The Government on Wednesday again extended the tenure of Mr. L.C. Goyal, Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), for one year till September 1, 2022.
“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension in the tenure of Goyal, a 1979-batch IAS (retired) officer of Kerala cadre, as the CMD of ITPO for a period of one year beyond September 1, 2021, i.e., up to September 1, 2022 or until further orders,” an order issued by the Department of Personnel said.
ITPO is the premier trade promotion agency of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Speaking to Exhibition Showcase, Mr. LC Goyal said, “I remain committed to making the new Pragati Maidan as a benchmark for exhibitions in Asia. We have already started physical exhibitions in four newly built exhibition halls. Pragati Maidan 2.0 will be a world class venue & the entire project is expected to be completed by June 2022. I am willing to extend all my support to the industry and would like to thank all the stakeholders for their best wishes.”