Khadi, an Indian brand

Khadi, an Indian brand

Khadi is a naturally hand-woven fabric which is widely popular in Indian sub continent and is rooted with Indian National Movement. Khadi is woven with cotton, but also uses silk and wool which are spun by hand on Charkha, a kind of domestic spinning wheel. Khadi is a rough texture and starch content make it to keep firm and stiff. One of the unique features of Khadi is keep the wearer cool in summer and warm in winter. Khadi fabric is eco friendly as one metre uses 3 litres of water against 55 litres of water used in spinning mills.

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body under Ministry of Micro, small and Medium Enterprises established by an Act of Parliament in 1956 and took over former All India Khadi and Village Industries Board in 1957. Its main functions are plan, promote, organize and implement of programs for the development of Khadi and other village industries in the rural areas. KVIC is responsible for research in the new production techniques and promoting Khadi globally.

Khadi brand secured trademark registration

KVIC has secured trademark registration in nine countries namely Germany, UK, Australia, Russia, China, European Union, Bhutan, UAE and Mexico.

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