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Circular -“Additional Employment Incentive for Leather Footwear & Accessories Sector (AEILFA)”

No.CLE-HO / IFLADP / AEILFA/ 2018-19
30th May, 2018

To
Regional Directors(South, North, East Central, West)
Assistant Director (Agra)
Office-in-charge (Jalandhar)

Dear Sirs,

This is regarding IFLADP 2017-2020 sub-scheme “Additional Employment Incentive for Leather Footwear & Accessories Sector (AEILFA)” for which eligible units may submit their application in the online portal to avail the benefit of the scheme.

It is proposed to send  below circular to all members of the Council.  The Circular dated 30th May, 2018 issued by Executive Director is appended below along with scheme guidelines.

The Regional Offices and Extension Offices are hereby requested to kindly send the below circular to members of their region. After circulating, kindly send confirmation to HO

 

With warm regards,

A. Fayaz Ahmad

Assistant Director

Central Sector Scheme: Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP)

COUNCIL FOR LEATHER EXPORTS

(Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India)

Head Office: Chennai

Mobile: +91 99400 39045

Tel: +91 44 2859 4367-71 (5 Lines)

Website: www.leatherindia.org


CLE CIRCULAR

No CLE-HO / IFLADP / AEILFA / 2018-19

30th May 2018

To: All Members of the Council

Dear Sirs,

Sub:    IFLADP 2017-2020 Sub-Scheme: Additional Employment Incentive for Leather Footwear & Accessories Sector (AEILFA) – Online Applications invited

As you are aware, one of the sub-schemes of Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP) 2017-2020 is Additional Employment Incentive for Leather, Footwear & Accessories Sector (AEILFA)’. The scheme guidelines issued by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Govt of India is attached herewith for your ready reference.

In order to incentivize creation of new jobs in the formal sector, Government of India is paying the Employee Pension Scheme(EPS) contribution of 8.33% for all new employees enrolling in Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) for the first 3 years of their employment, applicable to those with salary up to 15000/-, under Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY). In addition to Government bearing 8.33% EPS contribution, the sub-scheme AEILFA shall provide additional 3.67% of the employers’ contribution to EPF of those falling under Leather, Footwear & Accessories Sectors. This benefit can be availed of by establishments dealing with the manufacturing in Leather, Footwear and Accessories sector covered under the National Industrial Classification (NIC) codes 1410,1420,1511,1512 and 1520. Registration on PMRPY portal is mandatory to avail this benefit.

This scheme has now been operationalized and ‘Registration Form’ has been hosted in the website of FDDI. https://epfo.fddiindia.com/index.php. The link for Registration in PMRPY portal is also given in this website.

Eligible units may submit their applications online in the above portal, claiming reimbursement of 3.67% of EPF contribution for the financial year 2017-18.

For any guidance and clarifications, you are welcome to approach CLE.

 

With warm regards,

Yours sincerely,

 R. SELVAM, IAS 

Executive Director

COUNCIL FOR LEATHER EXPORTS

(Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India)

Head Office: Chennai

Tel: +91 44 2859 4367-71 (5 Lines)

Website: www.leatherindia.org