New Delhi: In the wake of the pollution lockdown IITF to be held from today
India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from today. The fair will continue till the 27th of November. The fair held annually, which witnesses record footfall, was not held last year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The theme of the fair is ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (Self-Reliant India).
However, the Trade Fair will not be affected in the wake of the week-long pollution lockdown in New Delhi.
Bihar is the Partner State whereas Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand are the Focus States in the fair. Over 1,500 exhibitors from India and overseas are participating with the display of a large range of products and services. Twenty three States, UTs and 34 Central Ministries, Commodity Boards, PSUs and Government Departments are participating in this event.
As many as nine foreign countries including Bangladesh, Bahrain, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Tunisia, Turkey, Sri Lanka and UAE are participating in the fair.
The event will be organized in safe and secure environment with all COVID protocols. The first five days of the Trade Fair are exclusively reserved for business days and it will open to the general public from 19th to 27th November. The timings of the fair will be 9.30 A.M. to 7.30 P.M.
IITF tickets for both Business Days as well as General Days can be purchased from Customer Care Centres of 65 Metro Stations. On general days for the public, in case of weekend and holidays the rates of IITF tickets will be 150 rupees for adult and 60 rupees for Child while on weekdays, it will be charged 80 rupees for adult and 40 rupees for child. On business days, the ticket rates will be higher. For Divyang and Senior citizens the entry into the fair will be free.