24 April, 2020
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Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
The main objectives of KVIC include:
(i) The social objectives or providing employment in rural areas;
(ii) The economic objectives of producing saleable articles, and
(iii) The wider objective of creating self-reliance amongst people and building up a strong rural community spirit.
In order to attract younger generation, the KVIC is holding exhibitions, seminars, lectures in over 120 universities and colleges throughout the country so as to disseminate knowledge of KVI products.
Moreover, to create a market-niche for eco-friendly pure and bio-degradable natural products, the KVIC has introduced two new brands viz., “Sarvodaya” and “Khadi”.
The KVIC has worked out a plan to supply KVI products in a big way to Central and State Government organisations. Plans are afoot to set up show windows in Indian Missions abroad as well as to open Khadi Gramodyog Bhawans in Australia, Germany, U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Dubai and Singapore.
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