The 45th Tourist and Industrial Trade fair at Chennai Island Grounds organised by Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation, which was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, on 9th January 2019, features stalls of various Govt departments, public sector undertakings as well as private sector organisations, besides numerous trade stalls offering various products, including handicrafts.
With entertainments such as a toy train ride offered by the TTDC, and cultural programmes in the open-air stage every evening, the 70 day Fair attracts lakhs of visitors every year. This year’s theme of the fair is ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation’. The fair, the theme of which is ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation.’
The fair has an entertainment park for children and cultural programmes in the open-air theatre every evening. Stalls and exhibits from 28 State government departments, 16 State PSUs, two Central government departments, four other government departments, the Indian Red Cross Society and 60 private players are on display.