Chennai, September 20, 2022: In an endeavour to provide a platform to facilitate online delivery of DIY (Do it Yourself) skill development programs, the Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) today announced the launch of Skill Certification Assessment for Leather Employees (SCALE) Studio android app. Operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE), LSSC is committed to strengthen its digital capabilities on quality assurance across training delivery, facilitate learning and acquiring skills through online learning Synonymous with assessments.
The android app was launched by Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at an event organized by LSSC that witnessed participation of Shri.L.Murugan Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Mr. P. R Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman, LSSC, Dr.K.J.Sreeram, Director CLRI, Mr.Habib Hussain, Chairman CLRI Research Council and Mr. Rajesh Rathnam, CEO, LSSC.
This online live studio is a state of the art facility to Conceptualize, Design, Develop, Prototype and learn to make Footwear and Fashion products. The classes are captured by using a multi-cam set up for a 360 degree immersive learning experience.
Aspiring learners like students at schools and colleges, housewives, working professionals can learn the art of making footwear and fashion products by logging into the Design Studio through the Scale India Android app. The learners will be assessed and certified by Leather Sector Skill Council.
The studio works round the clock hosting various sessions by experts from the industry.
People now are more aware about the latest fashion trends and products than before, leading to a growing demand for exclusive bespoke products catering to their needs. The pandemic has created a desire in many people to learn new hobbies and DIY crafts.
The Do-It-Yourself (DIY), Direct-to-Customer (D2C) and the bespoke sectors are growing, and it caters to exclusive consumers, leading to a demand for a highly creative micro-entrepreneur talent pool. The SCALE Design Studio fulfils this need for the growth of these sectors.
About Leather Sector Skill Council
The Leather Sector Skill Council (LSSC) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to meet the demand for skilled workforce in the leather industry in India. LSSC was set up in 2012 as one of the key sector skill councils approved by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). We cater to the training and employment needs of various sub-sectors in the leather industry such as Finished Leather, Footwear, Garments, Leather Goods, Accessories, Saddlery and Harness sectors. We work with a host of members from the industry, government organizations, the academia, and the training partners. Our partnership with Council for Leather Exports (CLE) brings us closer to the needs of the industry, particularly from the perspective of exports and international industry standards.