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Leather Goods and Garment Training Centre

The S&T Division of the Council had set up a training centre for leather goods and garment making in the premises of Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Guwahati in collaboration with the Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai and in association with ITI, Guwahati under the Leather Technology Mission (LTM). The basic objectives of the centre is to train youths of the N.E. Region in making consumer leather goods and garment which will enable them to start their own enterprises in this line of leather goods and garment making which has very high potential. Regular training programme of 6 months duration with an intake capacity of 12 trainees in each have been conducted in the centre.

Programmes taken up

  • Nine trainees had been trained on Leather Goods and Garment from 1st August 2005 to 31st January 2006
  • Two trainees has been set up their own production unit in Guwahati and Baihata Chariali, Kamrup
  • Two trainees had been working as master operator in already established units, in Guwahati
  • Counseling was provided by personnel of ASTEC to the outgoing trainees in the line of setting up of SSI unit and product development and its marketing on leather goods and allied products. Three trainees had set up their own production units at Guwahti and developed good market of their products