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'KVIC has created big employment opportunity in Varanasi'

Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in last one year has created sustainable employment opportunity through various activities in Varanasi particularly in Jayapur, Sewapuri and Kankariya villages of Prime Minister's constituency.

In village Jayapur, 25 New Model Charkha and 5 looms were given to the Krishak Vikas Gramodyog Sansthan, in village Jayapur. In which 40 local ladies were given training. Now these local women after training have started earning from Rs170 to 200 per day.

Similarly 10 stitching machine were provided to same institution in Jayapur in which 20 local ladies were trained for stitching activities. Through this activity, KVIC has provided direct employment to the 60 direct employments and 10 indirect employments in village Jayapur last year.

In November 2016, KVIC established a solar charkha training centre in village Jayapur in which 25 solar charkha and 5 looms were provided. Till date, 110 ladies have been trained on solar charkha and being provided loan facility under the PMEGP.

Similarly a solar charkha training centre was established in January in village Kankariya where 25 solar charkha and 5 looms provided by KVIC in which more than 100 ladies have been trained so far. These 2 activities have created meaningful employment opportunity at these two places.

KVIC has also got repaired 10 bio-gas plant and established five new bio-gas plant in Jayapur. This activity of KVIC have contributed not only in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan but also provided clean energy to the 15 local families in village jayapur.
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