Communications Minister Manoj Sinha had unveiled a new khadi uniform for the Department of Posts personnel, including postmen and multi-tasking staff. Launching the uniform in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Sinha said, Prime Minister has been promoting khadi. He said his ministry started the process around 25 days back and decided to come up with this khadi uniform in khaki colour.
Mr Sinha said the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) had designed this new uniform. The new dress carries the logo of ‘India Post’ on the pocket and the cap, along with red stripes on shoulders and shoulder blade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program on the All India Radio said that khadi is not a cloth but it is a notion. Khadi is connected with the livelihood of the artisan. He said khadi for the nation, khadi for fashion and now khadi for transformation.