The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) organized an Open House Meet with Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS, Secretary, Department of Commerce in Chennai on October 22, 2018. Various issues concerning Foreign Trade Policy, GST etc., were raised in this meeting.I had the opportunity to represent CLE in this Open House Continue Reading
Our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s initiatives in skill development to leverage the demographic dividend can be realized more impactfully if we look at recent global trends in leather industry. The churn in global trade resulting in higher duties for Chinese products and a strong dollar presents a great Continue Reading
LSSC has been given the mandate of accelerating apprenticeship adoption in the leather industry. Apprenticeship is the best way for the youth to enter the industry through work-integrated training. It is also a win-win strategy for the company to engage apprentices and groom them as per their job requirements. Earlier Continue Reading
To understand the current focus on skill-based training in the industry we spoke with some of the entrepreneurs and employees across the industry.
Mohit Awasthi – Sr. Production Manager – Mehra Group, Kanpur (U.P.)
New workers who come to us are already skilled, I have been in this field for 12 years. Continue Reading
Dawar Group was started in 1977 with retail business in footwear and it was only in 1983 that they started manufacturing under the brand name of Shoe Style . Dawar Footwear Industries was started in 1986. Since then, Dawar Group has been exporting to many countries besides catering to the Continue Reading
NSQF Compliance Consultative Meeting was held on 10th May 2018 at 11.00 AM at the CFTI Campus Meeting Hall, Guindy, Chennai. The meeting was chaired by Mr. R. Ramesh Kumar, IAS, CEO, Leather Sector Skill Council, and it had participants from the academic institutions, industry managers and training partners.
Informing about Continue Reading
The Empowered Committee Meeting held on 28th May 2018 in Delhi has appointed Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) as the National Monitoring Unit (NMU) for HRD Sub-scheme of ILFADP for 2018 – 2020.
The Scheme: Human Resource Development (HRD) for Placement-linked Skill Development
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Continue Reading
The Council for Leather Exports, Central Region, Kanpur had organized Launch Programme on Special Package for Leather & Footwear Sector (IFLADP – 2017-2020) on 3rd of July 2018 in Allenhouse Public School, Rooma, Kanpur.
The participants included Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Government Continue Reading
You are all aware that the Government of India has announced several significant support measures for the growth and development of leather industry. These include Rs.2600 crore special package for the leather industry, reduction of GST rates for many leather industry items, extension of additional 2% scrip under Merchandise Exports Continue Reading
Global market trends have a direct impact on leather exports. I hope you are keeping track of latest economic developments. Of late, there have been few recessionary indications in many countries. Despite this trend , in India, exports have shown a growth of 1.65% USD during 2017 – 18. However, Continue Reading