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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
29 OCT 2021 5:29PM by PIB Delhi
IITF Trade Fair back again at Pragati Maidan from 14th Nov

One of the most awaited business events in South-Asia region, the India International Trade Fair (IITF) is back again at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from November 14 to 27, 2021. The fair held annually, which witnesses record footfall, was not held last year due to the COVID19 outbreak.

There is a  considerable  interest  among  Indian  as  well  as  foreign  business fraternity  who are  eager  to  regain  their  business  targets  and  place  their  brands  among  the right buyers.  In view of the considerable interest of the participants, the organisers, India  Trade  Promotion Organisation(ITPO) has  made  extensive  arrangements in  terms  of  providing  a dedicated “Help Desk”  to  support the  new  applicants  for  booking  space  in the  fair.

Due to induction of New Exhibition Complex of International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) at Pragati Maidan, the area of IITF 2021 has been increased to 73,000 sq.mtr approximately, which is three times in comparison to the last edition.  The New Exhibition Complex was formally inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on October 13, 2021.  The theme of the fair is ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ (Self-Reliant India) – the vision of ‘New India’.

Bihar is the ‘Partner State’ whereas Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand are the “Focus States” in the fair.  Over 2000 exhibitors from India and overseas are expected to participate with the display of a large range of products and services.  The event will be organized in safe & secure environment with all COVID protocols.

IITF will be held in the newly built Halls 2,3,4 &5, in addition to existing Halls 7 to 12A.  23 States, UTs and 34 Central Ministries, Commodity Boards, PSUs, PSBs and Government Departments are participating in this event, which include MSME, Ministry of Minorities, Ministry of Rural Development (SARAS), Coffee Board, Coir Board, Reserve Bank of India, Central Board of Indirect Tax & Customs, Departmentof Income Tax, Election Commission of India, etc.  Many companies from Private sector will also be showcasing their products and some of them will be launching new products also.

So far, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, China, Ghana, Kyrgyzstan, Tunisia, Turkey, Sri Lanka, UAE etc. have confirmed their participation in the fair. 

The first five days of IITF2021 i.e. November 14 to 18 are exclusively reserved for business days and it will open to the general public from November 19 to 27.  The timings of the fair are 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. daily.

Corporate Website: www.indiatradefair.com

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