The ministry of human resource development, Govt of India New Delhi has nominated local businessman and entrepreneur Sachin Sabnis as the member of Board of Governors of National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi for a period of 4 years.
Sachin Sabnis is Managing Director, Belgaum Ferrocast Pvt. Ltd. He started his entrepreneurial journey started in the year 1993, after one year of completing his engineering degree with a machine shop taken on lease which unfortunately closed within 8 months of operations.
But this doesn’t stop Mr. Sachin and he subsequently started the first foundry in the year 1995, expanded with a second foundry in 2000 and establishment of Belgaum Ferrocast Pvt. Ltd in 2007 which manufactures Grey cast iron and Ductile iron precision components, employs 400 + people with a turnover Rs. 50 Cr + and 30% of sales coming from exports.
About: National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi
To Provide the requisite quality & quantity of trained manpower at a different level, Govt. of India set up the National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT) in the year 1966 in collaboration with UNDP-USESCO. NIFFT is registered as Society under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. The management of the Institute is vested with Board of Governors with Chairman at its apex and members representing Govt. of India (Ministry of HRD & industry), AICTE, Private and Public Enterprises, technical and R & D organizations. During the last four decades, NIFFT has earned a reputation as a leading institute for teaching, training, research & development, Consultancy and documentation, and information retrieval services in metal casting and metal forming technology.