Chamber of Commerce & Industry



Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Thanjavur is is a non-government, not-for-profit organization, a future oriented, socially responsible institution that fosters business and societal growth. CCI is a key body of Commerce and Industry, in Thanjavur, and is actively engaged, with people from commerce, business, industry and civil society. It derives its strength from its members and provides a platform for networking and sharing of knowledge across sectors in various business communities.Established in the year 1986, From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, CCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the private small and medium scale firms and drawing its strength from diverse regional members across this region with over450members.

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Our Vision

The Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be a catalyst for business prosperity, fostering a vibrant and interconnected local business community, in Thanjavur, where collaboration increases capacity, education enhances ability, and, advocacy influences shared authority, of our members.

Our Mission

With more than three decades of proven leadership, the Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Thanjavur, empowers each member’ business, to reach its full potential, cultivates an environment where businesses can thrive, and, connects our businesses as a community.


1. To focus on learning and development of its members with regard to business and society at large.

2. To facilitate the members to strengthen their network in their respective business operations and key area deliverables.

3. To nurture and mold the young talents with the aim to skill building and supporting the budding entrepreneurs.

4. To identify, learn continuously, and share, the best management practices to it members and various stakeholders.

5. To work towards inclusive development by providing a meaningful contribution to society at large and marginalized through strategic guidance on developing and delivering Corporate Social Responsibility programs.

6. To inculcate and support the possibility for new and innovative business ideas among its members.


1. Entrepreneurial spirit

2. Level playing field

3. Integrity

4. Community

5. Lifelong learning

6. Innovation and tradition

7. Sustainability

8. Diversity

Areas of Intervention

  • Dissemination of Business Knowledge
  • Education and Training
  • Skill Development
  • Public Private Partnership


Past President

“In three words, I can sum up everything I have learned about life: IT GOES ON” by Robert Frost. As a President of the prestigious industry interaction of Thanjavur namely CCI, I would like to share the message to its stakeholders with humility and respect.

Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Thanjavur is aiming to bring holistic combination of industry with the needs of society. CCI is pronging to be competitive, informative, integrative and committed forum to work with diverse forms of business institutions and bring improvement to society at large. CCI works towards providing our membership and enable them to develop deeper insights, strong network and the emerging realities. At the forefront in helping regional business connect and interact with local businesses, CCI has activated a multi-pronged strategy for business networking. It represents in the government bodies, dialogue with policy decision makers, networking with counterpart organizations, and productive tie-up with academic institutions.

CCI is always looking toward emerging opportunities for its membership. Over these years, leadership at the helm of CCI has proved themselves to be visionary industrialists. CCI's leaders have demonstrated the courage to lead into uncharted territories and engineer requisite change in this region.It is a rare opportunity and a great legacy that I could follow it and take the baton and lead it to the next level.India's economy is fast moving and highly dynamic in nature. It is expanding ever faster and huge in scale. Each sector has got a fast changing policy which has got an impact on several others. CCI will work towards to enrich its base and concerned with all sectors such as Agriculture, Manufacturing and Services to perform better. A unique feature of CCI has been a constant reinvention itself into an institution that today is not only leading industry interaction forum, but also working for the progress of this region with a Vision in action. The convergence of opinions and viewsprovides members the much needed opportunity of exploring symbiotic inter-sectoral synergies. Let us try our best with zeal and zest! Welcome to Chamber 3.0!

- Dr. S. P. S. ARULDOSS,Past President


Past President

Dr. S.P.S Arul Doss is the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of Gnanam School of Business and partner, Hotel Gnanam. He is one of the Trustees of the A.Y.S Parisutha Nadar Centenary Foundation which is running Gnanam School of Business. As a third generation entrepreneur he has the strategic intent to create value in his entire business endeavor. Under his mentorship Gnanam School of Business is the one of the leading Business Schools in Tamil Nadu. GSB is today ranked as the Top 10 Business Schools in the state of Tamil Nadu and one of the most emerging business schools in the South India. He has also plays an active role in the groups other business interests like travel, hospitality and agriculture. He is also a partner of M/S Hotel Gnanam, which is one of the prominent landmarks in the hospitality map of Thanjavur. He is also the CEO of Parisutham Travels, which is an inbound tour operator during handling for various travel agencies across the world.

A Montfortian Dr. Arul Doss has completed his Ph.d registered with Bharathidasan University, Trichy. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Karunya institute of Technology and Science and had completed his Under Graduation in Commerce from prestigious Loyola College, Chennai. He has published various articles in International and National Journals. He is a member and office bearer in various forums related to business, trade and culture.

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Thanjavur as President
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII Trichy Chapter)
  • Madras Management Association (MMA)
  • Retailers Association of India (RAI)
  • All India Management Association (AIMA)
  • Yi (Young Indians) Trichy Chapter

He addresses corporate and student’s forum on a regular basis on issues relating to Brands and Brand Equity, Neuro Marketing, Measuring Marketing Performance, Advertising and Promotions. He has consulted numerous

He has a wide network of friends and acquaintances in work and personal who has been always a support to him in his growth story.

A spirited sportsman who has represented his alma mater in Athletics, Tennis and Cricket in the district and divisional level.

Dr. Arul Doss hails from a notable family in Thanjavur, known for their contribution towards public and society.