Gandhigram is a product of the Mahatma Gandhiji’s encouragement to aspire for swaraj. Swaraj by its very nature is to become self help and self achievement and Dr.T.S.soundram, Dr.G.Ramachandran and associates set forth to make Swaraj Mission and their efforts evolved and Gandhigram emerged in the year 1947. Khadi & Village Industries Public Charitable Trust is a multi product organization involved in the production of khadi cloth and village industries products ranging from Soaps, (ISI certified) Shampoos (ISO) herbal products, Food products (FPO )etc. Gandhigram is unique for its khadi natural dye products an in house invention.
The Gandhigram Khadi V.I.P.C Trust started producing khadi village industries products in order to cater the demands of the local and neighbourhood and other places across the state. The Trust provides direct & indirect employment opportunities to 2000 families. As a nucleus for rural industrialization khadi V.I.P.C Trust restricts migration, encourages local skills, knowledge and entrepreneurship.
Production and marketing of khadi & village industries products are the main activities of khadi V.I. trust. It is also involved in marketing of khadi V.I goods produced by other organizations such as Sarvodhaya Sanghs in Tamil Nadu and khadi branches all over India. The products of khadi trust are made available to the public all over the country through Gandhigram Showrooms, Sarvodhaya Sanghs, Khadi Gramodhyog Bhavans and also through various districts, State National level khadi V.I exhibitions being organized regularly by KVIC and other organization. The total turn over of the khadi trust is around Rs. 12.00 crores.
Khadi V.I. products are:
Quality Khadi textiles/muslin fabrics sarees, double threads muslin, different varieties of cotton khadi which has good market across the country.
Polyvastra, Readymade garments.
Khadi Natural dyed fabrics & cloths.
Gandhigram Muslin Fabrics Saree
Gandhigram Printed Saree
Gandhigram Towel Item
Village Industries Products:
Bath soaps & Detergents
- Bath soaps with ISI certification
- Herbal shampoo with ISO certification
- Detergent soaps
- Washing powder
There is always good market for the soaps and shampoo manufactured in Gandhigram.
Neem sandal soap, Neem toilet soap, Herbal toilet soap, Escent sandal soap inherits all the benefits of the neem oil. These soaps are manufactured as per the BIS standard and have good market across the state.
- Agmark Hand pounded rice
- Pickles: Varieties of pickles such as Mango, Garlic, Mango ginger, Lemon, Citron are manufactured and have the FPO license.
- Snacks / Eatables like laddu
- Agmark edible oils gingilly & coconut
- Juices like Amla, Orange, Grapes, Lemon, Mango, Pine apple, Nannari (sarasa parilla) Honey Amla Candy, Dry Date Jam etc with FPO certificate.
These foods products produced by the trust have ready market in the cities and towns.
- Gandhigram Pickles Items
- Gandhigram Honey Items
- Gandhigram Juices, Honey Amla Candy
Gandhigram Snacks / Eatables like laddu
Gandhigram Oils Gingilly, Coconut, Castro, Mangaladeepa, Neem
- Agarbathi – Different varieties of Agarbathis are manufactured.
- Candles / camphor
- Gandhigram Agarbathi, Javvadu, Perfumes, Kumkum
Health care, consumer goods & others
- Herbal powders
- Siddha & Ayurvedic Medicines – Ranging from Ayurvedic tablets, churnams, lehyams etc with GMP certificate.
- Oil massage
- Agmark Honey
- Fibre Articles
- Neem oil / Neem cake
- Foot wear
- Steel and wooden furniture table, chair, cot, Almirah etc.
- These products have tremendous market both in rural and urban areas.
Gandhigram Herbal powders Nilavagai, Nellikani, Navalkottai, Arukampil, Adathodai, Manjal Karisalankanni, Keela Neli, Thuthuvalai, Thulasi, Naval Venthayam, Turmeric, Ayurvedic Tooth Powder, Bath Powder,lehiyam items.
Gandhigram Steel Bureau, wooden furniture table, chair, cot.
Gandhigram Foot Wear
Our Sales Outlets:
Centralized Newly Opened (GANDHIGRAM KHADI GRAMODYOG BHAVAN)
Main Road, Gandhigram-624 302
Phone : 0451 – 2452316
Dudley School Compound,
Phone : 0451 – 2427382
Main Road, (Near Bus Stand),
Phone : 954543 – 238911
Hr. Sec. School Complex,
Pallapatti, Karur Dist.
17, East Avani Moola Street
Madurai – 1
Phone : 0452 – 2623594
Corporation Shopping Complex
E-Block First Floor,
Madurai – 1
Phone : 0452 – 2734887
Palani – 1
Phone : 04545 – 242886
C,50 – 51, Ettaypuram
Raja Shopping Complex
Phone : 0462 – 233455
111, Main Road,
Phone : 04634 – 253559
Sidha Ayurvedic Unit,
Phone : 04551 – 229271
#7, Edamalaippatti Road,
Near Palli Vasal,
Phone : 9943360573
Khadi Production Center
Dr. Soundram Nagar (South)
All Sarvodaya Sangham &
Khadi Gramodyog Bhanders
Supports to SHGs:
As part of village extension work the Gandhigram trust has taken up a project on the “Production and marketing of village industries products by SHGs”. This project aims at supporting the Micro Entrepreneurial activities of Self Help Groups. Over 100 SHG women are benefited by this project.
Gandhigram has also trained and developed a band of sales representatives called “Gandhigram Sales Representatives” (GSR). They are educated un-employed boys and girls from rural areas or members of SHGs. They take the products of Gandhigram to the doorsteps of villages.
NEW KHADI GRAMODYOG BHAVAN OPENED AT GANDHIGRAM TAMIL NADU
Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan Constructed by Gandhigram Khadi and Village Industries Public Charitable Trust was inaugurated On 07.06.2012 at 10.30 A.M by Shri. K.C. Kalappaji Member (S.Z) KVIC Mumbai by lighting the lamp in the presence of Shri. M.R Rajagopalan Managing Trustee, Shri. K. Shivakumar Secretary, Dr. Kousalya Devi Life Trustee Gandhigram Khadi V.I.P.C.Trust and Shri. K. Mohan Raju Director KVIC, Divisional office Madurai.
For further enquiries / details, please contact
Secretary / Deputy Secretary
Gandhigram KVIPC Trust,
Gandhigram – 624 302,
Phone No: 0451-2452316
E. mail – firstname.lastname@example.org