Khadi and Village Industries Commission Current Affairs - 2020

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 Read More…

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 Read More…

SFURTI Scheme update given in the Parliament-Rs 2.3 crores budget allocated

The Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) on February 3, 2020, provided an update on the SFURTI scheme being implemented. Highlights A total amount of Rs 2.3 crores has been sanctioned for the scheme in the budget 2020.The Ministry updated the house that currently the scheme is working towards the following Developing clusters Read More…

MSME Minister launches ‘Khadi Rumal’ stitched by militancy affected women of J&K

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Nitin Gadkari launched the sale of ‘Khadi Rumal’ stitched by militancy affected women of Nagrota town of Jammu and Kashmir. The aim is to provide employment to the women in the terrorist affected areas as  well as create employment opportunities for militancy affected families of J&K. Read More…

CSIR, BHEL signs MoU to push ‘Make in India’ initiative

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on promotion of honey production Khadi outlets to also display CSIR products. Key Highlights of MoU MoU is signed to leverage expertise available in CSIR with effort of KVIC for promotion of honey Read More…