Leather Industry acquires a prominent place in Indian economy due to its potential for high employment and entrepreneurship. Currently, most leather clusters operate as unorganized and small enterprises with poor access to skilled workforce. It is important for leather industry to adopt scientiﬁc production methods and environment-friendly industrial practices to Continue Reading
Footwear has been playing and will continue to play an important role in the development of Indian leather industry. As far as exports are concerned, India still predominantly exports men’s footwear which has a share of over 60%. However, women’s and children’s footwear constitute about 70% of global footwear market Continue Reading
Highlighting the importance of shoes, the French fashion designer Roger Vivier said ‘to wear dreams on one’s feet is to begin to give a reality to one’s dreams.’ Today, besides the normal formals and casuals, footwear ﬁnds its use in a range of activities including sports, adventure, occupational safety, defence Continue Reading
Skill development and entrepreneurship initiatives supported by the Government of India are all set for a makeover, with renewed focus on quality and employability. Apparently, the government is moving away from target based skilling programs since there is an overarching concern that trained people are not getting jobs. In other Continue Reading
The second GC Meeting for the year 2017 – 2018 of LSSC was held at Le Royal Meridien, Chennai on 29th August 2017. The meeting was a ended by Shri Habib Hussain
, Chairman, LSSC; Smt. Revathi Roy
, Chairperson, FDDI; Dr. B. Chandrasekaran
, Director, CLRI and members Shri, Rafeeque Ahmed
, Shri. Continue Reading
LSSC is committed to integrity and transparency as its core organizational values. Extending their support to the Central Vigilance Commission, LSSC observed Vigilance Awareness Week from October 30th to November 4th, 2017 with the theme – “My Vision – Corruption Free India.” The event was marked by taking the Integrity Pledge against Continue Reading
Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) has launched a Multi Skill Training Center for leather trades in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The multi skill center at Kanpur Unnao Leather Cluster Campus (KLC) was inaugurated on 27th July 2017 by the Shri Sathish Mahana, Hon’ble Minister for Industries Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh Continue Reading
The QP-NOS Sub-Committee Meeting of the Leather Sector Skill Council was held on 29th June 2017, at 11.00 a.m. at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, GST Road, Chennai-60032.
The meeting was chaired by Shri Habib Hussain, Chairman, LSSC and the list of attendees included Mr.Ramesh Kumar CEO, LSSC; Mr.Murali Director, CFTI; Dr.M. Continue Reading
Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) made job offers to several deserving candidates and shared their plans with regard to various schemes in skill development and training in the Job Fair, held on 20th and 30th June, at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The Rozgar Mela or Job Fair, dedicated to Pandit Deen Dayal Continue Reading
Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) conducted a certification event for the candidates who have undergone Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) training in different leather job roles under PMKVY. The certification event was held on 28th April 2017, at 3.00 PM at Council for Leather Exports (CLE), HBTU Campus in Kanpur. Continue Reading