MedAchievers Ivy League Volume 1 - Page 37

FEDERATION OF INDIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY Industry’s voice for Policy Change THE BIG IDEA Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. Therefore, with the growth of health sector and corporatization within the sector FICCI mandated itself to liaison with the relevant stakeholders both in government and private sector to facilitate ease of business, thereby impacting the health of people in India positively. THE BUSINESS MODEL A non-government, not-for-prot organisation, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From inuencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.