Thrust Areas

Leather Products

The development of leather, allied areas and leather like materials are the main focus to innovate in the direction of newer leather products

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Cleaner Technologies

The object of the advanced leather processing is to develop cleaner and greener technologies for betterment of environment.

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Sustainable Processes

The aim of the current education system is to identify and develop a sustainable leather processing through ecofriendly technique

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By the Numbers


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Message from the HOD

Dr. K.J. Sreeram


          The Department of Leather Technology is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as a Centre for Quality education for offering BTech, M.Tech and Ph.D programmes to brace the potential source of knowledge related to leather education . The Department of Leather Technology has grown in stature gaining strength, thanks to the guidance and individual care showered by the successive Directors of the Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Heads of the Department and Scientists who had been the Hon. Faculty of the Department of Leather Technology drawn from different R & D divisions of the Institute. To strengthen the academic programmes and to gain excellence in leather research, the Department of Leather Technology had been created. Not only Indian leather industry benefits but industry overseas also gains by utilizing the expertise made available. Nearly 25% of the global supply (tertiary level) of leather experts is being added though the Department of Leather Technology of Anna University - CSIR-CLRI every year.