Railways to run ‘Khadi Express’ train to create awareness and boost sales of Khadi products


Railways to run ‘Khadi Express’ train to create awareness and boost sales of Khadi products

Government-run Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) recently said that the sale of Khadi products has increased three-fold in the last three financial years. It further said that a ‘Khadi Express’ train will be run in order to create awareness about Khadi prodcuts, reported PTI.

The agency report cited KVIC stating that Khadi turnover in 2014-15 was Rs 811 and in 2017-18 it increased to Rs 2,509 crore.

KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena was quoted in the agency report saying, “We have written a letter to Indian Railways for running a Khadi Express train which would exhibit Khadi products linked with Mahatma Gandhi in view  of his 150th birth anniversary.” Read More

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