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Message from CEO,Leather Sector Skill Council

In my first message to all stakeholders in the industry, I wish to express my gratitude for the cooperation and support extended from the inception. As you are aware, there has been a transition at the leadership level at LSSC and this is the phase where we are revisiting our Continue Reading

Championing skilling to meet the demands of the industry: Mr. Habib Hussain’s contribution

Mr Habib Hussain, former Chairman, LSSC has been instrumental in championing the need for skilled workforce in the leather and non-leather industry in India.  Habib sir, as he is fondly known, has spearheaded the movement to create awareness among the business leaders and well as small business owners about the Continue Reading

Message from Chairman, Leather Sector Skill Council

The good news for all of us is that global import of leather, leather products and footwear had increased from USD 189.61 billion in 2017 to USD 199.35 billion, growing by  5.14%. This growth in imports, after two consecutive years of decline, offers us the opportunity for growth. Our vision is Continue Reading

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
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