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Delhi pavilion to highlight Delhi’s progress

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Delhi pavilion at the India International Trade Fair opening here Wednesday will focus on the capital’s achievements in fields ranging from IT and industry to health and education.

In keeping with the strides made in IT, the pavilion will be called “Delhi @ 10”, Manoj Parida, managing director of the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC), said Sunday.

DSIIDC manages the pavilion on behalf of the Delhi government.

Parida said in a statement that the capital has transformed into a modern and high-tech city in the past decade, and is all set to hold the Commonwealth Games in 2010.

The pavilion will focus on the achievements of the Delhi government in almost all fields, ranging from industry, forestry, health, power, education and social welfare.

The Rajiv Ratna Awaas Scheme inaugurated by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and being implemented by DSIIDC to provide affordable housing to the urban poor will be specially highlighted, Parida said.

The Delhi Pavilion is one of the most popular at the trade fair and attracts tens of thousands of people.