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, a range of specialised services, and strategic global linkages. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organisation. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has over 9000 members from private and public sectors including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from around 265 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.
CII has 65 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India; 11 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Singapore, South Africa, UK and USA, and partnerships with 355 counterpart organisations in 126 countries.
IREDA is a Non-Banking Financial Institution set up under the administrative control of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to provide term loans for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. IREDA’s mission is to be a pioneering, participant-friendly and competitive institution for financing and promoting self-sustaining investment in energy generation from renewable sources, energy efficiency, and environmental technologies for sustainable development.
IREDA was established on 11 March 1987 as a Public Limited Government Company under the Companies Act, 1956. It has been notified as a ‘Public Financial Institution’ under section 4 ‘A’ of the Companies Act, 1956 and registered as Non-Banking Financial Company (NFBC) with Reserve Bank of India (RBI). IREDA was awarded ‘Mini Ratna’ (Category I) status in 2015.