An analysis of Khadi and Village Industrial sector in Chhattisgarh State is the prime objective of the study, specifically
focusing on the role of these industries in the economic development of the state.This study undertook the evaluation of the
performance, adequacy, and effectiveness of the khadi and village industries. It includes year wise analysis of turnover of Khadi
and Village Industries Board for the last five years. It presents a comprehensive picture on the performance of the sector along
with its contribution in the economic development of Chhattisgarh State. To test the relevant hypotheses and examine various
issues, this study relied primarily on the data base generated through a survey of 250 beneficiary households under the
Chhattisgarh Khadi and Village Board. The data from published sources as well as those from the offices of the implementing
agencies were also collected and analyzed. The findings of the study indicates that Chhattisgarh has developed economically as far
as beneficieries of khadi and village industries of Chhattiagarh is concerned due to the significant physical performance of the KVI.
The result of the study is in accordance with the study of Dollar, Hallward-Driemeier and Mengistae (2005), which indicates that
physical performance significantly impact the economic development.