India International Trade Fair: DMRC to sell Trade Fair tickets at 42 metro stations

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 14 November 2017, 12:57 PM

India International Trade Fair (IITF) has been kicked off on Tuesday. 

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the mega exhibition which would witness participation of about 7,000 exhibitors from across the globe.

People can’t wait to visit the exhibition, and with the rush for tickets in mind the tickets for 'business days' will be available at 42 Delhi Metro stations, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said on Monday.

The 14-day event will be held from November 14 to 27 where the first four days will be reserved for business visitors. 

General public would be allowed from November 18 between 9.30am and 7.30pm.   

"For the general public, (November 18-27), tickets will be sold from November 18 at the metro stations. The entry tickets for the general public, however, would be available at all stations, including on the Airport Express Line, except the Pragati Maidan Metro Station," the DMRC said in a statement.

Tickets for both business, as well as general days, can be purchased from the Customer Care Centres of Metro stations from 08:30 am to 05:00 pm on all days, it said.

The fair is being organised at Pragati Maidan by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) under Commerce Ministry.

The 42 stations include Dilshad Garden, Rithala, ITO, Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid, Janpath, Lajpat Nagar, Govind Puri, Badarpur, Escorts Mujesar, New Delhi, Dhaula Kuan, Sikanderpur, Huda City Centre and Noida City Centre, across all corridors.

Business visitor registration counters will be set up at Gate number one (of Maidan) during the business days (November 14-17) and the tickets will be priced at Rs 500.

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 and 27 the ticket price for adults will be Rs 120 and Rs 60 for children. 

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:38 PM
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