CII Southern Region’s ambitious growth agenda for South India by 2047
November 9, 2023 10:39 am
The southern region will focus on key enablers of growth that would propel the economic growth of the southern states, with the theme ‘Transformation through Competitiveness, Growth, Sustainability, Trust and Globalisation’ for 2023-24.
The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) is set to drive the transformation of South India through nine pivotal tracks, aiming to propel the region’s economic growth by 2047. CII’s Southern Region Chairman, Kamal Bali, unveiled this comprehensive plan during the inauguration of a new CII office in Mangaluru. These transformative tracks encompass a wide range of areas, from rejuvenating people and culture to embracing energy transition, innovation, and startup ecosystems, ensuring South India’s development and competitiveness.
CII will set up state-level task forces on digital transformation to support industries in their digitalisation initiatives. The CII will hand-hold 2,000 MSMEs, which will be serviced and sensitised on various elements of competitiveness in collaboration with CII centers of excellence. CII’s commitment to working closely with state governments and empowering MSMEs underscores its dedication to fostering economic growth and sustainability in the region.
CII Karnataka Chairman, Vijaykrishnan Venkatesan, highlighted , the inauguration of a new office in Mangaluru has expanded CII’s office network in South India to 17 locations. This extension allows CII to provide specialized support for MSME development in the Mangaluru region. He said that this network expansion enables CII to serve its members at the grassroots level in Karnataka.
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