Panaji, November 24th. 2017 ….. The Goa Pavilion set up at India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi has been receiving tremendous response from Delhiites and the people from adjoining states. This is evident from the innumerable number of footfalls at the Goa Pavilion since its inauguration on November 14, 2017. This annual event will conclude on November 27, 2017 and by this time it is expected that more and more people will visit the Goa Pavillion which is spread on a land admeasuring 150 sq.mts in hanger 15.
Every year the Goa State participates in IITF, a mega international trade fair with the prime objective of showcasing the progress and development made by Goa in varied sectors besides to project Goan cuisine and hospitality, promote tourism in a big way, attract industries to generate employment avenues and promote industrial growth and investment in the state.
The Dept. of information and publicity is the nodal agency for the participation of Goa at IITF which coordinates with other participating departments and corporations which includes Dept. of Tourism, Dept. of Industries, Trade and commerce, GHRSSIDC, GTDC and GIDC.
At Goa Pavilion the brochures incorporating the achievements of the state Government under Tourism, Industries and Information Technology are being distributed to the visitors, besides the officials attached to Department of Information and Publicity, Industries, Tourism and GTDC are guiding and providing requisite information to the visitors about Goa state.
During the two week long IITF period the artists attached to Sidhivinayak Kala Sangh, Mardol are enthralling, the Delhiites and other people visiting the Goa Pavilion with traditional Goan Culture with their splendid performances. In addition to this, the artisans attached to Goa handicrafts Corporation are making brisk sale of their handicraft items.