Articles tagged under: Khadi

Khadi dress every Tuesday initiative resulted into Rs 3.75 crore increase in sell: Chudasama

October 01, 2017
Khadi dress every Tuesday initiative resulted into Rs 3.75 crore increase in sell: Chudasama

Gandhinagar: Education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said there has been inrease worth Rs 3.75 crore in Khadi sell thanks to the government decision to make Khadi dress mandatory for education department officials and staff every Tuesday. Chudasama said Khadi is not just a piece of textile but it is a tool for employment of backward and poor people in society. Chudasama purchased Khadi from Gandhinagar Secror 16 based shop. Read More

Khadi sell gets boost after introduced as uniform in ONGC, Gujarat schools

March 19, 2017
Khadi sell gets boost after introduced as uniform in ONGC, Gujarat schools

Ahmedabad: Speaking in Ahmedabad today the chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission Shri VK Saxena said Rs 7 crore worth of Khadi has been sold in last two months due to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC)'s decision to introduce Khadi in uniform. He said, the department of Education, Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to introduce Khadi uniform in schools of three talukas. Thanks to this move, post October-2016 Rs 3.20 crore Khadi has been sold in Chotila taluka for 4,2...Read More

PM’s appeal has generated huge demand for Khadi:KVIC Chairman

June 19, 2016

Ahmedabad: Kahdi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC), Chairman, Vinai Saxena, today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the general public to wear at least one Khadi dress in a week has generated huge demand for the fabric. Talking to media persons here after inaugurating a renovated Khadi India outlet in Relief Road, Mr Saxena said that a huge demand was generated in Khadi due to Prime Minister’s appeal to the general public to wear at least one Khadi dress ...Read More

Khadi clothing- a must for employees of Rajasthan Khadi Board

April 27, 2016

Jaipur A new sartorial style could be embraced by all employees of Rajasthan Khadi and Gramodyog Board starting May 1 if Board Chairman Shambhu Dayal Badgujar has his way. In a meeting with officials today, he insisted that all employees of the Board wear khadi from May 1. Representatives of reputed khadi organizations were also suggested to wear the fabric to promote its usage. The Chairman also directed district and divisional level officials to monitor and review the khadi progra...Read More

Khadi Utsav 2015 kicks off in Ahmedabad

October 02, 2015

Ahmedabad 'Narendra Modi kurtas and jackets' will dominate Gujarat Government's khadi marketing drive launched from today to coincide with 146th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The kurtas and jackets worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been a much discussed subject for sometime now, especially in Gujarat, where they have become a rage among the youngsters who are opting to wear them during grand occasions. "In a bid to promote khadi and celebrate Gandhiji's 146th birth...Read More

Union Minister Inaugurates Gujarat Khadi Utsav in Delhi

September 18, 2015

New Delhi Union Minister for MSME Shri Kalraj Mishra inaugurated GUJARAT KHADI UTSAV”, Exhibition of Khadi products from Gujarat under Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme here today, the Union minister said that such programmes should be organized in other states also as they encourage local art and culture. An exclusive exhibition of Khadi products from Gujarat and ready-made as well as Khadi Patch Mirror work of Kutch-Bhuj are available for sale in this exhibition. In addit...Read More

Khadi sales on rise, Amitabh Bachchan to be brand ambassador

August 09, 2015

By Prashant Sood New Delhi Khadi, which has seen a rise in its sales since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for its greater use last year, would now have Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chief Executive Officer Arun Kumar Jha told IANS in an interview here that Bachchan had given his consent to be brand ambassador of Khadi "pro bono" or without fee. "He gave the consent last month. It is a big thing fo...Read More

After Narendra Modi’s appeal khadi sale jumps 60%

June 18, 2015

New Delhi Sale of khadi products have increased by over 60 per cent after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to buy atleast one khadi garment, MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra said today. "...the appeal made by the Prime Minister in his radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' to buy atleast one khadi garment. As a result of the appeal, the sale of Khadi increased over 60 per cent," an official statement quoting the minister today said. On October 3 last year, Modi had advocated for use of khadi prod...Read More

In photos: Huts to High Street Khadi Fashion Show in Ahmedabad

January 17, 2015

Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat Gujarat Chief Minister today inaugurated Khadi fashion show - Huts to high street at Ahmedabad's Shahibaug based Sardar Patel national memorial campus. Chief Minister appealed every family to purchase at least one Khadi pair and dress it to extend economic benefit to Bunkars. Khadi fashion show was organized by Gujarat State Khadi Gramodhyog Board in cooperation with FDCI and UPL. Minister Saurabh Patel, city Mayor and Khadi Gramdhyog...Read More

Amdavadi khadi brand MORALFIBRE chosen for Hollywood film costumes

October 02, 2014

Ahmedabad, 2 October 2014 Moralfibre fabrics, an Ahmedabad based textile company is now leading to the Hollywood. The company’s next-gen Khadi fabrics, made in the villages of Saurashtra and marketed across the world have been chosen for wide range of costumes for the forthcoming Hollywood film ‘Peter Pan’ by Warner Brothers. The film is starring Hollywood star Hugh Jackman and is scheduled to be released next year. Speaking on how this deal took p...Read More