12.9% of the global production of leather comes from India, including equal quantities of bovine, sheep and goat-light leather.

50%

increase in exports expected by 2022.

100%

FDI allowed under automatic route.

US$5.07bn

worth of leather exports during 2019-20.

5bn

pairs of footwear to be made by 2020.

20%

of world's cattle, 11% of world's goat & sheep population is in India.

63mn

pieces of leather articles are produced annually in India.

2nd

largest producer of footwear and leather garments in the world.

Tanning

India has a strong, diverse and sustainable leather tanning base.

+1,000

leather and leather products exporting companies in India.

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

pstocim@gmail.com

011-23061222

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Formulation and implementation of industrial policy and strategies for industrial development in conformity with the development needs and national objectives.

Central Leather Research Institute

director@clri.res.in

044-24910897 / 24910846

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CLRI, today, is a central hub in Indian leather sector with direct roles in education, research, training, testing, designing, forecasting, planning, social empowerment and leading in science and technology relating to leather.

Council for Leather Exports

cle@cleindia.com

+91- 44- 28594367

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CLE is the single largest and apex trade promotion organisation of the strong and rapidly growing Indian leather & leather products industry.

Footwear Design and Development Institute

contact@fddiindia.com

0120-4818400

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To Develop Human Resources within the country by imparting appropriate knowledge and skills to promote the rapid growth of footwear and allied industry in the country.

National Institute of Fashion Technology

director.delhi@nift.ac.in

+91-11-26542000

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NIFT is the pioneering institute of fashion education in the country.

Central Footwear Training Institute

cfti@vsnl.net

044-22501529

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To train personnel in footwear technology as per the requirements of the trade and industry.

investment opportunities

  • Leather footwear and accessories clusters
  • Leather technology and best practices exchange
  • Training and skill development in the sector
  • Raw and processed leather and products export

key investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments

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India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments

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