Govt. Leather Institute Agra
Government Leather Institute is located at Agra, where apart from Taj Mahal, the biggest shoe industry of Asia is also located.
This institute was setup in the year 1962 for training in two branches of technology (Diploma in Leather Technology and Diploma in Footwear & leather goods Technology) to provide adequate technically trained manpower to the Leather and Footwear industry of Agra Both the courses were intended for 2 years duration, which was subsequently changed to 3 years course w.e.f. 1983 as per the need of the industry with revised curriculum and increased intake for both. From Year 2009 a Diploma in Saddlery Technology & Export Management and from year 2010 a Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering has been started.
This institute is counseling center for JEECUP.