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Now Apna Khadi in Apna Bazar

Mumbai:21/2/18;Khadi lovers can now buy Khadi products from a ‘Khadi Korner’ at Apna Bazar at Charkop Mumbai suburb. This has been made possible, thanks to an agreement between Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and Apna Bazar. The agreement was signed by Shri I. Jawahar, Director (Marketing), KVIC and Shri S. T Kajale, CEO, Apna Bazar in the presence of Shri   V.K. Saxena, Chairman, KVIC and Shri Anil Ganger, Chairman, Apna Bazar. The first Khadi shop-in-shop by Globus was opened earlier at Great India Place Mall, Noida and the second one in Ahmedabad.

Speaking on the occasion Chairman, KVIC said that KVIC is exploring all possible methods to bring Khadi to the door steps of customers. He said that the plan is to establish Khadi Korners in major retail showrooms and malls such as Shoppers’ Stop, Star Bazar, Infinity Mall, Pantaloon and Big Bazaar. He said that the tie-up with Apna Bazar will not only make Khadi available to more people but will also increase its production which will in turn help increase income of artisans. Shri Saxena added that KVIC is very cost-effective and price-competitive and does not compromise on product quality.

Briefing on this tie-up Apna Bazar Chairman Shri Anil Gangar said that if Khadi products are sold in all outlets of Apna Bazar, it will have tremendous impact in increasing Khadi sales. Citing increase in sales figures, he said that one could clearly see that youth, elderly and women of every age group are taking to Khadi today.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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