A three day long India’s International Footwear Fair (IIFF) has been launched by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on August 5th in New Delhi. This year the organisers expect the business of around Rs 2,000 crore to be generated as around 263 companies from India and abroad are participating in the event. Last year the quantum of business generated from the fair was Rs 1,200 crore.
Besides, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the Delhi Book Fair on August 27. This year, the fair aims to highlight initiatives of the government under ‘Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan’ for higher education and computer literacy. And the Theme Pavilion will comprise of the ‘Selfie Stations’ which focus on the national campaigns of the Government of India. These include Make in India, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Digital India, Skill India, Standup India, Smart Cities, StartUp India and Umang (Unified Mobile App for New-age Governance).
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. The India’s International Footwear Fair (IIFF) has been launched by whom?
2. The IIFF is going on at which place?