Founder of the Chamber
First Finance Minister of Independent India
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The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, is a congress of the region’s trade and industry and was founded in the year 1929, by Sir R K Shanmukham Chetty, independent India’s first Finance Minister. Since then, it has been a major contributor to Coimbatore’s growth and prosperity. Our members are entities from Trade, Industry, Services & Farming, and associations of such entities engaged in any specific field of economic activity. We provide a variety of value-added services to our members as well as the industry at large.
In a true sense, we are a representative of every citizen of Coimbatore and surrounding regions in general and business. Our main objective is the economic development of the Coimbatore Region.
To be a catalyst and an instrument for making Coimbatore region prosperous and there by making it a great place to live & work.
To promote more and better opportunities for economic activities for its members and others.
To promote and assist in the efforts aimed at improving the competitiveness and capability building of the members and to encourage and help them to seize the opportunities arising out of the globalisation of the India Economy.
To safeguard and promote the welfare of the members, and to liaise with the various Government and Non-Governmental agencies dealing with them in this regard.
To identify and promote various infrastructure, physical as well as social, needed for economic activities and for the well being of the residents of the Coimbatore Region.
To promote ethical business practices and corporate social responsibility among members and enhance the public’s perception of the business as an instrument of their welfare.
The Membership of the chamber is open to all those who are engaged in any business activity in the State of Tamil Nadu, including trade, industry, services and agriculture and related activities.
The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, is a congress of the region’s trade and industry. Its members are entities from Trade, Industry, Services & Farming, and also associations of such entities engaged in any specific field of economic activity.
8/732 Avinashi Road,
Coimbatore 641018, India