Surat is now the commercial and economic center in South Gujarat, and one of the largest urban areas of western India. Surat will be the world's fastest growing city from 2019 to 2035, according to a study conducted by Economic Times. The city registered an annualized GDP growth rate of 11.5% over the seven fiscal years between 2001 and 2008. Surat was awarded "best city" by the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) in 2013. Surat is selected as the first smart IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative tied up with IT services majors Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro.
The Surat Chapter of the Chamber, aspires to be one of the nation's most aggressive and forward-thinking Chambers. In order to advance consistency, cooperation, and integrated development of the Indian economy, the chapter collaborates with business and government at the local level and through strong national and international ties. Our member Sunbow Dyes & Chemicals LLP, led by Mr. Kunj Pansari (Managing Director) will be at the helm of the Chapter.