FICCI: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry


Slogan of FICCI,

FICCI : Industry’s Voice for Policy Change

  • Based in India, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is a non-governmental trade association and advocacy group.
FICCI symbol


  • On the guidance of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian businessman G.D. Birla and Purshottamdas Thakurdas founded the organization in 1927. It is India’s largest, oldest, and most powerful business organization.
  • It is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. It is established with members from the commercial and public sectors, including SMEs and multinational corporations.
  • Headquartered: New Delhi 
  • It has an existence in 12 states in India and 8 countries around the world.

Allied Organizations :

  1. CIFTI -Confederation of Indian Food Trade and Industry
  2. Arbitration and Conciliation Tribunal (FACT) 
  3. FICCI Alliance for Consumer Care (FACC)
  4. Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence
  5. CMSME -Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  6. Ladies Organisation

Notable alumni

  1. Krishna Kumar Birla (1974–75)
  2. Hari Shankar Singhania (1979–80)
  3. R. P. Goenka (1986–87)
  4. Chirayu Amin (2000–01)
  5. Rajeev Chandrasekhar (2007–08)
  6. Rajan Mittal (2009–10)
  7. Amit Mitra- Secretary General, FICCI during Year 1994–2011.
  8. Naina Lal Kidwai – Past President. (She is the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard Business School)

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