India International Trade Fair Delhi 2016
The India International Trade Fair (IITF) began in 1980 and since then it has evolved as a major event for the business community. It is a leading event organised by the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).
The IITF theme this year will be "Digital India", which is most relevant and extremely important aim for India today. This year will mark the 36th edition of the IITF and as always will have B2B (Business to business) and B2C (Business to consumer) components. The fair presents an interesting range; right from local artisans to MNCs, covering diverse sectors, primarily in the consumer goods category. The IITF is one of the largest trade fairs in the world, in terms of exhibitors and visitor participation and has evolved as an iconic national event.
The unique aspect of the IITF is the participation of almost all states and union territories of India, apart from domestic and foreign companies. The partner country this year is South Korea and Belarus is the country in focus. The partner states are Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand, while Haryana is the state in focus. The IITF, offers participants from different segments of the industry adequate visibility for their products and services among fair visitors with demarked halls representing different sectors.
Due to demonetization of Rs.500/- and 1,000/-, SBI Help Center has been set up near Hall No.7, 14 and 15, which will be helpful for the small scale enterprises, artisans. Other transactions can be made through credit/debit cards. A total of 18 ATM machines have been set up.
Entry fee for India International Trade Fair 2016
Business Visitors November 14 to 18, 2016 (5 days):
- Rs 500 per person (14-18 November)
- Rs 1800 for multiple entries (14-27 November)
Tickets Outlets at PragatiTickets can be bought from Gate Nos. 1, 2 and 33 metro stations in Delhi including Dilshad Garden, Shahdara, Inderlok, Rithala, Samaypur Badli, Jahangir Puri, Kashmere Gate, New Delhi, Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Saket, Huda City Centre, Noida City Centre, Botanical Garden, Pragati Maidan, Barakhamba, Karol Bagh, Kirti Nagar-3, Uttam Nagar (East), Dwarka Mor, Dwarka Sec-21, Vaishali, LaxmiNagar, Anand Vihar. Mundka, Peera Garhi, ITO, Mandi House -6, Lajpat Nagar, Govind Puri, Badarpur and Escorts Mujesar, from 9.30 am to 5 pm on all days. Tickets can be booked online through ITPO's website.
General Public November 19 to 27, 2016 (9 days):
- On weekdays: Rs. 60 for adults; Rs. 40 for children aged between five to twelve years.
- On weekends and holidays: Rs. 120 for adults; Rs. 60 for children aged five to twelve years.
Dates and Timing
- Business Days: 14-18 November, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- General Public: 19-27 November, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
How to Reach
- DTC bus service is available from Rajghat to Pragati Maidan or from Dayal Singh College to Pragati Maidan.
- Delhi Metro can be taken to reach Pragati Maidan Metro Station (on blue line). The nearest interchangeable stations are Rajiv Chowk and Mandi House. For the metro line route map. Click Here...
- Paid parking at Delhi Zoo, Bhairon Road, Purana Qila Road, Pragati Maidan Metro Station/India Gate and other paid parking lots near Pragati Maidan):
- NSCI (Purana Qila Road) for Press parking
- Announcement Tickets: Rs 30 per announcement
Some of the Programs
- Magic show by Rahul Kharbanda at Food Court, 4.30pm on 15 November.
- Punjab State Day Celebrations at Hamsadhwani Theatre, 6pm on 16 November
- Uttarakhand State day celebrations at Lal Chowk Theatre, 3.30pm on 17 November
- Qawwali by Shahid Niyazi and Rampur (UP) at Falaknuma Theatre, 6pm on 19 November
- Mohiniyattam dance by Trikala Gurukulam at Shakuntalam Theatre, 6pm on 24 November
- Pati Pakhawaj Recital by Harish Chandra at Shakuntalam Theatre, 6pm on 27 November
Ref: Official website of IITF
Last Updated on : November 21, 2016