Khadi and Village Industries Commission Shri Manoj Kumar inaugurated various
training programs being run by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission
under the Village Industries Development Scheme in Hubli , 20 Jan, on the third day of his visit to Karnataka and
disbursed margin money to the PMEGP Units through virtual medium
Chairman KVIC also
released margin money subsidy of Rs 165 Crores to 5046 beneficiaries from the states of East & South zone
with the total bank loan of Rs 488 crores for setting up of new micro
enterprises under PMEGP scheme which is expected to create more than 40000
employment opportunities in these states.
Financial assistance to Khadi artisans was
also approved by Chairman Manoj Kumar under the work shed scheme for Khadi
artisans of “Khadi Vikas Yojana". The Chairman visited CVPI, Khanpur a KVI
training run by Khadi and Village Industries Commission, where he distributed
hostel useful items to the trainees and
launched MS Roof Truss Work .
CVPI, Khanapur is one of the best pottery
training institutes not only in South India but also in the whole country.
During this, he discussed with the beneficiaries of PMEGP and SFURTI cluster.
In the evening, a Khadi sanvad was conducted with Khadi Institutions of Dharwad
regions & Chairman assured that KVIC will continue supporting the good work
being done by these institutions.
Earlier, Shri Manoj Kumar distributed
large number of Bee - boxes among the farmers of the district during a brief
function held at Nisarani village in Shimoga district of Karnataka this
morning. Speaking on the occasion Chairman, KVIC, Shri Manoj Kumar said that doubling the income of farmers is the
dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and therefore KVIC is continuously
working in this direction under 'Honey Mission'.
The Chairman, KVIC said “We want our
country to become self-reliant in honey production. At present, we are the
fourth-largest producer of honey in the world but in the coming time, we want
to become the number one producer of honey and for that, we are making all