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Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launches first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in Varanasi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched the first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. This machine can be used to grind wasted and broken pottery items for re-use in pottery-making. The Terracotta grinder was designed by the KVIC Chairman and fabricated by a Rajkot-based engineering unit. It will make grinding of wasted ..

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Honey Mission

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) had launched the Honey Mission in August 2017 on the call of the Prime Minister for the Sweet revolution. Characteristics of the Honey Mission Honey Mission is being executed in two phases: Phase I included Awareness Training, Procurement & Supply of Bee Boxes along with Colonies and Establishment ..

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KVIC distributes more than 1 lakh Bee-Boxes under ‘Honey Mission’

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) distributed more than one lakh bee-boxes among farmers and unemployed youths across India in less than two years under its ‘Honey Mission’ initiative. This is the first time such mass scale distribution of honey bee boxes has taken place in country. About Honey Mission It was launched in ..

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Kulhads to be reintroduced in the Railway Stations

The Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has instructed the caterers at Varanasi and Rae Bareli stations to use terracotta-made kulhads, glasses and plates. The Kulhads are all set to make a comeback after they were first introduced during UPA 1, later to be brushed aside by plastic and paper cups. Why there is a ..

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Government of India approves a proposal by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to increase wages of artisans

The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) has approved a proposal by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to increase the wages of artisans by over 36%, from Rs 5.50 per hank previously to Rs 7.50 per hank. The proposal for an increase in wages to khadi spinners along with payment of ..

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