Khadi Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Double Layered Khadi masks developed by KVIC

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has developed double layered Khadi masks. The orders for these masks have been procured in large quantities. Highlights The demand for double layered khadi masks is increasing. Recently, an order of 7.5 lakh of these masks were placed with KVIC by Jammu and Kashmir Government alone. These masks have ..

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Illustrious Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passes away

Renowned Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks recently passed away in Goa. A popular personality in Designing, he was also called as ‘Guru of Minimalism’. He was known for introducing the ideas of ‘Resort wear’ and ‘Eco-friendly garments’ in the country. He was also a promoter of Khadi movement and a recipient of India’s fourth-highest civilian award, ..

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