India’s Ministry of Science and Technology has announced the launch of a series of industry training programmes before the end of 2016. Around 30 different programmes have been announced ranging from eight weeks to a year in length, which include leather processing, making of leather goods, garments, and dyeing.

Harsh Vardhan, Science and Technology Minister, said the aim is to reach 75 different training modules across different industry sectors in the long term.

The CSIR’s Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) has also signed an agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Caste Cooperative Finance Corporation (APSCCFC) to train manpower in leather processing.

Source: Business Standard