KOZHIKODE: To boost local manufacturing and technological expertise in footwear manufacturing, a footwear expo will be organised here on October 5 and 6 by the Kerala State Small Industries Association, the Department of Industries, the Indian Institute of Management and the National Institute of Technology. Prominent manufacturers of machinery from countries such as Italy, China and Taiwan will participate. A seminar on the footwear business and technological developments will be conducted along with the expo.

— Staff Reporter