Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), in collaboration with MyGov is hosting a slogan competition, to sensitise the youth towards khadi and make them aware of the benefits of these to our economy, ecology and women’s empowerment.
The competition which opened on October 9 and will continue till October 31, is aimed to catalyse the public at large and youth in particular, to buy khadi and local products and inculcate in them pride for local products.
KVIC has presented a gratified image of a robust India before the world by taking the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan under the leadership of PM Modi to new heights.
For the first time in the history of independent India, the turnover of KVIC products has crossed Rs.1.34 lakh crores figure, according to a statement from the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
In the last nine years, there has been an unprecedented growth of 332 per cent in the sale of indigenous khadi products made by artisans in rural areas, the statement added.