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The flagship “Khadi Bhawan” Connaught Place celebrates its 69th Foundation day

On the occasion of the 69th Foundation Day of Khadi Bhawan located at Connaught Place(CP), New Delhi, the Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Mr Manoj Kumar, celebrated the historic increase in sales of Khadi products due to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s appeal to the public, from various platforms, to purchase Khadi products. He further stated that last year on 2nd October, Khadi Bhawan CP broke all records of a single-day sale by achieving a sale of Rs. 1.34 crore on that day. Additionally, 11 employees who have been serving at these Bhawan for more than 25 years were also felicitated during the programme.

The Khadi Bhawan CP is a shopping paradise for Khadi lovers and customers from various parts of the country and world have been visiting it regularly since its inception in the year 1955. This popular Khadi Bhawan provides a marketing and sales platform for more than 700 Khadi & Village Industries Organizations.

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The flagship “Khadi Bhawan” Connaught Place celebrates its 69th Foundation day
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Mr Kumar emphasized the historical significance of Khadi Bhawan and its recognition as a national heritage of India. He further stated that the basic objective of establishing this building was to provide direct marketing support to Khadi Village Industries institutions, artisans, and units. He applauded the achievement of Khadi Bhawan for receiving ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certifications this year, making it the most bankable showroom of Khadi.

 Khadi Bhawan, located in Connaught Place, New Delhi, is a building that houses every range of Khadi and Village Industries products. In 1955-56, the annual business of the Showroom was 16.95 lakh rupees, whereas it exceeded 87 crores rupees in the year 2021-22. The program was attended by officers and employees of the Khadi and the Village Industries Commission.

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