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FDDI, Chhindwara campus signs MoU with Western Coalfields Ltd. (WCL) for Short-Term Training programs

Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Western Coalfields Ltd. (WCL) for conducting short-term training programs for the displaced and unemployed youth of coal mines region.

On behalf of FDDI, Mr. Pradeep Mandal, HoD- Fashion Design (FD) & Centre Incharge, FDDI Chhindwara campus signed the MoU whereas, on behalf of WCL, Mr. P.S. Deshpande, General Manager (HRD), Coal Estate, Civil Lines, Nagpur signed the MoU on 10th June 2022.


WCL, a ‘Miniratna Cat-1’, subsidiary of Coal India Limited having its registered office at Coal Estate, Civil Line, Nagpur, in regard to its declared CSR policy initiated the lead in taking up the project for providing Short Term Training for 60 youths from command areas of WCL through FDDI, Chhindwara.


In accordance with the MoU, residential short-term training programs in Retail & Fashion Merchandise (RFM) and Footwear Design & Production (FDP) will be imparted at FDDI, Chhindwara campus, each of which will be of four months duration.

The modalities of Training Programs and Fees Structure, Selection Criteria, Post Training Support, Work Plan, Intellectual Property Right, Publicity and Role and Responsibilities of both the organizations have also been enumerated in the MoU.

The schedule time of the completion of the project is twelve months from the date of the signing of the MoU.

The first batch of short-term training programs consisting of 30 students in RFM and 30 students in FDP is expected to start by the end of July or early August 2022.

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