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Khadi trademark: Why Modi govt is so worried about protecting this IP

In recent days, the use of the KHADI trademark by a German company Khadi Naturprodukte GbR has got the Indian government very worried

Khadi trademark: Why Modi govt is so worried about protecting this IP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his monthly address to the nation "Mann ki Baat", said his appeal to the people of India to adopt Khadi yielded positive results as sale of Khadi on Dhanteras and Diwali spiked. Khadi and handicrafts sales have gone up by 90 per cent compared to last year which has helped all those who are employed in this sector. On the occasion of Dhanteras, Delhi's Khadi Gramodyog recorded sales of one crore rupees, and the sale of khadi products -which include garments and other items -shot up over 89% to Rs 814 crore during April-September 2017, ...