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National Khadi Festival 2018 held in Mumbai: Details, Aim, Highlights



National Khadi Festival 2018 held in Mumbai: Details, Aim, Highlights

The National Khadi Festival-2018 was organized by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote Khadi products.

The National Khadi Festival-2018  was inaugurated by Union Minister for Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh in Mumbai on October 2, 2018, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2018. 

The National Khadi Festival-2018  main objective of the festival is to promote the products of cottage industry and create awareness regarding the art of states. 

The National Khadi Festival-2018  also aimed at providing employment to weavers and workers who are involved in the cottage industry.

Several types of Khadi products from different states would be available during the festival. The products include khadi clothes, khadi silk sarees, dress material, kurtas, jackets, bedsheets, carpets, chemical-free shampoos, honey and other household items, art and handicraft.

Modern design and fashion elements are being introduced in the Khadi products. 

The exhibition is expected to witness participation from around 100 institutions across the country. 

Besides this, a tool for increasing employment in micro enterprises- PMEGP Portal- was also launched. 


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