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Central Leather Research Institute, 
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Milestones


Milestones


Looking Back - Six Decades
1948 24th April, 1948 Foundation Stone laid by Hon'ble Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookherjee, the then Minister for Industry and Supply, Government of India &Vice President of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi
1953 15th January, 1953 the Institute Main Building was formally inaugurated by Hon'ble Shri T.T.Krishnamachari, the then Minister for Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India
1964 Organised 1st International Leather Fair and 1st Leather Fashion Show
1985 Triple Helical Structure of Collagen discovered by Prof.G.N. Ramachandran of Madras University in association with CLRI
1993 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (Chemical Sciences) awarded to Dr. T.Ramasami, Director
1994 Futurology Exercise for Indian Leather Industry organized (Indian Leather 2010)
1995 Leather Technology Mission launched
1996
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize(Chemical Sciences) awarded to Dr. N.Chandrakumar, Scientist G
  • Cleaner Leather Process Technologies demonstrated in 570 tanneries in Tamil Nadu thus prevented from closure based on Supreme Court Order
  • CLRI Vision 2005 released
1998 Awarded Third World Network of Scientific Organisations Award for Innovations in Microenterprises
1999
  • Organised International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Society Congress at CLRI, Chennai - the First Congress held outside Europe
  • Organised Modeurop Show in Chennai - the first meeting held outside Europe
2000
  • Awarded the Millennium Medal (Science Congress) and MRSI Medal
  • Mr. Md. Sadiq, Scientist, SDDC of this Institute is elected as the president of MODEUROP Congress for 2000-2001
  • TANSA 2000 award conferred to Dr. R. Jayakumar, Scientist E II
2001
  • Dr. T. Ramasami, Director CLRI has been conferred the Coveted National Civilian Award "PADMASHRI" by the President of India on the 26th January 2001, for his outstanding contribution in the field of Science and Technology
  • Dr. T. Ramasami has been elected as a fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences (2001)
  • John Arthur wils on Memorial Lecture Award to Dr. T. Ramasami, Director (2001).
  • Chemical Research Society of India Medal to Dr. B.V. Nair Scientist F (2001)
  • Council for Leather Exports (CLE) design award for Leather Apparel for year 2001 to CLRI
2002 CLRI prepared a major working group document for the planned development of Indian Leather Sector during Tenth plan period (2002-2003) and submitted to Ministry of Industry, Government of India.
For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Business Processes Division
Central Leather Research Institute, 
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
Tel : +91 44 2491 5238/2491 1386
Fax : +91 44 2491 5238/24911589 
e-mail : bpd@clri.res.in
bpdclri@yahoo.com