News @ FDDI

First phase of ‘Training Workshop on Leather Goods Making’ near completion at Training Centre established by FDDI at Manipur

First phase of ‘Training Workshop on Leather Goods Making’ is near completion at the training center established by Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) at Langei Village, Nongpok Sanjebam, Imphal, East district. The program was inaugurated on 18th March 2021.


Training is provided for making value-added products using Kauna grass, cane, bamboo etc. products and use of leather as a value-added component to these items.

The participants including 45 female and 06 male are attending the training workshop with full zeal and enthusiasm.


The workshop modules have been structured broadly into two main parts for developing competences for all learners.

The first part being, training the participants with basic sewing skills on cloth and leather, honing their weaving skills with Kouna grass & cane and then later doing the value addition with leather on these products and making leather goods item.


Currently, the first part of the training program is at the concluding stage and the basic objective is being achieved. With already more than ten days of training completed, the participants are gaining more knowledge about the product making and honing-up their skills.

Submit Your Query