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India International Leather Fair (IILF 2018) – A Walkthrough

The 33rd edition India International Leather Fair (IILF 2018) held at Chennai from 31st January to 2nd February 2018 was a landmark event as it had 450 exhibitors from India and abroad, displaying their products at the Chennai International Trade Center. The 3-day trade fair had a wide range of… Continue Reading

Workforce training and skill development for higher productivity: View from the industry

“ This article had multiple pages click on navigation numbers for next page” Workforce training and skill development for higher productivity: View from the industry The LSSC team was at the India International Leather Fair (IILF 2018) held at Chennai from 31st January to 2nd February 2018 , to get a… Continue Reading

India International Leather Fair (IILF 2018) – A Walkthrough

LSSC Meeting with Hon’ble Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, MSDE

In a recent meeting with the LSSC leadership team, Hon’ble Minister for Skill Development Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, commended the initiatives in skilling workforce to meet the requirements of the fast growing leather industry. On 31st January 2018, Shri Habib Hussain, Chairman, LSSC and Shri Ramesh Kumar IAS, CEO, LSSC… Continue Reading

A Report on the LSSC General Council (GC) Meeting held on 20th March 2018

A Report on the LSSC General Council (GC) Meeting held on 20th March 2018 LSSC held the last GC Meeting for the year 2017-18 on 20th March 2018 at Trident Hotel, Chennai. The meeting was attended by Shri Habib Hussain, Chairman, Leather Sector Skill Council; Shri Mukhtarul Amin, Chairman, CLE; Shri… Continue Reading

Message from Shri. Habib Hussain, Chairman, LSSC

When I look back at how the leather industry has evolved and unfolded into many sub-sectors, one thing that stands out is the scope for design, creativity and continuous improvement. Today, the Indian Leather Industry has established itself as a high-growth sector with immense opportunities for entrepreneurship in traditional leather… Continue Reading

Message from Shri. Mukhtarul Amin, Chairman, Council for Leather Exports (CLE)

You are all aware that exports from the Indian leather industry registered a declining trend for two and half years starting from the financial year 2015-16. However, as per provisional data available, overall exports from leather industry have shown a growth of 1.79% in dollar terms during April 2017 to… Continue Reading

Message from Shri P.R. Aqeel Ahmed, Vice-Chairman, Council for Leather Exports

Europe and USA have been the traditional markets for the Indian leather industry.  About 68% of our exports are directed to these traditional markets. I feel that early conclusion of India – EU Trade and Investment Agreement with zero duty facility for export of leather, leather products and footwear will… Continue Reading

Message from Shri. R. Ramesh Kumar, CEO, LSSC

Let me begin with few questions. How many of you participated in the recent India International Leather Fair (IILF 2018) held at Chennai from 31st January to 2nd February 2018? What was your experience; did you put up a stall and did the Leather Fair help you in improving your… Continue Reading

Model Curriculum

LSSC has created Model Curriculum and Participant Handbooks for the following job roles: PARTICIPANT HANDBOOKS IN LEATHER SECTOR S.No Name of the Handbook QP Code Level Languages 1 Stitching Operator (Footwear) LSS/Q2501 4 English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali 2 Stitcher (Goods & Garments) LSS/Q5501a 4 English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali 3 Cutter (Footwear) LSS/Q2301 4 English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali 4 Cutter (Goods and Garments) LSS/Q5301 4 English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali 5 Skiving Operator (Footwear) LSS/Q2401 4 English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali 6 Pre-Assembly Operator (Footwear) LSS/Q2601 4 English, Tamil,… Continue Reading
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