THE FOUR-DAY national industrial exhibition and fair Ind Expo-2006 that concluded on Monday generated business of over Rs 2.5 crore while over 20,000 trade-related inquiries were made.
Giving this information, Small Industries Service Institute (SISI) Director J P Nagar said that many trade deals would be finalised at a later date and thus the actual business conducted at the fair would be much higher than the above figure.
Addressing the closing function of the fair, Audyogik Kendra Vikas Nigam (AKVN) Indore MD Ashish Shrivastava said that entrepreneurs of the region had the potential to turn Madhya Pradesh into an industrial hub.
He expressed confidence that every participant would have benefited and learnt something new at the fair. Addressing the function, National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) Chief General Manager A K Mittal said today’s consumer is aware and it has become very crucial in this era of globalisation to give information about the products to prospective customers and understand their needs.
Indo-German Tool Room (IGTR) General Manager M M Sharma, All India Manufacturers Organisation Indore vice-chairman Heerji Bhai Nagda also addressed the programme, which was conducted by assistant director Vijay Garge.
The main attraction at the fair was the mini-printing machines that were all sold out and orders were booked for many more. Nearly 30,000 people visited the fair including engineers, students, housewives besides traders and entrepreneurs.