Suresh Prabhu inaugurates FDDI Bihar campus

Prabhu announced that a 'centre of excellence' will be set up at a cost of Rs 14 crore in the campus in order to promote 'efficiency and innovation' in leather industry

FDDI Act 2017 enforced, institute gains status of 'national importance'

The institute is currently imparting UG and PG skill-based courses in the field of leather goods, footwear, management and retail. The new campuses are located in Patna, Ankleshwar, Banur and Hyderabad. 


Footwear institute’s proposal for deemed varsity status sent to UGC

The institute, which has eight branches all over India, has been embroiled in controversy ever since its MoU with Mewar University was declared invalid by the UGC last year.

At design institute, fate of 400 students hangs in balance

In 2014, the UGC declared the MoU between MU and FDDI invalid.

My Shoe is called Libra

Swati Mehrotra makes footwear to match a client’s zodiac sign and horoscope. Gimmick or good design?