The 71st National Garment Fair organised by CMAI was inaugurated by the Hon. Minister of Textiles, Smt. Smriti Zubeen Irani on 10th September 2020. The Secretary Textiles, Sh. Ravi Capoor, along with Sh. Siddharth Bindra, Chairman, CMAI Northern Region, were also present.
In her address to the participants, Smt. Smriti Irani complimented the CMAI for “Going from strength to strength” and for “being the foremost Association in the Domestic Sector” the Minister cited the conversion of the National Garment Fair to a Digital Format as one more example of CMAI’s commitment to innovation, change, and adaption to changing needs of the Market. She also reiterated that the Ministry of Textiles was there to support the growth of the Domestic Sector as much as it is for expanding the growth of India’s exports. She wished participants all the very best in the coming Fair.
The Secretary Textiles, Sh. Ravi Capoor described CMAI as “one of the pillars of the Domestic Garment Industry”, and complimented CMAI for its adaption of Technology and Change. He stressed that this Fair will help “reviving the Sector from its current crisis, and was confident that the revival undoubtedly happen.The Fair, which has 325 Brands participating, is expected to attract close to 20,000 Retailers to visit, and will be on from 10th to 20th September.