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Centre to set up footwear devpt institute in Kerala

Posted on Dec 13, 10:45PM | UNI

The Centre will set up a Footwear Designing Development Institute (FDDI) in this district of Kerala soon, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said.

An asurance to this affect has been given to Senior Congress Leader M K Raghavan, representing Kozhikode in the Lok Sabha, by the Cabinet Minister after a meeting with FDDI Managing Director Rajiv Lakra, said a release here.

As part of the plan, a high-level Central team will visit the city in January 2013 to study the issues relating to land acquisition, among others, it added.