Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI) Chennai inaugurated a Productivity Management Centre (PMC) at CFTI Chennai campus on 14th December 2018 in association with URS. Shri. Habib Hussain, Chairman, LSSC was the guest of honor at the event.
The Leather and Footwear industry needs to improve productivity and enhance manufacturing competitiveness for Continue Reading
Author: Abhijit Das, Mirams Training Services (I) Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and RPL Type- 4 for Best in Class Employers (BICE) are two important schemes from the government in extending formal recognition and certification of existing skills and knowledge. In the leather sector, we have been implementing Continue Reading
Author: Arun Kumar Gaikwad, Center-In Charge, FDDI, Hyderabad
Leather industry has great potential for innovation in product design and development for catering to domestic and international markets. And, this is largely unexplored in our country! India needs many footwear and leather accessories designers who can cater to new markets by coming up Continue Reading
To be successful in the leather industry, a holistic strategy to produce and sell various products in domestic and global is a prerequisite. Mirza International Limited, India’s leading producer of leather footwear and finished leather has their presence across 30 countries with state-of-the-art company owned facilities. With design, innovation and Continue Reading
The Indian leather and footwear industry has achieved significant transformation in the recent years in terms of value addition and has now become one of the major sourcing points. There is huge potential to achieve further growth and development.
Being a fashion and design oriented industry, we must ensure quick adaptation Continue Reading
As you all know, the leather industry creates “Wealth from Waste” as it produces huge value added products from hides and skins, which are a by-product of the meat industry. Also, leather is unique because it is fashionable and durable. Hence, I have no doubt about the immense opportunities available Continue Reading
The New Year marks the beginning of new projects and fulfilment of new dreams. With continued upward growth, the leather industry will demand many skilled workers who can deliver as per global standards and quality. As you are aware, the agenda for skilling them is being implemented on a mission Continue Reading
Leather industry has been contributing remarkably to India’s export revenues, making it one of the most prominent sectors on the growth trajectory to improve our presence in global markets. As the New Year unfolds, let us look at some key numbers pertaining to the exports. During April – October 2018, Continue Reading
Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS, Secretary, Dept. of Commerce held the Open House Meet in Chennai on 22nd October 2018 under the aegis of FIEO. Shri P. R. Aqeel Ahmed, Vice Chairman, CLE, discussed the following issues pertaining to the leather industry:
Implementation of Rebate of State Levies (ROSL) scheme and Continue Reading