Air India’s khadi contract bagged by KVIC
air India’s keenness to provide khadi products to its flyers has helped the Khadi and Village Industries commission (KVIC) bag an order of ₹8 crore. The national carrier plans to supply khadi amenity kits to international passengers.
The amenity kits include khadi hand sanitizer, moisturizer lotion, handmade soap, lip balm, khadi rose face wash and essential oils. This is the third time KVIC has secured the deal from air India.
In september 2016, air India had placed an order for supplying 5.75 lakh pieces of khadi soap cakes with the KVIC. earlier, in June 2016, it had placed an order worth ₹8 crore with KVIC to source 1.85 lakh units of amenity kits. In december 2015, air India placed a trial order worth ₹1.21 crore to the KVIC to 25,000 units of such kits. KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar saxena said KVIC has never compromised in maintaining the timeline and quality of its khadi products.