Union Minister for MSME Shri Kalraj Mishra inaugurated GUJARAT KHADI UTSAV”, Exhibition of Khadi products from Gujarat under Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme here today, the Union minister said that such programmes should be organized in other states also as they encourage local art and culture. Appreciating efforts of Khadi Bhavan he stated that KVIC has become a center of cultural unity of the country. The Minister further added that this will bring in more sustainability and viability to the Khadi institutions and micro enterprises working across the country. He also said that there has been positive change in the minds of youth after organizing Khadi Utsavs in Universities and colleges. A tremendous increase in the sale of Khadi has been noted after Prime Minister’s appeal in his show “ Man- ki- Baat”. He also mentioned that KVIC is planning to launch franchise scheme to promote marketing of Khadi products.