FEDERATION OF INDIAN GRANITE & STONE INDUSTRY
Federation of Indian Granite and Stone Industry (FIGSI) is serving the Natural Stone Industry of India from the last 36 years. The Federation works as a bridge between the industry and various Government Departments in Central and State level. The Federation is having around 1200 members from all over India.
The Chief objective of the Federation being promotion of the Stone Industries, which come under the category of Decorative Building Stones like Granite, Marble, Sandstone, Slate, Quartzite and Ancillary and Auxiliary Industries of Machinery, Tools, Abrasives, Consumables related to stone industries and to conduct Conferences, Workshops on each and every aspect of stone industry.
Looking into the potential of the Indian Stone Industry, the federation started conducting STONA fairs and the first international Stone fair was held at Bangalore during 1987. At that time that was the first International stone fair held in the entire Asian region. Thereafter 13 STONA Fairs were held at Bengaluru and now STONA is the 4th largest international stone fair in the world which is well accepted and appreciated by the stone fraternity.
Federation is having a dream project of developing a world class R & D Centre at Hosur (near Bengaluru) for stone industry along with Training Institute, Stone Museum of international standard wherein the visitors can have a first hand information of natural Stones of India and other countries.