evokes a sense of Nationalism, Peace, and Simplicity among Indians as it
is closely associated with Indiaís freedom movement led by Mahatma
Khadi stands for Indian culture and represents a way of life as
well as a model for economic development of Indian villages.
Khadi fabrics are woven on handloom from cotton, silk, and woollen
yarn, which are hand spun. It is natural and durable and is ideal to wear
in the tropical Indian climate as it provides cool comfort. They are
friendly to the body and donít cause any allergies or irritations.
The production of Khadi fabric is a labour intensive process as all
the processes are done manually. The yarn is produced from the natural
cotton by conventional methods using charka.
The pure cotton collected from cotton farms are first ginned and
made into rolls of bales of 160-175 kgs. These bales are then
converted into rowing. The Rowing thus obtained are distributed to
different spinning units. In the spinning units, the cotton fibre is
converted into yarns manually by using charkas. The yarns are then woven
into fabrics using handlooms. These fabrics are sold and are also
used for making garments.
The dedicated effort of many rural men and women goes in the making
of Khadi. It is widely preferred by young and old alike and has recently
become a new fashion statement in the sub-continent. Besides being
comfortable and eco-friendly, Khadi fabrics are elegant and come in
various attractive designs. Khadi occupies a pre-eminent position among
the fabric industries in the country. Today in textile sector the main
sub-sectors are Khadi and textile mills.
is hand spun and hand woollen Cloth made by around a million Traditional
rural artisans, Hand spun and hand woven characteristic is the unique
selling Proposition of Khadi Government of India has been providing Sales
promotional Assistance, Properly known as rebate on the retail sale value
of khadi in order to facilitate the product to complete with other Textile
products in the market.
The rebate scheme provides discount on Khadi and Polyvastra at
retail point. It has two components VIZ.
normal and special. Normal rebate is extended at flat Rate of 10%
throughout the year on Khadi items except reeled silk. Special rebate is
extended at a rate of 10% on all Khadi items for 108 days, coinciding with
local festival, in a year in addition to normal rebate.
Normal rebate as well as special rebate on Khadi and Khadi selected
items as per details given below.
Name of Items
Special rebate for
Kambals & Kamblies)
The Payment of rebate will be governed
by the following conditions.
institution should hold valid khadi certification & the name of all
sales outlets must in variable be reflected in the certificate.
institution must be affiliated with the KVIC or the State KVIB for
financial & technical assistance to produce, Trade are sell are
sales targets of the institution concerned for the year are to be approved
by the standing finance committee of KVIC or KVIB before payment are made.
reimbursement of rebate will be regulated by the decision of the
commission as applicable to category A, B & C in so for as Khadi
institutions are concerned.
rebate shall be allowed only at the sales centres run by the Khadi &
Village Industries Commission. The KVIB and also the sales centre run by
registered institution, which are engaged in production of
Khadi/Polyvastra. No rebate claim shall be entertained from another sales
Rebate on sales of Khadi & Khadi related items & Polyvastra will
be paid to Government Department, undertaking Co-oprative
& other autonomous bodies under the administrative control of
the state Government or Government of India.
trading institution that are engaged only in marketing of Khadi
(respective of category awarded) would be given the rebate only after they
have been subjected to an Audit. However it may be insured that there is
no double payment of rebate.
will be no rebate on exports.
Khadi and Village Industries Board keeping with its
mission to uplift the rural poor, provides financial assistance for
establishing Village Industries. These Village Industries make use of the
locally available raw materials and help to build up a strong rural
economy in terms of money and wealth. The products of the Village
Industries are sold in different part of the state. The financial
assistance extended to the people by the Board is as per the approved
norms of KVIC.
Village Industry has been clearly defined by the Board as those
units which provide employment to a person for every 50,000 Rupees of
investment, and those that are established in villages. However,
service industries like laundry, road side shops, barber shops etc can be
based in the urban areas. Some of trades/ industries that can be taken
under this are, Fruit & Vegetable Processing, Drinking water
Technology, Engineering Industries Technology, Information Technology etc.
The Board offers several financial schemes that provides best
employment opportunities to the villagers. The schemes are intended
to help the rural communities to set up industrial units with minimum
investment and yielding good returns. The Board restricts its assistance
to only those products which are healthy and eco-friendly. Over the
years the Board has assisted many village industrial units that provide
innumerable employment opportunities to the villagers.
The Pattern Assistance Scheme, The Consortium Bank Credit Scheme,
Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP), Margin Money Scheme and, the
Board offers have resulted in the setting up of many successful industrial
units in the state. At present, Prime
Ministerís Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is the main scheme
under which the Haryana Khadi & Village Industries Board is assisting
youth in rural areas to set up village industries for employment
Today, Haryana Khadi & Village Industries Board is the leading
organization in the promotion and popularization of Khadi as well as in
promotion of both traditional and modern industries in Haryana.
Interest Subsidy Scheme
Haryana Khadi & Village Industries Board implemented this
Scheme w.e.f. 1987-88. This scheme was applicable only for Khadi &
Village Industries in regard to capital Expenditure and working capital
requirement to raise loan for financial institution. The scheme envisages
that interest payable to the banks will be subsidised by the Commission
and the quantum of the subsidy will be limited to the difference between
the actual rate of interest charged by the financing institutions and the
initial 4% to be borne by the borrower. The scheme was applicable to only
Co-operative Societies and registered institution. The Scheme remained
enforce continue. Under this scheme 129 units were assisted involving an
amount of Rs. 2.57 crores
approximately. Since 01.04.1995, this scheme is applicable to Khadi
Industries only and the rate of interest is 4.5 %.