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Khadi going places: Govt mulls outlets in Mauritius, SA, US

The MSME Ministry is discussing the proposal with its Commerce counterpart for opening Khadi outlets in Mauritius, South Africa, Dubai and Chicago.

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DNA Web Team

Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 06:33 PM IST

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The government is planning to open Khadi outlets outside India to push products made using the indigenous handspun fabric in the global markets.

The MSME Ministry is discussing the proposal with its Commerce counterpart for opening Khadi outlets in Mauritius, South Africa, Dubai and Chicago.

"We have received interests from Dubai, Chicago, Mauritius and South Africa as people in these places are interested in opening Khadi outlets under the franchisee model. We are likely to take a decision in this regard in the next 3-4 months," Khadi and Village Industries Commission Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena told

 

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