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India produces about 3 Bn sq. ft. of leather annually. The Leather industry in India has consistently recorded high export earnings and is among the top 10 foreign exchange earners for India. The domestic market is expected to reach USD18 Bn by 2020. The Leather industry in India comprises high growth potential segments like footwear, finished leather, leather goods, leather garments, footwear components, saddlery and harness.


  • 15 Opportunities
  • USD 4.14 mn Worth

Mode of Implementation

  • 1 EPC
  • 0 PPP
  • 0 Turnkey
  • 0 Others
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7 Opportunities

USD 4.14 mn worth

India is the 2nd largest exporter of Leather Garments in the world

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  • Guidelines Integrated Development of Leather Sector (IDLS)

    The present sub scheme is aimed at enabling tanneries, footwear, footwear components, leather goods, and accessories, leather garments, harness & saddlery manufacturing units to upgrade themselves leading to productive gains, right-sizing of capacity, cost cutting, design and development and employment generation including simultaneously encouraging entrepreneurs to diversify and set up new units n the areas as specified under the scheme.

  • Implementation of Duty Free Import Scheme (DFIS) ? Comprehensive Guidelines - 2018-2019

    The Duty Free Import Scheme will be implemented by the Council for the year 2018-19 as per the regulations in force.

  • Central Sector Scheme Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP)

    The 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.

  • Marketing Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme

    Marketing Development Assistance (MDA) Scheme is under operation through the Department of Commerce to support and assist exporters, EPCs, approved organisations/trade bodies and FOCUS export promotion programmes.