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State specialities at Khadi India Pavilion at IITF draw big crowd, Sales touch Rs 12 cr
New Delhi, Nov 28 (KNN) The Khadi India Pavilion at India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2022 registered a record
sale of Rs 12.06 crore and the entrepreneurs received supply orders of various products which would be beneficial for marketing of their products in future.
It showcased some of the premium Khadi garments, village industry products produced by Khadi artisans in rural surroundings; Muslin khadi from West Bengal, Pashminas from Jammu and Kashmir, Patola silks from Gujarat etc, said a press release.
Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Manoj Kumar felicitated all the artisans and participants with certificates and thanked them for their participation in the trade fair which concluded on Sunday.
KVIC had organized the“Khadi India Pavilion” in IITF 2022, Hall no. 3 to showcase the finest handcrafted Khadi and Village Industries products.
It contextualized the vision of 'Vocal for Local, Local to Global' of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi through Khadi India Pavilion.
The pavilion was visited by several dignitaries, Diplomats/High Commissions of Embassies, Members of Parliament, besides lakhs of visitors.
Through the huge participation of more than 200 stalls by Khadi artisans/entrepreneurs and the representatives of small scale industries with artisan art, cultural diversity, traditional crafts of the country got an opportunity to meet Khadi lovers and know the interest of customers in the India International fair, so that they can prepare similar products in future.
Live demonstration of charkha spinning activity“cotton to yarn” making, pottery making, agarbatti making etc., inspired the youth to set up their own enterprises and how they can become self-reliant through KVIC schemes.
Through the special 'Facilitation Desk', the youth got information about KVIC's schemes to adopt self-employment and become 'Job Providers instead of Job Seekers'.
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