Defence minister reviewed World’s First Hybrid Aerospace and Defence Exhibition Aero India-21

576 exhibitors and more than 35 foreign delegations have registered so far with the event being a complete Sell out

Aero India 2021 event will set to be conducted on 03rd to 05th February 2021. The uniqueness of this event will be that it will be World’s first Hybrid exhibition wherein the Business element of the event will be both physical as well as virtual. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh emphasised on the Safe conduct of the event and making it inclusive for the world A&D industry. He said that the hybrid model of Aero India - 21 should be the template for the world to emulate conduct of Business in the new normal till the concerns of the pandemic are addressed.

Aero India being one of the Major International Aerospace and Defence (A&D) exhibitions, requires active participation, shared responsibility and synchronised efforts at all levels. A MoU was signed between Government of India and Government of Karnataka. The theme of the event is “Runway to a Billion Opportunities”, in keeping with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision for Atmanirbhar Bharat.

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the event itself will showcase India’s resolve to be first amongst first. The indigenous technological and logistic prowess will be at the fore and the event will embolden our Aerospace and Defence industry, Start-ups, MSMEs to forge partnerships with Foreign OEMs who are also keen to attend.

Aero India-21 abides by International norms for conduct of such events and incorporates additional precautions for social distancing, crowd control wherein the total exhibition area count has been reduced to 15000 PAX and Air Display Visual Area to 3000 PAX, safe social behaviour such as compulsory wearing of facemask, non-contact interactions etc, brochures and literature would be predominantly in digital format, contactless experience for registration and booth visits, negative RT-PCR test 72 hrs prior 03 February 2021, entry screening, and restricting entry of people with symptoms to ensure safety for all attendees.

Defence Minister also launched the Aero India-21 mobile app today which will be the handy interactive interface for all issues related to the event and promises to provide a hassle free entry to the venue. The app will be available on the Apple App Store/Google Play Store and is a holistic app with features to support exhibitors, attendees, and the media – pre, during and post the event.

576 exhibitors and more than 35 foreign delegations have registered thus far with the event being a complete Sell out, reposing their faith in the Ministry of Defence to further their A&D Business interests. Aero India 2021 is symbolic of India’s resolve to further its Business interests as also take global initiatives towards furthering peace and security in the region.

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