Founded in 1995 with a group of Eight CEOs of Gandhinagar GIDC Electronics Estate, as an Action Group Electronics (AGE). This group started actively interacting with various departments of Government of Gujarat with the result the Government started recognizing them as the spokesperson for the industry and as a consultant on all policy matters regarding growth, sustenance and well-being of the industry. On 14th December, ’96 AGE further nurtured as GEIA (Gujarat Electronics Industries Association) and after one year in 1997 GEIA was rechristened as GESIA (Gujarat Electronics & Software Industries Association) to widen scope to include software industries.
In 2016, GESIA transformed itself in to ‘GESIA IT Association’ a registered Company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 incorporated on 23rd April 2016; vide CIN: U74991GJ2016NPL091648.
GESIA IT Association represents the ICT industry of the State of Gujarat and its works in partnership with the Government of Gujarat for the promotion of IT (Software & Hardware), ITeS (BPO/KPO), Electronics, Telecom, Networking / ISP & IT Education in the State of Gujarat.
Over the years, GESIA has formed various partnerships with National as well as State level Industry Associations such as NASSCOM, MAIT, FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, ESC, CSI, FISME, TEMA, GCCI, IACC, ACMA, GIS, VCCI, SGCCI, BITA, RCTA, GEZIA, etc. to work with them as their partner in Gujarat, for exchange of ideas and for joint efforts on topics of common interest of members.
GESIA achieved many milestones for development and growth of ICT Industry and with this new beginning and transformation of the organization, the scope of development has widened for higher growth, performance, national–international cooperation, Business development, Networking, Consulting and support to the industry. The new organization brings to its member companies a structured organization, structured approach, structured process and management. This will help and support the member companies for desired support and development for better growth.
Also, GESIA IT Association has incorporated under section 12AA and 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. This will provide benefit to member companies in tax rebates.
Let us join hands for taking the organization to getter heights and larger development platform.