Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Sri Lankan delegates visits FDDI
Sri Lankan delegates visits FDDI
06
Mar '09
A Sri Lankan delegation led by Mr. H M R B Herath - Secretary, Ministry of Textile Industry Development/Chairman, Clothing Industry Training Institute (CITI), Mr. Asitha Senevirathne- Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industrial Development and Mr. Ranjith Hettiarachchi- CEO, DSI Co. Ltd., visited Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) on 24th February 2009.

"CITI desires to avail the services of FDDI for the purpose of footwear education and training activities, CAD-CAM & testing lab and consultancy services." Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI.

The Sri Lankan delegation was here for the final round of discussions regarding the technical assistance/collaboration seeking from FDDI for establishing the footwear institute in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI, said, "CITI desires to avail the services of FDDI for the purpose of footwear education and training activities, CAD-CAM & testing lab and consultancy services."

The delegation discussed the modalities in length about the facility, the infrastructure & services to be provided by institute in Sri Lanka with the Managing Director.

The Government of Sri Lanka had request to expedited actions in this regard at the earliest, since the footwear industry as well as the Ministry of Industrial Development wanted this project to be implemented in this year itself.

Earlier, a seven members delegation from Sri Lanka had visited FDDI on 4th of February 2008 in this regard and had expressed desire to have a footwear training institute in the pattern of FDDI at Sri Lanka.

"FDDI will help CITI in establishing its Design Studio equipped with complete CAD-CAM system and train its trainer in the relevant field so that CITI can provide the industry CAD services." Mr. Shashi Bhushan Shukla, IRS, Secretary FDDI.

Subsequently, experts of FDDI, after visiting the location in Sri Lanka had submitted the detailed project report to the Sri Lankan government which was accepted by them.

The footwear training institute of Sri Lanka will basically have three main components that are Design Studio or Design Centre, Laboratory & Training Department which will be under the CITI, Ministry of Textile Industry Development, Government of Sri Lanka.

Mr. Shashi Bhushan Shukla, IRS, Secretary FDDI, remarked, "FDDI will help CITI in establishing its Design Studio equipped with complete CAD-CAM system and train its trainer in the relevant field so that CITI can provide the industry CAD services."

FDDI is providing consultancy to the industry in all technical and design related areas and has earned good name for its technical expertise and knowledge at the international forum. Besides Sri Lanka, it is now providing consultancy to the Ethiopia, Kenya and other Asian and African countries for the growth of the leather sector.

Footwear Design & Development Institute


Must ReadView All

Polyester yarn price surge affects Surat textile industry

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Polyester yarn price surge affects Surat textile industry

The prices of polyester yarn have increased about 12-15 per cent in...

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has asked the...

Courtesy: Myntra

Fashion | On 22nd May 2018

Myntra to launch exclusive red carpet line at IIFA 2018

India’s leading destination for fashion online, Myntra, is all set to ...

Interviews View All

Top executives
Textile industry

GST has levelled the playing field to an extent

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search