Economic presence

Invest in France Agency

Address 2/50 E, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110 021
Tel [+91] (11) 43 19 63 00
Fax [+91] (11) 43 19 63 09
Web site

The Invest in France Agency was established under the New Economic Measures Law of May 15, 2001. The Agency is responsible for encouraging long-term international investment & reports to the Minister for the Economy, Finance & Industry & to the Minister of Regional Development.

Economic Services in India

Our officers carry out economic information missions as well as provide assistance to French companies.

  • The Economic Services oversees the economic information mission, closely following the evolution of the economy & market trends by zone, sector, & the strategy of the main players.

Economic Services in Bombay

Address Wokhardt Towers, East Wing 5th Floor,

Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051

Tel [+91] (22) 66 69 40 00
Fax [+91] (22) 66 69 40 90

Economic Services in New Delhi

Address French Embassy in India

2/50 E Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110 021

Tel [+91] (11) 43 19 63 00
Fax [+91] (11) 43 19 63 09

Business France

Address 21 Palace Road, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore 560 052
Tel [+91] (80) 22 14 12 00
Fax [+91] (80) 22 14 12 19
Web site

Indo-French Chamber of Commerce (Bombay)

Address Indo-French Chamber Commerce & Industry (IFCCI),

B/5 Venkatesh Chambers, Prescott Road, Mumbai - 400 021

President Mr. Pierre Benham
Tel [+91] (22) 22 06 46 60
Fax [+91] (22) 22 06 46 19
Web site

Indo-French Chamber of Commerce (Bangalore)

Address Indo-French Chamber Commerce & Industry (IFCCI),
# 28, I Main, VII Cross, Central Excise Layout,
Bhoopasandra, Sanjay Nagar Post, Bangalore 560094
Regional Director, Southern Chapter Ms. Merlin Simon
Web site

The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce is a bilateral business organisation & whose 350 odd members are French & Indian companies from various sectors of activity.

The main objective of the IFCCI is to assist companies in doing business between France & India. The mandate of the IFCCI is to act as a one-stop-shop on information on India, support the development of business through ongoing data & information dissemination, assistance to trade & investment missions, assistance to individual firms to augment business relations & to promote special events organised by the IFCCI, including trade fairs, business summits, conferences & seminars. The role of the IFCCI entails a policy to convert each of its contacts into profitable business opportunities for the benefit of the Indo-French community & especially its members.

Indo-French Technical Association

Address IFTAC/o Godrej Industries,

Head Office Building, 1st Floor, Pherozshah Nagar,

Eastern Express Highway, Vikhroli, Mumbai 400 079

Tel [+91] (22) 25 19 47 50
Fax [+91] (22) 25 18 80 74

Indo-French Technical Association (I-FTA) members are Indian professionals, most of whom have attended long term training programme in France. Many I-FTA members hold responsible and influential positions in the Indian government & companies.

The decision to create I-FTA was taken in 1965 at a meeting of engineers & technologists who were trained in France under the aegis of ASTEF (Association pour l’organisation des Stages en France) which later became ACTIM, Cfme-Actim and then UBIFrance. The Association was formally registered on February 18, 1966 at Mumbai.

The objective of this non-profit association is the promotion of Scientific, Technical, Cultural & Educational activities that could be helpful in developing co-operation between France & India. I-FTA has its Head Office at Mumbai & also a network of six Chapters at New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehra Dun & Pilani. At present the association has over 1400 members, of which about half are in Mumbai region. I-FTA also has about 10 corporate members.

I-FTA organize several events every year in India (hosting French and Indian Scientists for lectures in India, organizing seminars, symposia ...) In addition, the Association regularly publishes a Technical News Bulletin which gives a report of its activities & also about some new technological developments in France.

Last modified on 31/05/2016

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