Paper Title
The Challenges and Benefits of Adopting E-Procurement – Reference to Mauritian Economy

With the advent of rapid development in Information and communication technology, the Mauritian economy is undergoing major transformation and one of the most important changes is the transformation of Public Procurement. Over the last decade, Procurement has evolved tremendously and has shifted from an operational function to value added activities, supply chain initiative and long term sustainability in many organizations. The objective of the Government of Mauritius to provide the right environment for the harnessing of Information and Communication Technologies to generate employment, increase national wealth, improve quality of life and create new opportunities for sustainable socio-economic development for the economy. This paper aims at examining the challenges and advantages of adopting e-procurement for economic growth in Mauritius. Key Words- E-procurement, Economy, Growth, Technology, Procurement.