IIA GEM FACILITATION CENTRE (IGFC)

Introduction :

Indian Industries Association (IIA) being an apex association for welfare and support of MSMEs feels an urgent need of technological up-gradation and modernization of administrative techniques, functioning and working methodology of the MSMEs.

During its efforts for up-liftment of MSMEs IIA finds that GeM Portal is very helpful in providing a level playing field to MSMEs for taking part in Government Procurements and provides them a transparent and hassle free environment for business transactions.

Keeping this in mind IIA is making constant efforts to spread awareness about GeM Portal and helping the MSMEs Entrepreneurs in their registration on GeM Portal and providing assistance and consultancy services regarding their Product Upload and other issues.

To streamline the efforts being made for assisting MSMEs for all of their issues regarding GeM IIA has established a “GeM Facilitation Centre” at its head office through a MoU with GeM SPV on 17th of July 2018.

To support and help the MSMEs for starting their business transactions through GeM Portal and provide them hand holding assistance in solving all of their issues and problems that come their way while working on GeM Portal.

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is a one stop portal to facilitate online procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments / Organizations / PSUs. GeM aims to enhance transparency, efficiency and speed in public procurement. It provides the tools of e-bidding, reverse e-auction and demand aggregation to facilitate the government users achieve the best value for their money.
The purchases through GeM by Government users have been authorized and made mandatory by Ministry of Finance by adding a new Rule No. 149 in the General Financial Rules, 2017.

  • To organise GeM Awareness and Training Programmes.
  • To help the MSMEs for their registration and uploading of Products /Services on GeM Portal.
  • To help the MSMEs in solving all of their issues and problems related with the sale of Products / Services to Govt. entities through GeM Portal.
  • To organise Government to Business (G2B) Interactive Programmes and Events.
  • To train the IIA Executives from all of the IIA Chapters as “Certified GeM Master Trainers” for resolving the issues and problems of MSMEs related with functional methodology and technological aspects of GeM Portal at district / regional levels.
  • To organise workshops and seminars for creating awareness among the MSMEs regarding the GeM Portal and its working methodology.
  • To provide support to GeM SPV in implementation of their campaigns and programmes for promotion of GeM Portal.
  • To provide feedback to GeM SPV as per the survey and studies of MSMEs carried out by IIA as well as received form IIA Members.
  • To work as a link between GeM SPV and MSMEs.

A meeting of GeM SPV was held on 20th August 2018 under the chairmanship of Mr. Suresh Kumar (IAS) - ACEO GeM and attended by representatives of IIA, PHDCCI, FICCI and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd to discuss organising GeM Awareness and Training Programmes and Nationwide Promotional Campaign.

Mr. Prabhat Dubey, Manager E.B.D. & IGFC In-charge represented IIA in this meeting along-with Mr. Puneet Dixit, Executive IIA Ghaziabad Chapter.

Report : National Mission on GeM - Industry Association Meeting (20-08-2018)

IIA GeM Facilitation Centre (IGFC)

Contact Person –

Prabhat Dubey

IGFC Incharge

Indian Industries Association (IIA)

IIA Bhawan, Vibhuti Khand, Phase-2 Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Pin : 226010

Ph: +91-522-2720090, Mob : 8601855541,

E-Mail ID : [email protected]

Website : www.iiaonline.in

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