QCI Collaborates with KVIC to Elevate 'New Khadi of New India' to Global Standards

  • 05 Jan 2024

In a significant development, the Quality Council of India (QCI) and Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) joined hands to bolster the quality and global standing of 'New Khadi of New India'.

Key Points

  • Strategic Collaboration: KVIC and QCI signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Kochrab Ashram in Ahmedabad to enhance the quality of Khadi products.
  • Shared Objectives: The collaboration aims to create 'World Class Khadi Products,' fostering quality, productivity, and marketability of Khadi and Village Industries products, both domestically and internationally.
  • QCI's Role: QCI will provide assistance in various activities, including training, to elevate the skills and knowledge of Khadi artisans, promoting their empowerment and supporting the promotion of Khadi products through different channels.
  • 'Made in India' Identity: The partnership seeks to redefine Khadi as 'Made in India' products, enhancing their global appeal and contributing to increased production and sales worldwide.
  • Employment Opportunities: By equipping Khadi artisans with advanced skills, the collaboration aims to create new employment opportunities, fostering greater productivity and efficiency.
  • Program Attendance: The signing ceremony witnessed the presence of representatives from Khadi institutions, Khadi artisans, workers, as well as officers and employees from both KVIC and QCI, highlighting the collective commitment to the initiative.