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Margao:  August 14, 2018


Governor of Goa, Dr. Mridula Sinha appealed to the people to spread the importance of Khadi products which goes a long way to provide employment to the rural people thereby uplifting their standard of living.


Dr. Sinha was speaking after inaugurating the newly renovated Khadi Lounge at Margao an exclusive khadi India sales outlet opened under the aegis of Khadi and Village Industries Commsion, Ministry of MSME, New Delhi, today.


Dr. Sinha stressing the need to use one skill for their beterment urged to use the chakra for making khadi products.  One will just see the change of work play but at the same time happy to see the production they have made once the final product is ready, she added.


The Governor urging the people to make good use of the lounge said that people are gradually shifting back to khadi products.  The figures provided by the Chairman of the Khadi Commision are showing the change in its use, she remarked.


Shri Narendra Sawaikar speaking at the occasion said that Government is providing the much required support to khadi to make it popular.  The rural economy is strengthened through the medium of Khadi as it provides them employment opportunities, he said and stressed the need to create awareness among the people of the khadi items.


Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman Khadi and Village Industries asserting that government is making every effort to globally market khadi said that exhibitions will be held at 10 difeerent countries for a duration of 7 days from tomorow, i.e Independence Day and 50 countries from October 2, 2018. 


Earlier, the Governor moving around the lounge evinced keen interest in the khadi products displayed across the counter.


Shri I.S. Jawahar, welcomed while Shri Narayan Sawant, Chairman, Khadi & Village Industries Board, Goa proposed the vote of thanks.