The State government is considering allotment of 15-acre land belonging to the Leather Industries Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (LIDCAP) at Gachibowli here for setting up of the Footwear Designing and Development Institute with an estimated cost of Rs. 100 crore.

Official sources stated that the Centre had asked the State recently to allot the necessary land for setting up the institute.

The State government is planning to allot the land from out of 40-acre site of the LIDCAP to help development of leather industry.