78th edition of All India Industrial Exhibition will be inaugurated on Monday, January 1 by Deputy Chief Ministers Kadiam Srihari and Md. Mahmood Ali. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the prestigious annual event, which is expected to attract over 25 lakh visitors in a span of 46 days.
Industrial Exhibition Society is collaborating with police officials to set-up a three-tier security detail at Nampally Exhibition Grounds. Visitors have to pass through metal frames, handheld detectors and dog squads while entering the venue. “The exhibition will promote small and medium entrepreneurs and money generated will be used to fund 18 colleges under the Society. The Society will provide financial help of Rs 10 lakh to needy students,” Finance Minister Etela Rajender told reporters on Friday.