Indian Railways big role in growth of khadi sector; fresh orders worth Rs 2.90 crore given to KVIC


Indian Railways big role in growth of khadi sector; fresh orders worth Rs 2.90 crore given to KVIC

After introducing kulhads serving hot tea and locally produced bed sheets and towels in trains, Indian Railways continues its association with KVIC! Khadi Bhawan, which is the flagship store of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Delhi’s Connaught Place has recently bagged an order to supply dusters worth Rs 1.25 crore from Rail Coach Factory at Kapurthala and another order worth Rs 1.65 crore from North-West Railways Jaipur.

Vinai Kumar Saxena, KVIC Chairman was quoted in a PTI report saying that such huge orders from government and PSUs (public sector undertakings) not only increase the income of the artisans, but also inspires new entrepreneurs to associate working with khadi and creating better job avenues. This will also play a pivotal role in the growth of the Khadi sector.  Read More

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