Established : 2017
Organizer : Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED).
The Aadi Mahotsav is an annual event that was started since 2017. The festival was an attempt to familiarise the people with the rich and diverse craft, culture of the tribal communities across the country, in one place. Aadi Mahotsav organised by Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Aadi Mahotsav help in improving the income and livelihood of the tribal people, while preserving their way of life and tradition– by having their crafts and natural produce and cuisine on display. The Aadi Mahotsav is one such initiative that enable the economic welfare of these communities and bring them closer towards mainstream development.
About Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED)
TRIFED was established in August 1987 under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, 1984 by the Government of India as a National level Cooperative body. TRIFED is mandated to ringing about socio-economic development of tribals of the country by institutionalising the trade of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) & Surplus Agricultural Produce (SAP) collected/ cultivated by them.
TRIFED plays the dual role of both a market developer and a service provider, empowering them with knowledge and tools to better their operations in a systematic, scientific manner and also assist them in developing their marketing approach.
Organiser : Union Ministry of Minority Affairs
The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs organizes “Hunar Haat”. This event provide a huge platform to the artisans/craftsmen of India to showcase their expertise and explore the opportunities of employment under "Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTAAD)". Hunar Haat has proved to be a credible brand of Indigenous Talent of Indian artisans and craftsmen. It is a great effort at projecting the talent of Indian artisans towards “Local to Global”. It is well known fact that branding/promotion of art of Master Artisans of the country is very important and programmes such as “Hunar Haat” are playing an important role in this direction and it will benefit lakh of people associated with this sector.
Established : 2019
Organiser : Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology
Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and it's Public Sector Undertaking, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) are organizing Global Bio-India Summit since 2019, a mega international congregation of biotechnology stakeholders, including international bodies, regulatory bodies, Central and State Ministries, SMEs, large industries, bioclusters, research institutes, investors, and the startup ecosystem.
Established : 2016
Organiser : Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers
The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) organsing annual event 'India Pharma & India Medical Device' since 2016.
Established : 2003
Organiser : Ministry of External Affairs
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. January 9 was chosen as the day to celebrate this occasion since it was on this day in 1915 that Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa, led India’s freedom struggle and changed the lives of Indians forever.
PBD conventions are being held every year since 2003. Since 2015, its format has been revised to celebrate the PBD once every two years and to hold theme-based PBD Conferences during the intervening period with participation from overseas diaspora experts, policy makers and stakeholders. These conventions provide a platform to the overseas Indian community to engage with the government and people of the land of their ancestors for mutually beneficial activities. These conventions are also very useful in networking among the overseas Indian community residing in various parts of the world and enable them to share their experiences in various fields.
Established : 2015
Organizer : Ministry of Culture
Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, the flagship festival of Ministry of Culture organized since 2015 with the active participation of Seven Zonal Culture Centres has been playing a pivotal role to take the vibrant culture of India out to the masses instead of confining to auditoria and galleries. It has been instrumental in showcasing, folk and tribal art, dance, music, cuisines & culture of one state in other states reinforcing the cherished goal of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” and at the same time providing an effective platform to the artists and artisans to support their livelihood.
Established : 2004
Organiser : Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI)
FICCI has been organizing the FICCI Higher Education Summit since 2004 with the support of Ministry of Education, Government of India. This event will have participation from all major Indian Educational Institutions from all streams, Universities, NGOs & renowned Educationalists. The event will also witness the participation of International and National Conference Delegates, Business Visitors, Students from all streams, Government Officials and Diplomats from Foreign Missions.
A forum for Indian and foreign higher educational institutions, EdTech companies and other service providers to showcase their best practices / products to the captive audience of several thousands. An ideal stage to tap the Asian market and network across continents with educators, higher educational institutions, service providers, technology corporations, etc. Participation expected from 65 plus countries (Africa, Middle East, SAARC, ASEAN, CIS, US, UK, EU, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc.)
Established : 2011
Organiser : Election Commission of India
The National Voters’ Day has been celebrated on January 25 every year since 2011, all across the country to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India, i.e. 25th January 1950. The main purpose of the NVD celebration is to encourage, facilitate and maximize enrolment, especially for the new voters. Dedicated to the voters of the country, the day is utilized to spread awareness among voters and for promoting informed participation in the electoral process.