WEST BENGAL KHADI & VILLAGE INDUSTRIES BOARD

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West Bengal has established its status under Khadi Programme for its unique art and craftsmanship. The climatic condition and abundant local resources have widened the scope for the development of Khadi Programme in the State. The districts of Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia, Birbhum, Bankura, Hooghly, Purulia, Burdwan have the extensive coverage of the Khadi Programmes, especially for Silk & Muslin Khadi.

Village Industries Programme is equally important in the State. The West Bengal Khadi & Village Industries Board plays an important role in implementation of Village Industries Programme in the State.

The Government has introduced Market Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme to provide financial support @ 10% on Annual Production for the welfare of the Khadi Artisans and also for overall development of Cotton Khadi, Muslin and Silk Khadi Industries Programme of WBKVIB and KVIC in West Bengal.

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