Membership

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Membership2018-10-17T02:15:30+00:00
Ordinary Corporate
• Ordinary Non-Corporate
• Affiliate Members
• Partnership
• Hindu Undivided Family
• Sole Proprietor / Practising Professional
If you would like to join, please fill out an application form.

Ordinary Corporate / Ordinary Non-Corporate
An Ordinary member being a company or a corporation or an LLP in any sector with either minimum paid up capital of Rs.5.00 crores or an annual turnover of Rs.100.00 crores or both shall be classified as Ordinary (Corporate) Member. The rest of the ordinary members shall be classified as Ordinary (Non-corporate) Members. (Note: The sole objective of the classification of members under these Articles is strictly with reference to mode of acquisition and continuity of membership in the Chamber. This classification shall not be used to variation in voting or other rights of the members, except as specifically provided for in these Byelaws.)
a) Company incorporated under the Companies Act,
b) A Corporation registered under any special Act of Parliament or State Legislature,
c) A Limited Liability Partnership Firm (LLP) registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008,
d) A Partnership firm registered under the Indian Partnership Act,
e) A partner of an unregistered Partnership firm,
f) Kartha of a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF),
g) Proprietor of Sole Proprietary concern, and
h) Any practising professional with valid Certificate of Practice from the respective Governing Institute.

Affiliate Members
Any Chamber of Commerce or any Trade Association having evinced interest to become a member of this Chamber and agreeing to pay such entrance fees and annual fees as stipulated for this category of members elsewhere in these articles may be admitted as Affiliate Members of this Chamber.

Honorary membership
Honorary membership may be conferred on any of the following individuals for a period of two years at a time:
(a) Any living Past President who has served a full tenure of his term may be admitted as honorary member by virtue of his service to this Chamber as President, provided that the company he represents continues its membership with the Chamber.
(b) An individual member or authorized representative of a member of the Chamber, who has been a member or an authorized representative (or partly as member and partly as authorized representative) for at least thirty (30) years and who has retired from regular business/employment or active participation in the business, provided that a person who has not retired from regular business may be admitted as honorary member, if membership of said business organization in the Chamber is continuing. Honorary membership shall be conferred only on the individual and not on the organization.
(c) Any individual who was, in the opinion of the Executive Committee, indirectly connected with any trade, commerce, industry or any other commercial pursuits and rendered selfless and distinguished services towards the objects of this Chamber and whose experience, knowledge and expertise are found to be useful in furtherance of the objects of this Chamber may be admitted as Honorary Member of the Chamber
(d) Any individual of repute whose participation in Chamber’s activities, in the opinion of the Executive Committee, is of advantage towards achieving the objects of the chamber because of such reputation, may be admitted as Honorary Member,

The Vizagapatam Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes new members who may be Individual Professionals, Associations, or Firms & Companies engaged in commercial activities based in Visakhapatnam.

Any Company, Limited Liability Partnership, Partnership Firm, Proprietorship Firm, Hindu Undivided Family, Body Corporate or any other entity which is registered under the applicable statutes (if any).
Banks & Financial Institutions
Professional Service Companies, Chartered Accountants, Consultancy Firms, Law Firms
Foreign Nationals / Foreign Body Corporate / Foreign Association
Representative Offices of International Company
Schools, Colleges, Universities, Other Educational Institutions, NGOs, Think-tanks, Research Organisations, Industrial Associations, Entities set up for undertaking Public Welfare or Charitable activities

If you are interested in joining TheVizagapatam Chamber of Commerce & Industry please complete the Application below and a member of our team will contact you during office hours to discuss how the Chamber can meet your business needs.

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Alternatively you can contact us at vizagchamber@gmail.comor +0891-2502154.

If you would like to join, please fill out an application form.

All Ordinary Members and Affiliate Members of the Chamber shall have the following rights and privileges, subject to other provisions of these Byelaws:
Opportunity to participate in Meetings, Seminars, Workshops organised by the Chamber
Participate in lectures and discussion meetings on subject of topical interest
Participate Employees Training & Development Programmes
Participate in meetings with visiting Delegations, Consular Corps and dignitaries from abroad
Visa Recommendation letter to Embassies and Consulates for grant of visa for overseas business travel
Certificate of export documentation and endorsement (Certificate of Origin)
Labour Advisory services
Board Room / Meeting Room at Concessional Rates
Attestation Services
To receive a copy of the Annual Report and the official bulletin and any other publications (of the Chamber) of interest or information which the Chamber may issue and distribute from time to time; and
To enjoy all other benefits or advantages from activities or services that the Chamber may initiate, establish or render in line with its aims and objectives of the chamber.

If you would like to join, please fill out an application form.