Chairman of Khadi Village Industries Commission inaugurated the exhibition
– Photo: Amar Ujala
Kashi, the city of Mahadev, is becoming the new center of self-reliant India. Banaras has broken all records in the field of Khadi products. Chairman of Khadi Village Industries Commission, Manoj Kumar said these things during the inauguration of Khadi exhibition at the office of Khadi Village Industries Commission, Teliabagh on Friday. He said that the Pashmina shawl woven in Kashi is becoming a separate identity.
Weavers and artisans are also benefiting from this. His income has also increased. He said that earlier the spinners were paid Rs 7.50 per lachha for cutting the thread. It has been increased to Rs 10.
The wages of Katin weavers have increased by 150 percent since 2014. Chairman Manoj Kumar said that the Khadi and Village Industries Commission, through the Ministry of MSME, is moving forward in the direction of reaching every state, district, town and village of the country with various schemes of the Government of India.
It is playing a leading role in providing self-employment opportunities to youth and women. Unemployed youth should fulfill the Prime Minister’s vision of “be able to give job rather than seek job” by setting up their own enterprise and be an inspiration to other youth. 227.21 crore to 2215 beneficiaries of Central and North East Zone under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program during the program Disbursed a margin money grant of Rs.77.45 crores on a sanctioned loan of Rs.