In a committed effort to provide research support to the industry, the FKCCI has launched a dedicated research wing Sir M. Visveswaraya Economic Research Centre (VERC). VERC has been set up to provide comprehensive research information to the industry on various aspects of conducting business in the State of Karnataka. This initiative is the first of its kind in Karnataka and is aimed at creating an information-driven business culture in the State.
VERC conducts empirical research based on primary data on economic and social policy issues, macroeconomic analysis and projections, as well as fiscal and monetary policies. We undertake to provide extensive, well-researched, up-to-date and reliable information. Our data and research findings will help businesses to make timely and informed decisions. SMVERC proposes to build and maintain a data-bank on business and economic indicators across sectors. Our research center will be a ready reckoner for all information needed for conducting business in the State of Karnataka.
MSME Support Systems in India with a special reference to Karnataka: Benchmarking with the Global Best Practices
Skill-Gap Analysis in the State of Karnataka
Sources of new venture ideas in start-ups and ongoing businesses
Corporate Governance Practices in India
Transnational Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation of SMEs
Dr. Sahana Reddy
Head of Research
Sir M Visvesvaraya Economic Research Centre (VERC)
Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI)
Federation House, No: 9, K.G. Road, Bangalore 56009, INDIA
Tel: +91-80-22262355/6 Extn: 45
FKCCI’s mission is to promote the cause of Trade and Industries in Karnataka, give necessary guidance to members, help frame policies and deliberate on matters of regulation and taxation. Read More
The association has a membership of about 2500,including 150 district chambers of commerce and trade associations.
Signed 63 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Indian & International Chambers of Commerce and Agencies
To promote the cause of Trade and Industries in Karnataka, help frame policies and deliberate on matters of regulation and taxation.
Represented on 38 Boards & Committees constituted by the State and Central Governments and other Statutory Bodies in India.