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Yogi govt introduces Khadi school uniforms to promote indigenous fabric

UP looking to tie-up with e-commerce major Flipkart to market 'UP Khadi'

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
To promote Khadi and support entrepreneurs and artisans associated with the indigenous fabric, the Yogi Adityanath government has introduced Khadi uniforms in primary schools in Uttar Pradesh. 

The proposal has been initiated as a pilot project in government schools across 4 districts viz. Lucknow, Sitapur, Bahraich and Mirzapur. Depending upon success, it would be implemented in other districts. 

According to UP Khadi principal secretary Navneet Sehgal, Khadi production units have been directed to ensure adequate supply of uniforms in these districts. “This initiative will not only boost Khadi production, but create a large number of employment opportunities as well.” 

To popularise Khadi, the
Topics : UP Khadi

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 5:37 PM IST

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