Khadi and Village Industries Board, Middle Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Other Promotional Activities

Publicity & propaganda

  • For publicity and propaganda of Khadi & Village Industries programme, the Board used to release Scheme Advertisement / News Item regarding various ongoing developmental programme through the print media / AIR / Doordarshan from time to time.
  • Booklets on PMEGP has also been published separately in English, Hindi& Nicobari language and issued to all PRI’s / Tribal Councils.
  • For wider awareness, the PMEGP scheme is also being advertised through Cable TV Network.




Awareness Campaign

  • In order to create awareness about KVI programme and other Govt. sponsored self emloyment Schemes amongst the rural populace, the Board is organizing awareness campaign-cum-people’s education programme from time to time in different Islands in collaboration with other like minded agencies i.e. Directorate of Industries, Agriculture, Fisheries, AH&VS, MSME-DI, DRDA, ANCON, NYKS, Banks and PRIs / Tribal Councils.



  • To popularize the use of Khadi and different eco-friendly village industries and herbal products amongst the Islanders the Board used to organise “KHADI SALES-CUM-EXHIBITION” during the festive season of Gandhi Jayanthi, Dussehra, Deepawali, Eid & Christmas every year.
  • The Board is also a regular participant of the Island Tourism Festival, Flea Market, Andaman Bazaar & Grameen Mela being organized by the UT Administration of A&N Islands from time to time.


Rural ICS Cell

  • The A&NIKVIB has established a Rural Industries Consultancy Services cell (Rural ICS) at its office at Port Blair through which the 1 st generation entrepreneurs are being provided support services such as project formulation, co-ordination with Banks, Technical backup, marketing support etc. Such intensives help new entrepreneurs to setup projects which are more viable and better manageable.