Hannover: Over 350 Indian companies across several sectors and 120 CEOs would participate in the famous engineering fair ‘Hannover Messe 2015’ here, which will be inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The fair will showcase ‘Make in India’, the favourite theme of Modi with an aim of attracting German investment and technology into the country.
“India is now evolving and aiming at encouraging growth, ease of doing business, harnessing talent and rekindling the growth story. The world is looking at the new resurgent India with renewed faith and investors are keenly evaluating opportunities of economic engagement,” the commerce and industry ministry said in statement.
India is the partner country for the fair. It would provide India a global platform to showcase its engineering prowess, skilled manpower and the positive shift in its economic environment that are contributing towards realisation of the ‘Make in India’ vision, it said.
Fourteen state governments are also participating through six seminars and over 120 top Indian CEOs would also participate.
“The world’s largest industrial fair, is gearing up to receive the Prime Minister of India for the opening ceremony on April 12, at the Hannover Congress Centre, the stage is now set for official Partner Country India to showcase its technological expertise and investment opportunities to the world,” it added.
“Its participation has been engineered to amplify its clarion call to the world â€“ ‘Make in India’,” it added. It said India would depict itself as a design, innovation, manufacturing and export hub.
India pavilion’s design strategy is centred on portraying the economic potential of the country’s most fertile sectors â€“ biotechnology, renewable energy, space, IT, industrial corridors and smart cities, wellness, and the demographic dividend it aims to reap.
Further quoting Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) Managing Director and CEO Erich Nesselhauf, it said India is now evolving and aiming at encouraging growth, ease of doing business, harnessing talent and rekindling the growth story.
“The world is looking at the new resurgent India with renewed faith and investors are keenly evaluating opportunities of economic engagement,” he said.Â