Technical Session IV

‘‘Make in India’ Brand Go Global”

Chairman of Session: Shri. R. Ramesh Kumar, Executive Director, Council for Leather Exports
“Make in India” Branding Models -
Shri. G. Sathiyaseelan, General Manager, Styling, Ashok Leyland, Chennai

Going Global with Indian Brands –Experience Sharing -
Shri. V Noushad, CEO, VKC Pride

Creativity in Leather and Products by Design Innovations -  
Dr Anitha Manohar, Director, NIFT
Cross Learning Across Industries to Drive Excellence in Leather Sector - Shri. Rakesh Agrawal, Head Fashion Leathers Business, Tata International

Technical Session V

“Enhancing Business Opportunities”

Chairman of Session: Dr T Ramasami, Former Secretary , DST and DG, CSIR

New Age Entrepreneurial Models -
Shri. R. Ramaraj, Senior Advisor at Elevar Equity

E-Business Strategies for Leather Sector –
Shri. Medekar Intisar Mohamed, Director, Samaara Leathers Pvt. Ltd.

Enticing Budding Entrepreneurs to Leather Sector -
Shri. Manoj Bhaiya, Director, C & E Limited

Future Business Models for Indian Leather Sector –
Shri. K. Srinivasan, MD, Prime International Pvt. Ltd

Panel Discussion

“Manpower for Empowerment”

Chairman of Session: Shri. Habib Hussain, Chairman, Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC)

Captain Shri. TS Ramanajum, Chief Operating Officer, LSSC,

Shri. Kirthi Vardhana , LabourNet

Shri. K. Murali,Director, Central Footwear Training Institute, Chennai

Dr. B. Chandrasekaran , Chairman, HRD, CSIR-CLRI

Dr. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija, Executive Director of COMESA Leather and Leather Products Institute, Africa