Panaji, November 13, 2015 …. The much awaited 35th edition of India International Trade Fair, 2015 will commence at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on November 14, 2015.

President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate this Mega International Trade Fair in the presence of Chief Minister of Goa Shri Laxmikant Parseker and Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and Chief Minister of Jharkhand who are also expected to grace the occasion.

 Goa State is participating in IITF as a Partner State. The theme for IITF for this year is “Make in India”. Department of Information and Publicity is the Nodal Agency for the participation of Goa State in this annual Mega Trade Fair. Similarly, other State Government Departments and Corporations such as Department of Industries, Trade and Commerce, Department of Tourism, GTDC, GIDC, Goa Handicraft Corporation are participating in the Fair. InfoTech Corporation of Goa is also participating in this Trade Fair for the first time.

          The Goa Pavilion will be set up on a area of 250 sq. mtrs in Hall no 1  (front) at Pragati Maidan, the venue of the Trade Fair. The work as regard to conceptualization, designing, erection and  management of Goa Pavilion during the 14 days event has been entrusted to M/s. Vinsan Graphics a reputed agency from Vasco.

          Considering the “Make in India” concept thrust will be laid to promote Goa as investor friendly delight, international tourist locale, boost industrial growth and development. Efforts will also be made to   highlight the initiatives, achievements and welfare measures of the Goa Government by printing of brochures and distribute the same the visitors including foreign nationals visiting Goa Pavilion.  Stress will also be laid for promoting investment manufacturing sector in IT, Pharma Sector among other allied activities related to Trade and Industry.

          It may be noted that in the year 2013 Goa bagged the display in excellence award at IITF among the smaller states in the country.

Apart from  conducting  day today activates in the Goa Pavilion the highlight will be the Cultural performances  by the folk artists from Goa who will enthrall  the visitors of Goa Pavilion with their artistic  talent.

          Chief Minister of Goa Shri Laxmikant Parseker will inaugurate the Goa Pavilion at New Delhi on November 14, 2015 at 3:30 p,m.  Minister for Industries Shri Mahadev Naik and other dignitaries will grace the occasion.