Srinagar, Jul 15: Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) North Zone Chairperson Dr. Hina Shafi Bhat today said that Khadi is becoming “most favourite Brand” all over the world including India.
Dr. Hina said this while attending Montenegro’s National Day Celebrations at New Delhi. The occasion was graced by Chairman KVIC Vinai Kumar Saxena. Besides , Ugandan delegation led by its Goodwill Ambassador Renu Varun visited KVIC yesterday. The delegation gifted miniature of three Ugandan giant Chimpanzees on the line of famous ‘three monkeys of Mahatma Gandhi’.
While having interaction with the delegation, Dr. Hina said that it was the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that this untapped sector witnessed a rocketing growth.
Hina said that PM has specially emphasized to provide special focus on the growth of village Industries and welfare of the Khadi Artisans. PM has also emphasized on the ideology of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi who had once said that Khadi is the sun of the village solar system.
The planets are the various industries which can support Khadi in return for the heat and the sustenance they derive from it”, she added.
She said without Khadi other industries cannot grow. “But during my last tour I discovered that, without the revival of other industries, Khadi could not make further progress”, she added.
In the meantime, “Uganda eagerly waits to collaborate with KVIC, to fetch some productive output as it can add value to the economy of the country,” she said.
The Ugandan delegation said they were overwhelmed to see the KVIC programmes and their impact on job creation, particularly for women. (KNS)