Entry tickets for India International Trade Fair, that kicks off on November 14 at Pragati Maidan, will be sold in advance at Delhi Metro stations and through the online portal of ITPO.
This year, ITPO has earmarked initial four days for business visitors instead of five days as in previous editions.
"For convenience of the public, the sale of tickets for general days (November 18-27) will be sold four days in advance from DMRC stations," ITPO said in a statement.
The fair is being organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) under Commerce Ministry.
It advised the visitors to purchase tickets in advance so as to avoid any rush or inconvenience at Pragati Maidan.
The online sale of tickets through the portal www.indiatradefair.com will be available from November 10.
Business visitor registration counters will be set up at Gate number one during the business days (November 14-17) and the tickets will be prices at Rs 500.
Also, the Rs 1,800 ticket will be for multiple entry with validity for the entire duration of the fair. An international business lounge will function at Gate 1 to facilitate the visit of overseas trade delegations and visitors.From November 18, the fair will be open to all visitors with a ticket price of Rs 60 for adults and Rs 40 for children. However, on Saturday and Sunday as well as any holiday between November 18-27, the ticket price for adults will be Rs 120 and Rs 60 for children.
To encourage Small & Micro exporters in their efforts at tapping and developing overseas markets.
To increase participation of representatives of small/ micro manufacturing enterprises under MSME India stall at International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions.
To enhance export from the small/ micro manufacturing enterprises
To popularise the adoption of Bar Coding on a large scale.
(1) Participation by manufacturing Small & Micro Enterprises in International Trade Fairs/ Exhibitions under MSME India stall
1.1 Eligibility criteria
1.2 Permissible subsidy:
The Govt. of India will reimburse 75% of air fare by economy class and 50% space rental charges for Micro & Small manufacturing enterprises of General category entrepreneurs.
For Women/SC/ST Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurs from North Eastern Region Govt. of India will reimburse 100% of space rent and economy class air fare.
The total subsidy on air fare & space rental charges will be restricted to Rs.1.25 lakhs per unit.
1.3 Other conditions:
Assistance shall be available for travel by one permanent employee/ Director/ partner/ proprietor of the MSE unit in economy class.
Space allocation will be made by O/o DC (MSME) at its discretion and the decision will be final and binding.
The offer is available on first come first served basis till space is available.
1.4 Procedure for availing Financial Assistance/Reimbursement of Expenses:
1.4.1 The application must reach to the Office of DC (MSME) through concerned MSME-DIs at least one month in advance of the commencement of the event. The application must be accompanied by:
Copy of the valid MSME registration issued by concerned GM (DIC)/ Director of Industries.
Demand Draft in favour of PAO (MSME), New Delhi for 50% rental charges of the booked space.
Details of one or two participating representatives of the unit with photo copy of their valid passport.
Proof of ownership of the unit as SC/ST/Women.
1.4.2 On the completion of the event, the participating unit must submit a claim for payment enclosing the following:
Pre-receipted bill in duplicate.
Photocopy of passport indicating therein entries regarding departure from and arrival in India and also the country visited.
Original air ticket used during the journey. In case original air ticket is lost, a copy of the same along-with a certificate indicating details of travel from the concerned airline may be furnished.
Participated units should furnish feedback report like business generated with value including confirmed orders obtained etc.
Claim form must be submitted within one month of return to India on completion of activity.
No refund/ adjustment of rental charges will be made by O/o DC (MSME).