarding and navigating through the platform.
  • In the conclave, a future roadmap for GeM is put in place that will unify all government procurement, across all Ministries and Departments, of not only Government of India but State Governments and local bodies.
  • In the future GeM will also be open for the citizens of India to procure at products and services at a lower cost.
  • The government has set the target of 5 lakh crore business through the GeM platform in next 5 years.
  • West Bengal-cadre IAS officer Talleen Kumar is the chief executive officer (CEO) of GeM.


Q.1 Who is the present chief executive officer (CEO) of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM)?
a. Arun Kumar
b. Tapas Kumar
c. Anurag Garg
d. Talleen Kumar
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