Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest, oldest and the apex business organisation in India. A non-government, not-for-profit organization, FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public, including SMEs and MNCs. The chamber has an indirect membership of over 2, 50,000 companies from various regional chambers of commerce. It is involved in sector specific business policy consensus building, and business promotion and networking.

FICCI -Africa Division - The fact that India-Africa relationship can change the global economic equation was recognized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) long back and a dedicated Africa desk was set up to deepen Indo-African linkages. Over the last two decades, this desk has worked closely and extensively with African missions in India, Indian missions in Africa, Counterpart Chambers of Commerce in Africa, Industry Associations and private players in India and Africa to develop the synergies for mutual development.

FICCI has exchanged several business and official delegations across the African continent. FICCI engages with Africa through a multidimensional strategy at bilateral, multilateral, institutional and sectoral level. The joint initiatives of FICCI with various stakeholders in India and Africa have been highly rewarding and continue to lead the way in developing strategic as well as economically sound relations with Africa. With over 23 partners in Africa, FICCI enjoys a significant bandwidth.

FICCI Health Division - The Health Services Division at FICCI has been relentlessly striving towards making the Health Care Sector stronger and more robust. It has espoused the cause of Universal Healthcare and focused on critical and crucial areas such as Quality, Accessibility and Affordability. It has further endeavoured to create standardized processes in the Healthcare Sector which shall undoubtedly go a long way in improving the quality, speed and efficiency of Healthcare Delivery in the country. FICCI has carried out seminal work in the Sector by engaging the private sector and other relevant stakeholders thereby building consensus over a broad range of issues which have had a significant impact on the healthcare delivery system.

VHS is a well-established multi-specialty, 400-bedded tertiary teaching hospital, offering modern medical care to the poor and lower sections of society. As a parent organization that fosters several NGO efforts under its wing, VHS has partnered with the Government of India, USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and several stakeholders to implement HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs at a pan India level. SHARE VHS is South to South HIV/AIDS Resource Exchange program funded by USAID India , managed by CHARTERED, a public health arm of Voluntary Health Services (VHS), Chennai through a cooperative agreement.