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Benefitting over 14,000 weavers & spinners, Guj CM extends round-the-year 15% rebate on sale of Khadi

Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel today made an important announcement benefitting over 14,000 Khadi weavers and spinners across the state. At an event organized in Wadhwan, Surendranagar, CM Smt Patel announced that round-the-year 15% Marketing and Development Assistance will be extended on the sale of Khadi. Till now, only 10% rebate was extended only for six months after Gandhi Jayanti each year.

Also, CM Smt Patel announced an increase of three to five times in the assistance to all Khadi spinners and weavers, which earlier was extended only to women workers. These steps will significantly lead to welfare and benefits of Khadi artisans across Gujarat.

On the occasion CM Smt Patel said that Gujarat government has been consistently making efforts in improving conditions of Khadi artisans who work hard in keeping the legacy of Khadi alive. This decision comes as an impetus in the same direction, she added.

 
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