Page-5 of KVIC Current Affairs, GK & News

KVIC Purchase of Cocoons

The KVIC purchased the silk cocoons from sericulture farmers in Tamil Nadu in collaboration with Khadi Institutions in the state. About the Initiative The KVIC along with the Khadi Institutions in Tamil Nadu purchased about 9,500kg of silk cocoon which is worth more than 40 lakh INR, directly from farmers to aid them in times ..

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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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Solar Charkha Mission

The workings of the Solar Charkha Mission was recently discussed by the Union Minister for MSME in the Lok Sabha. About the Mission The Solar Charkha Mission was launched in 2018 by the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. It is being implemented by the KVIC or Khadi and Village Industries Commission. Based ..

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“Apiary on Wheels” launched: A Unique Concept to help bee keeping, achieve National Honey Mission

On February 13, 2020, the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) launched “Apiary on Wheels”. It is a unique concept framed by KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission). The main aim of “Apiary on Wheels” is to make migration easy. Highlights Apiary on wheels is an approach to make beekeeping simpler. It is ..

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First Silk Processing plant in Gujarat to boost “PATOLA SAREE” production

On January 3, 2020, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) inaugurated the first “Patola Saree” production unit in Gujarat. This will help to cut down the cost of silk yarn production and also will increase the sale of raw material for Patola sarees. Highlights The silk production plant has employed 90 local women of ..

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