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India Day to be celebrated in US

The event, which will kick off on Tuesday, will showcase emerging opportunities in India in areas like tourism and trade.

india Updated: May 15, 2006 16:55 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

The New Jersey World Trade Council and the Consulate General of India would organise an "India Day" on Tuesday to showcase the emerging opportunities in India in the areas of trade, tourism and business partnerships.

Minister of State for Industry Ashwani Kumar, Indian Ambassador to the US Ronen Sen and eminent speakers from International Monetary Fund would take part in the event, according to a press release from the Indian consulate.

The event, which coincides with the International Trade Week, would provide for exhibits from participating companies.

Panel discussions involving reputed personalities in the fields of business and economics would also be held, it said.

Government of India's tourist office, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and the Bank of America are the other sponsors of the event, the release said.

The NJWTC is a business association in the Tri-state area in the US. The Tri-state area comprises of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut that have a combined GDP of 1,500 billion dollars, twice the size of the Indian economy.

First Published: May 15, 2006 16:55 IST