March 2, 2023: Chennai :
PRESS RELEASE:IESS-X – the tenth edition of EEPC India’s annual show, returns after a hiatus of two years because of the pandemic. Tamil Nadu will be hosting this mega event for the fifth time over 16-18 March 2023, this time in the capital, Chennai. Smart Engineering is the theme of IESS-X. Smart Tech for Smart Engineering was introduced for the first time in IESS VI in 2017, advocating the government’s digital drive. Taking a cue from AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, and driving Vocal4local and celebrating eight years of the Make in India initiative, IESS-X will display 149 products under five verticals to promote Brand India Engineering comprising Subcontracting, Metal and Shop-floor, Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Energy and Electricals, and Innovation and Technology. Mr Arun Kumar Garodia, Chairman, EEPC India raised the curtain while addressing the media today in presence of Ms Grace L Panchuau, IAS, Additional Commissioner of Industries and Commerce, Government of Tamil Nadu and Mr Jayant Nadiger,TradeCommissioner, Flanders Region of Belgium.
IESS-X is shaping up in a big way with Tamil Nadu as the Host State – 5th time, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir as Focus States and UT each for the second time, Flanders as the Focus Region for the 4th time ; and the Ministry of Heavy Industries, and Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Department of Atomic Energy, National Institute of Design, Governments of Odisha, West Bengal and UP with ODOP scheme, confirming their support. Many more are expected to join in. Tata Steel is the Steel Forum Partner, Bright India group is the logistics Partner,Union Bank is the Banking Partner,Metalogic is the Conference Partner.
Aimed at reducing dependence on traditional markets, developing internal markets within India, forging partnerships and joint ventures, strengthening commercial relations and accelerating trade between Indiaand its trading partners and providing platform for foreign organisations to showcase their strength and capabilities in a large developing market, IESS has evolved as the exposition of the repertoire of Indigenous engineering skills to the world commented Mr Arun Kumar Garodia, Chairman, EEPC India.
More than 23,000 Business queries valued at USD 14.28 Million, 12 MOUs including 9 Bilateral ones and around 46,000 Business Contacts define the success of this biggest engineering extravaganza on Indian soil.Indian and Overseas Ministries, Diplomatic Missions, World Renowned R & D Institutes, Techpreneurs,Merchants, Manufacturers, Scientists and Investors meet and network and share their ideas here.This edition expects Global Sourcing Seminars, Tech Sessions, G20 Sessions, 450 Overseas Hosted Buyers, a World class display of 1500 Tariff Lines with more than 300 Exhibitors and 10,000 Trade Visitors. Speakers would represent Indo American chamber of Commerce, Indo Australian Chamber of Commerce, Belgium, IIT Madras, Siemens, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Ministry of Steel, TATA Steel, Deloitte, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Office of Principal Scientific Officer of Government of India , Indo –German Science and Technology Centre, Italian Technology Centre, Indo French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research, ISI, CSIR Labs, IOL, Power Grid Corporation and NID and many more.
IESS has been fortunate to be associated with SX nations/ regions (Canada, Czech Republic twice, Poland, COMESA as a region, Russia, Malaysia twice) over nine editions from four continents ( North America, Europe, Africa and Asia), more than 13 States and UT including Maharashtra, U.P.,Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand,Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir.