The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment 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 in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 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. 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, skill development, empowerment of women, and water.

CII Membership Benefits :

As a Member of CII, Student and Faculty Members of Sandip University will access a world of opportunities, from networking with the corporate majors of Indian and global industry to assisting in framing economic and industrial policies, through close linkage with Government. CII’s proactive approach focusses on helping to increase efficiency and competitiveness in Networking, Social Sector Activities, Information Dissemination, Platform to interact with other Members, Institutions, State & Central Governments, Participate in topical seminars, training programmes, conferences and meetings, 9 overseas offices to assist in establishing linkages and 320 counterpart organizations in 106 countries.


Dr. Sidharth Shankar,
Associate Professor,
School of Commerce & Management Sciences