Appraisal of post independent situation of India, in particular with regard to plight of traders, revealed that their problems in a broad way were attributed to the following factors:
Inspired by the advice and vision of our late Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, few dedicated Traders in 1990 mooted an idea to constitute a Forum to handle problems of Traders and render effective service to them. Consequently during long span of all these CAIT has attained status of an Apex Body of Trading Community of India at National Level. Impressed by modalities of function of CAIT, the Traders across the Country extended excellent support to the extent that the CAIT in Delhi spread its wings all over the Country & operating its activities from its National Headquarter, “Vyapar Bhawan” at New Delhi Which is well equipped with needy infrastructure.
The mission for the Confederation of all India Traders is as follows:
To bring glory of Indian Traders in main stream of economy and nation and to create a business friendly environment in the Country beside upgrading and modernising existing format of retail trade and development of skills of the traders in India.
It is matter of an immense satisfaction that the CAIT has played very important role, particularly in respect of the following issues: