Khadi Current Affairs, GK & News

August 7: National Handloom Day

National Handloom Day is celebrated in India on August 7, every year. The day highlights the contribution of handloom industry in socio-economic development of India. It also raises awareness among people regarding the handloom industry. Ministry of Textile is the nodal agency of the celebration. About Indian handloom Industry: Handloom Industry is the largest industry ..

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Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK)

Union Minister for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) recently inaugurated the Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK). Where is the Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK) located? The hub of the Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK) is located at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, and its spokes are in ..

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KVIC’s Khadi Handmade Paper Slippers

KVIC is Khadi and Village Industries Commission. It operates under Ministry of MSME. It has recently launched hand made use and throw paper slippers and also khadi baby wear slippers. About Khadi baby wear For the first time, the KVIC has introduced baby wear produce. The Khadi baby wear can be used by babies up ..

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Khadi secures trademark registrations in 3 countries

Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) has secured trademark registration for its brand name “Khadi” in three countries viz., Mexico, Bhutan and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Key Points KVIC obtained trademark registration in Bhutan on July 9. UAE granted the trademark registration on June 28, 2021. Thus, KVIC has successfully secured trademark registration in a ..

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Online sale of Khadi face masks by KVIC

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has begun to sell khadi face masks online on its website “kviconline.gov.in”. Highlights The KVIC is selling cotton masks at Rs 30 per piece and silk masks at Rs 100 per piece. KVIC has fixed the minimum order for online purchase of masks as Rs 500. KVIC is to ..

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Khadi Masks gain Global recognition and demand

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) explore the possible option of exporting silk and cotton face masks to foreign countries. This is being done to promote “Vocal for Local”, that was initiated under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Highlights So far, the KVIC has received 8 lakh orders of masks and has supplied 6 lakhs ..

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