One can visit and buy goodies at attractive prices as Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India is participating in the 35th edition of India International Trade Fair which is organised by India Trade Promotion Organization, Government of India.
The fair which began on November 14 has the theme ‘Make In India’ which was finalised by India Trade Promotion Organization.
This is the biggest ever Pavilion inside and outside of the Hall No: 15 admeasuring 2834 sq meters. Around 200 participants comprising Khadi institutions and PMEGP units across the country shall put up their most exquisite products in the pavilion in a grand manner.
In addition to Khadi institutions and PMEGP units, first time, 10 nationalized banks have also associated with KVIC as sponsor and put-up their stalls inside the pavilion. A theme pavilion in tune with the theme of IITF-2015 is also being setup featuring the vision document of KVIC.
First time the technical demonstration of spinning and weaving of khadi and selfie with Gandhiji and
charkha is also arranged inside the pavilion to attract youth and connect with Khadi.
Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME, Government of India inaugurated KVIC Pavilion with lighting the traditional lamp and Giriraj Singh, Minister of State for MSME along with Dr Anup K Pujari, Secretary, MSME, government of India was guest of Honour. On the inaugural function Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman, KVIC, Jai Prakash Tomar, Member, KVIC, LC Goel, Chairman & Managing Director ITPO, SN Tripathi, Development Commissioner-MSME, BH Anil Kumar, Joint Secretary, MSME, Arun Kumar Jha, Chief Executive Officer, KVIC were also present.
Arun Kumar Jha, Chief Executive Officer, KVIC said that almost every variety of khadi produced across the country such as moonga and endi silk , peshmina shawls, kosa silk, muslin khadi, wide range of sarees from West Bengal, Orissa, Karnataka, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, blankets, jackets, phirans, woolen caps and others are displayed. A very wide range of designer readymade designed by young entrepreneurs under the PMEGP will also be displayed to attract youths.
Besides Khadi, the wide range of REGP/PMEGP products are also displayed, which includes herbal cosmetic, shampoos, soaps, cane and bamboo products of North East, wood carving furniture of Saharanpur, artificial jewelry, Punjabi Jutti, Achar, Anwala Murabba, Bikanery Namkeens, pickles, leather products, lamps, miniatures, different varieties of honey, papier machie, ceramic/terracotta art wares, computers, tablets, frame painting, handmade paper products, incensed sticks, perfumes, sandal wood oil and products, bell metals etc.