The largest ICT fair of the country, the 18th edition of Explore Asia CAN Info-Tech 2012 started off on Thursday, January 26.
Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) has been organizing the annual event for the past 17 years with objectives of raising awareness on usage of ICT and providing platform for promoting latest gadgets. It is also where all the tech savvy people come together to explore their fascination.
This year’s function was inaugurated by Kalpana Dhamala, minster of Science and Technology, at the Bhrikuti Mandap.
The six-day event featured 39 stalls in branding exhibition center and 144 other stalls. Organizers have arranged ATM and Wi-Fi service to facilitate visitors.
More than 100 companies participating in the event exhibited the latest ICT products and offered attractive discounts and schemes. A number of stall keepers were also seen briefing visitors about the application of the products with the objective to raise awareness.
CAN had also introduced online-payment for tickets which eased the queue at the counters compared to the previous years. The organization also organized ICT Conference on the theme “ Internet is for everyone” on January 29 and 30. It finally concluded on January 31.