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Goyal calls for IITF-like fairs for showcasing swadeshi capabilities

This year, India's largest annual fair will see the participation of nearly 2,500 exhibitors from India and abroad

MAY 31, 2022** New Delhi: Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal addresses the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ in Shimla through a video conference, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)(
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Goyal also suggested that the Trade Fair could be held twice in a year with the second one focussing on the theme of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Monday suggested that an exhibition similar to the India International Trade Fair (IITF) can be organised in May or June to showcase swadeshi capabilities and its emerging strength. 

Inaugurating the 41st edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, the minister said that steps should be considered to make financial transactions through digital platforms, considering that India's fintech sector is one of the strongest in the world. 

This year, India’s largest annual fair will see the participation of nearly 2,500 exhibitors from India and abroad. The expected footfall during the two-week-long

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First Published: Nov 14 2022 | 10:59 PM IST

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