KVIC Current Affairs, GK & News

KVIC launches 72 units under PMEGP

The Union MSME minister Narayan Rane recently inaugurated 72 units assisted under the PMEGP and disbursed margin money subsidy to 720 PMEGP beneficiaries. What is PMEGP? The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a flagship scheme of the Union MSME ministry. It was launched in 2008 by subsuming the erstwhile Rural Employment Generation Programme ..

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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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Project RE – HAB

Project RE – HAB is Reducing Elephant Human – Attacks using Bees. It was recently launched in Assam. What is Project RE – HAB? The Project RE – HAB creates “bee fences”. The honey bees in these fences’ thwart elephant attacks in human habitations. They dissuade the elephants without harming them. It is highly cost ..

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KVIC sets up Odisha’s first silk yarn production centre

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has started a historic initiative to set up first ever Tussar Silk Yarn Production Centre at Choudwar in Cuttack district in Odisha. Key Points The silk yarn production centre was inaugurated on September 24, 2021 by Chairman of KVIC, Vinai Kumar Saxena. This centre will ensure local availability of ..

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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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What is KVIC’s RE-HAB Project?

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari recently announced that the project of Khadi and Village Industries (KVIC) called RE-HAB has become a huge success. Thus, it is to be implemented in other states as well. This includes Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. What is Project RE-HAB? ..

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