Maharashtra overview

The largest economy in India and the engine of Indias growth story, Maharashtra, comes to Dubai at the World Expo 2020.

Meet the state between the 19th of November to the 2nd of December at the India Pavilion.

The state showcases its vision of realising its ‘Trillion dollar vision’ and is joined by more than 15 departments which range from Industry to Culture, from tourism to environment and from sustainable development to the future of work.

Please check the planned events below and connect to discover ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’ that houses opportunity for all.

Explore key themes and connect with our departments

LEADERSHIP

Shri. Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray

Hon. Chief Minister, Maharashtra

"Maharashtra offers maximum growth – growth in scale, growth in ambition, growth in results.Come to Maharashtra and be a part of our growth story"

Shri. Ajit Pawar

Hon. Deputy Chief Minister, Maharashtra

"I invite you to explore the opportunities in Maharashtra at the India Pavilion in Dubai Expo 2020,and be a part to a bright & promising future."

Shri. Subhash Desai

Hon. Minister of Industries

"Maharashtra will showcase its advancement and robustness towards sustainable development atthe Dubai Expo 2020. Join us and be a part of this journey"

Smt. Aditi Sunil Tatkare

Hon. Minister of State, Industries

"Maharashtra will share its lucrative culture, history and growth opportunity at the Dubai Expo2020. Come and witness the multi – dimensional participation of the state at the Expo."

Key Officers

Shri. Baldev Singh

Additional Chief Secretary, Industries

Dr. P. Anbalagan

CEO, MIDC

Shri. Harshdeep Kamble

Development Commissioner, Industries

Shri Ajit Patil

Jt. CEO (Admin), MIDC

Shri ASR Naik

Jt. CEO (SP), MIDC

Shri Abhijit Ghorpade

GM Marketing, MIDC

Schedule

  • Friday, 19th Nov 2021
  • Saturday, 20th Nov 2021
  • Sunday, 21st Nov 2021
  • Monday, 22nd Nov 2021
  • Tuesday, 23rd Nov 2021
  • Wednesday, 24th Nov 2021
  • Thursday, 25th Nov 2021
  • Friday, 26th Nov 2021
  • Saturday, 27th Nov 2021
  • Sunday, 28th Nov 2021
  • Monday, 29th Nov 2021
  • Tuesday, 30th Nov 2021
  • Wednesday, 01st Dec 2021
  • Thursday, 02nd Dec 2021
Sector : Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence: - Hon. MI & MoS - Hon. Min. Culture & MoS

Arrival at India Pavilion & Welcome Procession

10:30 - 11:00
VIP Lounge and State Lounge

India Pavilion visit & Maharashtra State Pavilion inauguration

11:00 - 12:00
State Lounge

Country Pavilion Visits (Saudi Arabia, UAE)

12:00 to 13:00
State Lounge

VIP Delegation Seating

11:00 - 18:00
VIP Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 18:00
Meeting Room 2 – 3rd Floor

Lunch at Taj

13:00 - 15:00
Taj Restaurant

Round Table with IMC

16:00 - 17:00
Hotel / External Location

1-1 Interactions with Maha Community organizations

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel / External Location

Diaspora Interaction & Cultural Evening

18:30 - 21:30
Hotel / External Location

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector : Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence: - Hon. MI & MoS - Hon. Min. Culture & MoS

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Joint Pavilion Visits (Tourism, Skills Culture/MFC)

10:00 - 13:00
State Lounge

1-1 Interactions with groups promoting Marathi Bhasha

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel / External Location

Roundtable Discussion Wellness & Medical tourism (With MoU exchange)

10:30 - 12:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

MoU Exchange Industries – FDI Investors

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel / External Location

MM 2.0 CEO Conclave Dubai Edition & Networking Lunch

12:00 - 14:30
Hotel / External Location

Maharashtra Delegation(Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 15:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Fire Side Chat with MoS (Media - Malayam Manorama The Week / Meta)

13:00 - 14:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Film Screening (Planet Marathi)

14:30 - 17:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

High Tea

17:30 - 18:00
VIP Lounge

1-1 Meetings G2G, G2B

16:30 - 17:30
State Lounge

Cultural Performances & Art Forms

18:00 - 20:00
Amphitheatre

Dinner at Taj Expo

20:00 - 21:00
Hotel / External Location

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence: Hon. MI & MoS- Hon. Min. Skill

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

10:00 - 17:00
State Lounge

B2B/G2G Tourism

11:00 - 12:00
VIP Lounge

B2B/G2G Tourism

11:00 to 12:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Lunch at Taj, India Expo

13:00 - 14:00
Food Court / Taj Restaurant

Meeting with DULSCO and TJAARZ (Skills)

13:00 - 16:00
VIP Lounge

Film Screening (Bittersweet)

13:30 - 16:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Roundtable (MFC)

16:00 - 17:30
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Tea / Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:00
VIP Lounge

1-1 MoU Exchange (MFC)

17:00 - 19:00
VIP Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

18:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

B2B/G2G Tourism

13:00 - 14:30
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2B/G2G Skills (IL,NZ,AU,AE)

14:30 - 16:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Panel Discussion on 'Realising the Trillion Dollar Goal'

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel / External Location

Global Investment Promotion roundtable and Luncheon

12:00 - 14:30
Hotel / External Location

Tourism Boards & Tour Operators (Networking High Tea)

14:30 - 17:00
Hotel / External Location

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector : Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence: Hon. Min. Skill

Film Screening (Tak Tak)

13:30 - 17:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

10:00 - 19:00
VIP Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

B2B/G2G Tourism

11:00 - 12:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Meeting with Incubators Skills

13:30 - 15:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 11:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

B2B/G2G Tourism

11:00 - 12:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Meeting with Incubators Skills

13:30 - 15:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Roundtable Discussion on Food Processing Industries

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel / External Location

Roundtable Discussion-Developing social Infrastrcuture in Industrial ecosystems

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel / External Location

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector : Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence:

Placeholder

14:00 - 16:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Requested by Indian Consulate

16:00 - 22:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 19:00
VIP Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 15:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

17:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector : Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence:

Roundtable/Panel (MSRDC)

14:00 - 15:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Roundtable/ Panel Discussion (Placeholder)

16:00 - 18:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Film Screening (Bardo)

18:00 - 21:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

B2B/G2G MMRDA

11:00 - 13:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

B2B/G2G MSRDC

13:00 - 14:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

B2B/G2G CIDCO

14:00 - 15:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

17:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Oil & Natural Gas
Minister Presence:

B2B / G2G Slot

10:30 - 11:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

B2B / G2G Slot

11:00 - 12:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

12:00 to 13:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

17:00 - 18:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 15:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

B2B / G2G Slot

11:00 - 12:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

B2B / G2G Slot

12:00 - 13:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

13:00 to 15:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

15:00 - 17:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 – 3rd Floor

Ministry of Textiles Fashion Show

18:30 - 24:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Cultural Event from Diaspora (Placeholder)

11:00 - 13:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Film Screening (Godakath)

17:00 - 20:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 to 24:00
State Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 – 3rd Floor

Dance Forms of MH (GMBH)

20:30 - 22:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Available for GoM

09:00 - 16:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Climate Change/Resilient Economy & Circular Economy (MPCB)

16:00 - 17:30
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Available for GoM

17:30 to 24:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Discussion with Indian Corporates for JV with Gorewada Park (Forest)

16:00 - 17:30
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Roundtable with Companies from Renewable Sector (Forest)

18:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 – 3rd Floor

Film / Doc Screening (Placeholder)

17:30 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Available for GoM

09:00 - 14:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Waste Water Management and Waste Water Treatment (MPCB)

14:00 - 15:30
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Roundtable / MoU Placeholder

15:30 to 17:30
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Meeting with International Zoo Authorities and International Investors for development of Gorewada Zoo and Procurement of Animals (Forest)

14:00 - 15:30
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Meeting for Procurement and Exchange of Animals for SGNP (Forest)

15:30 - 17:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Roundtable with Furniture and Timber based companies (Forest)

17:30 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Roundtable with Bamboo based companies (Forest)

19:00 - 21:00
Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 – 3rd Floor

Film / Doc Screening (MFC)

17:30 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Fire Side Chat with Hon. Minister WCD

10:00 - 11:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

MoU Exchange (WCD)

11:00 - 13:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session on PLI and Opportunities in MH (Textiles)

17:00 - 19:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

11:00 - 19:00
VIP Lounge

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

Roundtable on Circular Economy (Mahagenco)

11:00 - 12:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Roundtable on Fly Ash (Mahagenco)

12:00 - 13:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2G / G2G (WCD)

14:00 - 16:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

16:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (MFC)

17:30 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Panel Session on Women Entrepreneurs (WCD)

10:00 - 11:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

13:00 - 15:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Panel Session (Placeholder)

15:00 - 17:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

B2G / G2G (Textiles)

11:00 - 13:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2G / G2G (Mahagenco)

13:00 - 14:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2G / G2G (WCD)

14:00 - 16:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

16:00 - 19:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Film / Doc Screening (MFC)

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Sector: Textiles
Minister Presence:

Roundtable /Panel (Placeholder)

10:00 - 11:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Closing Ceremonies (Industries)

15:30 - 17:30
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Press Conference & Media Interaction

18:00 - 20:00
Conference Centre (Auditorium)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 24:00
State Lounge

B2G / G2G (Textiles)

11:00 - 12:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2G / G2G (Mahagenco)

12:00 - 13:00
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

B2G / G2G (WCD)

14:00 - 15:30
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

15:30 - 17:30
Meeting Room 1 (Ground Floor)

Maharashtra Delegation (Pavilion Visits)

09:00 - 17:00
Meeting Room 2 (Third Floor)

Placeholder Event

17:00 - 21:00
Amphitheatre

Textiles, WCD, KVIB

09:00 - 24:00
Shop
Disclaimer - Please note the schedule is dynamic and for further information contact the respective department nodal officer from the connect section.

CONNECT

Maharashtra Industrial
Development Corporation

(MIDC)

Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC)
Abhijit Ghorpade

General Manager - Marketing, MIDC


Coordinating Officer

Aurangabad Industrial City

(AURIC)

Aurangabad Industrial City - AURIC
Jitendra Kakuste

Joint Managing Director, AITL


Coordinating Officer

City and Industrial
Development Corporatio

(CIDCO)

City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO)
Faiyaz Khan

General Manager - Marketing, CIDCO


Coordinating Officer

Cultural Affairs
Department

Cultural Affairs Department
Kumar Khaire, IAS

Joint Director, Department of Cultural Affairs

Coordinating Officer
Kailash Pagare, IAS

Managing Director, Filmcity

Coordinating Officer

Revenue and
Forest Department

Revenue and Forest Department
Gajendra Narwane

Deputy Secretary, Revenue and Forest Department


Coordinating Officer

Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Development Authority

(MMRDA)

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
Shankar C. Deshpande

Chief, Town & Country Planning Division. MMRDA


Coordinating Officer

Maharashtra State Road
Development Corporation

(MSRDC)

Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation
Dr. Chandrakant Pulkundwar

Joint Managing Director, MSRDC


Coordinating Officer

Skill Development and
Entrepreneurship Department

Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department
Deependra Singh Kushwah, IAS

Commissioner, Skill Development, Employment & Entrepreneurship Commissionerate


Coordinating Officer

Textiles
Department

Textiles Department
Sheetal Ugale

Commissioner, Textiles Department


Coordinating Officer

Tourism
Department

Tourism Department
Dhananjay Sawalkar

Joint Director, DoT


Coordinating Officer

Women & Child
Development Department

Women & Child Development Department
Shraddha Joshi

Admin Director, Mahila Aarthik Vikas

Coordinating Officer
Mahamandal (MAVIM)

Admin Director, Mahila Aarthik Vikas


Coordinating Officer

Water Supply and Sanitation
Department

Water Supply and Sanitation Department
Abhay Mane

Under Secretary, Water Supply


Coordinating Officer

Water Resources
Department

Water Resources Department
Sanjiv Tatu

Joint Secretary, Water Resources


Coordinating Officer

Maharashtra State Power
Generation Company

(MahagenCo)

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MahagenCo)
Sanjay Khandare

Chairman & Managing Director, MahagenCo


Coordinating Officer

Department of
Agriculture

Department of Agriculture
Babasaheb Pardhe

General Manager Administration

Maharashtra Pollution
Control Board

(MPCB)

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)
Ashok Shingare

Member Secretary


Coordinating Officer