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#KhadiExpress: Special train dedicated to Gandhiji launching in 2 months
India

#KhadiExpress: Special train dedicated to Gandhiji launching in 2 months

Indian Railways is all set to launch a special train dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi named "Khadi Express" soon.
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news
Business

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

Hola, ready to ride on your business express? Here we go.
Khadi wars: KVIC sues Fabindia for Rs. 525cr
Business

Khadi wars: KVIC sues Fabindia for Rs. 525cr

After warning Fabindia for using the registered 'khadi' trademark earlier, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has sued the retail chain for Rs. 525cr for continuing to do so.
India Post personnel to don khadi uniforms from February
India

India Post personnel to don khadi uniforms from February

The 90,000 postmen and postwomen of India Post will be donning new uniforms from February.
Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr
India

Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr

Khadi sales have risen spectacularly in the last years. In his latest broadcast on 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Narendra Modi lauded the 89% rise in sales from April-September'16 (Rs. 430cr) to the same period this year (Rs. 814cr).
Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"
Business

Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"

According to Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) data, the sale of Khadi products in last fiscal year was a staggering Rs. 2,005 crore, 33% up from Rs. 1,635 crore during the 2015-16 period.
With Rs. 50,000cr sales, Khadi, Gramodyog emerge as top businesses
Business

With Rs. 50,000cr sales, Khadi, Gramodyog emerge as top businesses

For the first time ever, the presumably unprofitable Gramodyog (village industries) and khadi industry witnessed sales of over Rs. 50,000cr last year.
The debate of real Khadi
India

The debate of real Khadi

The Fabindia-KVIC tussle has opened a larger debate i.e. what is 'real khadi'?

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