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India First Asian country to Participate as “Guest of Honour” in the Second Largest Book Fair in the World

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD), Sanjay Dhotre, inaugurated the Indian Pavilion at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2019. Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi,’Let Our Lives Be Open Books’ is the theme of the Indian pavilion. The book fair started on 30th November and will continue till the 8th December 2019. India ..

First ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) started in New Delhi

The first-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on 11th October 2019. The 3-day fair is a major platform to promote export of Indian cooperative produce which will lead to enhanced rural and farm prosperity. The event is also packed with exhibitions, B2B/C2C meetings, conferences, cultural programmes ..

5th International Police Expo 2019

The 5th International Police Expo 2019 was held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi with theme ‘Challenges to strengthen peace and security’ from July 19 to 20. The exhibition is an interactive platform where police representatives of different nations can meet policing security equipment and technology suppliers. Over 25 countries showcased advanced firearms, combat or ..

27th New Delhi World Book Fair 2019

The 27th New Delhi World Book Fair has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on January 5 with theme “Readers with Special Needs”. The All India Radio (AIR) is the radio partner for book fair. Over 20 countries including Canada, China, Sri Lanka, and the US are participating in the book fair. More than ..

Afghanistan Partner Country at 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF-2018)

On November 14, the 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi with theme – Rural Enterprises in India. The 14-day annual event will continue till 27th of this month. Afghanistan is the Partner Country, while Nepal will be the Focus Country. Jharkhand is participating as a Partner State ..

New Delhi venue of India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018)

The India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018) has inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on October 16. The fair will give a platform to exporters to display their products and to overseas buyers an opportunity to place orders and source their merchandise. In it, over 108 exhibitors of silk and ..

Ministry of Rural Development launches 2018 Saras Aajeevika Mela in New Delhi

Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines , has inaugurated Saras Aajeevika Mela at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The SARAS Aajeevika Mela 2018 in New Delhi is an endeavour of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission. It aims to provide a national platform and an opportunity ..

New Delhi World Book Fair started at Pragati Maidan

The New Delhi World Book Fair has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on January 6, 2018. It is organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) in association with India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). The main theme of 2018 fair is “Environment and climate change” and European Union is the focus country. More than ..