Leather Industry of Thrissur



Armed with skilled labors and craftsmen, the Leather Industry of Thrissur has reached great heights. The leather chappals of Thrissur are famous and popular through out the southern India. The Chakkilins and Thokollans craftsmen of the district are creating wonders with leather for ages.

Beside Chappals, the other products of Thrissur's leather industry are:
  • Suitcase
  • Handbags
  • Wallets
  • Leather gloves
  • Leather jackets
  • Purse
  • Key holders
  • Leather caps
Sensing the potential of the leather industry in Thrissur, the Ministry of Industries, Indian Government has come up with training programs. The Foot Wear Center, West Fort organizes these trainings that help the artisans to sharpen their skills and learn new techniques. Although, the workers in the leather industry are from the district itself, the tanned leather material is brought from other places of the state.



Last Updated on 01/06/2013