Dr G.S Toteja, CEO JCKIF visit to FDDI Jodhpur

Dr G.S Toteja, CEO of Jodhpur City Knowledge & Innovation Foundation visited FDDI Jodhpur on February 26th 2024 to discuss about collaborative engagements between FDDI and JCKIF for joint research, knowledge sharing and strategic partnership.

FDDI is a premier academic and training institution dedicated to the development and growth of the Footwear & Product, Leather Products, Retail and Fashion Merchandise and Fashion Design sectors. FDDI has been granted the status of “An Institution of National Importance” under the FDDI Act 2017.

Dr Toteja saw the students work and institute’s state of the art R&D set up of Centre of Excellence. The FDDI Faculty members explained how FDDI is playing a key role in imparting education, facilitating the Indian industry by bridging the skill gap in the areas of Footwear, Fashion, Leather Accessory design and also narrated the need of special purpose footwear for the safety and occupational application and to assist and carry out support for the orthotics and prosthetics application.

Mr Anil Kumar, Executive Director FDDI Jodhpur in discussion with Dr Toteja said this CoE is having world class infrastructure facility to provide much needed R&D and address concerns of the industry like boosting research and innovation in Safety footwear sector, product development, research projects and related products development of specialized module.

Dr Toteja, Mr Anil Kumar and other staff of FDDI discussed various topics such as best practices, technological advancements, research initiatives, and other related topics to bring about an overall improvement and means of collaboration.