CII believe that, in order to succeed, India needs to achieve sustained inclusive growth and competitiveness. The quality of leadership and human resources is a key requirement and will play a significant role in achieving excellence for India.

The CII-Suresh Neotia Centre of Excellence for Leadership will serve as a facilitator for development of leaders, thereby promoting economic and industrial growth in India and, especially, the Eastern Region.

The Centre will work to establish partnerships with similar organisations and global institutions for maximum mutual benefit. It will bring world class training to Kolkata.

Apart from the corporate sector, the Centre proposes to organise special programmes for Government officials, including managers of State undertakings and Institutions, to meet their special needs. Other focus groups would include trade union leadership, shop floor supervisory staff, teachers and trainers.