Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
07-December-2011 17:06 IST
Promoting Khadi Institutions as Export Oriented
The Government has taken a number of steps to promote the export of khadi and village industries (KVI) products. These include: (i) providing incentives to KVI institutions on direct export of KVI items @5% of the Free on Board (FOB) value to a maximum limit of ` 10.00 lakh and (ii) providing support through Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), which is having the status of deemed Export Promotion Council (EPC).

This information was given by the Union Cabinet Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Virbhadra Singh in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.