About Leathertech Kolkata 2018
 

KOLKATA - Important Tanning & Largest Leathergoods & Accessories Export Hub of India
Fifth largest global exporter. Annual production capacity – 63 million pieces of leather articles, 52 million pairs of Industrial gloves & 12.50 million pieces of Harness & Saddlery items. Accounts for 23% share of India's total export. The eastern region leather sector hopes to make a major contribution to the target of USD 15 billion set for 2020. Council for Leather Exports (CLE) is represented through a regional office at Kolkata. Kolkata, is an important tanning centre of India. Currently there are 538 tanneries operational in Kolkata, distributed over 3 clusters. The total estimated production capacity equals 52 million m2 leather per year (850 t hides per day), employing about 30,000 people.

KOLKATA LEATHER COMPLEX (KLC)
Government of West Bengal had decided in as early as 1992, that the tanneries had to be relocated to a new modern complex, complete with a CETP to properly treat the effluent discharged. For the CETP a site of 8.7 ha has been made available in the eastern part of KLC. Directly to the south of the KLC an area of about 20.2 ha will be used for solid waste and sludge disposal. When fully developed the KLC will provide about 80,000 jobs, including 33,000 in tanneries.

INDIAN LEATHER PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (ILPA)
ILPA works actively worked to bring together manufacturer–exporters and merchant-exporters of leather products of India on a common platform to stimulate growth and development of the leather sector.

INDIAN LEATHER TECHNOLOGISTS' ASSOCIATION (ILTA)
Leather Technologists' Association (India), was formed in the year 1950 and was renamed as 'Indian Leather Technologists' Association' in 1957. ILTA made a small beginning to weave all segments of people sincerely devoted to the cause of Leather and allied Technology all over the country. Through regional Centers, the Association strives to bring technologists all over the country close together.



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