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Jan 03, 2018
The Kolhapuri Chappal industry in danger of losing its soleIn Maharashtra's Kolhapur, the production of the famed Kolhapuri Chappal too has suffered under the cow slaughter ban and increased cow vigilantism. Although the chappals are usually made of buffalo or bull hide, the ban led to the shutting down of all tanneries in the city.
Dec 15, 2017
Govt okays Rs 2,600 cr package to leather, footwear industry for employment generationThe package involves implementation of central scheme 'Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme', with an expenditure of Rs 2,600 crore during 2017-18 to 2019-20
Oct 04, 2017
Narendra Modi govt's crackdown on Muslim-run leather units hits jobs, dents exports by over 13%The drop in exports of shoes and leather garments comes as a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has sought to create millions of jobs by more than doubling the leather industry’s revenues to $27 billion by 2020.
Sep 22, 2017
Watch: The Kolhapuri Chappal industry in danger of losing its soleIn Maharashtra's Kolhapur, the production of the famed Kolhapuri Chappal too has suffered under the ban and increased cow vigilantism. Although the chappals are usually made of buffalo or bull hide, the ban led to the shutting down of all tanneries in the city.
Jun 15, 2017
Cattle slaughter crackdown sends ripples through leather industry; small units most hitIndustry officials said the shock of the ban, coming on the heels of the crackdown on abattoirs and attacks against cattle workers, meant business would not easily recover. Companies say the government's leather target would be impossible to meet unless the restrictions are reversed.
Jun 12, 2017
Cattle trade restrictions: Don't intend to alter food habits, hit businesses, says Harsh VardhanThe government does not want to "alter" the food habits of people and put businesses in this sector to trouble, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said
May 29, 2017
Mamata Banerjee calls Centre's new cattle sale regulation 'unconstitutional', vows to 'challenge it legally'West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called Centre's new cattle sale regulation as "unconstitutional" and vowed to "challenge it legally"
May 28, 2017
Leather industry wants restrictions on cattle trade to be revoked, claim exports will decline by $3.5 billionLeather exporters threatened to take to the streets to protests against the Centre's ban on the sale of cattle from animal markets for slaughter saying that it would adversely affect leather sales
Mar 29, 2017
Uttar Pradesh’s anti-abattoir campaign could cripple prime revenue, job generating industriesThe closure of Uttar Pradesh’s slaughterhouses could leave a couple of million people jobless in the state, affect its allied industries and choke small but important revenue streams for its poor farmers, especially in drought-prone areas
Mar 27, 2017
UP meat-sellers on strike: A crisis is unfolding and Yogi Adityanath must get his act together soonYogi Adityanath’s government should have thought through well concerning various consequences of the slaughter ban before implementing the decision