Agra

  • Agra
  • Leather Product

    Leather Products

    Agra is popular for its leather work. A variety of leather products, including footwear, belts, bags are manufactured here. The raw material is mainly imported from Kanpur, Kolkata, Chennai, Taiwan and China among others. There are potential possibilities for the quality enhancement of leather products manufactured in the district. Micro, small and medium enterprises are engaged in this work. This industry can be developed with diversified products. At present, a project of Testing Lab & Design Studio at Delhi-Agra NH-2 under ASIDE scheme is under process for the development of leather industry.

    Introduction

    Agra is a famous tourist city in Uttar Pradesh. It is located on the bank of Yamuna River. It is known world wide due to Taj Mahal which is counted amongst the 7 wonders of the world. From tourism point of view, Agra have 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites i.e. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and the abandoned city "Fatehpur Sikri". Apart from tourism, Agra is thriving small scale industry sector. The leather industry is among the most traditional and original industries of Agra. Being well connected with all the major cities of the country, Agra is one of the most preferred locations by new entrepreneurs to setup their business. In fact, along with new entrepreneurs, Agra has gained the attention of several big industries too that have developed this city to a large extent. Due to this fact, this city is witnessing a huge increment in the industrial population and concentration every year. Apart from this, Agra is also famous worldwide for its "PETHA(SWEET)”.

    • Tehsils

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    • Blocks

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    • Village

      10

    • Small Industries

      1000

    • Major Industries

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    • Leather Products And Shoes
    • Electrical Goods
    • Pipes
    • Packing Material
    • Rubber And Plastic
    • Leather Products 
    • Cotton And Textile
    • Paper Products And Stationery
    • Auto And Engine Parts
    • C.I.Casting
    • Engineering 
    • Chemical And Other Chemical Product
    • Food Product
    • Stone And Other Handicraft Items
    • Hosiery And Garments
    • Metal Products
    • Oil Mill
    • Disel Engine
    • Zari Zardoji Handicrafts
    • Carpet And Duri Industry

    In Handicrafts, Zari Zardozi, Marvel, Strone carving and Inley work, Carpets about 13000 people are working. About 116 are exporting units and two Padam Shree Award winners are Mr. Sekh Samruddin and Shri Hari Kishan Badal, 37 States and National awards winners of handicrafts.