Manoj Kumar, former expert member of marketing at Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), has been promoted to take charge as Chairman of the Government of India’s statutory body. KVIC’s former Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena has moved on to take charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Manoj Kumar was earlier part of KVIC as the Expert Member (Marketing) and has professional experience in the areas of marketing and rural development.
About the KVIC:
- KVIC is a statutory body incorporated under the Parliament Act with the aim to develop Khadi and other village industries in rural areas.
- The Khadi and Village Industries Commission is a statutory body formed in April 1957 by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament, ‘Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956’.
- Earlier this year KVIC had achieved Rs 1.15 lakh crore turnover in 2021-22, clocking a growth rate of 20.54 per cent from the previous year.
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