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DPIIT releases quality control norms for leather footwear

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Oct '20
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India’s department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) recently released quality control norms for leather footwear, including anti-riot shoes to contain imports and production of sub-standard domestic products. According to a DPIIT notification, the products would have to conform to the specified standards and bear the standard mark under a licence from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

The order came into force from October 27.

"The BIS shall be the certifying and enforcement authority for the goods," the notification said.

However, it added that the order will not apply to goods or articles meant for export purpose.

Products included in the order include leather safety boots and shoes, canvas shoes rubber sole, sports footwear and derby shoes.

DPIIT has also released the quality control order for footwear made from all-rubber and polymeric material and its components. These goods include industrial and protective rubber knee and ankle boots; PVC sandal; rubber hawai chappal; rubber microcellular sheets.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)


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