Citizens Charter

COUNCIL FOR LEATHER EXPORTS

INFORMATION ON CITIZEN’S CHARTER

Citizen’s Charter – Policy Subjects

1.Reply to queries from Members – One day from date of Receipt.
2.Circular to Members on Government Policies/ Schemes/ regulations – Two days from date of issue /receipt
3.Issue of Visa letters for foreign buyers/technicians – on same day of receipt.

Citizen’s Charter – Regional Units

1.Issue of Membership Certificate – Within Five working days from the date of submission of the application form
2.Issue of EPC Certificate – Within one working day after scrutiny
3.Issue of Import Certificate – Within one working day
4.Issue of Textile Certificate – Within one working day
5.Trade Disputes – Reply to applicant within Two-Three working days
6.Member Grievances – Reply to applicant within Two working days

Citizen’s Charter – Admn Division

1.In respect of Right to Information (RTI) – Information provided within 30 days

Citizen’s Charter – Integrated Development of Leather Sector (IDLS) Scheme

1.The Scheme is being implemented as one of the sub-schemes of Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP), to assist the manufacturing units in all segments of the leather industry to build up capacities, technology upgradation/modernization and/or expansion and setting up of new units.

2.The financial assistance under the scheme will be to the extent of 30% of cost of plant and machinery for Micro and Small enterprises and 20% of cost of plant and machinery for other units, subject to a ceiling of Rs.2 crore for each product line. The scheme is implemented through Programme Implementation Units (PIUs) namely Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) for tanneries and Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) for leather products. The PIU-FDDI is also responsible for release of assistance to the sanctioned units through identified nationalized banks viz., Canara Bank & State Bank of Hyderabad with whom FDDI has entered into Memorandum of Understanding for fund disbursement.

3.The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) is the Facilitation Agency for receipt of applications from units, preliminary scrutiny and its submission to PIUs and for coordination with stakeholders ie. beneficiary units/applicants in leather sector, PIUs & DIPP.

4.The Members as well as Non-Members approach the CLE for preparing the applications and CLE guides the units in preparing the applications with all the documents as per the Check-list prescribed under the IDLS Scheme. Once the applications are completely ready with all the required documents, the units submit the applications to the CLE. Upon receipt of the applications, the CLE undertakes preliminary scrutiny of the applications and forward to the PIU within two working days of receipt, for further processing at their end.

5.The CLE conducts Open House Meetings at its offices at Chennai, New Delhi, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Agra and Jalandhar every Wednesday at 11.00 AM for IDLS Scheme.

6.All issues concerning the IDLS Scheme are taken up in these open house meetings including documentations, application submission & processing, formalities to be done with bank after receipt of Sanction Letters from DIPP, Govt of India, claim lodging & fund disbursement.

The Council’s Office in Head quarter and the five Regional Offices functions as a Window for the industry to submit the applications seeking funding support under the IDLS Scheme and also for guidance in completion of formalities after receipt of Sanction Letters, which will lead to fund disbursement.

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