Government EMarketplace: India seeks help from World Bank on GeM software pricing | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: India has sought World Bank’s help to put in place an adequate pricing mechanism for various kinds of software products hosted on the national procurement portal, an online marketplace for government departments and state-run companies to buy various goods and services.

“GeM (Government e-Marketplace) is grappling with benchmarking of proprietary software and items which are evolving now, items without any previous price history,” a senior government official told ET.

The US, Singapore, South Korea and Chile are among countries from which the commerce ministry-led GeM wants to get price benchmarks for software products with the help of World Bank, the person said.

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