LSSC has embarked on a pilot project to train 500 SC-ST entrepreneurs across India as per a mandate from National SC-ST Hub (NSSH) & National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC). Covering the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, the training course of 28 hours would focus on 2… Continue Reading
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme “Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme” with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore over the three financial… Continue Reading
NAPS is an industry –friendly scheme for engaging apprentices in the leather sector. It has made apprenticeship attractive for both industry and youth by removing stringent clauses from the Apprentice Act of 1961. Apprenticeship is a proven solution the world over, to train the workforce as per emerging industry needs.… Continue Reading
“Skilled manpower is the basic need for any segment in the employment-intensive leather industry. Particularly in the footwear industry, there is huge loss in productivity and quality since many factories employ unskilled or semi-skilled workers.” Emphasizing on various aspects of skilling and entrepreneurship in this sector, Shri Raj Kumar Gupta,… Continue Reading
At the outset let me wish you a happy and prosperous New Year! I hope this year brings you good business and you succeed as entrepreneurs and encourage more people to take the route to job-creation and economic development.
Being labor-intensive, leather industry has great potential to create jobs and address… Continue Reading
The Indian leather industry has tremendous potential for sustainable growth and employment generation. Considering this, the Government of India had recognized the leather sector as a Focus Sector under the prestigious Make in India programme announced by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
The Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP) which was… Continue Reading
The Government of India has announced a major support measure for the leather and footwear sector in the form of special package for leather and footwear sector, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on 16th December, 2017.
This package, with an approved expenditure of Rs.2600 crore, encompasses support measures covering… Continue Reading
Happy New Year and warm wishes for a prosperous 2018! The focus on demand-driven skilling has become a key area for capacity building in the leather industry. Last year, we saw the setting up of multi-skill centers in core leather clusters like Kanpur and Agra. This year we will expand… Continue Reading
The Multi Skill Training Centre for Leather trades at Kanpur-Unnao Leather Cluster (KLC) campus was inaugurated on 27th July 2017 by Shri Satish Mahana, Hon’ble Minister for Industries Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh. The training center will play a key role in skilling 50000 candidates across India and 10000 candidates… Continue Reading