has following categories of members:
category has large companies, MNCs, PSUs, and financial institutions. Maximum
Number is restricted to 150. Besides regular services special privileges are offered
to patron members.
of Patron Membership: Special privileges to patron
Direct representation on the managing committee.
consideration for Chairmanship and Co-chairmanship of Expert Committees and JBCs.
Priority consideration for participation
in high level delegations visiting India and those visiting other countries and
meeting senior government officials.
Priority Consideration for opportunity to sponsor/Co-sponser ASSOCHAM events and
to advertise in prime locations, in ASSOCHAM publications, periodicals, news letters
dealing of all the correspondence by the secretariat.
Firms, sole proprietary concerns, companies, corporate bodies, public sector undertakings,
societies or any other body engaged in trade, commerce, agriculture, services
or profession are eligible for corporate membership.
membership allowed for organizations having turn over of 20 crore or more. There
is no restriction to the number of members in this category.
of corporate membership:
and timely information on latest national and international policy and technical
to interact with the policy makers
to represent their respective industrial sectors in national and international
forums of ASSOCHAM.
to gain additional credibility and mileage by sponsoring/Co-sponsoring ASSOCHAM
events and advertising in ASSOCHAM publications.
to network and locate joint venture partners at various national and international
meets organized by ASSOCHAM
to generate awareness and gain public support regarding specific aspects of business
for overall business development
on certain policy and technical matters through ASSOCHAMís subject- specific expert
officer from the secretariat to cater to the needs of any member
They can nominate 17 persons
on the managing committee for which elections are held every 2 years
of commerce, trade or industry associations with a minimum annual gross income
of Rs. 50, 000 and with at least five years of existence are eligible for Ordinary
on the number members in this category.
of ordinary membership:
Ordinary Members the following benefits of being associated with ASSOCHAM:
Issues at regional level but
requiring national attention are taken up by ASSOCHAM on behalf of the ordinary
member with concerned official at the center
programmes are organized on the issues of common interest. ASSOCHAM lends additional
credibility to the programmes through its name and by providing speakers/faculty/experts
for the programme.
seats are reserved on the managing committee.
category is for overseas members.
TO OVERSEAS MEMBERS
identifying a collaborator, Buyer/Seller.
Update about the Economic Scenario
of the country.
latest amendments in Legislation relating to International Trade, change in policies
to one contact for development of Business.
meetings with the concerned officials in Government, Media, Senior Leaders of
Industry etc., provide Escort service.
information about the Investment climate in India.
to any enquiries concerning Trade, Commerce etc. on priority basis.
To manage holding any event/programme
in India, if so required by the Member.
participation in Trade Fairs/Exhibitions.
Seek views on policies to influence
Government for drafting investment friendly policies.