Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 31
In the push to supply Swadeshi gadgets, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has grew to become the primary Central Armed Police Force to get provides from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
An settlement was signed between Vinay Kumar Saxena, Chairman, KVIC, and senior officers of Provisioning Directorate of ITBP on Friday to acquire the merchandise.
Under this tie-up, 1,200 quintals of mustard oil is being procured from KVIC by ITBP with a complete monetary implication of about Rs 1.74 crore.
It was determined throughout a gathering held on the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of the Directors General of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) earlier that use of terry-khadi uniform and different gadgets of swadeshi origin must be made out there to the CAPFs.
The ITBP had urged that durrie, blankets, towel, mustard oil, yoga package, hospital bedsheets, pickels, and so forth could be bought for jawans by way of KVIC.
Procurement of three gadgets recognized for procurement in first part had been durrie, towel and blanket. The strategy of procuring these things can also be on. For cotton durries, the ITBP has been recognized because the nodal company to acquire it for CAPFs.
Approximately 2.5 lakh durries will probably be procured by ITBP for the CAPFs with a monetary implication of Rs 17 crore.