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ITPO awards the best exhibitors

 MPost |  2016-11-28 20:11:53.0  |  New Delhi

ITPO awards the best exhibitors

The legacy of  the   India  International  Trade  Fair    continues. The  theme   of  the IITF 2017, an  iconic business   event  of   the  India Trade   Promotion   Organisation(ITPO) will be ‘Start Up India’, announced by  LC Goyal, Chairman  and  Managing   Director, ITPO, presenting  the Awards for Excellence in Display to the winners of different categories  at Shakuntalam Convention Centre, Pragati Maidan, New  Delhi, on Sunday. The Award   ceremony started with auspicious ‘ Sarswati Vandana’.  

Present on the occasion were HE Vitaly A Prima, Ambassador, Belarus, Shubhra Singh, Executive Director, AK Sinha, Officer  on   Special   Duty, J Gunasekaran, General Manager, ITPO, participants from India and overseas and  media  persons .

LC Goyal complimented  the    ‘Team ITPO’  as  well  as  all    supporting agencies for their  better logistics, cleanliness, business generation, enhanced participation, security measures and visitorship as well as in highlighting contribution of the young entrepreneurs in nation-building under its theme ‘Digital India’. 

He  informed that  the   fair   was  visited   by  over 14 lakh visitors and  came  up  to  the  expectation. He   said   that  the   organisation  took  elaborate steps  to  ensure  the  cash  availability  and   encouraging  cashless transactions  with  active  support   of  the   banks as  well  as   increasing  density of ATMs, which  caused a   positive  impact  on business  transactions  and  overall  footfall.   

He  reiterated that   the IITF , a  brand  in  itself,  is  synonymous with ITPO  and  would   be  organised  in  a   new   format  as   the   organisation   is  poised  to  initiate   its  redevelopment  plan  Integrated  Exhibition – cum – Convention   Centre (IECC) for  Pragati   Maidan.  All  the   states  and  central   ministries   would   be  provided  suitable   space  as  usual  in  IITF 2017.     

Speaking   on  the  occasion, HE Vitaly A Prima, Ambassador, Belarus highlighted  important  aspects  of Indo- Belarus  bilateral  trade  and  commerce .  He  informed   that as many as 70 companies participated in the fair. He   also  extended  invitation  to ITPO  to   participate  in  major  exhibition  in Belarus.

In her welcome address, Shubhra Singh highlighted  new initiatives taken by ITPO for convenience of participants and visitors in the fair.  ‘Vote  of  Thanks’ was  proposed by J Gunasekaran, GM, ITPO. South Korea ‘Partner Country’, Belarus ‘Focus Country’ and Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand  ‘Partner States’ and Haryana ‘Focus State’ were also awarded.  

This  year, the top honour of the Gold  was  presented   to  Kerala, the  Silver Medal  won  by  Gujrat in the States and Union Territories category, while in the category of North-East States, Meghalaya  bagged the  Gold Medal and commendation honour won by Tripura and Assam.  

South Korea received the Gold Medal and Baharain received the Silver while Turkey and Myanmar were felicitated with commendation in the foreign sector. 

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Power bagged the Gold Medal and Silver Medal respectively in the Ministries and Department category while, the Ministry of Power Resources & River Development & Ganga Resources alongwith Income Tax Department were awarded with commendations. 

The Coir Board bagged the Gold Medal, Jute Board received the Silver  and Coconut Development Board & Carpet EPC received the commendations in PSUs, EPCs, and Commodity Boards & Banks category. In the Private Sector, M/s KAFF won the Gold Medal, IFB received the Silver Medal and Shyam Tilpati Udyog and Hershey’s received the commendations. 

The ‘Digital India’ Pavilion, the theme pavilion was honoured with the Gold Medal.  Bihar received the Gold and Assam won the Silver Medal in Swachh Bharat category.

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