VIA is a premier organization for the promotion and development of the industry in the region Vidarbha Industries Association is more than five 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 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 of Vidarbha.
Resourcing projects ideas for entrepreneurs.
Organizing conference Seminars, educative and informative programmers on various topics of functional interest for entrepreneurs/ industries.
Playing the role of catalyst between industries and educational /research institutes for optimum utilization of knowledge and skill.
Creating 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 issue related to trade, commerce and industry.
To provide facilities for exchange of information and opinion of interest to the industry.
“To promote Vidarbha as preferred investment destination and create conducive environment for socio economic growth through industry and services”.
To act as a catalyst between various stakeholders and authorities to create harmonious environment for accelerated industrial growth.
To provide unified platform for policy advocacy at all levels.
To create, nurture and develop entrepreneurship & business leadership.
To enhance managerial and technical competency & excellence.