New Delhi, (IANS) Information about the ongoing 36th India International Trade Fair (IITF) here is now available through a mobile application developed by the organisers, the state-run India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), an official statement said on Tuesday.
“ITPO has also developed Mobile Application for IITF 2016 which is user-friendly and provides trade fair information available on finger tips,” a Commerce Ministry statement said here.
“The app is a fully enhanced catalogue in user’s pocket which provides contact access to exhibitor list, generation information, floor plan, search facility of product display, facilities to visitors and navigation facility,” it said.
The application has been developed as part of the government’s ‘Digital India’ programme, it added.
ITPO has for the first time introduced an online space booking system, the ministry said.
Besides, online sale of tickets has also been mainstreamed for all days of IITF. Earlier, the facility was available only for business days.
“The number of online ticket sales has increased from 2,896 to 15,574 till Monday,” the statement said.
Noting that the recent demonetisation decision has given further fillip to Digital India initiatives, the Commerce Ministry said that in order to assist small scale enterprises, artisans and exhibitors, ITPO has tied up with the State bank of India, Axis Bank, Paytm and Free-Charge to enable cashless transactions.