Functions of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry )

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization Founded in 1895. It works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes. One of the major functions of CII is to strengthen industry’s role in the economic development of the country.

functions of CII

Members of CII

It has around 9000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from around 276 national and regional sectoral industry bodies

  • Members
  • Associate Members
  • Affiliated Associations
  • Institutional Members

Head office of CII

With 65 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 10 overseas offices in Australia, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, South Africa, UAE, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 355 counterpart organizations in 126 countries. Secretriat in Delhi.

CII Management

The key positions of leadership in CII are President, President-Designate, and Vice President. The CII Secretariat is headed by the Director General who oversees the implementation of action agendas and leads the day-to-day management and operation of this vast organization

  • President: Mr. Vikram S. Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Systems Ltd.
  • President-Designate: Mr. Uday Kotak, Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Vice President: Mr T V Narendran, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Steel Limited
  • Director General: Mr Chandrajit Banerjee

Functions of CII

  • To identify and strengthen industry’s role in the economic development of the country
  • To act as a catalyst in bringing about the growth and development of Indian Industry
  • To reinforce industry’s commitment to society
  • To provide up-to-date information and data to industry and government
  • To create awareness and support industry’s efforts on quality, environment, energy management, and consumer protection
  • To identify and address the special needs of the small sector to make it more competitive
  • To promote cooperation with counterpart organisations
  • To work towards the globalisation of Indian industry and integration into the world economy

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