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GOVERNMENT e-MARKETPLACE RECEIVES CIPS AWARDS

GOVERNMENT e-MARKETPLACE RECEIVES CIPS AWARDS

Context:

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) emerged as the winner in the "Best Use of Digital Technology" category at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 (CIPS Awards).

About the Award:

  • GeM emerged the winner in this category after competing with some of the biggest names in procurement across the public and private sector globally, including GEP, Vendigital, Jaguar Land Rover, Royal Dutch Shell, and Shell.
  • GeM was shortlisted as a finalist in 2 additional categories as well, i.e., 'Best Initiative to Build a Diverse Supply Base' and 'Public Procurement Project of the Year' where it was in the august company of some path-breaking organizations with great initiatives.

CIPS Awards:

  • These are one of the leading recognitions around procurement globally.
  • Awards are conducted under the aegis of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), London.

CIPS:

  • It is a global not-for-profit organisation and professional body.
  • The body is dedicated to promoting good practices in procurement and supply management, with a community across 150 countries.
  • It is headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany.
  • It aims to promote and develop high standards of professional skill and ability among all those engaged in purchasing and supply chain management.

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