Rs 1 crore sale, 4 times in 40 days: Khadi India’s flagship CP outlet witnesses record sales

Khadi India’s flagship CP outlet witnesses record sales: On Nov 13, the total sale at this outlet stood at Rs 1.11 crore, the highest single-day sale figure recorded this year. Khadi sales figure again touched Rs 1.02 crore mark on Gandhi Jayanti and was followed by Rs 1.05 crore sales on October 24 and Rs 1.06 crore on November 7.

Avatar Written by November 16, 2020 17:30
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New Delhi: Despite Covid-19 fear forcing people to stay indoors and not stepping out without a reason, the Khadi India’s flagship Connaught Palace store has recorded whopping increase in sales in past one month.

The economic slowdown has ruined many sectors owing to financial constraints, however, the Khadi India store kept its record books strong with Rs 1 crore sales for 4 times in last 40 days.

The festive season has yielded great dividends to the Khadi artisans with a record sale of Khadi products.

On November 13, the total sale at this outlet stood at Rs 1.11 crore, the highest single-day sale figure recorded this year. Khadi sales figure again touched Rs 1.02 crore mark on Gandhi Jayanti and was followed by Rs 1.05 crore sales on October 24 and Rs 1.06 crore on November 7.

Khadi India registers record single-day sale; Crossed Rs 1 cr for 4 times in 40 Days

Speaking to media, the KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena attributed the sales figure to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PM Modi has always been vocal about Khadi and repeatedly urged citizens to adopt swadeshi products particularly Khadi.

“It is heartening to see a large number of Khadi lovers coming out to support artisans who form the backbone of the Khadi and Village Industries sectors. Despite the pandemic, Khadi artisans kept the production activities going in full vigor and the fellow countrymen have reciprocated with the same zeal,” Saxena said.

While almost all activities were suspended during the Covid-19 lockdown, KVIC continued with its diverse activities across the country that includes the manufacturing of face masks and personal hygiene products like hand wash and hand sanitizers apart from a vast range of fabric and village industries products.

Khadi’s Single Day Sale Figure:

October 4, 2014 – Rs 66.81 lakh
October 2, 2015 – Rs 91.42 lakh
October 22, 2016 – Rs 116.13 lakh
October 17, 2017 – Rs 117.08 lakh
October 2, 2018 – Rs 105.94 lakh
October 13, 2018 – Rs 125.25 lakh
October 17, 2018 – Rs 102.72 lakh
October 20, 2018 – Rs 102.14 lakh
October 2, 2019 – Rs 127.57 lakh
October 2, 2020 – Rs 102.24 lakh
October 24, 2020 – Rs 105.62 lakh
November 7, 2020 – Rs 106.18 lakh
November 13, 2020 – Rs 111.40 lakh