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Khadi and Village Industries Commission initiatives to generate employment

Khadi and Village Industries Commission initiatives to generate employment

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) along with Goa Government have joined hands with an aim to generate employment opportunities in Goa.

Key Points:

  • The Chief Minister of Goa along with the KVIC Chairman recently distributed electric potter wheels to 160 families and new models Charkhas i.e., spinning wheels to 50 trained women. This will create direct employment to 700 people.
  • A Lijjat Papad unit was established which would generate employment to 700 people.
  • In India, the crafts sector sustains over 20 million practitioners. Handicrafts bring in good fortune with minimal investment.
  • In brief Indian crafts have good value in the international markets.

About KVIC:

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body which was established in 1956. The main objectives of KVIC are to provide social employment. to produce saleable articles and to create self-reliance amongst the poor.

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