Theme of next year's Delhi Trade Fair to be 'Ease of Doing Business'
NEW DELHI: India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) on Tuesday stated that the theme of the 2019 India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be 'Ease of Doing Business'.
"ITPO has played a proactive role through sectorial promotion of trade and industry. Efforts are being made by the government to take 'Ease of Doing Business' to the district levels, which can open new avenues for business and employment in the country," Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu said on Friday, the last day of the IITF held in the Capital.
Also present on the occasion was LC Goyal, CMD, ITPO, who hoped that the next edition of IITF will be the largest ever, after completion of the redevelopment project of the Pragati Maidan into a world class International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre.
He said that this year's fair was visited around by five lakh people and appreciated Delhi Police for making the event "incident free".
Awards for Excellence in Display were presented by Prabhu in different categories. In the States and Union Territories category, Bihar won the Gold Medal, while the Silver Medal was presented to Himachal and the Bronze Medal went to Uttarakhand. A Special Appreciation Certificates was conferred to Uttar Pradesh.
In the Ministries and Departments, PSUs, PSB and Commodity Boards category, the Directorate of Income Tax (Income Tax) bagged the Gold Medal. The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) received the Silver Medal, while Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) received the Bronze Medal.
In his 'Vote of Thanks' address, ITPO Executive Director Deepak Kumar highlighted different challenges faced by 'Team ITPO' in successfully holding the fair.
Kumar also commended 'Team ITPO' as well as all supporting agencies for putting their best foot forward on logistics, cleanliness, business generation, participation, security and access control measures and visitorship.