The Khadi and Village Industries Fee (KVIC) on Monday mentioned positive unscrupulous trade companies are production and promoting non-public protecting apparatus kits, fraudulently the usage of its registered trademark brand of ‘Khadi India’, and that it’s mulling prison motion in opposition to them.
In a observation, KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena, additionally clarified that up to now Khadi India has no longer introduced any PPE package available in the market. The KVIC mentioned it’s been learnt that the faux PPE kits are being bought underneath the impact of a Khadi product, which is completely wrong and deceptive.
“It will have to be clarified that KVIC in particular makes use of double-twisted hand-spun, hand-woven Khadi material for its merchandise and therefore, the kits product of non-woven subject matter like polyester and polypropylene are neither Khadi merchandise nor KVIC-approved merchandise,” it mentioned.
Saxena mentioned the KVIC has evolved its personal non-public protecting apparatus (PPE) kits product of Khadi material which is at more than a few ranges of checking out and “up to now now we have no longer introduced Khadi PPE kits available in the market”.
“Promoting PPE kits fraudulently within the identify of ‘Khadi India” is prohibited. On the identical time, they pose a grave chance to the security of our docs, diagnostic and paramedic group of workers who’re coping with circumstances of coronavirus illness on a regimen foundation,” he mentioned, including “KVIC is considering prison motion in opposition to such fraudsters”.
The observation mentioned the faux PPE kits manufactured by way of one Delhi-based ‘Nichia Company” have been delivered to the awareness of Deputy CEO, KVIC, Satya Narayana, who knowledgeable that KVIC has no longer introduced any PPE package or outsourced it to any personal company.
At this time, KVIC is most effective production and distributing specifically designed Khadi face mask that agree to the very best protection requirements.
KVIC is the usage of double-twisted Khadi material for production of those mask because it is helping retain 70 consistent with cent of the moisture content material within. Additional, those mask are product of hand-spun and hand-woven Khadi material which is breathable, washer-friendly and biodegradable, the observation added.