With the theme ‘Innovation Driving Sustainability: Realise the Power of Tomorrow,
Today’, India’s largest Tech & Infra Expo will showcase India’s transformation

This three-day event is scheduled for 17-19 January at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi,
and will see over 1,200 participants showcasing cutting-edge innovations from 35

india's largest tech & infra expo

New Delhi, 10 January 2024: The 31st Convergence India and 9th Smart Cities India expo is a
collaborative effort of the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA),
India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), and the Exhibitions India Group (EIG).

The 3-day expo marks India’s growing prominence as a global force in the world today and
showcases the country’s evolving landscape of modernisation and holistic development.

This year’s theme, ‘Innovation Driving Sustainability: Realise the Power of Tomorrow – Today’,
will create a platform to showcase ‘Brand India’ through the cutting-edge showcases of
leading brands from India and around the world, as well as 250 home-grown startups, which
will showcase their vision for the future.

Over the years, the expo has evolved into an important annual gathering for government and
industry leaders, centred on the vision of building a modern India inspired by initiatives such
as ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat,’ ‘Startup India,’ the ‘Smart Cities Mission,’ ‘Swachh Bharat,’ ‘Jal
Jeevan Mission,’ and other initiatives aimed at nation building.

In his message, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, noted,
“Supporting the Government of India’s vision of ‘Digital India’, ‘Make in India’, and the ‘Smart
Cities Mission’, the two leading expos provide a one-of-a-kind international forum to showcase
‘Brand India’ and focus on unlocking new opportunities in India’s economic revolution.”

Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public
Distribution, and Textiles is of the opinion that “These events will serve as a unique platform
for showcasing ‘Brand India’ and exploring new opportunities in the context of India’s ongoing
economic transformation. This will not only contribute to the growth of industries but also
serve as a catalyst for the larger goal of building a technologically advanced and sustainable

Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister for IB, Youth Affairs and Sports, observed,
“Convergence India has played a vital role in nation building by supporting the government’s
initiatives. I am sure that the hard work and dedication of the entire team of Exhibitions India,
the Smart Cities Mission and ITPO will make these forthcoming exhibitions a grand success.”

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Shakti observed, “I am happy to learn
that the ITPO and Exhibitions India Group are organising the 31st Convergence India and 9th
Smart Cities India Expo. I applaud the efforts that are being made by those associated with
water and its associated segments in helping India realise its dreams.”

The expo will host 1,200 participants presenting innovations from 35 countries and will see a
footfall of approximately 55,000 visitors over three days. The expo will also host 50
conference sessions to facilitate discussions among the Union/State governments, industry
representatives, innovators, think tanks, and academia on the latest innovations and market
trends impacting India’s digital revolution and the urban landscape. The event will also
feature the presence of Ministers and senior dignitaries from the Government of India,
industry leaders, Smart City CEOs, city planners, Mayors, Ambassadors, and stakeholders
from India and around the world.

A National Smart Cities Pavilion will showcase award winning projects and initiatives from
across the nation. A designated Startup Hub will have over 250 startups presenting
innovations in emerging technologies, ICT, and Smart City solutions. The expo will also
facilitate mentoring sessions by ecosystem pioneers, specifically curated conference sessions,
a Startup Pitch competition, and a meeting between investors and startups. The objective is
to enable participating startups to establish leads and meaningful business relationships with
industry stakeholders.

Besides the business activities planned during the three-day expo, the event is a crowd puller
and the go-to venue for those seeking the latest solutions in gadgets, accessories, gaming,
Satcom/OTT solutions, customised WiFi/media, surveillance equipment, computer
peripherals, and much more!

Sharing her views about the expo, Ms. Chandrika Behl, Managing Director, Exhibitions India
Group, said, “Over three decades, this platform has been a key driver in advancing the digital
transformation and modernisation within India – playing a significant role as a catalyst for
national growth and global recognition. The expo is India’s largest Tech & Infra expo, so, really,
it’s the go-to event for anyone interested in India’s advancing role in the realms of digital and
urban development. Through digital inclusion and keeping the citizen at its core, the 2024

edition will cement the expo’s legacy of bridging the country’s digital, social and economic

About Convergence India:
Since 1992, Convergence India has heralded the telecom and digital revolution in India. It is
the country’s largest technology and infrastructure expo, providing a platform to showcase
‘Brand India’ by supporting the ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ campaigns. Convergence
India is at the forefront of promoting technological advancements in the fields of Telecom,
Satcom, Broadcast, Wired & Wireless technologies, 5G & 6G networks, IT solutions such as
Cloud, Big Data & Analytics, AI, smart solutions, M2M, Mobile & Accessories, IoT, Embedded
tech, Blockchain, FinTech and Digital Gaming – the entire gamut of digital solutions.

About Smart Cities India:
The Smart Cities India expo displays India’s emerging modernisation and development
landscape that aims to deliver better citizen-centric services across the country. The expo
showcases the integration of transformative technologies with the key pillars of urban
development, i.e., green buildings, rooftop solar, renewable & clean energy, clean
environment, clean water, water conservation, urban mobility, and the use of smart ICT
solutions for optimising resources that make cities smart and sustainable.

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