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Rs.990 cr ILDP for leather sector cleared

New Delhi, Jan 2 : The government on Thursday said Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Central Sector Scheme Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP) for implementation during the 12th Plan period aiming at overall development of the leather sector.


"Six sub-schemes namely Integrated Development of Leather Sector (IDLS), Human Resource Development (HRD), Support to Artisan (STA), Leather Technology Innovation and Environmental Issues (erstwhile Upgradation/lnstallation of Infrastructure for Environmental Protection), Mega Leather Cluster and Establishment of Institutional Institutes are being proposed for continuation from the 11th Plan period for implementation under the ILDP during the 12th Plan period with the total outlay of Rs.990.36 crore," the government said in a statement.

Around two lakh unemployed persons would be provided placement linked skill development training under the HRD sub-scheme.

Skill upgradation of existing employees and training to trainers would also be provided. Thirty thousand artisans would be covered through the common facilitating centre support, marketing linkages, micro finance and by forming Self Help Group for enhancing their skill and income.

It also envisages infrastructure support in the form of mega leather clusters, establishing infrastructure and pilot projects for environment protection, establishment of two new branches of Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) and providing assistance for modernization and technology upgradation of leather units.

"Implementation of ILDP would provide trained manpower to the industry and assistance to overcome the constraints of infrastructure in the industry besides efforts for addressing environmental concerns. The objective of the scheme is overall development of the leather sector," it said.

--IBNS (Posted on 03-01-2014)

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