Confederation of Indian Industry
|Motto||Building Business Leadership|
|Headquarters||New Delhi, India|
|President||Mr S Gopalakrishnan|
|Director General||Mr Chandrajit Banerjee|
|Former name||Confederation of Engineering Industry|
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is an association of Indian businesses which works to create an environment conducive to the growth of industry in the country.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), trade association representing the interests of Indian businesses in various sectors, chiefly including engineering, manufacturing, consulting, and services. The organization was founded in 1895 when 5 engineering firms, all members of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, joined hands to form the Engineering and Iron Trades Association (EITA).
CII has direct membership of over 7100 organisations and indirect membership of over 90,000, from around 257 national and regional sectoral associations.
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