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Khadi industries turnover reaches to Rs. 88, 887 crore in 2019-20

Updated: May 9, 2020 10:32 am

 Khadi and village industries turnover in the year 2019-20, has reached to Rs. 88, 887 crore.

In the last one year, the turnover of Khadi registered a growth of 31 per cent. Khadi and Village Industry Commission, KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena has attributed Khadi’s phenomenal growth to the sustained efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He said, Prime Minister’s repeated appeals from various platforms including his radio address “Mann ki Baat”, to adopt Khadi as a necessity of daily life, the KVIC has been continuously going up the growth trajectory.

Mr. Saxena said, in 2018-19, it registered an increase of 31 per cent in the sale of Khadi and over 19 per cent rise in the sale of village industry products despite nationwide lockdown in wake of Covid-19.

The sale of Khadi fabric products increased by 179 per cent from Rs. 1510 crore in 2015 -16 to Rs. 4,211 crore in 2019-20.

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