• Alkali Manufacturers Association of India (AMAI) was established in 1960 & registered on 23rd August 1977.
  • AMAI is a Registered Non-profit making Public Limited Company under Section 25 of Companies Act, 1956.
  • At the time of Registration of the Association in 1977, the Members of AMAI included,
    • Dhrangadha Chemicals Works Ltd, Dhragandhra, Gujarat
    • Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd, Calcutta, West Bengal
    • The Titaghur Paper Mills Co. Ltd, Calcutta, West Bengal
    • Jayshree Chemicals Ltd., Calcutta, West Bengal
    • Hukumchand Jute Mills Ltd., Calcutta, West Bengal
    • The Mettur Chemicals & Industrial Corpn Ltd. , Mettur Dam, Tamil Nadu
    • Jiyajeerao Cotton Mills Ltd., Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
    • The Gwalior Rayon Silk Mfg. (Wvg.) Co. Ltd., Nagda, Madhya Pradesh
    • The Standard Mills Co. Ltd, Mumbai
    • The Delhi Cloth & General Mills Co. Ltd., Delhi
    • The National Rayon Corporation Ltd., Mumbai
  • Registered Office of the Association was transferred from Mumbai, State of Maharashtra to Delhi on 18th October 1993.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility for Environmental Protection Programme was launched on 13th March 2003 by Ministry of Environment & Forests, GOI for 17 most polluting industries. The CREP Programme recommended Reduction of mercury emissions, effluent and waste gradually and finally conversion to the most energy efficient and environment friendly membrane cell technology. Industry took a voluntary initiative towards switching over to membrane cell technology and achieved the target set in CREP.
  • Dedicated Safety-Health-Environment Cell set up in the Association Secretariat in 2008.
  • AMAI became Member of World Chlorine Council, the international Chlorine Body, in February 2012.
  • AMAI instituted National Water Chlorination Day in 2012 to promote disinfection of drinking water using chlorine. This day is observed on 20th September every year.
  • First Chemical Association in India to commission a dedicated Chlorine Emergency Response Network (CERN) for handling chemical (Chlorine) emergencies during transportation and use at customers’ premises. All-India Toll-Free Service No. 1800-11-1735 has been in successful operation since 2013.
  • Second country to completely phase out mercury based technology and achieve full conversion to most energy efficient and environment friendly membrane-cell technology for producing caustic soda/ caustic potash by March 2016.
  • Imparting FREE training on safe handling and usage of chlorine for consumers – in Mission Mode. Trained over 2,220 personnel covering about 684 industries across 13 States and 2 Union Territories through demonstration-workshops all over India
  • AMAI organise regular seminars, exhibitions, workshops and training programmes on the subjects of interest to industry and to educate the industry and other stakeholders about change of Government policies and regulations and their impact on industry. An overwhelming response of participation marks the success of organising these events and their value addition for the participants.
  • AMAI also partner international chlor-alkali and chloro-vinyl conferences organised by CICAC, ICIS, TECNON ORBICHEM, IHS MARKIT, ELITE PLUS, WORLD OF CHEMICALS, Argus Media, etc., to get updated on Global Scenario and making the domestic industry aware of the practices followed and initiatives being taken by industry in other countries.
  • AMAI compile a set of publications. A list is uploaded under Publications Link.