United Arab Emirates. Dubai. While India is celebrating the 75th year of its Independence under the global campaign ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, UAE is also celebrating the 50th anniversary of its foundation.
The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is all set to display the emergence of a New India to the world. Coinciding with India’s celebrations of Amrit Mahotsav, 75 years of Independence, Expo 2020 Dubai, starting October 1, will be a significant platform for India to showcase its vibrant culture and tremendous growth opportunities for the next six months. India’s exceptional fightback against COVID-19 and the reforms ushered in by the government during the pandemic, has set the stage for a sustained high growth phase going ahead, and the country is well on course to becoming a $5 trillion economy.
India’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai will primarily focus on presenting the unlimited opportunities for the global community to participate in the country’s growth story, and benefit from it.
The world will experience the country’s cultural diversity, ancient treasures, business achievements, and leading opportunities with cutting-edge technologies at the pavilion. It will showcase a modern, robust India, high on technology while simultaneously exhibiting the beauty of Indian art, culture and cuisine during the 183 days that the event will run till March 31, 2022.
In keeping with the themes of the Expo, visitors will get a glimpse of Indian innovations and successes in the fields of Space Technology, Robotics, Electric Mobility, Edu-tech, e-Commerce, Energy, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.
In line with India’s mission and in conjunction with the objectives of Expo 2020 Dubai, 11 key themes will be represented at the India Pavilion, viz, Climate and Biodiversity, Space, Urban and Rural Development, Tolerance and Inclusivity, Golden Jubilee, Knowledge and Learning, Travel and Connectivity, Global Goals, Health and Wellness, Food Agriculture and Livelihoods and Water. These themes also represent the future of Modern India by showcasing the sectors that show promise and have the potential to grow. To highlight the Modern India’s mission to the world, these themes will be strategically displayed at the India Pavilion every month.
Talking about India’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai, Ambassador of India to the UAE, Shri Pavan Kapoor said, “It is very clear that by sheer dint of our proportion of population, by our connections that we have here, we’ll be the largest participant at the Dubai Expo”.
The India Pavilion, which is one of the largest pavilions at the Expo 2020 Dubai will feature an innovative kinetic façade made up of 600 individual colourful blocks. It is developed as a mosaic of rotating panels that will depict different themes as they rotate on their axis. It represents the theme of ‘India on the move’ and is a unique amalgam of the rich heritage and technological advances of the nation.