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Government allocates fund to Sialkot tannery zone

The Sialkot Tannery Zone Project has received a boost with a significant allocation of funds, including Rs300 million (US$1.04 million) for the purchase of 400 acres of land by the Department of Environmental Protection Punjab. Read More...

Tanneries in Punjab report 60% of order cancellations

India’s nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic is reported to have left the leather industry in Jalandhar, Indian state of Punjab, in distress due to a disruption in the supply chain and the closure of the U.S. and European markets.

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Illegal discharge of tannery pollutants continues in Jalandhar

Despite the environmental protection measures undertaken by India’s National Green Tribunal (NGT) and the attempt to close 19 tanneries in Jalandhar, Indian state of Punjab, the discharge of tannery pollutants directly into the communal drains is reported to continue.

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