Khadi Natural Paint

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Khadi Natural Paint

Khadi Natural Paint

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Recently Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched “Khadi Natural Paints”. This paint has been developed by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission.

Features of Khadi Natural Paints:

  • Khadi natural paints is non-toxic and environmentally It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
  • It is the first product of its kind. The main component of Khadi natural paints is cow dung. It is much cheaper than other paints.
  • This paint has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
  • This Khadi natural paint is available in two forms: Plastic Emulsion Paint and Distemper paint.

Main Benefits of Khadi Natural Paint:

  • Heavy metals such as mercury, lead, arsenic, chromium, cadmium have not been used in this paint. This paint will help in doubling the income of farmers.
  • This will provide additional revenue to Gaushalas and farmers because the consumption of cow dung as a raw material for making Khadi Natural Paints.
  • The farmers are expected to get an additional income of Rs. 30,000 per animal from Khadi natural paints. On the other hand, the use of cow dung will prevent the deposition of drains and clean the environment.

Khadi natural paints test:

The paint has been tested by National Test House Mumbai, National Test House Ghaziabad and Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, New Delhi.

Environmental effects of common paints:

Common paint contains significantly higher chromium and lead. Traditional paints release volatile organic compounds during the drying process.

Source- PIB


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