ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Tamil Nadu: Leather Processing: Role of Indigenous Technology

This article discusses a study of leather artisans in Tamil Nadu, which accounts for the lion's share of leather-processing in India. It looks at the effects of export-oriented growth, use of chemicals in tanning and the sidelining of the age-old local knowledge, on the survival of small village-based leather-processing units.



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