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India International Trade Fair 2017 Theme, Venue, Important facts

India International Trade Fair 2017, Delhi:

  • President Ram Nath Kovind  on 14th November inaugurated the India International Trade Fair 2017 which would witness participation of about 7,000 exhibitors from across the globe. 
  • Set up in 1977, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) is the nodal trade promotion agency which works under the commerce ministry. 
  • This year, 'Startup India Standup India' is the theme of the fair. 
  • The 'Partner Country' is Vietnam and the Focus country is Kyrgyz Republic.
  • The fair will remain open to the visitors from 9.30 am to 7.30 pm, on all days (November 14-27, 2017). The first four days are earmarked for business visitors.
  • For general public, (November 18-27), tickets will be sold from November 18 at the metro stations. The entry tickets for general public, however, would be available at all stations, including on the Airport Express Line, except the Pragati Maidan Metro Station," the DMRC said in a statement. 
  • Business visitor registration counters will be set up at Gate number one (of Maidan) during the business days (November 14-17) and the tickets will be prices at Rs 500.
  • From November 18, the fair will be open to all visitors with a ticket price of Rs 60 for adults and Rs 40 for children. However, on Saturday and Sunday as well as any holiday between November 18-27, the ticket price for adults will be Rs 120 and Rs 60 for children.
  • The fair is being organised at Pragati Maidan by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) under the Commerce Ministry.