Nitin Gadkari unveils eco-friendly 'Vedic Paint' to boost rural economy

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (File photo)
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari (File photo)

New Delhi [India], December 17 (ANI): The Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari on Thursday introduced the soon-to-be-launched 'Vedic Paint' made of cow dung.

"Grameen economy ko bal mile aur kisaano ko atirikt aamdani ho isiliye Khadi and Village Industries Commission ke madhyam se hum zald hi gai ke gobar se bana Vedic Paint launch karne wale hain (To boost the rural economy and generate an additional income for farmers, we will soon launch 'Vedic Paint' made of cow dung through the Khadi and Village Industries Commission)," Gadkari tweeted.

The union minister explained that the paint will come in distemper and emulsion forms and will dry in just four hours. The eco-friendly paint will have non-toxic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and washable properties. He estimated 'Vedic Paint' will lead to an additional income of Rs 55,000 a year for livestock farmers. (ANI)