The CCIA is a non-governmental and non-profit organization having an autonomous body working within the framework of its own charter. In every two years, the general assembly in a democratic way, elects an Executive Committee consisting of a President, two vice-presidents, a General Secretary, a Treasurer and 12 members. Three members are nominated by the Associate Members. The Executive Committee is empowered with all necessary authority to carry out all activities in order to attain the association’s objectives. The Executive Committee forms different sub Committees to oversee departmentalized task and represent in various programs of other organizations & institutions.
The CCIA has adopted a membership policy open to the entire segment of the Industry. The only pre-requisite is that a prospective member is an entity engaged in the carpet industry registered with a relevant Governmental body of HMG/Nepal. Memberships classified in following categories.
As of Dec. 2000 there are 1204 members.
The CCIA has a well-equipped secretariat with full-time staff to look after administration and various activities as directed by the Executive Committee. To meet the fast growing demand of the members, the CCIA is strengthening its secretariat with modern equipments. The secretariat is headed by a Executive Secretary who is assisted by other professional and assistants in implementing the plans and programs as chalked out by the Executive Committee.
Major Activities Performed
CCIA has representations in following organizations and committees:
“CARPET BULLETIN” is the official news letter of the CCIA and it is distributed free of charge? to the members and many more.
CCIA has been carrying out various activities for the promotion of the industry and its markets, in co-operation with various foreign/International organizations such as UNDP, UNICEF, UNCTAD, GATT/ITC, ILO, BVOI, Wools of New Zealand, WRONZ, GTZ, JETRO, CBI, APO, USAID/Nepal and others.