Now last three days are remaining for the 2017 Pragati Maidan Trade Fair. Heavy rush is expected in last 3 days, especially on Saturday and Sunday. In last days of the fair, most of the exhibitors gave heavy discounts on their products to clear their stocks. So it advisable to all the people who are planning to visit trade fair, kindly buy pragati maidan trade fair 2017 tickets in advance from online mode or from metro stations to avoid out of stock situation. Tickets are expected to sold out very soon due to limited availability of the entry of the tickets.
Trade fair 2017 is scheduled in Pragati Maidan and IITF dates are 14th to 27th November 2017 and first few days of India International Trade Fair are reserved for business visitors. The Trade Promotion Organization has increased the ticket price for Trade fair and tickets will be available in online mode also for like last time. Tickets are available at Metro stations, some Mother Dairy booths and Pragati Maidan ticket counters.
Business days for trade fair will be from 14 to 17 November 2017 and Public days are from 18-27 November 2017. Detailed ticket prices from Trade Fair Delhi 2017 is mentioned in below Table.
India International Trade Fair 2017 Ticket Prices
ITPO has announced the price of trade fair tickets 2017. New slashed ticket rates are listed below.
|Ticket Information – IITF 2017|
|Business Days (14-17 November)|
|One Day Ticket||500|
|Student Ticket (In Uniform with School ID)||50|
|Public Days (18-27 November)|
|Public Days (weekdays)|
|Child (Age 5-12 Years)||40|
|Public Days (weekend/Holidays)|
|Child (Age 5-12 Years)||60|
|Senior Citizen and Handicapped Person||Free Entry.|
Visitors need to pay 50 Rs on weekdays for Adult and for children entry free up to 12 years of age in IITF. Weekdays are from Monday to Friday. On weekends (Saturday/Sunday) or Public holidays visitors have to pay 100 Rs for an adult ticket and child entry is free up to 12 years. Ticket is valid for single entry. Students in uniform with ID card need to pay 50 Rs for entry in Pragati Maidan Trade Fair. Students are allowed to visit the fair during business days also.
Business tickets are available by paying 500 Rs and seasonal ticket can be purchased in 1800 Rs. Seasonal tickets are valid from 14 November to 27 November 2017. ITPO is providing free entry for senior citizens and persons with disability after producing valid age/physical handicapped document with photograph on any gate of Pragati Maidan. Attendants coming with senior citizens and physical handicapped person need to buy full ticket.
Pragati Maidan Trade Fair Latest Updates
General visiting dates have been started at the Pragati Maidan trade fair from 18 November 2017. Now visitors can visit the trade fair by purchasing normal entry tickets from Metro stations and bookmyshow (online tickets). The main highlights of the trade fair are various state pavilions which are selling their regional items and tasty local cuisines. Various types of clothes, local food, handmade items are available at these state pavilions. This place is ideal for those who wants to try their hands on photography. Various locations are available in the complex for selfie lovers. Elephant statue of Tamil Nadu, Tiger and jungles of Madhya Pradesh, Palace on the entry point of the Rajasthan pavilion are some of the eye catching spots of the trade fair. Visitors who are planing to visit trade fair, they should buy Pragati Maidan Trade Fair 2017 tickets in advance due to less availability of entry tickets this year.
Some Useful Information
- Hall No. 18, Hall No. 12, Hangar No. 15 and Saras hall is pulling more crowd.
- Hall No. 18 is the theme pavilion of start up India. Wi Fi facility is available inside the Hall No. 7, 11, 12, 12A and 18.
- Senior Citizen Lounge is available on Gate no. 1.
- Free Shuttle service is available for ladies with children and senior citizens inside the trade fair.
- First Aid booths are available outside the Hall No.7, 18, 11 and 12.
- Ambulance facility is available near gate no 1.
- Food court is near gate no. 2.
- Volunteers of helpage are available near gate no. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 8.
List of Programs in Hamsadhwani Theater Pragati Maidan
|Dates||Name of Program – State and Country|
|18 November||Mizoram at 3.30|
|19 November||Haryana at 3.30 and Assam at 5.30|
|20 November||Tamil Nadu at 3.30 and Rajasthan at 5.30|
|21 November||Delhi at 5.30|
|22 November||Madhya Pradesh at 3.30 and Jharkhand at 5.30|
|23 November||Odisha at 3.30 and Maharashtra at 5.30|
|24 November||Himachal Pradesh at 3.30 and Kerala at 5.30|
|25 November||Vietnam at 3.30 and West Bengal at 5.30|
|26 November||Punjab at 3.30 and Bihar at 5.30|
|27 November||Jammu Kashmir at 3.30|
Delhi Trade Fair Tickets Update
Trade fair 2017 tickets will not be available on Pragati Maidan Metro station and ticket counters of Pragati Maidan. This year, visitors can book the tickets in advance and India International Trade Fair 2017 tickets booking starts from 10 November 2017 in online mode. Only 60000 tickets will be sold on working days and 80 thousand tickets will be sold on weekends to control the crowd inside the complex. Pragati Maidan ticket counters might be open for fewer hours, depends on the crowd.
Pragati Maidan Trade Fair Entry Gates
Six gates are available for the entry to inside the Pragati Maidan Trade fair 2017. Gate number 11 will be available for railway passengers. Gate no. 10, gate no 8 and gate no 8A will be used by the visitors of Delhi Metro. Gate no 5 will be used by those who came Pragati Maidnan Trade Fair by Bus or Taxi. Gate no. 1 is used by the visitors who came here with their vehicles. Parking arrangements will be available on India gate and Bhairo Marg. School students can visit the Delhi Trade Fair on business days by purchasing normal day tickets. Gate no 8A will be used for entry till 2 PM and after that it will be used for exit only.
Increase in Delhi Trade Fair 2017 Parking Cost
Parking rates for trade fair 2017 has been increased by ITPO authorities to increase the usage of public transport among the visitors. Parking rates has been increased by a good margin. Car parking rate are 175 Rs, Two wheeler parking rates are 90 Rs and cycle parking charges are 5 Rs. Bus parking fare is 400 Rs. Visitors are advised to use public transport, especially Delhi Metro to reach the 2017 trade fair.
Less Space in 2017 Trade Fair
The 2017 trade fair will be organized at Pragati Maidan in half of the space as compared to last years. As per ITPO chairman and MD Mr. LC Goyal has said that this time only half of the space is available for this mega event. Around 52000 square meters of space would be available for Vyapar Mela due to the ongoing construction work. A world class Integrated exhibition cum convention center (IECC) is being built inside the Pragati Maidan campus. This building will be completed in two years in a budget of 2600 crore.
Due to construction, less number of exhibitors will participate in this event. Crowd control would be the main task for the ITPO management. Last year around 15 lacs of people attended this 14 year event. In 2017 ITPO would try the reduce the visitors number up to 10 to 12 lac. This time main focus is on the sale of online tickets to reduce the crowd on Pragati Maidan ticket counters.
This year Pragati Maidan trade fair will be organized in lesser space as compared to previous years due to ongoing construction works. Most of the state pavilions have given less space as compared to the previous years. For the security of the visitors, 300 CCTV cameras are installed inside the Pragati Maidan Complex. One temporary police station will be made inside the complex and 400 volunteers of civil defense are in the security of visitors along with security personals. Security teams will be available inside every pavilion and hangers. One of the most popular event of Delhi trade fair, Dog Show will not be performed this year.
Trade Fair 2017 Tickets at Metro Station
Trade Fair Delhi 2017 – Pragati Maidan Layout
Below layout plan of Pragati Maidan is showing all halls for IITF 2016. Click on image for larger size.
Pragati Maidan layout map is showing the nearby roads, all entry gates, railway lines, state pavilions, food courts, restaurants, canteens, Mansarovar lake, theaters, foot over bridge, traffic police pavilion, etc.
This Time ITPO has decided to increase some facilities for the visitors. School students can visit the trade fair during business days in just 50 Rs instead of 500 Rs. Students will have to come in School dress with School ID, for these schools have to send their application in advance to ITPO. ITPO is also planning to provide free Wi-Fi to the visitors.
Trade Fair Delhi Timings
9:30 AM to 7:30 PM and entry can be availed till 5 PM. Due to heavy crowd on weekends entry can be restricted before the scheduled time.
IITF Delhi Dates 2017
14-27 November 2017. 14-17 November is reserved for business visitors and general visitors can visit the fair from 18-27 November 2017.
Nearest Metro Station
Pragati Maidan Metro Station of Blue Line
Tickets are available in online and offline mode. Tickets are available at below Metro Stations:
Dilshad Garden, Shahdara, Rithala, Inderlok, Samaypur Badli, Jahangir Puri, Kashmere Gate, New Delhi, Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Saket, Hooda City Centre, Noida City Centre, Botanical Garden, Pragati Maidan, Barakhamba, Karol Bagh, Kirti Nagar, Uttam Nagar East, Dwarka Mor, Dwarka Sector 21, Vaishali, Lakshmi Nagar, Anand Vihar, Mundka, Peeragarhi, ITO, Mandi House, Lajpat Nagar, Govind Puri, Badarpur and Dhaula Kuan.
IITF Online Ticket Booking Link: www.itpoonlineticket.in. Printout of Online ticket is mandatory for entry in the Pragati Maidan complex.
Shuttle Bus Service is available from Mandi House to Pragati Maidan on interval of 10 to 20 minutes. This bus service is free of cost and visitors can also buy IITF tickets from the bus also. The bus service is available from 14 to 27 November (IITF Dates).
ITPO has installed ATM inside the complex to smooth facilitation of cash withdrawal. Wi Fi facility is also available in some halls.
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