Shri P.R. Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman, CLE visited the LSSC office in Chennai on 5th March 2019 and participated in a discussion on capacity building in the leather industry through skill development. The LSSC team was excited to share their views and interact with the Chairman since represented the Indian Leather industry. His inputs and advice was highly valuable since he had a global perspective about the industry.
Shri P. R. Aqeel Ahmed advised the team about the paradigm shift to tap the untapped areas like non-leather footwear, harnessing the competitive advantage of the each sub-sector through capacity expansion and capacity addition. As per the advice LSSC will strengthen operational areas involving various stakeholders especially the State Governments and Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).