Footwear will be made for Indians with ‘Bha’ code: Not American-European, now shoes will be made in Indian number, this will provide correct fitting.

The shoes and slippers available in India are of American or European sizes. This is the reason why they do not fit the feet of the people of our country. Actually, Indians have wider feet than Americans and Europeans. But companies prepare shoes and slippers only on the basis of foot length and width of Americans or Europeans. But, now this system is about to change. Footwear will be prepared as per Indian standards. Now Indian standards for shoes and slippers are being prepared. Now companies will separately produce footwear for Indians from the year 2025. For this, the code ‘Bha’ has been kept, which means India. For this, recognition is yet to be received from the Bureau of Indian Standards. India conducted a survey regarding foot size. Council of India conducted a survey to understand the shape and size of the feet of Indians. Scientific and Industrial Research and Central Leather Research Institute conducted the survey across India. It was also found that the size of women’s feet increases till the age of 11 years, whereas in men it continues to grow till 15-16 years. ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎ 50% of the footwear is being returned due to not being of correct size. The biggest reason for this change is India’s big market. Every Indian here has an average of 1.5 shoes. 50% of footwear purchased online is returned because it is not the correct size. In the new system, now companies will have to make footwear in only 8 sizes instead of 10. A survey was conducted on more than 1 lakh people regarding size. A survey was conducted between December 2021 and March 2022 to understand the shape and size of the foot. I went. This survey covered about 1,01,880 people living in 79 places in five geographical areas. Not only this but 3D foot scanning machines were deployed to understand the shape, dimensions and structure of the Indian foot. It found that the change in foot size of an average Indian woman peaks at around 11 years of age while the change in foot size of an Indian man peaks at around 15 or 16 years of age.

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