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Basic information in accordance with requirement of RTI Act has been provided by Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation (KTPO). For additional information on the services and activities of KTPO as also facilities at KTPO Complex, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Please refer KTPO’s corporate website at .

The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties (section 4(1) (b) (i) of RTI Act, 2005:

Karnataka Trade promotion Organisation is a Central Public Sector Enterprise jointly promoted by Government of India through India Trade Promotion Organisation and Government of Karnataka through Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board registered as a Section 25 Company of Companies Act, 1956.

The main objects of the company are:

  • To promote, organize and participate in industrial trade, other fairs and exhibitions in India and abroad and to take all measures incidental thereto for promoting Indian Industry, Trade and enhance its global competitiveness.

  • To invites wider participation in export promotion activities like:

    Oganizing Seminars, Conferences and workshops.

    Buyers Sellers Meet

    Contact Promotion Programmes

    Product Specific Promotions

    Product Development & Adaption

    Undertake Market Studies, Research work to determine Market Potential.

    One to one interaction between the Companies, Distributors, Dealers for business opportunities, networking, joint ventures, strategic alliances, informal meetings, technology transfer, vendor developments and sales promotion.

  • To publicize in India and Overseas the International Trade Fairs and Exhibitions to be held in the State of Karnataka and other parts of India and overseas and invite the foreign as well as Indian participants to participate in them.

  • To organize and undertake trade in commodities connected with or relating to the fairs and exhibition in India and abroad and to undertake the sale, purchase, storing and transport of such commodities in India or anywhere else in the world.
  • To undertake promotion of exports of exports and to explore new market for traditional items of export and develop exports of new items with a view to maintaining, diversifying and expanding the export trade.

  • To serve as a reference point in the State of Karnataka for Indian Industry and the International Business Community.

The Powers and Duties of its officers and employees, (Section 4(1) b (ii) of RTI Act, 2005:

The Managing Director of the Company has been entrusted with Powers by the Board to administer and discharge the day to day functions of the Organisation.

Procedure followed in decision-making process including channels of supervision and accountability. (Section 4(1) (b) (iii) of RTI Act, 2005:

The decisions are taken as per the levels mentioned below.

  • Managing Director
  • Executive Committee
  • Chairman

The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions. (Section 4(1) (b) (iv) of RTI Act, 2005:

Being a Central Public Sector Enterprise the norms are set by Department of Public Enterprises, Government of India through Chairman and Board of Directors.

Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions. (Section 4(1) (b) (v) of RTI Act, 2005:


The Trade Centre premises consists of state of the art exhibition complex, conference hall and open space available for conducting various events like exhibitions, conferences, annual events, seminars, trade, commerce & export promotion activities and cultural activities of various industries, trade and commerce bodies.

Confirmation of Booking of Venue and Dates:

Intending users of the exhibition hall/conference hall/open space etc will have to furnish Prescribed Application Form duly filled along with Rs. 1 lakh as Security Deposit. The security Deposit is refundable after the event is over subject to adjustment against any damages, dues etc. If the event is cancelled for any reason the security deposit will be forfeited in full. However postponement of the event is allowed depending upon the availability of the venue at the discretion of KTPO.

  • Gross inside areaof Air conditioned Exhibition Hall is 5371 Sq. mtrs. Minimum area allowed for booking is 2,500 sq. mtrs.

  • License fee / Space rentals per Day:- (9 A.M. to 9 A.M.)

    a. Exhibition Hall

    (i) Rs. 90/- per Sq. mtrs. per day with A.C.

    (ii) Rs. 53/- per Sq. mtrs. per day without A.C.

    b. Conference Halls

    (i) Hall-I: Suitable for 250 persons

    (ii) Hall-II: Suitable for 100 persons.

    (iii) Hall-III: Suitable for 40 persons.

    For all 3 halls (i) Rs. 1.00 lakh per day with A.C.

    Rentals applicable (ii) Rs. 75,000/- per day without A.C.

    For setup / Construction period – half day is permissible from 2 p.m. onwards.

    c. Outside covered Halls-7 Nos:

    For food court/facilities etc each 38 Sq. mtrs. Rentals at Rs.70/- per Sq. mtr. per day

    d. Open Space

    Paved area on the periphery of Exhibition Hall and/or outdoor space / open area / ground. Rentals at Rs. 25/- per Sq. mtr. per day.

  • Water and Electricity Charges: applicable as per actual usage –

    a.    PowerAs per BESCOM Tariff.

    b.    WaterAs per KIADB/BWSSB tariff.

  • Branding Area: Space available for use 10,000 to 15,000 Sq. mtrs.

  • Internet & Wi-Fi Facility: Arranged through M/s. Tata Tele Services at extra cost.

  • Telephone facility:Additional telephone lines can be arranged at extra cost through BSNL.

  • Canteen / Food Court: Can be arranged at the outside covered Exhibition Halls on the periphery & on paved open area. Cooking inside the exhibition complex is not permissible.

  • Parking for Exhibitors & Visitors:Available for more than 10,000 cars at free of cost at back side of the Exhibition Hall.

  • Organizers office facility:Can be arranged on the outside covered Exhibition Hall or within the main Hall subject to tailor made requirement depending on their convenience.

  • Payment Details:Payments only through DD or RTGS in favour of KTPO only:

    a.     Security Deposit: Rs. 1 lakh will be payable through DD or RTGS along with filled in prescribed application form.

    b. Venue rentals/license fee etc:50% of the license fee (inclusive of power and water consumption charges and applicable taxes as per estimate) payable in advance three months before the event and balance of 50% shall be payable 15 days prior to the event.

    (All payments to KTPO are to be made by through RTGS mode to our A/c No. 520141001519979 (RTGS/NEFT IFSC Code: CORP0000705) or a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation, payable at Bengaluru. Cheque and Cash will not be accepted.

  • Taxes & Levies:Goods & Services Tax at 18% and other taxes if any as applicable from time to time shall be charged.

(KTPO PAN No.: AACCK0962E, GSTN - 29AACCK0962E1ZN) (Note: Rentals / Taxes are subject to change without further notice)

For further details: Please contact:

Office: Ph: 080-28413463 / 65339704 / Fax: 080-28413459;

E-mail: ; Web:

Dr. Veeranna S.H., Managing Director, Mob: 9663831778

K. Sambasiva Rao, Manager (Accounts):Mob: 9448799763

Chandrashekar J, Office Service Staff: Mob: 9739368799

Address: Trade Centre, Bengaluru, KTPO, Plot No.121, Road No.5, EPIP 2nd Phase, Whitefield Industrial Area, Bengaluru-560066.

Terms & Conditions

Any International event is required to have the approval of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India or India Trade Promotion Organisation, as per the prevalent norms of Government of India.

Use of facilities would be restricted to Trade, Commerce and Industry related events. However, facilities could be permitted to be used for cultural activities, employee events, seminars, workshops, etc. The facilities are not permitted to be utilized for religious and political events.

Acceptance of the offer letter received without advance payment as per the schedule given in clause 4, will not be considered as acceptance. In case, acceptance and advance payment are not received, even after three weeks of the issue of offer letter, the offer will be treated as withdrawn and the space will be offered to other exhibition organizer. The organizer will have to book a minimum space of 2,500 Sq. Mtrs. in the Exhibition Hall.

The payment schedule for all dues shall be as follows :

Notice Period Penalty rates(As % of license fee)
More than 365 days 2%
271-365 days 5%
181-270 days 10%
181-270 days 20%
1-90 days 30%

A copy of the architectural control and guidelines, for using the facilities at Trade Centre Bangalore, is enclosed for strict compliance. Architectural layout plans for the exhibition space are required to be submitted to KTPO for approval atleast a month in advance of taking possession of the premises. Modifications as suggested by the competent authority should be strictly complied to. Non compliance empowers KTPO to pull down/seal the stalls. Non submission of layout plans will entail a penalty of Rs. 1.00 lakhs. Passages should have minimum width of 3 Mtrs. It should be ensured that the Entry & Exit gates should have free and clear access.

Arrangement of certain services.

a) Organizer must inform KTPO about the requirement of various services such as, Air-conditioning, power requirement etc., in advance. The services are provided subject to their availability and their being in working condition.

b) Organizer is not permitted to mount hoardings or boards from the roof or wall of the hall. Violation will attract, a fine of Rs. 10,000/-.

c) Approval of KTPO is required for display of banners, buntings, hoardings etc.

d) The organizer is permitted to display cloth banners with a prior permission from KTPO from entrance of Road No. 5 leading to the Trade Centre Bangalore.

Security and protocol arrangements :

a) The KTPO provides general security to the Trade Centre Bangalore. The exhibition organizers are advised to hire the services of security agencies approved by the Police Department of Government of Karnataka, for providing security inside the hall. The KTPO will not be responsible for any act of omission and commission by the security agencies hired by the exhibition organizer and stall allotees.

b) The fire safety precautions, security and comprehensive insurance against all risks for the exhibits/exhibition/exhibitors/organizers including but not limited to any natural calamity/water leakages etc., during the entire license period shall be carried out by you at your own cost. KTPO shall in no way be responsible for any claims whatsoever. We would advise you to take insurance cover for public liability and fire risks. Similarly the exhibitors may be advised to take insurance cover for their exhibits, against fire, water, handling, transport and other risks.

c) The organizer is required to keep fire safety equipments, emergency lighting etc., in the exhibition hall to avoid any mishap. Cooking is not allowed inside the Exhibition Hall. Hygiene and sanitation has to be maintained in and around the exhibition hall.

d) The organizer shall indemnify KTPO from any claims from their exhibitors, contractors, service providers and others arising out of any account/reason.

e) Maintenance of decorum and decency in Trade Centre Bangalore: Trade Centre Bangalore, is an international Exhibition Complex. The complex is visited by a large number of industrialists, business visitors, dignitaries and general public. Keeping in view the dignity and decorum of the complex it is essential that the organizer, the participants, the hostesses and guides employed by the exhibition organizer and participants should be decently dressed and well mannered. Any violation will be viewed seriously.

f) The organizer should inform KTPO well in advance about VIP visits to the exhibitions to co-ordinate the protocol arrangements

Handing over possession of space:

a) The KTPO will handover possession of the hall only on receiving payments against all dues, as per payment schedule. The hall shall be handed over to the organizer on as is where is condition to the authorized representative of the organizer. The organizer has to intimate name of the authorized representative to KTPO well in advance. The hall shall be handed over to the organizer considering one day tenancy as 24 hours starting at 9.00 a.m. The hall will have to be handed back to KTPO at 9.00 a.m. on the next day after the closure of the license period. If the organizer is found using additional space/facilities/services during the exhibition period, license fee with penalty shall be imposed, which shall be payable by the organizer before leaving the Trade Centre Bangalore, after closure of the event. The authorized representative would have to sign/witness the records/registers maintained by KTPO while handing/taking over the halls and operating the air condition plant.

b) Movement of all exhibition materials/goods could be done between 10.00 p.m. to 9 a.m. throughout the license period.

c) The organizer has to clear KTPO's dues before the conclusion of the exhibition failing which the exhibition materials would not be allowed to be taken out of the Trade Centre Bangalore.

d) Delayed removal of exhibits on account of default in settling the bills, is liable to be penalized.

Rights of KTPO

a) Organizer is required to settle outstanding dues, if any, for the events held by them in the past at Trade Centre Bangalore. In case of the organizer's failure to settle these dues, amounts paid/to be paid for this event will be adjusted in this account.

b) The KTPO reserve the right to cancel, change the dates in the event of unforeseen/ unavoidable circumstances or for non compliance of payment schedule.

Entry through Tickets

a) In case an event is regulated through entry ticket the KTPO should be informed two months in advance to arrange printing of tickets. Organizers are free to print their own tickets which can be sold from ticket booths after obtaining permission from KTPO.

b) Net revenue sharing from the sale of tickets between KTPO and organizer will be 50:50%.

The timing of the exhibition should be intimated to KTPO. If the exhibition extends beyond 10.00 p.m. KTPO's approval would be required.

The organizers will ensure regulated inflow of visitors to the hall and will post trained personnel to manage visitors movement, adequate first-aid services/Para medical services should be arranged by the organizers.

Organizer shall ensure that no exhibitor keeps any hazardous chemicals, gases, fire arms etc., in the stall.

Usage of loud speakers for playing music and making announcements should not make nuisance/disturbance to other exhibitors and visitors.

The organizers of musical and other events are also required to obtain public performers license and to follow all local rules and regulations governing such events.

The terms and conditions for organizing exhibition at Trade Centre Bangalore, are taken as read by the event organizer at the time of booking of space in Trade Centre Bangalore and that they agree to the terms and conditions of licensing/hiring of services by KTPO spelt out in this manual.

The license shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts of Bangalore City. The licensed premises are public premises as defined in the public premises (eviction of unauthorized occupants) Act 1971 and the rules framed there under, which are now in force or which may hereafter come into force shall be applicable for all matters provided in the said Act.

A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control. (section 4(1) (b) (vi) of RTI Act, 2005:

Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof, ( Section 4(1) (b) (vii) of RTI Act, 2005).

A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public. (Section 4(1) (b) (viii) of RTI Act, 2005)



1. Shri. L.C. Goyal IAS(Rtd)

Chairman & Managing Director, ITPO

India Trade Promotion Organisation

Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan

New Delhi : 110 001

Ph : 011 23371100 23371909

Fax: 011 23371122


2. Shri. Deepak Kumar, IAS

Executive Director

India Trade Promotion Organisation

Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan

New Delhi : 110 001

Ph :011 23371144 23371292

Fax:011 23371292


3. Shri. D.M. Sharma


India Trade Promotion Organisation

Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan

New Delhi : 110 001

Ph : 011 23371519

Mob : 09560933119


4. Shri.B. Praveen Bonigola

Director(NEA) & ITPO

Department Of Commerce

Ministry Of Commerce & Industries

Udyog Bhavan

New Delhi : 110 001

Ph : 011 23062863



1. Shri. Dr. N. Shivashankara, IAS

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Member, KIADB

Room No. 106, First Floor, Vikasa Soudha

Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board

Khanija Bhavan, Racecourse Road

Bengaluru : 560 001

Ph : 080 22267900/22211066


2. Mrs. P.I. Sreevidya, IAS

Deputy Secretary -3

Infrastructure Development Department

Ground Floor, Vikas Soudha

Bengaluru : 560 001

Ph : 080 22034229 22250137


3. Shri. R. Ramesh


Technical Cell

Commerce And Industries Department

First Floor, Vikasa Soudha

Bengaluru : 560 001

Ph : 080-2203 4284/22034285

Fax: 080-2235 3932

Mob: +91 9481017109

E-mail: p>

4. Shri S.R. Sateesha

Mangaging Director

Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Center

3rd Floor, A Block, BMTC Complex

Shantinager, Double Road

Bengaluru : 560 027

Ph : 080 22210644

Fax: 080 22210655


5. Dr. Veeranna S.H.

Managing Director, KTPO

Plot No 121, Road No 5, 2 nd Phase

Whitefield Industrial Area

EPIP Industrial Area, Whitefield

Bengaluru : 560 066

Ph : 080-65339704 080-28413463

Fax: 080 28413459


A directory of its officers and employees (Section 4(1) (b) (ix) of RTI Act, 2005:

  • Managing Director – On Deputation from Government of Karnataka
  • Manager (Accounts) – Employed on Contract Basis
  • Office Staff 2 nos. – Engaged on Outsource Basis
  • Maintenance Staff 4 nos. – Engaged on Outsource Basis.

a) Details of Incumbency Ad.IB Section (as on 01.07.2014)

b) Details of Multi Tasking Staff (as on 01.07.2014)

c) Details of CSSS Officials (as on 01.07.2014)

Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations. (Section 4(1) (b) (x) of RTI Act, 2005:

SI.No Designation Monthly Remuneration(Rs)
1. Managing Director(On Deputation) 1,06,802.00
2. Manager Accounts (On Contract Basis) 40,000.00
3. Account Assistant (On Outsource Basis) 25,467.00
4. Electricians (2) (On Outsource Basis) 57,494.00
5. Plumber (On Outsource Basis) 28,747.00
6. Driver (On Outsource Basis) 24,208.00
7. Helper/Attender (On Outsource Basis) 23,035.00

Budget allocated to each of its agency indicating the participants of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made. (Section 4(1) (b) (xi) of RTI Act, 2005:

Manner of execution of subsidy programmes including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes, (Section 4(1) (b) (xii) of RTI Act, 2005:

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it. (Section 4(1) (b) (xiii) of RTI Act, 2005:

Details of respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form (Section 4(1) (b) (xiv) of RTI Act, 2005

The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use. (Section 4(1) (b) (xv) of RTI Act, 2005:

The names designations and other participants of the Public Information Officers. (Section 4(1) (b) (xvi) of RTI Act, 2005:

Name: K. Sambasiva Rao

Designation: Manager (Accounts)

Telephone: 080-28413463


Such other information as may be prescribed.(Section 4(1) (b) (xvii) of RTI Act, 2005:

Incumbency position in Department of Revenue