PIB News Update:A sale of worth Rs 22 lakhs was recorded in an exhibition organised by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) New Delhi state office under Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) during 16-29 February 2020. Twenty five stalls of Khadi clothes, handicraft products, pickle, honey, millet biscuits, leather goods, embroidery etc from many States and Union Territory units of KVIC viz Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra and COIR Board participated in the exhibition.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Shri R.K. Mathur and Joint Secretary, MSME Ministry Shri Sudhir Garg was present in the closing function today. Joint Secretary, MSME Ministry Smt. Alka Arora, senior officials from KVIC and Ministry and huge number of people visited the stalls during the exhibition. Khadirumals stitched by J&K militancy affected women were in good demand. Products made from hand made paper, carpets from Mirzapur and organic healthy food items were also centre of attraction.