Odisha: DMF Keonjhar Stall Attracts Visitors At IITF, New Delhi
Bhubaneswar: The District Mineral Foundation (DMF) of Odisha’s Keonjhar has showcased its transformative initiatives at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The DMF Keonjhar was selected by the Union Mines Ministry to open a stall at the ongoing IITF in recognition of the impactful development work undertaken by it across the sectors of social development, a press release said.
The stall, situated in Hall No. 5 of the Mining Pavilion at IITF, features a dynamic exhibition of various development projects executed by the DMF. Utilising cutting-edge technology, the stall offers visitors a unique experience through Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), providing a vivid 3D view of project sites.
Through LED Screen, the stall displays video documentaries showcasing the breadth and impact of DMF Keonjhar’s work. Sector-specific leaflets are also being distributed, offering comprehensive insights into the positive outcomes achieved through DMF initiatives.
In addition to these engaging exhibits, the stall is proud to present Tasar Silk Products from Bhagamunda, Paper Mesh items, Millet Biscuits & Cookies, and Millet seeds available for purchase. These locally sourced products have garnered significant attention, drawing visitors with their unique appeal.
The inaugural day witnessed the presence of Mines Secretary V L Kantha Rao, who lauded the projects funded by DMF Keonjhar across various sectors in the district.
Many Central government officials and dignitaries visiting the stall have expressed admiration for the transformative impact of DMF Keonjhar’s initiatives. The millet products, in particular, have captured the hearts of many visitors.
The tagline of the Mining Pavilion, “Connecting Beyond Mining,” complements the broader vision and impact of Keonjhar district’s efforts in fostering sustainable development.