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Interactive Session of FDDI, Noida campus students with Chairman, CLE and Executive Director, CLE

On 19th February 2020, the students of the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Noida had an interactive session with Mr. P Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman, Council for Leather Exports (CLE), Chairman & MD, Florence Co. Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. R. Selvam, IAS, Executive Director, CLE.

On this occasion, Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, Managing Director (MD), FDDI, Mr. Vikas Verma, IRSME, Executive Director (ED), FDDI and the staff & students of FDDI were present.


The Chairman, CLE and Executive Director, CLE interacted with the members of the faculty and gave valuable suggestions for the improvement of standards of teaching, research and collaboration programmes of the Institute across all the campuses.


In his ‘Welcome Address’, Mr. Arun Kumar Sinha, IAS, MD, FDDI said “Its a great privilege for FDDI to have two stalwarts of CLE who will enrich the staff and students with their knowledge and wisdom acquired through long industrial voyage.”


During the highly motivating interactive session with the students, Chairman, CLE and Executive Director, CLE briefed them about the skills that are required in the leather and footwear industry. They also spoke about persuasion skills, flexibility and ethical grounding that play a major role in ensuring one’s career progression.

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