conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil
society, through advisory and consultative processes.
CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization,
playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded over 118 years ago,
India's premier business association has over 7100 members, from the private as well as
public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000
enterprises from around 257 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with
thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities
for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also
provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.
Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute
corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry
forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse
domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity
management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.
The CII Theme for 2013-14 is Accelerating Economic Growth through Innovation,
Transformation, Inclusion and Governance. Towards this, CII advocacy will accord
top priority to stepping up the growth trajectory of the nation, while retaining a strong
focus on accountability, transparency and measurement in the corporate and social eco-
system, building a knowledge economy, and broad-basing development to help deliver
the fruits of progress to all.
With 63 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence in India, and 7 overseas offices
in Australia, China, Egypt, France, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional
partnerships with 224 counterpart organizations in 90 countries, CII serves as a
reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
Confederation of Indian Industry
The Mantosh Sondhi Centre
23, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110 003 (India)
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Reach us via our Membership Helpline: 00-91-11-435 46244 / 00-91-99104