About Us

Who We Are?

The footwear industries launched in the mid-1970s was the first and core business of Universal group. Operating under the name of Modern Slipper Industry Pvt. Ltd & Kiran shoes manufacturers. Since its inception, the group has established itself as the biggest footwear producing group in Nepal. In 1990, we launched a mid-priced, value for money brand called GOLDSTAR to service more price conscious markets. GOLDSTAR is a robust brand made with genuine materials and modern technology. GOLDSTAR is now sold in all over Nepal & India and gradually it is gaining popularity western countries too. Next off the production line was Hawaii Slippers called HATHI, introduced in early eighties and now widely available throughout the country. This pioneer brand is admired over three decades. Various ranges of EVA sandals and Hawaii slippers made under this brand. “Hathi Balio Ki Hathi Chap Chappal” -is a very famous slogan among the users of this brand. Hathi slippers and sandals are recognized throughout the country for its style and durability. We have always prioritized the R&D of new cutting edge products, technology and customer service to expand the business into a new market. We have formed strong relationships around India and throughout the country with our distributors and their customers who we greatly appreciate and thank them all for their support and loyalty. We have also been fortunate to have received national recognition as a progressive and extremely well managed business through best exporter award and best tax payer in export category. Our success at these awards is an endorsement of the high caliber and quality of Footwear Industries’ management and staff and their dedication to cutting edge technologies in R&D which enhance the overall well-being, safety and comfort of the company’s clients. Currently more than 3000 people are employing directly in five different operating units in Kathmandu, producing more than 75000 pairs every day.


Goldstar Shoes - Made in Nepal


We envision GoldStar to be a part of people’s lives in every continent of the world by 2025.


Our mission is to create quality footwear at competitive prices with innovative technology.


Message From The Director

Founded in the mid 1970’s, Goldstar and Haathi brands have come a long way in terms of comfort, style and durability. I take this opportunity to thank our valued customers, whose continued confidence and support in our footwear, motivates us to extend the best quality and value for their money. I appreciate the effort and hard-work of our 2700+ employees and our channel partners, for helping us grow to become the biggest footwear producer in Nepal maintaining an annual growth of 25%-35% since the last 5 years. We are dedicated to avail our products all over Nepal and abroad and focused at addressing the needs of our customers through seasons and locations, in line with the world’s best, while maintaining continuous interaction with them to access their changing requirements. 

We are committed to total customer satisfaction by identifying their specific needs and translating them into quality products. Moreover, in response to growing customer demands, we have continuously enhanced our R&D and production capabilities and expanded our product portfolio across various segments. Today, I am proud to say that our portfolio comprises 150+ products that are consumed across the globe. 

We plan to achieve our goal through our strength – our workforce and seek their continuous involvement in achieving the company’s objectives. Being the company that employs most number of female workers in Nepal (70% of our workers are female), with our equal pay policy, we are committed to women’s empowerment and economic freedom. 

We are also committed to our shareholders’ wealth maximization through sustainable growth by managing our resources to gain optimal balance of our commercial objectives and corporate social responsibilities. I therefore, seek continued patronage of our valued customers, co-operation of our employees and heartily thank our well-wishers who have contributed to the growth of our company. 

Mr. Amir Pratap JB Rana 
Managing Director

Meet Our Team Member


Amir Pratap JB Rana

Chairman Managing Director


Vidushi Rana

Executive Director

           Gaurav Basnet

Gaurav Basnet

Executive Committee Member


Pankaj KC

Executive Committee Member