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Research paper presented by faculties of FDDI, NOIDA during International e-Conference 2020

Two faculty of Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), NOIDA namely Ms. Sweta Kumari (Jr. Consultant, Leather Goods, NOIDA) and Ms. Aastha Garg (Sr. Faculty, Retail Management, NOIDA) jointly presented a research paper during AICTE sponsored International e-Conference 2020 which was held on 18th September 2020.

It was organized by The Technological Institute of Textile and Sciences, Bhiwani.

The titled of the research paper was ‘Mapping the acceptance of Indian footwear industry for Vocal for Local - A Sustainable Paradigm’.


The aim of the paper was to analyze the acceptance of the Indian footwear industry towards sustainability by procuring the footwear components which are locally produced/ manufactured in India.

The paper also highlighted the problems faced by the footwear manufacturers in using locally produced components vis-a-vis imported.

This paper helps to address the gaps that the footwear component manufacturers in India need to address to make their products more admissible to the Indian footwear manufacturers.

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