Delhi is partner state of IITF 2009
New Delhi: The national capital will be the
partner state in this year`s India International Trade Fair
(IITF), which will be held at the Pragati Maidan from November
14 to 27.
The 2010 Commonwealth Games, which the city will host, and
the Services and the hospitality sector, for which the capital
has become well-known, will dominate the Delhi Pavilion`s
theme this year, Chetan Sanghi, Managing Director of Delhi
State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation
Interiors of the remodelled Delhi pavilion will cover an
area of 1,422 square metres. Health, education, tourism and
hospitality sectors will also figure prominently in the
One side of the pavilion will be dedicated to the
Commonwealth Games, which will be the biggest sporting event
to be hosted by India.
The pavilion will display a 3-dimensional tableaux of the
Games, inclusive of soft toy remix of previous Games` mascots
in the form of live puppets, the DSIIDC said in a release.
A sculpted hand and a larger than life size computer on
its top will represent the Services sector. There will also be
three to five enlarged mobile telephones whose screens will
highlight, in the form of SMS, the many schemes on offer.
"Visitors will also get to see the technological advances
made by Delhi and the city`s beautification projects," Sanghi
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