New Delhi: On the occasion of inauguration of West Tripura Bamboo Mat Cluster and new KVIC building under SFURTI scheme along with inauguration of various programs launched in North Eastern Regions of the country, held at Agartala, Tripura. Chairman Manoj Kumar said that the priority of KVIC is to create additional employment opportunities in the country through various programs and schemes to make dream come true of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ of Prime Minister NarendraModi. We have to contribute our full towards realizing his dream, so that more and more artisans, spinners and weavers associated with this sector may earn respectable remuneration.
Chairman Manoj Kumar while addressing on the occasion of launch of various programs and schemes organized in Agartala in the dignified presence of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Shri Narayan Rane and Chief Minister of Tripura said that Khadi and Village Industries Commission is Making every effort to promote the KVI programs initiated for the development of the sector, So that Khadi and Village Industries activities can be implemented better at the hilly and border areas than at the ground level.
In the last 3 years, work sheds were built for 346 Khadi artisans, 15710 bee colonies were distributed, electronic potter wheels were distributed to 1020 potters under ‘Kumhar Empowerment Scheme’, about 23,00 units under PMEGP scheme Subsidy of about 467 crores was approved and distributed, which employed 1,83,616 people. Whereas in the North Eastern region, during 2021-22, the production of Khadi was Rs 13 crore 11 lakh and the sale was Rs 15 crore 55 lakh, which provided employment to 5,827 people in the region.