Bhandar came into existence way back in 1957, carrying forward
the cherished dreams of the father of our nation; championing the cause
of the upliftment of the downtrodden, employing the rural population
and eradicating poverty.
Gandhiji believed that the development of the villages is vital for
the growth of the country.
The Board reflects the Gandhian economic philosophy and helps in the
progress of the villages, where 75% of the Indian population lives.
Its activities reflects the silent revolution in building up a strong
and self-reliant rural community.
There are a number of Khadi Spinning and Weaving units functioning under
the Board that employs hundreds of rural men and women.
evokes a sense of Nationalism, Peace, and Simplicity among Indians as
it is closely associated with India’s freedom movement led by
stands for Indian culture and represents a way of life as well as a
model for economic development of Indian villages.
Khadi fabrics are woven on handloom from cotton, silk, and woolen yarn,
which are hand spun. It is natural and durable and is ideal to wear
in the tropical Indian climate as it provides cool comfort. They are
friendly to the body and doesn't cause any allergies or irritations.
production of Khadi fabric is a labour intensive process as all the
processes are done manually. The yarn is produced from the natural cotton
by conventional methods using charka.