CHAIRMAN DESK : CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AT GOVT. I.T.I. VELLORE.TAMILNADU.
Vellore District is the prime area for Leather , Foot Wear and Leather goods manufacturing activities. A lot of small scale Industries are located in and around Vellore, Ranipet , Ambur and Vaniyambadi based on Leather business. Very few institutions who were giving training in Foot wear Technology, now the Centre of Excellence is started at Vellore I.T.I. Actually it is a great boon to the student who are get selected here. The Students are getting more technical expertise and first hand knowledge of Machinery, Working and Technology. Also the students are having the chance of visiting many industries and getting good ideas and confidence to work.
This Excellence Centre provides the students in depth training by sending the students to various leather industries to have practical knowledge in the manufacture of Shoe Uppers, Full Shoes and Leather goods. So the students gets theoretical as well as practical knowledge during the course of their studies. Ultimately this will help the students to get experience in Industrial production also. Hence, they may get immediate placement of job without any further training in the industry.
In Vellore and nearby area has got thousands of micro units most of them are run by peoples came out of I.T.I , Centre of Excellence and other private institutions. They are acting as ancillary units to Big units. Many of them started small shops engaged in selling various daily needy items like Purses, Bags, Wallets, Gloves, Shoes and Sandals etc.etc.,