Khadi Mahotsav Essay Contest By Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Government of India
Khadi Mahotsav Essay Writing Competition: Khadi is the fabric of freedom struggle and the Father of the nation. Mahatma Gandhi developed the concept of Khadi as a means to provide employment to the unemployed rural population and make them self-reliant.
Our Hon’ble PM gave the mantra, ‘Khadi for Nation, Khadi for Fashion’. People now see Khadi as a fashion statement. Designers use it in denim, jackets, shirts, dress materials, stoles, home furnishings, and accessories like handbags.
Khadi and the Vision of a Self-Reliant India
With an objective of promoting Khadi and Village Industries, Handloom and handicraft products, ODOP products, and products of various traditional and cottage industries manufactured locally or by SHGs and to further promote the idea of the “Vocal for Local” campaign and ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ envisioned by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Govt. of India has initiated a special campaign “Khadi Mahotsav”.
The Khadi campaign is being organized across the country from 2nd October to 31st October every year.
The Khadi campaign is aimed at sensitizing the youth towards Khadi, ‘Vocal for Local’ and making them aware of their benefits to our economy, ecology & women’s empowerment and to encourage the public at large & youth in particular to buy Khadi & other local products and inculcate in them pride for local products.
Join the Khadi Mahotsav Essay Contest
Khadi Mahotsav Essay Writing Competition is one such contest being organized by KVIC in collaboration with MyGov for UG/PG Students inviting them to write an essay on any one of the below-mentioned topics:
- Khadi is not a cloth but an idea.
- Khadi- Symbol of self-respect and self-reliance.
- Khadi of my dreams.
- Khadi –A revolutionary fabric.
- Khadi-Journey from freedom to fashion.
- Khadi for Nation, Khadi for Fashion, Khadi for Transformation.
- Khadi is not only a garment but also an arm and weapon.
- Role of MSMEs in Rural Development.
- Handlooms and Sustainable Fashion: A Green Approach to Clothing
Khadi Mahotsav Essay Contest Eligibility and Guidelines
Eligibility: a) The online essay writing competition is open to all persons who are currently enrolled as UG/PG students in a course of study at any institution recognized by any University in India.
b) Only one entry from each participant will be considered. In case it is discovered that a participant has submitted more than one entry, all the entries from the participant will be disqualified.
Khadi Mahotsav Essay Contest General Guidelines:
a) There are no charges/registration fees for participation in the Khadi Nibandh competition.
b) The Essay competition is open only for Indian Citizens.
c) The Essay can be submitted either in Hindi or English languages.
d) The length of the Essay must not exceed 1500 words.
e) The Essay on Khadi must be typed in an A-4 size MS word document using Arial font for English and Mangal font for Hindi, having size 12 with 1.5” spacing and should be submitted in the form of PDF.
f) The participants must be the same person who has written the essay. The Essay should reflect original thinking and presentation.
Khadi Competition Rewards and Recognitions
Gratification: The top three entries in each language (English and Hindi) will be rewarded with the prizes as below:
|KVIC E-coupons worth ₹ 15,000
|KVIC E-coupons worth ₹ 13,000
|KVIC E-coupons worth ₹ 11,000
How to Participate in Khadi Mahotsav Essay / Nibandh Contest
- Go to Mygov official Website
- Choose Khadi Essay Competition
- Now Click on “Login to Participate”.
- Submit Your Entries.
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