India International Trade Fair begins at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi

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 41st India International Trade Fair

The 41st India International Trade Fair (IITF) began on November 14, 2022 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

Important facts

  • Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated the fair, which will run till November 27.

  • The theme of the year 2022 trade fair is 'Vocal for Local, Local to Global'.

  • This 14 day mega event has a special significance as it coincides with the celebration of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

  • Twenty nine states and union territories are participating in this program. Bihar, Jharkhand and Maharashtra are the partner states in the fair while Uttar Pradesh and Kerala are participating as focus states.

  • Twelve countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belarus, Iran, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and UK are participating in the fair.

  • Around 2500 domestic and foreign exhibitors are participating in the trade fair to showcase their products and services.

  • The first five days (November 14-18) of the trade fair are exclusively reserved for business days.

  • 'General public day' is reserved from 19 to 27 November.

About India International Trade Fair

  • It is an annual fair organised by India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) at Pragati Maidan, Delhi.

  • This fair was first organised in Delhi in the year 1980 and since then, it is an annual event which is much awaited by the people all over the country.

  • The fair provides a platform to the manufacturers, traders, exporters and importers of the country to showcase their products.

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