Question: In which of the following states First Khadi Mall of the country would be set up?
- On 2nd July, 2018 Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das announced the establishment of the country’s first Khadi Mall in the state.
- Announcement was made during the “Karigar Panchayat” program organized by the Khadi Board at the Harivansh Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium located at Khel Gaon, Ranchi.
- Mall will be set up in the premises of Khadi Mall Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC)
- This Mall will be developed by the Khadi Board.
- In the state 1.13 lakh handicraft artisans have been listed.
- The state government will provide modern technology to these artisans and will also make value addition to their products.
- Apart from this, the government will make available market for them by making rural haat and urban haat and also haat at tourist places.
- Khadi and Village Industries Commission was established in 1956.
- It is a statutory body formed by the Government of India.