The 45th Annual General Meeting of India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) was held on December 20, 2022 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Members of ITPO’s Board, including senior officials from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, were present on the occasion.
While addressing the AGM, Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, CMD mentioned that the total income has increased to Rs. 79.17 Cr during the year 2021-22 as compared to Rs. 50.30 Cr in the previous year and ITPO could manage to reduce losses to Rs. 56.30 Cr compared to previous year loss of Rs. 84.14 Cr. During the year IITF 2021 was held in spite of very short notice. During the year an important event i.e. Inauguration of Pragati Maidan Tunnel and New Halls 2-5 which are part of mega IECC project was held in October 2021 by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
CMD ITPO also mentioned that the year 2022-23 will be a normal year from earning point of view as ITPO is back to normalcy and we could hold IITF 2022 in large scale in November 2022 where around 10 lakh people visited Pragati Maidan.
Mentioning the challenges and the task ahead to make ready the Iconic Convention Centre for G-20 Summit, Shri Kharola sought special cooperation from all stakeholders to execute the mission and acknowledged the cooperation and support by various Ministries, Departments and Stakeholders to ITPO.