Khadi

Gandhi Jayanti: Empowering artisans, weavers by celebrating the spirit of Khadi

It's Gandhi Jayanti today (October 2) and in the year 2019, India is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Mahatma Gandhi presented Khadi as a symbol of nationalism, equality and self-reliance. Watch the modernisation of Khadi.

Oct 02, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Couldn't resist shopping: PM Modi buys Khadi jacket, pays with RuPay card

The Amdavad Shopping Festival being held alongside the ninth edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Jan 18, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

Air India to continue giving Khadi amenity kits to international passengers

The amenity kit will include a number of Khadi products, like soaps, moisturisers and lip balms.

Jun 19, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Khadi slaps Rs 525-crore notice on Fabindia for 'illegally' using trademark 'charkha'

A Fab India spokesman, however, dubbed the KVIC claim as "baseless"

Feb 06, 2018, 11:25 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh's khadi policy to focus on youth: Minister

On the theme 'khadi for youth, khadi for nation', the government will do research on how to make khadi fashionable by designing.

Sep 27, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Varun Dhawan proud to endorse ‘Made in India’ through ‘Sui Dhaaga'

To be directed by Sharat Katariya and written by Maneesh Sharma, the film will go on the floors from January next year.

Jul 04, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

Fabindia removing 'Khadi' brand name from its products

Fabindia has started removing the brand name 'Khadi' it uses to promote its cotton products after a legal notice by Khadi India that the use of the word amounted to "unfair trade practice" and misusing its trade name.

Feb 19, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Health Ministry asks AIIMS, central govt hospitals to use khadi soap, linen

As per reports, the Health Ministry order, issued on Wednesday, covers at least 23 hospitals, including PGI Chandigarh, Jipmer Puducherry and Nimhans Bengaluru, apart from AIIMS. 

Feb 17, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

KVIC calendar, diary never had Mahatma Gandhi's photo: Source

The Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC) never published a material that carried a photo of Mahatma Gandhi, so the controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi "replacing" the photo of Bapu in the KVIC calendar and diary in "needless" and "baseless", sources said on Friday.

Jan 13, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi promoted Gandhiji's philosophies, Congress only used his name: BJP on Khadi calendar row

The BJP on Friday rejected as "false" the charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's picture replaced that of Mahatma Gandhi in Khadi and Village Industries Commission's calendars, saying Gandhi's photo had not been used many a time in the past, and claimed Modi has promoted his philosophies while Congress used his name and photographs.

Jan 13, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Khadi outlet at Connaught Place in Delhi registers record sale of Rs 1.08 crore in a day

The outlet of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Connaught Place here has registered a record Rs 1.08 crore sale in a day, its highest so far.

Oct 23, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Khadi products to be available on e-commerce portal soon

Consumers will soon be able to buy genuine khadi products online from an e-commerce portal to be launched by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

Oct 16, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Modi-inspired khadi outfits for Goa officials every Friday

The circular was issued by Under Secretary (General Administration) Prashant Shirodkar and described khadi as a "symbol of India`s self-reliance".
 

Aug 26, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

National Handloom Day: PM Modi, ministers urge people to use use ‘eco friendly’ handloom products

On National Handloom Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other ministers urged citizens to use more handloom products in their daily lives.

Aug 07, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Check out! How to wear khadi in monsoon

Monsoon calls for more maintenance of outfits - be it stains or drying. Working professionals, who have little or no time for so much fuss, should opt for khadi to go easy this rainy season, says an expert.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

New uniform for Air India cabin crew in the offing, khadi among several suggestions

A makeover for Air India's cabin crew is in the offing soon with an internal committee, mostly comprising the in-flight staff, suggesting various sartorial options for draping themselves.

May 01, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Ritu Beri becomes advisor for Khadi promotion

The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises is implementing several schemes for the holistic development and promotion of khadi.These include strengthening of infrastructure of existing weak Khadi Institutions and assistance for marketing infrastructure provides for renovation of khadi sales outlets

Mar 17, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi urges India to embrace Gandhi's legacy 'Khadi'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' Prime Minister with the importance of Khadi and its importance in the empowerment of the countrymen.

Jan 31, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

'Modi jacket becoming popular in India as well as in foreign countries'

'Modi Jacket', a half sleeve coat often worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has become "very popular" among the people in India as well as in some foreign countries, Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Monday.

Dec 21, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Salman, Sonam promote khadi, laud 'Huts To High Street' concept

He is one of Bollywood's most known and loved faces and this was evident as Salman walked the ramp with his "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" co-star Sonam Kapoor at the IIM campus here to promote khadi as a part of Fashion Design Council of India's 'Huts to High Street' initiative.

Oct 31, 2015, 10:36 AM IST