Federation of Kutch Industries Associations(FOKIA) is an umbrella organisation of large, medium & small industries dedicated for resolving the policy related issues to increase the pace of socio-economical development of Kutch district, since year 2000.

It is a section 25 company, incorporate under the companies law, vide registration letter dated 14th May 2008.
OBJECTIVES:
To increase the pace of socio-economical and environmental development of Kutch.
To explore the avenues of industrial development in Kutch.
To address the policy related issues of the industries in Kutch.
To demolish inspector raj
It is the only organization dedicated exclusively for the industrial issues
REMARKABLE MILESTONES:
FOKIA successfully represented to the Hon’l. Prime Minister Mr.Atal Bihari Bajpayee for fiscal incentive package, for rejuvenation of economy of this earth quake affected region. The fiscal incentives were declared on 31st July 2001 and today we can see the impact of the package on trade and industry of Kutch.
FOKIA was invited in Kutch Water Distribution Company, formed in year 2005, with an intention to cater the water requirement of Kutch industries. The co-promoters of the company were Gujarat Water Infrastructure Ltd.(GWIL), Gujarat Industries Development Corporation(GIDC) & Gujarat Industries Development Board(GIDB)(all are Gujarat government enterprises).
FOKIA was invited on Western Railway of India’s Ahmedabad Division in Divisional Railway User’s Consultative Committee(DRUCC) for a period of two years.
FOKIA has got a permanent place in Regional Advisory Committee of Central Excise, Rajkot, since year 2008.
FOKIA is also affiliated with reputed associations like Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI) and have earned place in various committee of these associations.
FOKIA has organised more than 50 seminars on subjects, ranging from electrical power, safety, health & environment, central excise, service tax, water harvesting, sea water desalination, human resources(HR) etc. to educate their members on the latest developments.
FOKIA successfully represented to the Chairman of Central Board of Excise & Customs(CBEC) in the matter of requesting grant of Refund under Rule 5 of The CENVAT Credit Rules,2004.
FOKIA successfully represented to the Chairman of Central Board of Excise & Customs(CBEC) in the matter of reviewing the stuffing/de-stuffing procedure for export containers under the Facility Notice No. 01/2011 dtd. 09.06.2011 issued by the Commissioner of Central Excise, Rajkot to impose new Stuffing Procedures to be implemented from 04.07.2011.
FOKIA successfully represented to Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission(GERC) for allowing industries in Gujarat to furnish bank guarantee to state electrical distribution companies, instead of the cash. Vide their notification no.5 of 2010 they have accepted the same.
FOKIA is organising quarterly Corporate Social Responsibilities(CSR) meets to educate the industries on the subject and FOKIA is also showing CSR activities of member companies on its website.
To update the member units to about the latest changes in government policies and its impact on the trade and industry.
FOKIA organized first of its kind Kutch Business Excellence Award – 2013 and Honorable C.M. of Gujarat was Chief Guest for the event.