The chief guest of the event is MV Reddy, IAS, director of technical education, Government of Telengana. The guest of honours are K Ramchandra Murthy, editorial director, Sakshi Daily; K Srinivas Reddy, editor Mana Telangana; Katta Shekar Reddy, editor, Namaste Telangana; and P Narendra, joint managing director of Pragati Art Printers.
With the formation of the new state of Telengana, the offset printers of ten districts of Telengana came under one umbrella and formed the Telengana Offset Printers Association (TOPA) Hyderabad. The main objective of the association is to promote printing industry in tune with the Telengana state government industrial policy.
Packaging South Asia is the cooperating media partner for drupa 2016 which is scheduled to be held from 31 May to 10 June at Dusseldorf, Germany.