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How skill development can enhance productivity in the leather sector Author: K. Ramachandran, LSSC

Leather industry has been facing shortage of skilled manpower for various job roles. Particularly at the shop floor level, approximately for 85% of the workforce are either unskilled or semi-skilled. They enter into the industry without formal training and continue to learn on the job, often acquiring few skills to Continue Reading

LSSC as a National Monitoring Unit (NMU) for IFLADP Primary Skill Development

LSSC has been appointed as an National Monitoring Unit (NMU) for HRD Sub-scheme of Indian Footwear, Leather and Accessories Development Programme (ILFADP) for 2018 – 2020. As an NMU, LSSC will establish foolproof monitoring mechanism for the entire training cycle for 2 years through SMART and SDMS portals. IFLADP focuses Continue Reading

A Report on LSSC Governing Council Meeting held on 23rd March 2019

LSSC has conducted the Governing Council Meeting on 23rd March 2019 in Chennai. Mr. Habib Hussain, Chairman, LSSC, extended a warm welcome to the members of the Governing Council and all others who were present and introduced everyone to Mr. Gopal who was the chief executive in L&T and has Continue Reading

Shri P.R. Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman, CLE Visits LSSC office

                    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 Continue Reading

Message from CEO,Leather Sector Skill Council

Monitoring plays a crucial role in determining the success and outcomes of any training initiative. Skill development in the leather industry involves three key areas: primary skilling of the new workforce, upskilling of existing workforce and training of trainers. These three areas are also emphasized by one of the sub-schemes Continue Reading

Message from the Vice-Chairman, Council for Leather Exports

Success in international market depends not only on building the brand image of the product but also the brand image of the country. Transformation of a company from a contract manufacturer to a brand is a welcome step but there is a need for sustained brand building campaign of the Continue Reading

Message from the Chairman, Council for Leather Exports

As per latest available data, export of leather, leather products and footwear from India have grown from Rs.338947.08 million in April  2017 – February 2018 to Rs.365623.45 million in April 2018 – February 2019, thereby growing by 7.87% in Rupee Terms.   During the current year, we have been able to Continue Reading

Message from Chairman, Leather Sector Skill Council

“Today, Indian leather industry is all set to achieve excellence and face international competition with confidence and consistent quality. Last few years have seen remarkable development in capacity building through skill-based training that aligns with the needs of the industry. We have benchmarked the training curriculum at the global level Continue Reading
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Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) distributes certificates to RPL Type 4 candidates at Pioneer Inc, Chennai

LSSC held the RPL Type 4 certification distribution ceremony on 27th January 2019 at Pioneer Inc, Chennai. The certificates were handed over by Mr. Rajesh Agrawal, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in the presence of Mr. Ramesh Kumar IAS, CEO, LSSC, Mr. Gopakumar Nair, Pioneer Continue Reading

RPL Type-IV Best in Class Employers

Company Name Location No’s in LOI’s AFPL Global Pvt. Ltd. Kanpur 900 Atarv Trading Agra 400 Bankey Bihari & Company Agra 350 Bata India Ltd. Hosur 102 BBK leathers Pvt. Ltd. Ranipet 750 BPS Oversea Pvt. Ltd. Kancheepuram 1250 Carson Overseas Agra 550 Cheyyar Lotus Ltd. Cheyyar 17455 Das Enterprises 24 Paragnas 400 Dawar Footwear Agra 850 Educational Club Kolkata 3500 Everest Tanning Industries Kanpur 1000 Farida Group Ambur 10000 Fuzail Shoes Pvt ltd Ambur 650 Green Leaf Agra 300 H.P. Rural Entreprenurship Shimla 20000 Habib Tanning Footwear Div Gudiyattam 400 Habib Tanning Shoe Division Gudiyattam 450 Hommera Tanning Kanpur 480 India Shoes Pvt. Ltd. Ambur 3000 Irus International Kanpur 400 J K Trading Kanpur 350 Jama Corporation Kanpur 445 K. V. Continue Reading
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