About VIA »
The premier organization for the promotion and development of industry in the region, Vidarbha Industries Association is four decades old.
Formed in the year 1964, with the sole objective of achieving rapid industrialization, the VIA, as it is popularly known, is recognized
by the Government as a pioneer regional industries association.
Its office bearers enjoy representation on several Central and State Government Committees for industry. VIA is affiliated to FICCI, AIMO,
MEDC, CII etc.
Towards the promotion and harnessing of balanced industrial development, the VIA tirelessly encourages entrepreneurial spirit through its
efforts which include :
Continuous interaction and dialogue with all the Departments of Central Govt., State Govt., Local Govt., Banks and
Financial Institutions on all matters concerning industries and to help formulate policies for rapid industrialization of the region.
Encouraging industrialists from India and abroad to establish units in Vidarbha.
Resourcing project ideas for entrepreneurs.
Organizing Conferences, Seminars, Educative and Informative Programmes on various topics of functional interest for
entrepreneurs / industries.
Playing the role of a catalyst between industries and educational / research institutes for optimum utilization of
knowledge and skill.
Creating a comprehensive database of technology and information relating to industry for member entrepreneurs.
Devising and implementing schemes to promote entrepreneurship among ladies and youngsters.
Updating members on various issues related to trade, commerce and industry.
To provide facilities for exchange of information and opinion of interest to the industry.