About us

Shoe & Product Design Centre (SPDC) at CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute with its expertise and infrastructural facilities strive to support the Indian leather product sector to become the global leader. This Centre has well equipped GAIT Laboratory, CAD/CAM centre, Design and Development facilities, Product fabrication pilot plant and Training facilities. SPDC also provides consultancy services to national and international clients in the area of the leather products.

Mandate of SPDC includes:

  • To pursue basic and applied research in frontier disciplines of science, engineering and technology for/in leather products
  • To assist the institute in serving as the center for creation of intellectual and skilled manpower for the industry and contributing to societal growth
  • To fulfill the technological requirements of the leather product industry by providing appropriate solutions
For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Shoe & Product Design Centre

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute,
Adyar, Chennai - 600 020
Tel: +91 44 24437218
E-mail: spdc@clri.res.in