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.