An exclusive business to business (B2B) fair, the 27th Indian Carpet Expo was organised on March 12. The fair will remain open for 4 days, 12-15 March, for the overseas buyers, their Indian representatives, guests and invitees offering a wide range of handmade carpets and other floor varieties.
Carpet Expo is a globally recognised exhibition of handmade carpets
and other floor coverings, covering exhibitors in South East Asia.
255 Indian exhibitors from UP, Rajasthan, J&K, Panipath, Delhi
and other states of the country displayed a wide range of carpets.
buyers from more than 50 countries including USA, Germany, France,
Italy, U.K., Turkey, Brazil, China, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Korea
etc. are visiting the fair according to SME Times' report. It will surely generate business
a global presence for this rural based cottage industry. 208 buyers
registered their presence besides the registration of 125 buying
representatives on the inaugural day.
Dr. Anup K.
Pujari, Director General of Foreign Trade, inaugurated the fair.
Navraj Goyal, Addl. Development Commissioner (handicrafts), Siddh
Nath Singh, Chairman, Vice-Chairmen & Members, Committee of
Administration of CEPC, Ajai Sahai, DG & CEO, FIEO shared desk
S. S. Gupta,
Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of
India was the Guest of Honour.
Handmade carpet Industry is an age old organisation. It is highly
labour intensive and provides employment to about 2 million of
workers directly and indirectly in the rural areas especially women
in their homes.
Handmade carpet Industry, is an age old organisation. It is highly
labour intensive and provides employment to about 2 Million of
workers directly and indirectly in the rural areas especially Women
in their homes accounting extra money.