CSIR - CLRI Institute of International Repute

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), one of the constituent National laboratories of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, was founded in the year 1948 with a mandate to provide technological support to leather and allied sectors. CSIR-CLRI strives to provide sustainable technological solutions for attaining global leadership in leather sector. The overall growth and development of the leather sector demands an effective synergy of the stakeholders from industry, R&D Institutes, academia, Government and Non-Governmental agencies.

LERIG - The Profile

Organized every year during the last week of January, Leather Research Industry Get-Together (LERIG) marks the beginning of the Leather week celebrations. LERIG is organized by CSIR-CLRI in association with the stakeholders of the leather sector including Council for Leather Exports, Leather and Leather Products Trade Bodies and Associations and Tanners, with support from CSIR Network Partners, Institutions and Universities. This annual event aims to provide a platform to discuss and deliberate the ideas and concerns of common interest and to evolve a comprehensive strategy for enabling an internationally competitive Leather Sector. The LERIG meet over the years has gained global participation and appreciation.