PITEX will strengthen industrial ties among nations: DC
Guru ki Nagri Amritsar will host the 12th PITEX from today, CM Punjab will inaugurate the seminar.
PHD chamber will make social responsibilities, conduct walkathon.
Amritsar will generate awareness about organ donning.
Amritsar, Mukesh Bawa
Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX) being organised at Amritsar will not only strengthen the industrial ties among nations but it will also improve the graph of Amritsar in the field of industry & commerce. This was stated by Deputy Commissioner Amritsar Sh. Karamjeet Singh Sangha while addressing press on the eve of 12thPITEX expo being organised here by PHD chamber of commerce and industry.
The expo will be hosted by Punjab Govt. He said during the last 11 years PITEX has built its unique image not only in Punjab but also abroad. The people are eagerly waiting for this event. Deputy Commissioner appealing the general public to participate in the event said that this is proud moment for Amritsarians that expo like PITEX is being organised at here.
He said that in this expo apart from NSIC, MSME and National Jute Board, PITEX will also observe great contribution from PSIEC, GMADA, Punjab Agro Industry Corporation, PEDA, Punsup, Punjab Infotech, Milkfed, Markfed, PIDB amongst others.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ranjit Mehta, Principal Director of PHD Chamber and Chairman Punjab Committee Sh. R. S. Sachdeva said that the PITEX will be inaugurated on December 7, by Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh.
He said that it was for the first time when all the stalls have been booked prior to start of event. This time industrialists from Afghanistan, Turkey, Thailand, Egypt and Czech Republic are also participating in PITEX. Apart from these, states like Jharkahnd, J&K, North East, Chattisgarh and Rajsthan are also ensuring their participation in the event.
He said that besides encouraging industrial sector, social responsibilities will also be made through PITEX. In this regard, in association with Fortis Escorts, a walkathon to promote organ donation will also be held at 8:00 am on 9th December.
Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director PHD Chamber of Commerce Sh. Madhu Pillai said that this time over 300 stalls have been established over a spread of 10 thousand square meters. He said when in 2005 PITEX was started in Amritsar then approximate 150 industrialists participated at that time and merely 50 thousand visitors have visited here. Now in cooperation with the State Govt. PITEX is being expanded. Jaideep Singh, Convenor – Amritsar, PHD Chamber of Commerce along with other reputed persons was also present on the occassion.