Research & Development

Govt. College of Engineering and Leather Technology is a registered institute under section 35(1)/(ii) of Income Tax Act 1961 since 1.4.2006. Thereby an amount equal to 160% of any sum paid for research will get exemption from Income Tax [Vide Notification No: 237/2007, F No: 203/35/2007/ITA-11].

Registered as "Public Funded Research Institute" by DSIR, Govt. of India.

Export-Import Lisence from DGFT, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India.

Projects funded by AICTE in past 3 years

Economization of use of ground water and environmental friendly tanning process.

"Implementation of Modern Testing Equipments for Upgradation of Quality Assurance System & its Impact on the Development of Data-Base Structure for Comparative Study on Wear-Properties of Different Leather and Non-Leather Soling Materials" by Prof. Anjan Biswas.

Teachers from different Engineering Colleges have participated in the SDP on Embedded System

High Speed Image & Sound Compression based on adaptive vector Quantisation

Alternative Tanning Methodology

Other Projects

CSIR-EMR Project: Sequestration of waste metals from tanneries in East Calcutta Wetland Ecosystem (a recent RAMSAR site)

Rational and Productive use of Protein Wastes from the Tannery Industry: UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research

Sequestration of Waste metal and Oppurtunities of Phytoremediation at Contaminated East Calcutta Wetlands, and Ramsar site in India: UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research

Workshops and Seminars

A Speech on "Different Sampling methods with special reference to non-invasive sampling techniques" delivered by Manjari Jain, Research Scholar, Centre for Ecological Science, IISc, Bangalore.
Venue: GCELT Conference Room
Date & Time: 23/05/2009 at 11.00am

Seminar-Workshop on Italian Advanced Tanning Technologies (Machinery and Chemicals) held at Hyatt Regency, Kolkata on 5th Feburary, 2009.

NAQC '08: National comference on "Nanotechnology and its application in Quantum Computing" was held in September, 2008.

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