Staff Reporter

KANNUR: Onam Khadi fair of the Kerala Khadi Village Industries Board will begin at the Kannur District Khadi Village Industries Office premises here on August 8 under the auspices of the Payyannur Khadi Centre.

Payyannur Khadi Centre director V.V. Ajayakumar said at a press conference here on Monday that District Panchayat president K.K. Narayanan would inaugurate the Kannur-Kasaragod district level Onam fair, which would be held at marketing outlets of the centre.

Target

The centre has set the Onam season sales target this year at Rs.2 crores, he said.

Mr. Ajaykumar said that 40 per cent of the centre's annual sales was during the Onam festival.

The centre had 2,000 khadi workers in over 100 khadi units and nearly 30 marketing centres. Khadi fabric products would be given a 20-30 per cent rebate till September 9.

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