Government e Marketplace (GeM) has launched “Womaniya on GeM”, an initiative to enable women entrepreneurs and women self-help groups (WSHGs) to sell handicrafts and handloom, accessories and many other products.
The initiative seeks to develop women entrepreneurship on the margins of society to achieve gender-inclusive economic growth. Government e-Marketplace is a 100% government owned company set up under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Source: Press Information Bureau
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- GeM was set up in 2016, CEO GeM: S Radha Chauhan.