SGCCI At Glance
The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been serving the industry for more than 75 years with focus on promoting trade, commerce, and industry. With various initiatives such as trade fairs, business networking events, training programs, and policy advocacy on business-related issues, SGCCI is fostering a behest for growth and excellence in business community. Surat's rise to prominence as the world's diamond- cutting centre and India's most prominent man-made textile industry, has put the city on the global map, empowering and facilitating business expansion across the world. At SGCCI, we believe in building strong, meaningful connections that go beyond the workplace. Whether it's through our volunteer initiatives, social events, or online forums, we're committed to creating a community where everyone feels welcome and valued
SGCCI core focus also includes knowledge sharing and training programmes, via seminars, workshops, trade meets, expo etc., to boost Trade and Commerce. SGCCI is committed to the development and strong evolution to the MSME segment in Southern Gujarat region by way of implementing the various initiatives of the government. Surat has a strong base of manufacturing and is contributing in a big way to the national GDP with involvement of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises(MSME).
SGCCI is totally committed towards promoting the "BRAND SURAT" worldwide, attracting FDI into the region, enabling exponential industrial growth. People of South Gujarat are very enthusiastic, enterprise oriented, resourceful and hold an entrepreneurial mind set,which bolsters them to expand their business horizons, beyond the boundaries.
Surat city is also a home to a large number of textile mills, including both small-scale and large-scale industries, that manufacture a wide range of textiles, such as synthetic textiles, cotton textiles, silk textiles, and more. Surat's textile industry has a rich history that dates back to the 19th century, when the city emerged as a major center for cotton trade. Over time, the industry has grown to become one of the most significant contributors to the city's economy, employing a large number of people and generating significant revenue.
The textile industry in Surat has undergone significant changes and modernizations in recent years, with the adoption of advanced technologies and the introduction of new products and production techniques. Today, Surat is one of the leading textile manufacturing hubs in India, with a wide variety of products that are exported to different parts of the world.
Regardless of the various challenges, including escalating labor costs, price swings, and competition from other regions, across the world, Surat is still expanding and changing, due to continuous adaptation to new technologies and innovative ideas.
The Vision and Mission of SGCCI
To provide quality service to members , trade and industry of South Gujarat at large enabling them to grow qualitatively & quantitatively, to make the region competent enough for the global challenges.
The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry shall strive to be a world class Chamber of Commerce by:
- Representing views of trade and industry to various levels of Government.
- Networking global trade and commerce to benefit members.
- To promote quality systems in the trade and industry that meet worlds class levels standards.
- Promoting trade and industry internationally through linkages.
- Instituting recognition schemes for individuals & companies to promote excellence.
- To upgrade technical know-how in the trade and industry through various seminars, conference and workshop.
Representing views of Trade and Industry to various levels of Government
Networking Global Trade and commerce to benefit members.
To promote Quality Systems in the Trade and Industry that meet world class levels and standards.
Promoting Trade and Industry Internationaly through linkages.
Instituting Recognition Schemes for Individuals and Companies to promote excellence.
To upgrade technical know-how in the Trade and Industry through various Seminars, Conferences and Workshops.
708, 7Th Floor, Princess Plaza, Sardar Chawk, Mini Bazar, Varachha, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Dinesh R. Navadiya
2020 - 2021
32, "Parag", Sankalp Society, B/h. ST. Xavier's School, Ghod Dod Road, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Ketan Paragji Desai
2019 - 2020
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K-26 A, Functional Estate, Road No - 6, Udhna, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Hetal Rumendra Mehta
2018 - 2019
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34, Tapi Vila, Vijay Nagar Society, B/H Nirman Bhavan, Majura Gate, Surat, Gujarat
CA Pravinkumar Muljibhai Shah
2017 - 2018
11-A, F Building, Indralok Apartment, Opp. Lakeview Hotel, Piplod, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Bhavaniprasad S. Agrawal
2016 - 2017
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50-Akalpya, Nehru Nagar Society, , Ichchhanath Road, Surat, Gujarat
CA Chandrakant Shantilal Jariwala
2015 - 2016
Bhakti Baugh, Dholikui, Varachha Road, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Mahendrakumar Nathubhai Katargamwala
2014 - 2015
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904,Takshshila Appartment,, , Majura Gate, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Kamlesh Yagnik
2013 - 2014
22, Patel Street, Behind Mahadev Temple, Udhna, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Paresh R. Patel
2012 - 2013
301, Happy Home Appt., Raghuveer Society, Next To Sarojini Naidu Garden, Umra, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Rohit S. Mehta
2011 - 2012
6-C, Subh Laxmi Complex, Near Maharaja Agrasen Bhavan, City Light, Surat, Gujarat
Dr. Ajoy P. Bhattacharya
2010 - 2011
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13/2525, Near Dhavalgiri Appartment,, Behind Megh Mayur Appartment,, Athwa Lines, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Nilesh Vinodchandra Mandlewala
2009 - 2010
101, Lalbhai Contractor Complex, Nr. Nanpura Post Office, Nanpura, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Chetan S. Shah
2008 - 2009
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5/555, Opp. Gujarat Dairy, Bhavaniwad Main Road,, Haripura, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Arvindlal Champaklal Kapadia
2007 - 2008
9 - B, Ratnakruti Appartment, B/h Ripple Mall, Gaurava Path, Piplod, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Pravinbhai Babulal Nanavati
2006 - 2007
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7/4646, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Cinema Road, Delhi Gate, Station Road, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Dilip N. Chasmawala
2005 - 2006
Late Shri Dinesh Mandalaywala
2004 - 2005
C 1001, Mexima Tower,, Nr. Raghuramji Party Plot, Umra, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Ashokkumar Bhikubhai Shah
2003 - 2004
1004, Falcon Avenue, Near City Light Society, Parle Point, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Nayanbhai Navinchandra Bharatia
2002 - 2003
15, Arynarayan Raw House, Karuna Sagar Soceity, Near Umrigar School, Umra, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Prafulchandra Babulal Shah
2001 - 2002
3, "Maitree", Tribhovan Estate, Jaldarshan Soc. B/H Gokul Row House, Parle Point, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Bharat Tribhovandas Gandhi
2000 - 2001
7, Shakti Nagar Society, Parle Point, Parle Point, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Amarnath Daryailal Dora
1999 - 2000
4/2509, Nani Begumwadi, , Salabatpura, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Rajendra Navinchandra Chokhawala
1998 - 1999
6/C, Megh Mayur Apartment,, Opp. Lourdes Convent School,, Athwalines, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Premkumar Nandlal Sharda
1997 - 1998
6/1662,, Gundi Sheri,, Lal Darwaja, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Vasantlal Ishwarlal Bachkaniwala
1996 - 1997
1-B, Sidhshila Apartment,, Beside Jivan Bharti School, Timaliyawad,, Nanpura, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Rupin Rameshchandra Patchigar
1995 - 1996
5-H, Sidhakruti Apartment,, Sarelawadi,, Ghod Dod Road, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Mahendra Ratilal Kajiwala
1994 - 1995
Late Shri Hirabhai Gandhi
1993 - 1994
Late Shri Ramesh Gajiwala
1992 - 1993
"Shangrila" 20 , Satkeval Society, Opp. Amidhara & Arjav Apartment , Umra South, City Light, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Sharadchandra Champaklal Kapadia
1991 - 1992
"Usha Kiran" Nr. Kadampalli Society, Opp. Sneh Milan Garden, Nanpura, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Jayvadan N. Bodawala
1990 - 1991
'Madhurya', 78/31 De Maskati Plots,, Parle Point,, Athwa Lines, Surat, Gujarat
Mr. Rajnikant K Marfatia
1989 - 1990
Late Shri Keshavbhai Patel
1988 - 1989
Late Shri Champaklal Modi
1987 - 1988
Late Shri Jayantilal Chokhawala
1986 - 1987
Late Shri Chimanlal Patel
1985 - 1986
1St Floor, Harsh Apartment,, Near Jamna Nagar Bus Stop,, Ghod Dod Road, Surat, Gujarat