Jitendra Singh, Retail News, Retail ET

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trade union minister Jitendra Singh on saturday said khadi is rapidly emerging as a new and lucrative entrepreneurial avenue, fully crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for popularizing this fabric worldwide.

“Today, Khadi’s garments and outfits have assumed the status of designer items and upper-class outfits. Modi popularized Khadi all over the world with Khadi mantra for the nation, Khadi. for fashion and Khadi for transformation,” said the foreign minister in the prime minister’s office.

Singh is working on a Northern Region level program organized by Khadi and the Village Industry Committee (KVIC) in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, where the grant amount of more than Rs 100 million is distributed online to beneficiaries and entrepreneurs spread across the northern Indian states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan and Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.

The show was held under the supervision of KVIC President Manoj Kumar, who highlighted the recent decision to increase the salary from Rs 7.5 per han to Rs 10 per han, which will lead to an increase in daily income. month of artisans about 33% and 10 percent increase in wages of weavers.

The minister expressed disappointment that the Entrepreneurship movement has grown in other parts of the country, but it has not yet developed in this region.

“The value of Khadi to entrepreneurship and the industry is increasingly being realized,” he said, recalling that the Prime Minister through the radio program “Mann Ki Baat” repeatedly called for the purchase of khadi, the result is now there have been record sales of Khadi products and also a multifold increase in Khadi’s exports.

To build a prosperous, strong and self-reliant nation, the Minister encouraged the beneficiaries to run their unit successfully and said that this will motivate other young people to also give up the struggle. desperate to secure a job in the government and instead look for more lucrative jobs. livelihood options.

The KVIC President said the Prime Minister’s Job Creation Program is playing an important role in realizing the dream of a self-reliant India.

“Khadi and the Village Industry Committee through their various programs are creating job opportunities for artisans at their doorstep in remote areas at very low cost,” he said.


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