Posts Tagged Village Industries

Mahatma Gandhi, Khadi & Truth

Mahatma Gandhi gave India a unique set of development goals, which were sustainable. Khadi weaving, development of micro enterprises called village industries and Truth were the levers to that growth. Truth wins over un-truth, if practiced in the Gandhian way. Read more…

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Mahatma Gandhi More relevant to India than Marx

It is incorrect to consider the products, productivity and income generating power of the K&VI sector as of inferior quality. The tag of village industries is not very appropriate. It instantly pulls them down to an inferior status in comparison to modern industries.

They are village industries because they cater to the local markets and are owned & managed by local people with local tools and raw materials. 80% India lives in villages or depends on villages.

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