NEWS & EVENTS
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02 September 2021

Availing of benefits of Agriculture Infrastructure fund scheme in the bamboo sector

31 August 2021

Clarification regarding eligibility of Bamboo Sector projects under Agriculture Infrastruture Fund

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The National Bamboo Mission and the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) has launched together a dedicated bamboo window on the GeM portal (https://gem.gov.in/) for the promotion of bamboo goods and services (Bamboo based products and Quality Planting Materials, Architects, Designers, AMC of machines and equipment etc). The dedicated window is now available on the GeM portal. The sellers can use this portal to expose to the government as well as private buyers. GeM has a business facilitator in each state who may assist interested parties with training and learning.

In this context, the NBM and GeM will conduct online training for the State Officials as well as the private entrepreneurs/ artisans for the marketing of bamboo products through the GeM portal. Therefore, all are requested to furnish the details (officials/ entrepreneurs/artisans/MSME etc) who are desirous to attend the 'GeM portal- Bamboo page' training in the spread sheet below or sent the soft copies in MS excel format.

Click the below link to requisite details in the google spreadsheet “GeM Portal- Bamboo Page” training format is required to be furnished
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CeSAIubarZ3bWLozDb2onDEShXoUTJVU/view

3 June 2021

A virtual meeting co chaired by Dr Alka Bhargava, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Shri PK Singh CEO GeM has been scheduled on Jun 3, 2021 at 4:30 pm to ensure wide publicity of the GeM portal window and encourage onboarding of bamboo enterprises. A dedicated window on the GeM portal (https://gem.gov.in/) is being created for more visibility of the Bamboo goods and services as well as encourage procurement by GOI, State Govts and their organisations. The regional GeM business facilitators will also be participating to answer queries and also later hand holding units for registration on GeM. The weblink for the VC is

https://cdbkochi.webex.com/cdbkochi/j.php?MTID=m07be411c4226e2cb880516d48baf53d2
Thursday, Jun 3, 2021 4:30 pm | 2 hours | (UTC+05:30) Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi
Meeting number: 184 056 2379
Password: 12345

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