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Sunday, November 29, 2020

khadi industry


Lok Sabha shares a light moment over Khadi Watches; here's everything you need to know about them

March 12, 2020 4:50 pm

The watch sports a silver dial displaying the Charkha with the handwoven signature fabric in the background and on the straps. 

Celebs who recently wore khadi, and some styling tips

June 05, 2020 3:21 pm

Khadi has become one of the most sought-after fabrics and come a long way from just making a political statement to a stylish one. This underrated fabric already paving a future for itself ever since evrybody is realizing it's unique strength.

Know your fabric: Why ‘freedom’ weave khadi is becoming a millennial pick

October 02, 2019 2:31 pm

The cotton weave makes it breathable, though the cloth may also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha, something that was famously used by Gandhi to weave his dhoti.

Independence Day 2018: Dress your kids in khadi, says Ritu Beri

August 15, 2018 10:58 am

Independence Day 2018: Khadi is a fabric for all seasons and stays fresh all day long, making it a perfect choice for kidswear, says designer Ritu Beri.

Government looks to position khadi as 'Indian brand' with bigger play abroad

June 24, 2018 1:34 pm

A meeting chaired by Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu with top officials from several government departments was held last week to chalk out the strategy for promoting khadi as an exclusively Indian brand using an institutional mechanism.

Pune: Honey Mission launched in city, beekeepers receive 10 boxes each

February 08, 2018 10:48 am

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Scale Industries, Giriraj Singh, had launched Honey Mission in the city, with the aim of promoting beekeeping among local residents.

Arvind Limited signs agreement with KVIC, to officially use 'Khadi Mark'

July 21, 2017 8:35 pm

‘Khadi for all is our goal. Khadi for youth and teenagers too. The KVIC -Arvind initiatives for launching Denim Khadi is a step in this direction, the Khadi journey is eternal’, said Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman, KVIC who was present in Ahmedabad for the launch.

Women form 82% of Khadi work force

February 11, 2016 1:23 am

Unlike in the past, when khadi was tagged as clothes confined to politicians, it is evolving to be more affordable, and also comfortable as a designer wear in various colours.

Khadi fading in Gandhi’s Gujarat,village industries hit

March 10, 2012 4:37 am

Khadi and village industries in the state have seen a substantial drop in production,sales and employment potential,according to key statistics given by the state government in recently published Socio-Economic Review,Gujarat,2011-12.

Saurashtra Rachnatmak Samiti seeks govt support for khadi industry

October 01, 2009 12:54 am

An apex association working for the promotion of khadi and village industries on Wednesday urged the Centre and the state governments to promote the sale of the traditional fabric by announcing various concessional schemes.