National Khadi Festival 2018 held in Mumbai
The National Khadi Festival 2018 is being organised by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote Khadi products. The main objective of the festival is to promote the products of the cottage industry and create awareness regarding the art of states.
It is also aimed at providing employment to weavers and workers who are involved in the cottage industry.
About Khadi and Village Industries Commission
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The Prime Minister has called upon to explore the possibility of e-marketing of Channapatna toys across the country and the world, during the India Toy Fair 2021.
About Channapatna Toys:
Channapatna toys are a particular form of wooden toys. Artisans of the town Channapatna in Karnataka manufactures them.
In Kannada, Channapatna is also called “Gombegala Ooru”, which means toy town in English.
Origin: The origin of these toys can be traced to the
Also known as korai paai in Tamil, these mats are crafted from the dry grass cultivated along the banks of the Cauvery in Tamil Nadu.
During summer, straw mats are cool to sleep on, and they turn warm to sleep on in cold weather.
It is an inseparable element in traditional gifts in Tamil weddings.