Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Employment opportunities for Khadi artisans helped them amidst Covid-19 lockdown

Ample employment opportunities for Khadi artisans have helped them fight the financial distress amidst Covid-19 pandemic induced lockdown.

Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Vinai Kumar Saxena has said during the second wave of Covid-19, Khadi and Village Industries Commission has bagged purchase orders worth over Rs. 45 crore.

The purchase orders have come from the Tribal Affairs Ministry, Indian Railways and Air India and this would support the livelihood of lakhs of Khadi artisans, he said.

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