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“FAIRS AT PRAGATI MAIDAN WILL CONTINUE DESPITE ITS RE-DEVELOPMENT PLAN”

ED, ITPO ASSURES INAUGURATING TEX-STYLES INDIA 2017

Jammu & Kashmir ‘Partner State’
Fulfilling aspirations of the global business fraternity, the continuity of trade fairs and exhibitions will not be affected despite ongoing redevelopment project of Pragati Maidan assured by Shri Rajneesh, IAS, Executive Director of the India Trade Promotion Organization(ITPO) inaugurating a flagship B2B event, the 18th edition of Tex -Styles India 2017 (February 21- 24) in Hall 11 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Present on the occasion were Miss Yasha Mudgal, IAS, Additional Commissioner Government of Jammu & Kashmir, Purushottam K. Vanga, Chairman Powerloom Development Council, Mumbai, Shri Jayanta Das, General Manager, ITPO, Shri V.K. Kohli, Director, Textile Commissioner, Noida, participants, business delegates and media persons.
In his inaugural address, Shri Rajneesh, ED, ITPO expressed his happiness over the zeal and enthusiasm of the young entrepreneurs of the textile industry to showcase excellence of India brands in the exhibition. He complimented the organizers, associates and participants especially Jammu and Kashmir as the Partner State in the fair for the first time.
Speaking on the occasion, Miss Yasha Mudgal, Additional Commissioner Government of Jammu & Kashmir pointed out that there is an urgent need to provide direct buyers link to the artisans who are real custodian art, culture and heritage of a region.
In his welcome address, Shri Jayanta Das, GM, ITPO highlighted the latent potential of the India’s textile industry as well as salient features of fair.
The event features a perfect blend of fashion, design, quality, patterns, textures, colors and finish. Display profile covers Yarns and Fibers, Furnishings & made-ups-for homes with matching, Fabrics, Apparel, Technical Textiles, Sports Wear, Textile Gifts, Trims & Accessories, Textile Process Machineries, Looms without shuttles and Support Services.
As many as 103 leading Indian companies are featuring a wide range of textile and garment products. Among the prominent participants are the Department of Handloom Development, Government of Jammu Kashmir, Khadi and Village Industries Board, Handloom Export Promotion, Chennai, Indian Silk Promotion Council, New Delhi, Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council, Mumbai, Wool and Woollen Export Promotion Council, New Delhi, Cotton Export Promotion Council, Mumbai, Power loom Development and Export Promotion Council, Mumbai, West Bengal State Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society Ltd., Northern Eastern Handicrafts & Handloom Corporation Ltd.
Trend Forum, Febric Folio, Fashion Show (by the International Women Polytechnic, IWP) are among the major attractions of the fair. The fair will open from 10.00 am. to 6.00 pm., daily.
ITPO is also holding Tex-Styles India Kolkata edition alongwith its India International Leather Fair February 26 to 28, 2017.