Kerala coir expo, Coir Kerala 2012 logs on to cyber space

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Tvm: Coirkeralafair.com, the official website for Coir Kerala 2012, the annual International event on Coir and Natural Fibre products to be held in Alappuzha from February 04-07, 2012, was launched today by the Minister for Health & Coir, Shri Adoor Prakash, at a function held in Thiruvananthapuram. This will be the second edition of the event to be organised by the Department of Coir Development, Government of Kerala with the support of Union Ministry of Commerce.

Coir Kerala 2012 is being touted as the World’s largest expo on Kerala Coir and other Natural Fibre products. An international seminar, buyer-seller meet and a fabulous display of innovative coir products will be some of the highlights of the event. Delegates, including policy makers, scientists, manufacturers and academicians from as many as 35 countries are expected to take part. Around 100 top international companies will exhibit their products in the international pavilion and 150 exhibitors in the domestic circle. As many as 100 international buyers from various countries and 200 buyers from national market are expected to visit the fair.

In his address, the Minister said, “Coir Kerala is an event to promote and showcase Kerala coir. I am sure this expo will revitalise the coir sector. The event will provide a platform for domestic manufacturers and overseas buyers to interact on joint ventures, logistics, establishing new markets, transfer of technology and technical know-how. It will also focus on the benefits from ‘go green’ movement and growing preference for eco-friendly, natural fibre products around the world”.

The Coir Kerala Fair website gives detailed information about the forthcoming event, the venue and facilities on offer for the exhibitors. The brochure for the event, registration forms and Tender documents are available for download on the site. The site also gives the option for Exhibitors and Buyers to register online for the event. There is also a report on Coir Kerala 2011 with photographs and video.

The Trivandrum based National Coir Research and Management Institute (NCRMI) has been entrusted the task of coordinating Coir Kerala fair. Rani George IAS, Special Secretary, Department of Coir; Dr. K Madanan, Director, Department of Coir Development and Anil K R, Director, NCRMI were among those present on the occasion.

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