Leather Industry
Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Leather taps hope from overseas

The first export consignments of leather goods from Calcutta have started leaving the city as Europe slowly opens up after a prolonged lockdown forced by the coronavirus and other markets start showin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.04.19

In Kanpur, tanners’ pain knows no faith

Kanpur’s leather industry is wondering whether it faces a slow death like the city’s once-famous textile mills, with no sign yet of the state government lifting the Kumbh-related ban on tanneries....
By Anita Joshua in Kanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Coronavirus toll on leather trade

Consignments of leather are lying packed for weeks and the handful of workers are all idling.This was the scene at most tannery units at Calcutta Leather Complex in Bantala on Wednesday afternoon as b...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.19

Federer could break Connors' record

Sir — The tennis legend, Roger Federer, must be congratulated for winning his 100th title in international tennis at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships (“Roger tames Tsitsipas, bags ‘centu...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.20

Leather units can unlock

The state government has allowed tanneries and manufacturing units at Calcutta Leather Complex in Bantala to resume work and the few who have opened shop are not expecting fresh orders immediately bu...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.08.19

No country for tanneries

In May 2018, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government announced that tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur would close down for three months between December and March during the Kumbh Mela. Reason: to keep the rive...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Business  /  Published 18.07.19

Bengal leather hub targets Rs 80,000cr funds

The Bantala leather hub, which houses around 400 tanneries, has got a new name along with infrastructure proposals that could attract investment of Rs 80,000 crore and create employment for 5 lakh pe...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

People  /  Published 14.03.20

A man who has everything to hide

There is a misconception that it was the Muslims who dominated the tanning industry, he says. It is difficult to tell his age from either appearance or agility, but from time to time Tapan Nandi scrat...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in


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