New leather cluster KILCPL set to boost Indian exports

A new leather cluster is coming up in Krishnapatnam in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, reports The Times of India. The cluster, called the Krishnapatnam International Leather Complex Private Limited (KILCPL), is expected to boost the exports of leather and leather products from India. The cluster will be spread over an area of 412 acres near the sea coast. KILCPL will have the capacity to process about 300 tonnes of hides and skins a day, which, annually, equals 10

Kothapatnam: Clearance for leather complex

NELLORE: Notwithstanding the hue and cry being raised by the locals and environmentalists against the establishment of Krishnapatnam International Leather Complex at Kothapatnam village in Kota mandal of SPSR Nellore district, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has cleared the project during the 10th empowered committee meeting recently. The project was given environment clearance in 2014, even though residents of 10 surrounding villages staged protests and marred the proceedings of public hearing held twice. The Centre provided `125 crore

Commerce Ministry on the job for leather scheme

NEW DELHI: Following up on the Budget announcement, the Commerce and Industry Ministry has got down to preparing a draft scheme for the leather and footwear segment — on the lines of textiles — to boost manufacturing, exports and job creation. In the Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced plans to launch a scheme for the labour-intensive leather and footwear sector. The scheme will be something similar to the package unveiled for the textiles sector i .. source:Economic Times

Major fillip to Andhra Pradesh leather sector

In a major boost to the leather products manufacturing sector, big players like Tata International Leather Products and Fashion Club Global have come forward to set up units in the state. In all, 43 leather products manufacturers have queued up to set up units at the Krishnapatnam International Leather Complex in Nellore district. These companies will create 15,000 jobs and pump in investments up to Rs 2,000 crore. Tata International is a supplier to global brands such as Marks and