Khadi and Village Industries Development Program aims at increasing employment and income in the Khadi and Village Industries (KVI) subsector of rural nonfarm sector. It supports ADB's core strategy of inclusive social development, as it will benefit rural poor and small producer organizations, who/which are dependent on the KVIs for their income. The Program aims at:
(i) establishing a policy reform and implementation framework to carry out the intended reforms;
(ii) promoting and marketing khadi by establishing a khadi mark and a majority privately owned marketing organization (MO);
(iii) enhancing raw material production and procurement efficiencies, introducing market-linked pricing, shift to production incentives in lieu of sales rebate, assessing working capital for khadi institutions and facilitating access to working capital, encouraging entrepreneurs, and empowering artisans; and
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