India International Cooperatives Trade Fair to be held from Oct 11
New Delhi, July 1 (KNN) Aimed at promoting cooperative trade within India and abroad, the first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) is going to be held from October 11 to October 13, 2019 at Pragati Maidan here.
Steered by NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation), the fair is being conducted with the support of one international organization (NEDAC), three Ministries, four State Governments and several apex level Indian cooperative organizations.
The Fair comes in response to the much-decorated Agriculture Export Policy 2018 aiming at integration of agricultural farmers and their subsequent products with globally-linked organizations and doubling of agro export.
It is expected that a large number of Indian Cooperatives and International Cooperative Organisations would be attending this event.
The Trade Fair is aimed at promoting cooperative to cooperative trade within India and abroad leading to enhanced rural and farm prosperity.
The fair will provide an immense opportunity to the participants to collaborate and explore business opportunities with the Cooperative Organizations from India and abroad.
The Trade Fair offers a huge opportunity for the industry and business houses from India and abroad to build alliances, business networking, product sourcing and above all, interacting with the primary producers of a wide range of products and service providers.
IICTF would be a major platform to promote exports by cooperatives with direct benefits to their members who are mainly farmers, artisans, women, SC /ST etc.
Promotion of exports of key commodities / value chain products that have high potential, duly backed by specific promotional initiatives including the involvement of stakeholder entities would be a definite boost for doubling the farmers’ income and achieving the goals set under the Agri-Exports Policy 2018.