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Get set for world’s largest textile event Bharat Tex 2024

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NEW DELHI : India is set to host Bharat Tex 2024, the world’s largest textile exposition in New Delhi. The event aims to showcase India’s textile industry and its rich heritage, craftsmanship, and innovations. With over 10,000 exhibitors and buyers from 40 countries, Bharat Tex 2024 covers the entire textile value chain. It highlights traditional textiles, sustainability, and technological advancements. The expo will be held at the International Exhibition cum Convention Centre, spanning 2,00,000 square meters. The event also promotes India’s handmade products and encourages global competition.

In a remarkable display of its textile prowess, India is gearing up to host the world’s largest textile exposition, Bharat Tex 2024, scheduled to take place from February 26 to February 29, 2024, in the vibrant capital city of New Delhi. This grand event is poised to be a watershed moment for the Indian textile industry, showcasing its rich heritage, unparalleled craftsmanship, and cutting-edge innovations to a global audience.

The event, which was announced at a curtain raiser event by Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal, aims to showcase India’s prowess as a global textile hub and a reliable supplier of textile products across the value chain.

What is Bharat Tex 2024?

Bharat Tex 2024 is an ambitious initiative by the Indian textile sector to host the largest textile fair in the world in terms of exhibition area. The event will be held at the newly inaugurated Bharat Mandapam and Yashobhoomi complexes, which are part of the International Exhibition cum Convention Centre (IECC) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The event will cover the entire spectrum of the textile industry, from fibres and yarns to fabrics and accessories, from apparel and fashion to home textiles and decor, and from handloom and handicrafts to technical textiles and smart manufacturing.

A revolutionary fair

The magnitude of Bharat Tex 2024 is staggering, drawing anticipation from across the globe. With an expected gathering of over 10,000 exhibitors and buyers from more than 40 countries, this exposition transcends conventional boundaries, offering a comprehensive spectrum of the textile value chain. It’s not merely an exhibition; it’s a canvas that unfurls the story of India’s textiles, from raw materials and manufacturing techniques to the final masterpieces.

India’s dominance in traditional textiles finds a prominent place at Bharat Tex 2024, but the exposition goes further, spotlighting the country’s relentless pursuit of sustainability and technological advancements. It’s a platform where India’s age-old craftsmanship converges with cutting-edge innovations, presenting a vision of a sustainable and progressive future for the industry.

With a focus on highlighting India’s capabilities as a leading supplier across the textile value chain, Bharat Tex 2024 aims to bring together the industry’s key players, craftsmen, and artisans under one expansive roof. This textile exhibition is slated to unfold across a staggering 2,00,000 square meters of exhibition space, setting an unparalleled benchmark in the history of textile exhibitions worldwide.

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, at the curtain raiser event, expressed his optimism about the upcoming expo, emphasizing its potential to propel India to greater heights in the global textile arena. His vision aligns with the broader goal of positioning India as a global textile powerhouse, leveraging this expo as a turning point for the country’s textile industry.

The significance of Bharat Tex 2024 extends beyond its massive scale; it’s a platform that embodies India’s rich heritage of craftsmanship and traditional handloom products. Shri Piyush Goyal emphasized the expo’s role in showcasing the skills of weavers and artisans on a global stage, fostering an environment where handmade and handcrafted products take center stage.

One of the pivotal initiatives tied to this event is the “Handmade in India” vision, aligning with India’s aspiration to produce premium-quality, handcrafted goods for both domestic and international markets. This initiative aims to revitalize and promote indigenous craftsmanship, positioning it on the global landscape as a symbol of quality and authenticity.

Moreover, the expo isn’t merely a display of India’s textile prowess; it’s a strategic move towards encouraging healthy global competition. Minister Goyal emphasized the need for the Indian textile industry to cultivate globally recognized brands while fortifying India’s image as a brand in itself. Bharat Tex 2024 serves as a launching pad for this pursuit. Additionally, the event witnessed the launch of the Kasturi Cotton Bharat website, a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing the global competitiveness of Indian cotton through strategic branding, traceability, and certification measures.

Bharat Tex 2024 isn’t solely an exhibition; it’s an event encompassing knowledge sessions, conferences, CEO roundtables, and B2B and G2G meetings. It will feature designer exhibitions, fashion shows, sustainability workshops, and expert talks, offering a comprehensive overview of India’s entire textile value chain.

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