552 stalls to attract consumers, Arjun Munda to inaugurate
Jamshedpur, Sept. 27: With the announcement of the annual bonus in companies and Durga puja round the corner, City is all set for the annual mega trade fair, ‘Canvas India-2018’.
Organised by Concern (India) Shows Private Ltd and promoted by Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) the 27th Canvas trade fair which has completed 16 years of its existence, will kick off on Saturday, September 29 at Gopal Maidan in Bistupur.
The fair will be jointly inaugurated by former CM Arjun Munda and Jamshedpur MP Vidhut Varan Mahato.
Companies from various sectors including Automobile, Electronics, Appliances, IT, Institute & Banking, Builder & Industrial, Furniture, Food, Consumer, FMCG and Handicrafts will participate in the fair from September 29 to October 9, said Jyoti Pandey Managing Director of Canvas India.
Addressing a press conference at Chamber Bhawan on Thursday, Pandey informed that 552 stalls will be put up at the fair which includes handicrafts from Kashmir, Haryana, Tamil Nadu along with real estate biggies from Kolkata, Delhi-NCR will be part of the fair.
‘For the first time builders from outside Jamshedpur will be part of the fair. Several international and national brands and manufacturers will be offering new products with attractive discounts and offers’, added Pandey.
He further said that from consumer electronics to apparels maker almost all the major players are participating in the fair and would come up with attractive offers. Separate entertainment and gaming zone along with Rajasthan food festival and local delicacies will be offered to the visitors. The shopping carnival will also see cultural programs over a period of 10-days.
SCCI President Ashok Bhalotia, said, Jamshedpur is a industrial hub where more and more industrial products, automobiles and new products will be showcased.
Former SCCI President Suresh Sonthalia said, ‘Canvas is an asset for the people of the city and they wait for the fair to purchase product of their choice. Not only Jamshedpur but people from Chaibasa, Chakradarpur and all over Kolhan visit the fair. With shopping malls registering low business the fair will help accelerate the business in Jamshedpur’. Through Canvas Chamber wanted to establish and develop trade in the city, added Sonthalia.
Vice-president (trade and commerce) of SCCI Bharat Vasani was of the opinion that people today want everything under one roof and Canvas being an annual event of Chamber has played a vital role in establishing business in the city.
When asked about the footfall, Jyoti Pandey said, ‘We are expecting more footfall this year as more than 2 lakh people visited the fair in 2017’.
Pandey went on to say that the fair will also have entry fees were every visitors will have dole out Rs 25 to enter the fair and enjoy the evening.
CCTVs and adequate security arrangements have also been made to ensure the peaceful environment.