Team

FMC operates through a multi-disciplinary team specialised in management, sociology, economics, finance, social work and engineering. It is a learning organization, and always strives to deliver high quality services.

Director

Mr. Mukesh Gulati

Photo of Mr. Mukesh Gulati Mr. Mukesh Gulati
Executive Director
Email: mukesh@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Mukesh Gulati is a Post Graduate in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and graduate in engineering from National Institute of Technology. He has coordinated a number of projects on behalf of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) for 12 years on cluster based SME development. He has also represented UNIDO on several international forums and conducted a range of training programmes for policy makers from more than a dozen developing countries. During his career of 24 years, he has authored several books and publications in the area of SME development.

Dr. Tamal Sarkar

Photo of Dr. Tamal Sarkar Dr. Tamal Sarkar
Director
Email: tamal@msmefoundation.org
Dr. Tamal Sarkar is D. Phil in the Economics of Cluster Development. He has 20 years of experience in industrial development, with special reference to MSME. He has extensive hands on experience in cluster development and specializes in cluster development and poverty alleviation. He has authored a number of policy and methodology documents in the area of cluster development, poverty alleviation and resource based planning. He is also a pioneer trainer in the area of cluster development.

General Manager

Mr. Vishal Dev

Photo of Mr. Vishal Dev Mr. Vishal Dev
General Manager
Email: vishal.dev@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Vishal Dev is Post Graduate in Entrepreneurship Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur and Graduate in Mechanical Engineering. He is having 9.5 years experience in steel and power sector. He started his career working for design & development of rolling mills in an engineering company Rana Udyog in Kolkata and later worked with TAYO Rolls, Jamshedpur for Sales and Marketing of Rolls used in rolling of ferrous and non-ferrous products. Off late, he has worked in Power & Energy Sector for Business Development in ABB, Hyderabad and Wartsila, Noida providing complete solution in liquid fuel and gas based power plants for their business in Indian territory.

Mr. ASK Sharma

Photo of Mr. ASK Sharma Mr. ASK Sharma
General Manager
Email: ask.sharma@msmefoundation.org
Mr. ASK Sharma is a Post Graduate in Geological sciences from Osmania University, Hyderabad and Post Graduate in Business Management from IGNOU, New Delhi. He started his career as a Geologist in M/s Hindustan Zinc Limited, Udaipur and later switched over to SME Development and worked in reputed organizations like National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME) and APITCO Limited at Hyderabad. During his career he involved number of projects related to TEV Studies, SME Profiles and Cluster Development. He also coordinated international assignments and actively involved in preparation of 30 profiles for Government of Qatar, feasibility study on citrus processing in South Africa, visited Montenegro, Europe and South Africa as Faculty for UNIDO organized training programmes on cluster development. He also prepared more than 300 Project Reports for SME Sector submitted to various nationalized banks.

Deputy General Manager

Ms. Sangeeta Agasty

Photo of Ms. Sangeeta Agasty Ms. Sangeeta Agasty
Deputy General Manager(Research Cell Head)
Email: sangeeta.agasty@msmefoundation.org
Ms. Sangeeta Agasty is a Post Graduate in Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) and also holds a Master degree in Economics. She has more than 8 years of professional experience of project planning and project management, monitoring and evaluation, training, action research and consultancy work in the area of Micro, Small, Medium Enterprise (MSME) based Cluster Development, BDS development and value chain management. She worked with United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) as a National Expert in cluster development; with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) as an Intern and with Central Government as an Economist.

Mrs. Sukanya Banerjee

Photo of Mrs. Sukanya Banerjee Mrs. Sukanya Banerjee
Deputy General Manager(Training Cell Head)
Email: sukanya.banerjee@msmefoundation.org
Mrs. Sukanya Banerjee is a Post Graduate in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. During her work with ICRIER (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) and CII (Confederation of Indian Industries) she has undertaken various research based assignments encompassing areas like WTO, Trade Facilitation and Retail. She has 9 years of work experience in policy related areas.

Manager

Mr. Ravinder Kishor Dwivedi

Photo of Mr. Ravinder Kishor Dwivedi Mr. Ravinder Kishor Dwivedi
Manager
Email: ravinder.dwivedi@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Ravinder Kishor Dwivedi is a Post Graduate in Commerce from CSJM University and also has done Master in Social Work from MPBH University, Bhopal. He has 11 years experience in community development in rural areas. During his involvement with Organisations like BASIX, UNIDO, IIRD (Indian Institute Rural Development), Gramodaya Sansthan and Rishi Valley Institutions he has undertaken community based economic development activities like formation of SHGs and JLGs, linking community with MFIs. Currently he is working as a Manager (Regional Coordinator for Punjab) and is involved in promoting innovation and responsible behavior and in the Foundry Clusters.

Mr. Amit Kumar Tyagi

Photo of Mr. Amit Kumar Tyagi Mr. Amit Kumar Tyagi
Manager
Email: amit.tyagi@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Amit Kumar Tyagi has 8 years of experience in financial Accounting & Taxation with Chartered Accountants firms, Societies, Trusts & Companies; likely Action for Autism, Janmadhyam, Earthmetters, Hubert Ebner (India) Pvt Ltd, Riverbank Studios, Niti Shree & some Individual Assesses/HUF/firms etc. He is Post Graduate in Commerce, a Graduate in commerce from Bhim Rao Ambedker College, Delhi University and also Master in Business Administration (Finance) from SMU, New Delhi. He also has a Certificate course in Professional Accounting from Bhartiya Vidha Bhavan, New Delhi. Currently he is handling the finance division of the FMC; his key skills are in the areas of Finance, Accounting and Taxation.

Mr. Sagnik Lahiri

Photo of Mr. Sagnik Lahiri Mr. Sagnik Lahiri
Manager(Sutra Cell head)
Email: sagnik.lahiri@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Sagnik Lahiri has an experience of 5 years in the area of cluster development with a special focus and interest in micro entperprises and rural economic development. He is currently working as Cell Head for SUTRA, a marketing company for artisanal products, incubated by Foundation. He has undertaken various action-research and policy research type of projects. He has experience of working in projects like Multi Donor Agency DFID, WorldBank, KFW, GIZ where SIDBI as nodal agency-Promoting BDS in Clusters, GIZ-CSR- Comparative analysis of Responsible Banking in developed and developing economies, UNCTAD-FICCI tourism cluster, SDC cluster policy research, Policy Paper for cluster development for IFC, CII funded mapping of artisanal clusters and various MSME Cluster Development Projects of Government of West Bengal, K-BIP and NMCC. He is also been involved as trainer and provided training to the international participants from various Goverment officials, representative of Industry and cluster based organizations and also to the various national Cluster Development Executives. He was also involved in the District Primary Education Programme in West Bengal for a short term assignment. He is graduate in Political Science from Calcutta University and pursuing M. Sc. In ‘Sustainable Development’ from Indian Institute of Environment and Ecology.

Mrs. Shivani Seth

Photo of Mrs. Shivani Seth Mrs. Shivani Seth
Manager
Email: shivani.seth@msmefoundation.org
Mrs. Shivani Seth is an ITES professional with over 10 years of experience in Training and development. She is a post graduate in IT from Punjab University. She also has a good amount of experience in IT management and documentation.

Mr. Tatheer Zaidi

Photo of Mr. Tatheer Zaidi Mr. Tatheer Zaidi
Manager(Business Responsibility Cell head)
Email: tatheer.zaidi@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Tatheer Zaidi is a Management Graduate from IGNOU and also done his Masters in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University. He is having a total professional experience of almost Seven years. He has worked with UNICEF at different challenging districts of Uttar Pradesh for Three and half years. During his tenure of UNICEF, he closely worked with Govt officials as well as representatives of International Agencies like WHO, Rotary & CORE. He has also worked with Moradabad Metal Industry for three years and managed the CSR activities. He is the head of Business Responsibility Cell of FMC and coordinating all the projects/ activities of FMC in BR domain. He is representing FMC at different CSR conferences organized at Delhi and outside. He is a regular member of UN Global Compact Network Monthly Meetings. His area of specialization is BR, HR, & Training.

Mr. Satyvir Singh

Photo of Mr. Satyvir Singh Mr. Satyvir Singh
Manager
Email: satyvir.singh@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Satyvir Singh holds a Masters degree in social work from MMU Maulana University, Ambala and graduate in Sociology from Osmaniya University and got a Certificate course in Cluster Development from EDI. He had coordinated number of projects in Poverty Alleviation, DPIP Rajasthan, CDD Watson by UNICEF, Cluster Development Executive SFURTI Programme by Khadi & Village Industries Commission, and Women Empowerment Programme in Mewat Development Agency. He has 13 years of experience in NGO filed.

Mr. Manoj Kumar

Photo of Mr. Manoj Kumar Mr. Manoj Kumar
Manager
Email: manoj.kumar@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Manoj Kumar is a Post Graduate in Computer Application and has 8+ years industrial experience in social /economic development where he has been involved in several projects related to MSME cluster development with both National and International Organizations. He has worked in the implementations of Microsoft & NMCC (Ministry of commerce, Govt. of India) funded ICT project for SMEs of Jamshedpur Automotive Cluster, SIDBI-PMD BDS Market Development Project for SME’s of Pharmaceutical Cluster of Indore. He has also worked with MSME-Tool Room & Training Center, Jamshedpur in system administration and associated with different kind of training program. His key skills are in the area of Pharmaceuticals, Engineering and Information and Communication Technology.

Mr. Atul Kumar Mishra

Photo of  Mr. Atul Kumar Mishra Mr. Atul Kumar Mishra
Manager
Email: atul.mishra@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Atul Kumar Mishra is a Post Graduate in Human Resource Management from International Management Institute, New Delhi. His key skills are in the area of Employee Engagement, Talent Acquisition & Management and Organization Development. He is involved in administering & enhancing HR policies for the organization. Additionally, he is also involved in Business Development activities. Prior to FMC he has interned with RP-Sanjiv Goenka Conglomerate to design a Competency Framework and Assessment tool for HR professionals of the group's companies. His earlier corporate association is with Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. in the area of Sales & Marketing.

Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya

Photo of Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya
Manager
Email: anijit.bhattacharya@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya a Post Graduate in Biotechnology from Barkatullah University, Bhopal and science graduate with Zoology honours from Calcutta University.During his six years career mainly he was involved in sales and marketing job.

Associate

Mr. Rahul Bhalla

Photo of Mr. Rahul Bhalla Mr. Rahul Bhalla
Associate
Email: rahul.bhalla@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Rahul Bhalla is involved in the Cluster Observatory and has been part of the project since April 2010. His present role has involved in engaging with the database of clusters in India. Also looking the websites of the organisation. His education, Post Graduate in Information Technology from SMU, New Delhi. He holds the Professional Diploma in Dot Net from NIIT and also in the Web Designing from MIMT. He has total 5 years of experience in Web Development and Designing.

Ms. Sarita Kaul

Photo of Ms. Sarita Kaul Ms. Sarita Kaul
Assosiate
Email: sarita.kaul@msmefoundation.org
Ms. Sarita Kaul graduated in Textile Designing (B.Sc) from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi. Her key areas are merchandising, Secretarial work and customer relationship management.

Mr. Archit Sahare

Photo of Mr. Archit Sahare Mr. Archit Sahare
Associate
Email: archit.sahare@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Archit Sahare Mr. Archit Sahare is Engineering Graduate in department of Computer Science Engineering from R.G.P.V university and Post Graduate in Forest management from Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM) Bhopal. During his Post Graduation Diploma in Forest Management, he has completed a project on "Resource mapping for supply chain & value chain of Kannauj based Essential Oil and Attar Industry for Raw Material, energy requirements and by-products utilization" under organization named Flavor and Fragrance Development Center (FFDC) Kannauj.

Mr. Saharsh Tiwari

Photo of Mr. Saharsh Tiwari Mr. Saharsh Tiwari
Associate
Email: saharsh.tiwari@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Saharsh Tiwari is a Commerce graduate from Delhi University and has pursued his Post Graduation with specialization in Sustainable Development Practices from Birla Institute of Management Technology. During his post Graduation he has undergone, summer training program titled Developing profile and business plan of potential enterprises to be promoted in rural value chain in Jharkhand by Udyogini and winter training program titled Business planning for Patch work products in Sri Ram Foundation, Gurgaon.

Mr. Arun Tiwari

Photo of Mr. Arun Tiwari Mr. Arun Tiwari
Associate
Email: arun.tiwari@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Arun Tiwari is a PGDBM from IISW in Kolkata and has 1an experience of more than 17 years in the area of cluster development. He has been involved in several projects related to cluster development sector and has also worked in the implementation of the cluster Development Programme (CDP) in Malda Khadi Cluster, an initiative of Directorate of SFURTI, Khadi & Village Industries Commission. His key skills are in the area of implementation, DSRs and Action Plan.

Mr. Ravi Kant Prasad

Photo of Mr. Ravi Kant Prasad Mr. Ravi Kant Prasad
Associate
Email: ravikprasad@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Ravi Kant Prasad has completed Advance Diploma in Foundry Technology from National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT). He also holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Govt. Polytechnic Ranchi. He key skills are in the area of Foundry Technology, tooling and Metholding, Melting and Casting Technique. Currently he is working in the area of Energy and Environment and Sustainable Development in the Howrah Foundry Cluster. Prior to joining FMC he has worked in Kores India Ltd as a Trainee Engineer.

Mr. Puneet Singh

Photo of Mr. Puneet Singh Mr. Puneet Singh
Associate
Email: puneet.singh@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Puneet Singh is a Mechanical Engineer and Post Graduation in Sustainable Development from BIMTECH. Prior to joining FMC he was working with AROH foundation in the area of Skill Development.

Mr. Ramesh Kumar

Photo of Mr. Ramesh Kumar Mr. Ramesh Kumar
Associate
Email: ramesh.kumar@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Ramesh Kumar pursuing BE in metallurgy from IIM Kolkata. He holds a bachelor degree in physics from Ranchi University and also has a diploma in foundry technology. His key skills are in the area of supply to the moulding lines, rejection evaluation, consumable inspection etc. His achievements include In-house Technical & Safety Trainer, Reduced the Amine & CO2 gas consumption up to the remarkable point against the target, decreased the rejection of core from 10% to 4%. During his career he handled the sand volume reduction on moulding in TATA Motors Ltd, Jamshedpur and effects of alloying elements on the microstructure of SG iron at HEC ltd., Ranchi.

Ms. Smriti Jain

Photo of Ms. Smriti Jain Ms. Smriti Jain
Associate
Email: smriti.jain@msmefoundation.org
Ms. Smriti Jain Ms. Smriti Jain has done her MBA in Rural Management from Amity University. During her masters she has completed her internship in drafting and designing a Training of Trainers (ToT) manual on Right to Education (RTE). She has also completed her dissertation on Local Economic Development for Poverty Alleviation and Livelihood Promotion. Previously she was working with IRG Systems South Asia Pvt. Ltd. mainly involved inpreparation of socio economic impact assessment reports, project monitoring and evaluation reports, compilation and analysisof primary and secondary data and report writing.

Mr. Chirag Nagpal

Photo of Mr. Chirag Nagpal Mr. Chirag Nagpal
Associate
Email: chirag@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Chirag Nagpal Mr. Chirag Nagpal has completed his masters in Social Anthroplogy from Punjab University Chandigarh and holds research experience of more than 3 years. Apart from his professional career, he also holds experience of undertaking several independent research projects. He has designed, executed and managed several diagnostic, feasibility, value chain and baseline studies and was actively involved in projects of MST, IIFT, Ministry of Textiles and several other government bodies.

Ms. Ankita Gera

Photo of Ms. Ankita Gera Ms. Ankita Gera
Associate
Email: ankita@msmefoundation.org
Ms. Ankita Gera Ms. Ankita Gera is involved in the Research and Policy cell of the organisation. She has completed Masters in Social Work from Delhi School of Social Work, Delhi University where she interned in different organisations like NHRC, Vishwa Yuvak Kendra, Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust and Delhi Shramik Sangathan gaining experience in different areas like social justice, skill development, unorganized sector, adolescent development, community development etc. She has worked deeply in the skill development sector for underprivileged youth and also written a research study during her Masters on Patterns and Concerns in Youth Development. Adding on to her profile she has keen interest in dramatics and music and has won many accolades for the same.

Assistant

Mr. Amar Nath

Photo of Mr. Amar Nath Mr. Amar Nath
Assistant
Email: amar.nath@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Amar Nath has a MA degree in Sociology from Kanpur University and Graduate from Lucknow University. He is having 3 years of experience in the field of NGO.

Mr.Vishal Srivastava

Photo of Mr.Vishal Srivastava Mr.Vishal Srivastava
Assistant
Email: srivastava.vishal@msmefoundation.org
Mr.Vishal Srivastava

Mr. Rishi Ram Morwal

Photo of Mr. Rishi Ram Morwal Mr. Rishi Ram Morwal
Assistant
Email: ralisha.morwal@gmail.com
Mr. Rishi Ram Morwal is Graduate in Political Science from Kurukshetra University. He has done Certificate course in Computers and had involved with different exports units in Panipat and Haryana.His key skills are in the area of Human research and production of handlooms sectors.

Mr. Manjesh Dhochak

Photo of Mr. Manjesh Dhochak Mr. Manjesh Dhochak
Assistant
Email: manjesh@msmefoundation.org
Mr. Manjesh Dhochak pursuing B.Tech from MDU University, Rohtak . He has also undertaken industrial training in Roland Shoe Breaking, Sonipat.

Consultant

Support Staff

Mr. Ashok Kumar

Photo of Mr. Ashok Kumar Mr. Ashok Kumar
Support Staff
Mr. Ashok Kumar is a 12th pass and working in FMC as Driver cum Office Attendant.

Mr. Satish Kumar

Photo of Mr. Satish Kumar Mr. Satish Kumar
Support Staff
Mr. Satish Kumar is a 5th pass and working in FMC as Junior Office Attendant.
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