The Trade fair opened on Saturday, November 18 for general public between 9.30am and 7.30pm.
But the space has been reduced by half for fair at Pragati Maidan. Some says that this allows the public to cover more stalls and ground in a shorter time.
People will have to get their entry tickets in advance, either online or at Metro stations. And the number of visitors in a day has been capped at 60,000. And for the first time, no tickets will be sold at the gates of Pragati Maidan.
While the general tickets cost Rs60 for adults and Rs40 for children on working days. And the ticket prices will increase to Rs120 for adults and Rs60 for children on weekends.
If you enter from the gate number one, first stos would be hangars number 1, 2 and 3. The pavilions of Delhi, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, UP, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand among the others set up.
Food stalls serving good food like Litti Chokha from Bihar and onion kachoris from Rajasthan are there. They have also more state pavilions.
Hall no. 7 has khadi products, jute and coir products, and has also stalls as a part of the ‘Hunar Haat’ of the minority affairs ministry.
And Outside there, the stalls of handicraft from across the country. One of the largest temporary hangars, 15 No. Hangar has 11 state pavilions including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
Right there, you will find the stalls of social justice and empowerment ministry of more clothes, handicrafts and other trinkets.