Under the theme "Enhancing Growth, Nurturing Partnerships" between India and East African Community (EAC), the exhibition will be held at the Mwalimu J. K. Nyerere (Saba Saba) Trade Fair Ground along Kilwa Road in the city.
Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Dr D. Purandeswari, will grace the event to be inaugurated by the Zanzibar First Vice-President, Mr Seif Shariff Hamad.
"The India Show" is an initiative of the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, the High Commission of India in Tanzania and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) to promote "Brand India" and the Indian industry, especially in developing countries and emerging markets with demand for Indian Products and Technologies.
This exhibition of Indian products and technology will help to enhance bilateral trade and investment between India and Tanzania. It is expected to create awareness and explore business opportunities available for both countries, open windows to the larger EAC markets.
The show will facilitate joint ventures, technology transfers, marketing arrangements as well as people-to-people contacts. CII has always endeavoured to catalyse change by working closely with government on policy issues, enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for the Indian Industry through a range of specialized services and global linkages.
"The Tanzanian market has to be sensitized as it has huge potential and Indian exporters should take advantage of the country, particularly when Tanzania being a member of the East African Community (EAC), enjoys custom tariff and trade preferential agreements," said Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General Of CII.
The show which encompasses more than 100 Indian companies like Amul, Airtel, AMW, Escorts, Finolex, Godrej& Boyce Ltd, Jain Irritation, JCB, Kent RO, Kirloskar Brothers, L & T, Luminous Power, Mahindra & Mahindra, MMTC, Moser Bear, NMDC, New Holland Fiat India, Power Grid Corporation of India, Rasna, Raymond Ltd, Spices Board of India, Su-Kam Power, Tally Solutions, TATA, TI Cycles, Tobacco Board, to name a few, representing the broad spectrum of the Indian Industry.
A 50-member high level business delegation would accompany Dr Purandeswari during the show, which is expected to showcase India's industrial strength. An active engagement with the Government and business is scheduled in Tanzania this week to explore "another land of opportunities", said a statement by the Indian High Commission in Dar es Salaam.