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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
27-April-2012 16:35 IST
Export of Khadi Products
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

               The major khadi and village industries (KVI) products exported during last three years include handmade paper, papad, readymade garments, embroidery items, honey and silk & muslin khadi textiles. The value of KVI product exported year-wise is:

 

Sr.

No.

Year                           

Value of KVI products exported

(in Rs. lakh)

1.

2009-10

8282.68

2.

2010-11

11684.35

3.

2011-12

(upto January, 2012)

7700.00

 

The quantum and value of khadi produced during the last three years is:

                            

Year

Khadi Production

Quantity

(in lakh sq. meters)

Value

(Rs. in crore)

2009-10

830.86

628.98

2010-11

859.53

673.01

2011-12 (Provisional)

882.30

723.48

 

The Government, in order to boost export of KVI products, has given deemed ‘Export Promotion Council’ status to KVIC under which KVIC has already enlisted more than 900 exporters so far.  There is provision of incentive in the form of 5% FOB value of direct export of KVI products.  XII plan proposals, inter alia, focus on technological upliftment, high value addition and patenting, which are also envisioned to boost exports.   KVIC has also been focusing on quality participation in International Exhibitions and Buyer-Seller Meets abroad to tap new/emerging markets for KVI products. 

 

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