The Himachal Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) is a statutory body created by an Act passed by Legislative Assembly (No 8 of 1966).
It came into existence on 8.1.1968 The Original Act of 1966 has been subsequently amended during the year 1981 & 1987.
The Department of Industries is Administrative Deptt. of KVIB.


The objectives of the Board are broadly given as under:
  1. The social objective of providing employment.
  2. The economic objective of producing saleable articles.
  3. The wider objective of creating self reliance amongst the people. Building up a strong rural community spirit.

Organisational Structure of the Board

The headquarter of the Board is at Shimla. The Board has its District level offices and sub units where activities of the Board are undertaken. The policy decisions are taken by the Board, the Chairman controls the overall working of the Board and the administrative functions are looked after by the Chief Executive Officer. The Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer advises on financial matters. The Organizational chart is given as under:

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