Air India crew members to wear Khadi uniforms during flights

Air India crew members will now wear Khadi uniforms during flights after agreement between Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and AI.

Last Updated: Apr 02, 2016, 16:52 PM IST
Air India crew members to wear Khadi uniforms during flights

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Air India crew members will now wear Khadi uniforms during flights after agreement between Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and AI.

The maiden implementation was done for AI 001 flight which took Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his ongoing foreign visit, where all flight crew wore Khadi uniforms.

The Khadi and Village industries Commission (KVIC) has signed an agreement with Air India under which Khadi silk saree, Khadi trousers, Khadi shirts and jackets will be provided to the crew members.

Air India had last month placed order worth Rs 1.21 crore with the KVIC for getting 25,000 units of amenity kits.

KVIC is in discussions with many state governments also for Khadi made dresses for their staff at various guest houses.