The Khadi & V. I. Commission is working since last 50 years and providing Technical and Financial support to the rural artisans and generated the employment’s to the unemployed youths presently. There is no such type of scheme to provide the State & National Award to the Gramodyog Shilpi/skill artisans, etc. who are excellence in development of process, design etc. and engaged in manufacturing of V. I. Products as these artisan’s skill needs to be appreciated in KVI Sector. Therefore there is need to evolve/ formulate a scheme for providing the Award to the Gramodyog Shilpi / Skill Artisans such as Bee-keeping, Hand made Paper, Pottery, Leather, Fiber etc. Who have done a remarkable and excellence work in the VI Sector.
With an objective of recognising to the Gramodyog Shilpi /Skill Artisans who made out standing contribution in the Development of village Industries and Excellence work in processing and manufacturing of Gramodyog products in Khadi & VI Sector. This award is to encouraged to the Gramodyog Shilpi /skill artisans for their good work in their respective areas for evolving good process in the rural Industrialization. Further this will set an example to other artisans who will improve their skillness to get such type of awards.