EEDISSIA is a registered Association under Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 1975 and numbered as 32 at 1980 as ” ஈரோடு மாவட்ட சிறு தொழில்கள் சங்கம்” ERODE DISTRICT SMALL INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION. The Association serves for the growth and prosperity of industries and it has made a significant contribution towards building a strong and stable industrial city of Erode. The Association besides functioning as a grievance redressed unit is functioning as a development oriented Association conducting series of Seminars / Training Programmes / Seminars / Industrial visits etc. so as to develop and create awareness among industrial entrepreneurs. EEDISSIA represents in all Advisory and Consultative Committees at the District / State Levels and plays a leading role in policy formulation and grievance redressed for the Small scale Industries.
In short EEDISSIA has dedicated itself to the cause of small-scale industries and has made a mark at the District/State and National levels by its selfless service to SSIs in a variety of ways. The Association renders guidance and help to the new entrepreneurs in the identification of products, preparation of project reports, getting financial assistance from banks etc. and licenses from various departments. The Association is publishing its monthly journal (EEDISSIA BULLETIN) to convey valuable information relating to industries to the members and officers of Departments connected with Small Industries and Industries Associations in Tamil Nadu.
EEDISSIA has signed Memorandum of Understanding with Technical Institutions of Kongu Engineering College, Sakthi Institute of Technology, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Kongu Polytechnic College for the purpose of having close interaction among the Technical Institutions and Industries
EEDISSIA has also made arrangements to render services to the members through Sub-contracting Exchange in the Association for getting job orders to the member industries from various organizations, Govt. undertakings etc. and for this scheme the Development Commissioner (SSI) Ministry of SSI has given an outright grant for the provision of Computers, Printers, Software, Furnitures etc.
EEDISSIA has been making representations incessantly to the Government of India as well as Government of Tamil Nadu and various heads of departments connected with industries to solve the problems of small and tiny industries then and there as detailed above.
At this time, when the Small Industries are facing severe competition due to globalization and free trade by WTO agreements, EEDISSIA has taken up the task of preparing the industries of Erode Region to meet the challenges by focusing on proper planning and adopting quickly to the changes taking place. The dream and ambition of EEDISSIA is to build a greater industrial India that will add to all round human happiness and global prosperity.