Directors’s Desk


Shri.K. Murali

Director Of CFTI, Chennai.

At CFTI Chennai, we partner with our students and go along with them in imparting skills and motivate them in bringing their creativity in Footwear designs that go well beyond their greatest expectations.

  • state of the
    art facility
  • skilled
  • well equipped

We represent The Govt. of India, for the development of the Footwear Industry in the country and to impart the skills for the needy and downtrodden. Our training programs are carefully designed to meet the needs of the industry with coursers of short duration of 3 months to long term courses of 2 years.

In this globalization era our industries have raised their standards to meet the global market quality, standards and demand. On the other hand there are more technological developments, more of automation works to increase the standards and speed up the work. There is a demand of quality skilled and trained workforce. We fulfill the demand and adapt us to the latest technologies and impart knowledge to already skilled workers to sharpen their skills and get better career growth , as well as under privileged and fresh work force in getting them trained in both basic level and advanced levels. Footwear has become more of science and technology rather than an art. The Central Footwear Training Institute with the state-of-the-art facility at Chennai grooms out skilled professionals who can meet the challenges of Footwear Industry in the globalised market.

  • United-Nations-Industrial-Development-Organization (UNIDO)

    United Nations Industrial Development
    Organization (UNIDO)

  • National-Leather-Development-Program

    National Leather Development

Our Institute has a well developed infrastructure with imported machineries and is equipped with the lasted designing software’s in our computer labs. Financial assistance from United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under National Leather Development Program has equipped the workshop with the latest imported machinery for footwear production and is well equipped with machines for physical testing of leather and footwear.High quality human resource is the greatest asset of the Institute. The CFTI faculty members are from the finest Institutes of technology in the Country and have been trained abroad in advanced methods of footwear production.

The association of qualified professionals as faculty is another attractive feature. The benefits of the rich educational background are coupled with exceptionally diverse experience of the people. The Institute also avails expertise from the UNIDO experts for the introduction and implementation of modern technology.

Training, the focal point of activities, aims firmly at organizational and human resource development at the regional level . Project activities are aimed at the community level to ensure a participatory approach to regional development. We conduct training at community level in their locality and make them attain better living standards. We also do project consultation. We help in preparation of project plan, impart technical knowledge and assist them in successfully implement their project.

Our Goal is to earn industry trust, based on meeting your performance expectations of the industry after our training program. In doing so, we hope to continue to lead in our market place, by giving placement assistance to our trained candidates.

Join with us and let assist you to “Exceed your Vision”
with all good wishes,
CFTI, Chennai