KVIC to work for pro­mo­tion of khadi

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■ AM­BALA: The Khadi and Vil­lage In­dus­try Com­mis­sion (KVIC) has drawn plans for the pro­mo­tion of khadi and her­bal prod­ucts.

Khadi and Vil­lage In­dus­try Com­mis­sion north zone chair­man Desh Raj Gau­tam said there would be sub­stan­tial in­crease in the bud­get in the next fi­nan­cial year.

Sev­eral schemes would be launched to at­tract the ar­ti­sans for the pro­duc­tion o khadi and al­lied prod­ucts un­der the Prad­han­mantri Ro­j­gar Sri­jan Pro­gramme.

He said that due to ef­forts of Khadi and Vil­lage In­dus­try Com­mis­sion, which was formed in 1956, the pop­u­lar­ity of its prod­ucts has in­creased and sales have dou­bled adding that dis­cern­ing cus­tomers con­tin ue to pre­fer Khadi prod­ucts.

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