TIL at Core Committee meeting of Council for Leather Exports

March 31, 2015

Mr N Mohan, Tata International Head – Leather Products, has been included in the Core Committee constituted by the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) to work with CLE Chairman for the Leather and Leather Products Industry. The Committee has been formed to drive the Make in India initiative, and provide a common platform for industry leaders and the government to discuss concerns faced by the industry including policy and procedural issues.

Mr Mohan participated in the first meeting of the Committee held on March 4, 2015 and presented the industry’s perspective on export prospects and the challenges. The meeting was also attended by Mr JK Dadoo, Joint Secretary, Commerce Ministry; Mr Atul Chaturvedi, Joint Secretary, DIPP; Mr Rafeeq Ahmed, Chairman, CLE; Mr Ramesh Kumar, IAS, and Executive Director, CLE; all Regional Chairmen of CLE, and other Core Committee members.

During the meeting, Mr Naresh Bhasin was appointed Chairman of the Task Force on Design under the Make in India programme. He proposed Mr Mohan be one of the key people of this task force. The task force will meet in April 2015.

The CLE has formed panels for various product groups to bring about additional focus toward the sector and Mr Mohan has been appointed the Convener for the Panel on Leather Footwear. As part of this initiative, he will be driving the discussions with the industry along with the CLE Chairman to provide recommendations to improve the prospects of leather footwear both in exports and domestic markets.


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