Benifits of becomming IIA Membership

Direct Benefits

  • IIA IS A CLOSE FRIEND, PROTECTOR & PROBLEM SOLVER:
    IIA acts as a close friend and protector of MSME entrepreneurs by taking up any kind of their industry related problems/issues for solution at various levels. This personal attention/help is the need of MSME entrepreneur as it saves lot of time, money and efforts of the entrepreneurs.
  • A RELIABLE INFORMATION &RESOURCE CENTER FOR THE MEMBERS:
    Acts as Resource Center for the entrepreneurs providing them with the information /consultancy/ reply to their queries in assortment of areas including technological, legal and policy related matters.
  • IIA HELPS ITS MEMBERS IN IDENTIFYING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES:
    IIA help its members in particular and MSME in general for promoting their business through Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Buyer Seller Meets, Visits within & Outside India, Foreign tie-ups etc.
  • IIA IS A STRONG ADVOCATE OF IIA MEMBERS BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT:
    IIA represent its members / MSMEs before the Government for effective policy formulation, modification and implementation.
  • IIA PROVIDE HELP TO MEMBERS THROUGH EXPERT GROUPS:
    IIA studies, discusses &analyzes various issues / subjects related to MSMEs with the involvement of experts from within or outside and submits its recommendations at appropriate levels. For doing so, IIA have constituted working groups in areas such as IT., Food Processing, Import-Export, Labour, Energy, Taxation, Environment, Quality Management and W.T.O etc. Since inception of IIA, these working groups have contributed a lot for the promotion and development of MSMEs.
  • IIA PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR ENHANCING ENTREPRENEURIAL, MANAGERIAL& TECHNICAL SKILLS:
    IIA organizes capacity building/ developmental programs, conferences & workshops from time to time for the benefit of IIA members. These programmes are either free or are available at highly subsidized rates through IIA MSME Development Center (IMDC) set up at IIA Head Office Exclusively for the purpose.
  • PROVIDES FREE IIA NEWS MAGAZINE TO MEMBERS:
    IIA publishes a monthly News Magazine. It is full of useful and latest information covering wide range of topics related to MSMEs. IIA News Magazine is circulated to more than 21000 MSMEs (6000 Hard Copies +15000 e-mails) and is also available online on our website at: www.iiaonline.in/news.php. This Magazine is available free for all IIA Members.
  • SPECIAL OFFERS NEGOTIATED BY IIA EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE MEMBERS:
    IIA has negotiated special discount offers for IIA members, their family members and employees with the reputed organizations. Members can avail these offers through “IIA PRIVILEGE CARD”. At present IIA have tie-ups / MOU with several organisations. Details are available on IIA website at http://iiaonline.in/offers.aspx.
  • OTHER MISCELLANEOUS DIRECT BENEFITS TO MEMBERS
    Apart from this IIA organizes international visits to Trade Fairs / Business meetings for which air fare reimbursement up to 100% is arranged from the government under government schemes. From time to time corporate schemes for purchase of cars, industrial products & industrial materials are also negotiated for the benefit of IIA members.
  • IIA WEBSITE & FACILITIES AVAILABLE THEREON FOR MEMBERS:
    IIA's website www.iiaonline.inoffers latest information and lots of facilities for the members. IIA website is getting more than 10000 hits per day and is viewed in more than 60 countries world over. An interactive & unique online member directory is available on IIA website where B-2-B & B-2-C facility is embedded for sourcing of raw material , equipment’s and machinery etc. Other unique FACILITIES AVAILABLEON IIA WEBSITE are:
    • Online system for resolving IIA members issues and problems
    • Online queries system
    • Free Buy Sell Desk
    • Free Placement Support
    • Latest & useful Notifications & Circulars related to Industry
    • Laws, Acts, Rules & Regulations related to MSME's
    • Cost effective hosting/linkage & designing of websites of IIA Members
    • Daily MSME News updates
    • MSME Knowledge Bank
  • ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN TO EXPORTER MEMBERS
    IIA has been authorized by Director General of Foreign Trade, Govt. of India to issue Certificate of Origin (Non preferential) to IIA Members. This facility is available at concessional rates for IIA Members from IIA Head Office at Lucknow and at IIA Delhi Office.

Indirect Benefits

  • IIA is the only Association with exclusive focus on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s). Hence is able to understand the problems & issues of its members in the right perspective.
  • IIA is one of the biggest Association of MSME’s, having more than 8000 members.
  • IIA is very well represented on National and State level Councils/Boards/Bodies related to development of MSME’s. Few examples are :-
    1. Has been a member of PM Task Force on MSME.
    2. Member Planning Commission Working Groups/Sub-Groups for formulation of 12th Five Year Plan.
    3. Member National Board of MSME headed by the Union Minister, MSME.
    4. Member RBI Standing Advisory Committees on flow of Credit to SSI.
    5. Member Regional Advisory Committee of Indirect Taxes.
    6. Member Regional Advisory Committee of Central Board of Direct Taxes.
    7. Member State Level Committees/ Boards/ Councils established for the promotions and development of MSME.
  • Since inception in 1985, IIA has been actively and effectively defending the cause of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Hence IIA have been able to influence the Governments both at the National as well as State Level favorably on issue related to :-

    • Direct & Indirect Taxes

    • Industrial Policy

    • Export Policy

    • Environment

    • Labour Laws

    • Power

    • Infrastructure

     

  • IIA is also working for sectoral developments of Industries such as Food Processing & I.T. etc.
  • IIA has strong networking with all MSME Associations all over country. Hence is able to get their support on National Issues related to development of MSME’s.

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