SME Chamber of India, a premier national Chamber, has been working for the development of SMEs from
manufacturing, service sectors and allied industrial / business sectors for the last 30 years. The Chamber
integrates SMEs, large corporates, MNCs, banks, investors, policy makers, Young & Women entrepreneurs and
Start–Ups to establish and enhance contacts for better business growth and expansion.
The Chamber has been on a forefront for policy implementation, policy change and encouraging SMEs to avail of
various incentives, government schemes as well as business and investment opportunities in the era of
One of India's most industrialized and business friendly States, Gujarat maintains a variety of industries,
the principal ones being general and electrical engineering and the manufacture of textiles, vegetable oils,
chemicals, soda ash, and cement. New industries include the production of fertilizers and petrochemicals. Major
resources produced by the State include cotton, peanuts, dates, sugarcane, and petrol. The State is rich in
calcite, gypsum, manganese, lignite, bauxite, limestone, agate, feldspar and quartz sand and successful mining
of these minerals is done in their specified areas. Gujarat produces about 91% of India's required amount of
soda ash and gives the country about 66% of its national requirement of salt. Chemical Industries in Gujarat
count for more than 35% of Indian Chemicals production.
Federation of Indian SME Associations is a national apex body, acting as a single point of contact for
various Organizations, Associations, Chambers, Councils, Forums, Institutions, Confederations, Consortiums,
Trade Promotional Councils, Agencies, Foundations, Incubators, Business Hubs, Co-operative Business Groups,
NGOs and other business & trade organizations, who are putting efforts for the growth of Indian SMEs and also
protecting their business interests.