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Dept Of Posts Partners With GeM, CSC To Avail Logistics Services

The MoU will spur local value-chains through “Vocal for Local” and “Make in India” initiatives of the government, said the ministry of communication

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The Department of Posts has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Government e-Marketplace [GeM] and CSC e-Governance Services India for the advocacy, outreach, mobilisation and capacity-building of buyers, sellers and service providers in public procurement. 

The MoU was signed after the integration of GeM and India Post on 05 May 2022. 

With this integration, it is now possible for all government buyers, sellers and service providers to avail of the logistics services and facilities over GeM through the India Post offices located in the remotest parts of India, according to the official statement. 

In addition, more than 1.3 lakh CSC outlets of DoP would facilitate the onboarding of sellers on the GeM.

This tie-up between the department of Posts and GeM will enable sellers to opt for DoP services of pickup, booking, transmission and delivery from their profile page on the GeM portal, it said.

"The Department of Posts has deployed seamless data exchange with all its customers through application programme interface (API)," it added. 

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