Khadi Board is looking to revive the sector by marketing and advertising its items on the net

Hubballi: To advertise marketing of khadi items, Karnataka State Khadi and Gramodyog Board is scheduling to use on the net and e-commerce platforms.

There are extra than 9,000 workers in the khadi field. During the lockdown induced by Covid-19, khadi workers were being in trouble as their merchandise remained unsold.

Jayavibhav Swamy, CEO of the Khadi Board, mentioned that thanks to Covid-19, khadi items worth Rs 280 crore remained unsold in 207 khadi centres. For economic revival of the khadi field, the board plans to deliver on the net e-marketing facility for khadi items. “The matter will be talked about in the board meeting and a determination will be taken no matter whether to have talks with e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart,” he mentioned.

The finance division has approved to very clear the pending MDA and incentive up to 2018-19, totaling Rs 51.four crore. The amount will be unveiled in a thirty day period, he mentioned. Financial revival of the sector will commence in a thirty day period or so, he included.

Krishnappa Gouda NR, chairman of the Khadi Board, mentioned that the board is scheduling to draw extra youths to khadi by introducing modern and stylish styles in apparels. The board has trained above 300 tailors in affiliation with the Indian Institute of Trend Know-how to make khadi stylish.