‘Skill development to help boost investment in leather industry’

May 06, 2015

Published in The Pioneer

Commerce and Industries Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia has said that skill development will be promoted for boosting investment in leather industry in the State. Presentations regarding usefulness and self-employment in this sector will be given in various colleges.

Scindia stated this at a meeting on investment potential in leather industry in the state here on Tuesday. Representatives of various states and institutions were present at the meeting.

The Minister said that Madhya Pradesh has conducive atmosphere for setting up any kind of industry. Necessary land, power and manpower are easily available here. Tata International is a major institution which is working in this sector in Madhya Pradesh. At the meeting, Scindia apprised herself of possibilities in leather industry in the state so that maximum number of investors can be invited and maximum number of youths get employment.

Through a Power Point presentation, Commissioner Industries VL Kanta Rao informed about possibilities of better profit through investment in leather industry in Madhya Pradesh.

The delegation comprised Chairman, Leather Sector Skill Council, Chennai Habib Hussain, Chairman, Council of Leather Exports, Chennai Rafiq Ahmad, N Mohan of Tata International, Director Sports & Youth Welfare Upendra Jain, Philip Christopher of Union Rural Development Ministry and DM of Central Footwear Training Institute Sanatan Sahu.

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