CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute(CSIR-CLRI), Chennai
CSIR Intensifies Fight Against COVID-19, Rolls Out Key Initiatives to Combat Coronavirus Spread

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its deadly run by infecting more than a million people and causing the death of more than 82,000 people across the world, the laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) intensified their efforts at combating the pandemic.

#CSIRFightsCovid19 – A Snapshot

Surveillance at the level of the virus, humans, and geographical origins and distributions is a critical step in combating Covid-19.


Ever since the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, CSIR has mounted a strategic, well-coordinated and integrated approach towards mitigating the Coronavirus outbreak.

CSIR-CLRI Provides Training to Chennai Hospital Staff

Ten doctors and technicians from the ESI Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, were provided training in COVID 19 diagnosis.

Dr Harsh Vardhan Launches Footwear Sizing system at CSIR-CLRI

Minister of Science and Technology, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan, on 9 January 2021 launched the Footwear Sizing System, Fashion Forecasting Card and CLRI Comfort Shoes for Women — TOESPRING at CSIR-CLRI (Central Leather Research Institute), Tamil Nadu.

Leather Research Industry Get-together (LERIG) 2021

“Focus on Footwear Science, Research, Innovation System for High Trade benefits to India”

Shri Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) System from CSIR-CLRI

Shri Nitin Gadkari launched the creation of an additional capacity of 1 million litres per day (MLD) plant of Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) & Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system at RANITEC from the Triple Helix Auditorium of CSIR-CLRI, Chennai.

National Technology Day Celebration by CSIR-CLRI

“Leather and Leather Products from Goat Skins”.

National Technology Day 2021 at CSIR-CLRI

Dr J. Raghava Rao said that CSIR-CLRI has already taken steps in implementing appropriate initiatives focusing on goat leather processing, including techniques to impart sheep-like properties to goat skins.

International Day of Yoga 2021 at CSIR-CLRI

Quoting Swami Vivekananda “Each soul is potentially divine,” Swamiji said, asanas control nature and the body both internally & externally.

A webinar on "LWG Tannery of the Future and Traceability: Capacity Building across the Global Leather Industry"

"LWG Tannery of the Future and Traceability: Capacity Building across the Global Leather Industry"

CSIR-CLRI Interacts with Stakeholders via its Regional Centres

On this occasion, students were made aware of National Technology Day and were provided information about the leather industry through technical presentations made by scientists at the centre.