Nov. 27, 2021

Union Minister for MSME Narayana Rane launched the unique anti-bacterial fabric developed by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur, under Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).


  • The fabric is treated with anti-bacterial agent extracted from cow dung which prevents bacterial growth in the fabric.

  • This innovative fabric could be great use in hospitals and other medical facilities.

  • The Minister also lauded the innovative KhadiPrakritik Paint made from cow dung and the unique plastic-mixed handmade paper developed by the Institute. He said, the two products had great potential of creating rural employment while also contributing to environment protection.

  • Shri Rane said, KhadiPrakritik Paint is a unique product which can serve the twin objectives of employment generation as well as environment protection. It is eco-friendly and cost-effective. He added that his Ministry aims atsetting up KhadiPrakritik Paint units in every part of the country that will give a big boost to government’s rural employment initiatives.

Source : PIB