Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / India approves setting up mega leather cluster in Kolkata

India approves setting up mega leather cluster in Kolkata

11
Nov '19
Pic: Shutterstock
Pic: Shutterstock
The department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) last month approved the Mega Leather Footwear and Accessories Cluster (MLFAC) project at Bantala in Kolkata at a cost of ₹178.84 crore, out of which DPIIT’s share will be ₹89.42 crore. About 100 units are reportedly interested in setting up units there and about ₹2,000-2,500 crore will be invested.

DPIIT under secretary (leather section) Dayanidhi Joshi’s letter on the approval was received by the secretary of West Bengal’s department of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and textiles, according to Indian media reports.

Imran Ahmed Khan, general secretary of the Calcutta Leather Complex Tanners Association (CLCTA) said the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) , the nodal agency for the project, will now set up basic infrastructure and common facilities. It will take two to three years for production to commence, he said.

The cluster will generate employment for 60,000-70,000, Khan claimed.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jan 2021

Bangladesh apparel exports decline 2.99% in H1 FY21

Readymade garment exports from Bangladesh declined by 2.99 per cent...

Pic: PRNewsfoto/Goat Group

E-commerce | On 22nd Jan 2021

Groupe Artemis makes strategic investment in Goat Group

Goat Group, the global platform for the greatest products from the...

Pic: Citi Trends

Retail | On 21st Jan 2021

Citi Trends to open 100 new stores by fiscal 2023-end

Citi Trends, Inc, a US-based value-priced retailer of fashion...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strike a balance between handmade in India and 'Make in India'

Footwear industry, Head honchos

Footwear industry
Head honchos

There is rising demand for fancy, trendy and yet comfortable footwear

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fashion tech has to be lean and very productive

Verena Ruckh,

Verena Ruckh

Brückner Trockentechnik develops, manufactures and supplies textile...

Gus Bartholomew,

Gus Bartholomew

<b>Gus Bartholomew</b>, co-founder of SupplyCompass, explains why...

Milva Morani,

Milva Morani

Brighi Technologies began in 1970 with trading and repairing sewing...

Mr Hartmann Huth, Trevira GmbH

Mr Hartmann Huth
Trevira GmbH

Trevira GmbH is an innovative European manufacturer of high-value branded...

Ayyappa Nagubandi, Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Ayyappa Nagubandi
Broadcast Wearables Pvt Ltd

Hyderabad-based Broadcast Wearables has come up with the country's first...

Georg Reinhold, Trützschler  Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

Sweta Tantia, Tahweave & Garo

Sweta Tantia
Tahweave & Garo

Designer Sweta Tantia owns Garo, a couture indutva or ethnicwear brand,...

Sidharth Sinha, Sidharth Sinha

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Tony Ward, Tony Ward

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

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


January 2021

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


Advanced Search