New Delhi, Nov 16: The 35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) kicked off at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Nov 14, Saturday, at a high note. The much-awaited India's largest fair is annually organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO).
The event is held from Nov 14 to Nov 27, every year at Pragati Maidan. IITF serves as a global platform for exhibitors from around the world to showcase their goods and culture. Over 7,000 domestic and foreign firms from 28 countries are participating in the IITF 2015.
From first five days (Nov 14 to Nov 18), the Trade Fair will be open exclusively for business visitors and from Nov 19 to Nov 27, it will be open for general public.
Here are the Highlights of the 14-day event, as per IITF:
Timings: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm on all days
For Business visitors: Rs 400 per person
For General visitors: Rs 50 and Rs 30 for adults and children respectively on week days while on weekends the price will Rs 80 for adults and Rs 50 for children.
From where you can buy Trade Fair entry tickets?
- All selected Delhi Metro Stations & Airport Metro Express Stations
- Gate Number - 1, 2 and 10 of Pragati Maidan
- Hop on Hop off Free Buses
- Free entry for Senior citizens and handicapped persons from all the gates through their ID/age proof.
- Tickets can also be booked online.
Ticket Selling Time
9:00 am to 4.00 pm (on Weekdays)
9:00 am to 2.00 pm (on Saturday/ Sunday/ Holidays)
Partner Country: Afghanistan
Focus Country: Bangladesh
Focus State: Madhya Pradesh
Theme: Make In India
- School Children are allowed entry including the business days i.e. from 14th November, 2015 onwards with the normal tariff applicable on the General days/ Holidays.
- Introduction of 3 circular bus services with free entry inside Pragati Maidan with the colour codes green, red and violet.
- A new Virtual Trade Fair Portal has been setup by ITPO.
- Introduction of pre-paid taxi services at Gate No. 2 and Gate No.8 to be operated by Delhi Traffic Police / Private taxi operators.
- Introduction of free sanitary napkin vending points at women toilets for the needy persons.