'Make in India' drawing crowds at IITF 2015
Dated: November 16, 2015
The 35th edition of the mega fair - the India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2015, organized by India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) got off to a colourful start at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi . Inaugurating the 35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF), President Pranab Mukherjee said, the fair is an ideal platform for the global fraternity which has a shared interest in trade relations to enhance peace and prosperity.
“I am confident that this fair will provide a renewed impetus to trade and commerce and deepen our economic relationship with our trading partners across the globe,” he said.
This year over 7,000 domestic and foreign firms are participating in the India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2015 and Firms from 28 countries are participating. Afghanistan has been the 'Partner Country' and Bangladesh as the 'Focus Country' in IITF 2015. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has also been roped-in to sell the entry tickets from Monday to Friday for business delegates and later on for the general public from 19 to 27 November.
‘Make in India’ is the theme of the annual flagship event of the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)and has been attracting crowd in large numbers.
Extending India’s global appeal for investment in diverse sectors, Smart Cities, Digital India, model villages, Clean Ganga Mission and Jan Dhan Yojana are depicting in the central and state pavilions.
The Chinese pavilion is displaying a large number of technology-related products like water purifiers, energy-saving room heaters and food processors, among others. Indian khadi stalls - with products from across the country - are also a huge hit. Stall owners hoped their earnings would reach the Rs.6-8 lakh mark with the government's push for the sector.