Industry Bodies in India

As technology is the primary contributor of economic growth, there are organisation that represent the interests of trade and commerce in India, and act as an interface for any issues and initiatives. These industry bodies are formed to promote both domestic and international trade, and reduce trade barriers while fostering conducive environment for the growth of trade and industry of India. These are the few important Industry bodies that facilitate business and trade in hardware, software and services and encourages the advancement of research in India’s ICT sector. They work towards policy advocacy efforts and have emerged as a strong and effective industry mouthpiece. The members as the think-tanks are aiming to foster digital inclusion and adoption across India.

There are multiple associations been formed across the country in last 3 years for the policy advocacy and smooth business with the changing environment for business transformation. Industry bodies in India have been showing its active participation in the economic growth, playing a proactive role in India’s development process and working to create an environment friendly growth in the country. They play a vital role in enhancing efficiency and global competitiveness of the Indian industry and expanding business opportunities both in domestic and foreign markets.

Apart, from the above-mentioned role, trade bodies work closely with the Government and the corporate world on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders for newer business opportunities for industry by regular and continuous interaction with the National and international bodies to match the best practices. The involvement of various state level associations are of very in bringing the regional issues to the limelight at the National level and creating awareness.

Association of System Integrators & Resellers in Technology(ASIRT)
Chairman – Jiten Mehta
Tel : +91 22-66122000

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India
President – Amit Mathur
Tel: 011 - 23358585
Fax: 011 - 23327397

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
President – Sandeep Jajodia
Tel: 011 - 46550555
Fax: 011- 23017008

Association Of MSMEs in IT ( AIM-IT)
Chairman – Vinit Goenka
Tel : 011-40574900

Automotive Component Manufacturers Association Of India (ACMA)
President: Nirmal K Minda
Tel: (91 11) 2616 0315
Fax: (91 11) 2616 0317

India District Chair – Ninad Desai
Tel: 91 22 27902441

Cellular Operators’ Association of India
Director General – Rajan S. Mathews
Tel: 011 – 23349275
Fax: 011 – 23349276/77

Communications Multimedia and Infrastructure Association of India
President – Prof. N K Goel
Tel: 011-26266411

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)



President – Shobana Kamineni
Tel: 91 11 45771000 / 24629994-7 *
Fax: 91 11 24626149

Digital India Foundation (DIF)
Co-Founder – Ashok Malik
Tel: 011 -0120-4568926

Electronic Component Industries Association (ELCINA)
President: Pankaj Gulati
Tel: (91 11) 26928053
Fax: (91 11) 26923440

Electronic & Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC)
Executive Director – D K Sarin
Tel: (91 11) 2696 5103
Fax: (91 11) 2685 3412

Federation of All India Information Technology Associations (FAIITA)
President – Champak Raj Gurjar
Tel: +91-9845353629

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI)
President - Pankaj R. Patel
Tel: 91-11-23738760-70
Fax: 91-11-23320714, 23721504

Fire and Security Association of India
National President - Pankaj Dharkar
Contact: 022-22785640

India Electronics and Semiconductor Association
Chairman - Shri. Ashwini K. Aggarwal
Phone: +91 80 4147 3250

India Mobile Congress
President - Shri. P Ramakrishna



Phone: 011- 23440236
Internet and Mobile Association of India
Chairman – Rajan Anandan

Internet Service Providers Association of India
President - Rajesh Chharia
Tel: 011 - 26424001
Fax: 011 - 41608472

India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
Chairman & MD- L C Goyal
Tel: 91-11-23371540
Fax: 91-11- 23371492

Infotech Software Dealers Association (ISODA)
Chairman – Tushar Parekh
Tel.: +91-9821243881

Manufacturers’ Association for IT (MAIT)
President - Nitin Kunkolienker
Tel: +91-11-2685 5487,
+91-11-4287 8418
Fax: +91-11-2685 1321

President – Debjani Ghosh
Tel: +91-120-4990111
Fax: +91-120-4990111

Other Service Providers Association of India (OSPAI)
President- S.V. Ramana
Phone: 0120 4319797

Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT)
President- K.R.Chaube
Phone: 022-23861101