At India International Trade Fair 2023, Assam bags 2nd position

At India International Trade Fair 2023, Assam bags 2nd position

Guwahati: The Assam Pavilion has been adjudged the second best performer in the “State Government and Union Territory” category at the 42nd edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2023 held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
The trade fair, which started on November 14, concluded on Monday (November 27).
Major corporate houses from 28 states and Union Territories and 13 foreign countries participated in the mega trade fair.
At IITF, 2023, Assam Pavilion Director Santanu Deuri received the silver medal from India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Pradeep Singh Kharola.

Odisha bagged the gold while Rajasthan received the bronze medal. Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh were the focus states while Bihar and Kerala were partner states.

The Assam pavilion showcased numerous products manufactured locally by women artisans and entrepreneurs under the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam-United by Trade’.

The Assam pavilion also showcased the rich cultural heritage, handicrafts and handlooms of the state which were a great attraction for visitors at the trade fair.

A total of 37 stalls had been opened in the Assam pavilion where famous handloom, government-owned handicrafts and handlooms outlets along with various departments and agencies of the state government participated.

A slew of initiatives of the Assam government like ‘One District One Product,’ GI products such as Assam lemon, Gamusa, Muga silk etc. along with traditional dresses of the state, ‘Ease of Doing Business,’ Assam start-ups, etc were promoted in the fair.

The Assam pavilion had witnessed lakh of footfalls, including students from various educational institutes in and around Delhi, and a sale turnover to the tune of around Rs52 lakh from locally made products.

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