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IFAT India 2014 Confidence on India’s Environmental Technology Sector at IFAT India

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

On October 11, the second edition of IFAT India – International Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling – concluded successfully, underlining itself as the leading platform for environmental technology in India.

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At the premiere of Ifat India in 2013 (the pictures shows the opening ceremony), a total of 131 exhibitors from 17 countries showcased their solutions and products in environmental technology to 4924 visitors.
At the premiere of Ifat India in 2013 (the pictures shows the opening ceremony), a total of 131 exhibitors from 17 countries showcased their solutions and products in environmental technology to 4924 visitors.
(Picture: Messe München international)

Mumbai/India – Exhibitors and visitors were equally satisfied and confirmed the importance of this trade fair for the highly promising Indian market. Shankar A ggarwal, Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development of the Government of India, said: “We looked for a platform that provides a good stage for the stakeholders to understand more about the new opportunities and weave their future plans to make advantage of the same. It should also provide municipal and government authorities the opportunity to witness the solutions for environment technology under one roof and we look forward to IFAT India to assist in this endeavor.”

Gerhard Gerritzen, Deputy Managing Director of Messe München, commented: "As regards to environmental technology, there is much potential in India; with the new government and the investment in the environmental sector that is being planned, the sector can look to the future with confidence.”

5000 Visitors for India's Leading environmental Trade Show

Bhupinder Singh, Deputy CEO of MMI India, added: “This year the quality of visitors was much appreciated by the exhibitors. There are already several projects on environment that are undertaken with the involvement of the private sector and the government. IFAT India serves an important market and we felt this clearly in the last three days."

Once again around 5,000 trade visitors took part in India’s leading environmental technology trade show; and again this year the exhibitors made particular mention of the professional quality among the visitors.

Taking the Benefit of Environmental Technology

Raja Bhujle, Managing Director of Sovereign Tech, said: “IFAT India 2014 has been much more productive in terms of responses than last year . We hope that the authorities and regulators take the benefit of selecting and deploying proven technology that is being exhibited this year.” In total 123 exhibitors presented their products and solutions at the show.

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