Over 108 exhibitors of silk and blended silk products manufactured from different parts of the country will display their products during the 3-day event, organized by the Indian Silk Export Promotion Council at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
Read in Hindi: भारतीय अंतर्राष्ट्रीय रेशम मेला 16 अक्तूबर से
Over 218 buyers from various countries will also participate in the fair. Artisans from Jammu and Kashmir and North East will showcase their unique products from their region which will be an added attraction for buyers.
Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani will inaugurate this 6th edition of India International Silk Fair. Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta will also be present on the occasion.
The fair will give a platform to exporters to display their products and to overseas buyers an opportunity to place orders and source their merchandise. The fair is expected to generate business of over $20 million for the small and medium enterprises engaged in producing silk and blended silk garments, accessories, fabrics, and floor covering.
Remember, India is the 2nd largest producer of silk in the world. The silk industry is agriculture based and labor intensive and provides gainful employment to around eight million artisans and weavers in rural areas.
The fair is open for buyers and sellers and invited visitors only.
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