India International Trade Fair (IITF) is an annual event that takes place every year in Pragati Maidan, Delhi. Firms from across the world display their wares and a huge footfall of consumers attends the fare to shop from this collection.
The 35th edition of India International Trade Fair will be inaugurated by the President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee on November 14, 2015.
This year’s IITF theme is ‘Made in India’. Mainly projects initiated by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi- Smart Cities, Digital India, Model Villages, Clean Ganga Mission and Jan Dhan Yojana will be depicted in the central and state pavillion, which have also been encouraged to dedicate themselves to ‘Swachh Bharat’.
Over 7000 firms from India and abroad are participating in the fair. The Partner states are Goa and Jharkhand and the ‘Focus State’ is Madhya Pradesh.
The international exhibitors include Afghanistan, Arab Republic of Egypt, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Cuba, Germany, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Turkey, UAE, Uganda and Vietnam.
Partner Country – Afghanistan
Focus Country – Bangladesh
Timings and Entry
The fair shall be open from 9:30am-7:30 pm. Entry shall close at 5 pm every day.
The First five days i.e. from 14-18 November 2015 are Business days to facilitate business visitors.
Days for the general public are from 19- 27 November 2015.
How to buy tickets
The tickets shall be available at Gate no. 1,2 and 10 from 9 AM- 4 PM on weekdays and 9AM-2PM on weekends.
Ticket availability at Metro Stations
Also, the tickets shall be available at Rithala, Dilshad Garden, Jahangirpuri, HUDA City Centre, Noida City Centre, , Anand Vihar, Central Secretariat, Inderlok, Kashmere Gate, Rajiv Chowk, Barakhamba, Saket, MG Road, Noida Sec-15, Vaishali, Rajouri Garden, Janakpuri West, Dwarka Mor, Dwarka Sec-9, Mundka, Peeragrahi, Punjabi Bagh, Badarpur, Govindpuri, and Lajpat Nagar Metro stations.
Business Visitor Tickets
The business visitors can buy tickets online by clicking on the following link:
- The charges for the business pass is for INR 400 per person per day.
- The entry of the school children will also be allowed during the business days as applicable during the public days.
- Seasonal Ticket that allows you to the entry for all the days e.i. from 14 Nov 2015-27 Nov 2015 is available for INR 1500.
General Public Tickets
Adult: Rs. 50 per person per day on weekdays
Rs. 80 per person per day on Saturday/ Sunday/Holidays
Children: Rs. 30 per person per day on weekdays
(below 12 years of age) Rs. 50 per person per day on Saturday/ Sunday
- There will be free entry for senior citizen and differently abled people.
- The tickets will not be sold in advance.
ITPO has introduced circular bus service inside Pragati maidan with the colour coded green, red and violet bus services. This will provide facility to pavillions from one corner to another corner in Pragati Maidan with a frequency of 10 minutes. This bus service is free of cost for the public, primarily senior citizens.
Increasing Hop on Hop off Bus service around Pragati maidan shall be available at a frequency of 7-10 minutes. The service is free of cost for the commuters. The bus service will be two routes, one plying from Gate 2, Gate 1, ITO, Pragati Maidan Metro, Gates 8,7,5,4 and 3.
The second route will be Gate 3,4,5, 7,8, Pragati Maidan Metro, Mandi House Metro, India gate, National stadium.
Parking will be at Bhairon Road and will be chargeable.
HMVs : Rs. 400/- per entry
LMVs : Rs. 150/- per entry
2-wheelers: Rs.75/- per entry
Bicycle: Rs.5/- per entry
Metro connect to Pragati Maidan is through Gate no.10.
What IITF offers
While the international pavillion showcases the handicrafts, equipment and other merchandise from different countries there is much on offer, even in the national pavillion, where food items, daily use items etc. are displayed from all over India, showcasing our diversity in every way.
Our recommendation – Check out the Coconut oil available at the Kerala Counter, Clothing available at the Pakistan counter and food from the Bihar counter.