New Delhi: The Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) has signed an MoU with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) on Friday for supply of Swadeshi products.
"The agreement was signed between Vinay Kumar Saxena, Chairman, KVIC and senior officers of ITBP at the Rajghat, New Delhi base office of the KVIC. The agreement state, a total, 1,200 quintals of mustard oil is being procured from KVIC by ITBP with a total fiinancial implication of Rs 1,73,80,000," ITBP officials said.
The ITBP has become the first force among the Central Armed Police Forces(CAPFs) to sign such an agreement for promoting Swadeshi products.
In a meeting held at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the Directors General of the CAPFs in October 2019, it was decided that the use of Terry Khadi Uniform and other items of swadeshi origin should be made available to the CAPFs, ITBP said. The ITBP had suggested that durrie, blankets, towel, mustard oil, yoga kit, hospital bed sheets, pickles can be purchased for jawans of the force through KVIC.