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IITF gets over 1 lakh visitors on last day

28 November 2010

NEW DELHI: The last day of the 30th India International Trade Fair witnessed the highest footfalls, with the number of visitors crossing the 1-lakh mark. Till now only up to one lakh visitors were allowed inside on one day, but officials said this restriction was relaxed on Saturday so that more people could visit before the fair closed.

The fair culminated at Shakuntalam Theatre where participants were awarded for putting up a good show. There were seven awards on offer, including the Chairman’s Certificate for Excellence in Display which has been introduced this year. The pavilions were judged based on their display and design in keeping with this year’s theme `Energytech and Envirotech’.

Giving away the awards, chief minister Sheila Dikshit said, “These awards reflect the condition of the states and the efforts they have put in towards development.”

While Gujarat won the gold in the states/union territories category, Meghalaya bagged the first position in the northeastern states category. Afghanistan won the gold medal in foreign category and the ministry of health and family welfare was adjudged the best in the category of ministries and departments.

Among PSUs, commodity boards and banks, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research won the gold followed by National Mission on Bamboo Application which got the silver medal. The Coir Board received a special commendation…….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/IITF-gets-over-1-lakh-visitors-on-last-day/articleshow/7002426.cms#ixzz16Ym58gdo

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Written by csirindia

November 28, 2010 at 12:59 pm

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