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Carpet Council to hold 24th Expo

The Carpet Export Promotion Council is organising its 24th India Carpet Expo from 12 to 15 October 2012 in Sampurnanand Sanskrit University ground at Varanasi under the aegis of Government of India.

India Carpet Expo shall be inaugurated at 10 am  on 12 October  2012 jointly by  Saumitra Chaudhuri, member, Planning Commission & Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister and  Kiran Dhingra, IAS, secretary [Textiles], ministry of textiles in the gracious presence of Anup K Pujari, IAS, DGFT and S S Gupta, IAS, DC [Handicrafts] besides senior government officials from state government Trade and Media.

India Carpet Expo has received overwhelming response from the Member Exporters and 5537 sq. meters space has been booked by 296 member-exporters of the council. 370 Carpet importers from 51 countries mainly from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, UK., USA etc. are attending the fair. It would be worthwhile to mentioned that buyers from new countries like Belarus, Botswana, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia, Oman, Panama are also attending the Mega Expo at Varanasi.

Overseas carpet buyers conduct their business at the Expo and they have an opportunity to be a tourist in Ancient Holy City Varanasi and to witness carpet weaving in the adjoining Bhadohi-Mirzapur area.
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