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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

NSIC Pilot Project

LSSC has embarked on a pilot project to train 500 SC-ST entrepreneurs across India as per a mandate from National SC-ST Hub (NSSH) & National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC). Covering the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, the training course of 28 hours would focus on 2 Continue Reading

Cabinet Approves Rs 2600 Crores for Skilling and Job Creation in Leather and Footwear Sector

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme “Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme” with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore over the three financial Continue Reading

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) 

NAPS is an industry –friendly scheme for engaging apprentices in the leather sector. It has made apprenticeship attractive for both industry and youth by removing stringent clauses from the Apprentice Act of 1961. Apprenticeship is a proven solution the world over, to train the workforce as per emerging industry needs. Continue Reading

How In-House Training and Support for Startups Can Transform Business in The Footwear Segment

“Skilled manpower is the basic need for any segment in the employment-intensive leather industry. Particularly in the footwear industry, there is huge loss in productivity and quality since many factories employ unskilled or semi-skilled workers.” Emphasizing on various aspects of skilling and entrepreneurship in this sector, Shri Raj Kumar Gupta, Continue Reading

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

At the outset let me wish you a happy and prosperous New Year! I hope this year brings you good business and you succeed as entrepreneurs and encourage more people to take the route to job-creation and economic development. Being labor-intensive, leather industry has great potential to create jobs and address Continue Reading
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