New Delhi -°C
Today in New Delhi, India

Aug 26, 2019-Monday
-°C

Humidity
-

Wind
-

Select city

Metro cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata

Other cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal , Chandigarh , Dehradun, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi

Monday, Aug 26, 2019

KVIC wants soldiers to wear Khadi uniform, govt considering proposal

The KVIC had requested the forces to consider using khadi uniforms for security personnel.

india Updated: Aug 05, 2017 08:32 IST

PTI, New Delhi
The KVIC had sent a proposal to govt to consider Khadi uniforms for soldiers.
The KVIC had sent a proposal to govt to consider Khadi uniforms for soldiers. (AP File Photo)
         

Armed forces personnel may soon don khadi uniform.

The defence ministry has sent specifications of uniform, along with samples, to the Khadi Villages Industries Commission (KVIC), the government said on Friday.

The KVIC had requested the forces to consider using khadi uniforms for security personnel, minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

“Required specifications of uniform, along with samples, have been sent to KVIC,” Bhamre said.

First Published: Aug 05, 2017 08:32 IST

more from india