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Smriti Irani Inaugurated VASTRA 2017 in Jaipur

Smriti Irani Inaugurated VASTRA 2017 in Jaipur


The Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has inaugurated 6th Edition of the 4-day international textiles and apparel fair VASTRA 2017, in Jaipur

VASTRA 2017 is an all-encompassing trade fair and conference on Textiles and Apparel presenting a fusion of the finest and the latest in textiles products.

More than 50 countries and 13 Indian States are participating in VASTRA 2017.

The first three days of the event will be devoted exclusively to B2B and the last day will be open for B2C sales.

VASTRA will have few new features like: Roundtable Conference on Making Rajasthan a Garment Hub”; Jaipur Designers Festival and Sari Workshop.

The exposition will have Business Fashion Shows, Design Display Wall for budding designers and Rajasthan Pavilion which will showcase arts and crafts of Rajasthan.


Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Western India.

It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer after whom the city is named.

As of 2011, the city has a population of 3.1 million, making it the tenth most populous city in the country.

Jaipur is also known as the Pink City of India.

Jaipur forms a part of the west Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Agra(240 km, 149 mi).

Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India and serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthansuch as Jodhpur (348 km, 216 mi), Jaisalmer (571 km, 355 mi) Udaipur (421 km, 262 mi). and Mount Abu (520 km, 323 mi):,