Delhi Police Women Executives to wear Khadi SIlk Sarees
Delhi Police Women Executives to wear Khadi SIlk Sarees

Delhi Police has given a purchase order for 836 Khadi Silk sarees worth Rs 25 lakh to the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) which will be supplied in less than two months. Various government offices started Khadi’s acceptance. The Delhi Police is to purchase elegant Khadi Silk Sarees for its women front desk executives at its establishments. 

KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said the latest purchase order from Delhi Police tells the growing popularity of Khadi which will go on to strengthen Khadi artisans. “Over the years Khadi has become a trendsetter. Khadi is handcrafted and so it is the most comfortable fabric. Not only common people particularly youngsters but various government bodies too have adopted Khadi. This is a big boost to our artisans spinning and weaving Khadi in remotest parts of the country,” Saxena said.

The dual-tone sarees will be made of high quality Tasar-Katia Silk. KVIC developed sample saree was provided and the Delhi Police approved it. The sarees will have a mix of natural colour Tasar Silk and Katia Silk in pink color. These sarees will be prepared by traditional artisans in West Bengal. Previously, Indian Railways, Health Ministry, Indian Postal department, Air India and other government agencies for supplying Khadi products including bedsheets and uniforms has entered into agreemnets for KVIC purchase. KVIC is preparing uniforms for the crew members and staff of national carrier Air India. It also has designed and prepared uniforms for over 90,000 postmen/postwomen in the country which in now also available online. 

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