Dr. Babu Jagjeevan Ram Leather Industries Development Corporation Ltd. was established in 1976 by the Government with the objectives being an overall development of leather industry in the state and also to look after the welfare of the leather artisans belonging to the scheduled castes. The corporation functions under the administrative control of the Social Welfare Department.
Keeping these objectives of the State Government in focus, the Corporation has been formulating and implementing several schemes for the socio-economic development of the artisans belonging to the scheduled castes.
The State Government has been providing allocation in the budget of the Social Welfare department every year. A district-wise target is fixed according to the allocation and the population of leather artisans.
New schemes have been designed and dedicated to along with some old schemes that are continued. The Corporation hopes that the leather artisans come forward to utilize these schemes for their socio-economic progress.