The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF)

The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) was set up in 1950 to promote education, research, training and development to Indian foundrymen and to serve as a nodal point of reference between the customers and suppliers of the Indian foundry industry on a global scale.
With its Head Quarter in Kolkata, IIF presently services the entire country through its 26 Chapters under four Regional Offices located at Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai & Chennai.
The Institute is a member of the World Foundrymen Organisation (WFO) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Center of Education and Training (CET)- is a Centre of Excellence of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) to promote education and training activities among Indian Foundrymen, pertaining to metal casting and is located in Kolkata. The faculty comprises of Industry experts and other resource persons from all over the country.

YOGYATA VIKAS is another CET IIF initiative which brings to foundry industry a unique training program for foundry workmen. Yogyata Vikas is a program exclusively designed to impart technical knowledge with practical orientation to young Entrepreneurs, your Foundry Staff i.e. Foundry Supervisors & workmen.

The activities of IIF are wide ranging and include the following:

  • To publish the monthly Indian Foundry Journal which contains monographs on various aspects of foundry industry.
  • To organize annually the Indian Foundry Congress (along with Indian Foundry Exhibition " IFEX) and publish the transactions thereof.
  • To serve as a point of reference to the Government of India for the Foundry Industry.
  • To participate in the preparation of standards for Foundry materials, Products and Test methods by the Bureau of Indian Standards.
  • To promote export of foundry products and related services.
  • To provide technical services to member companies.
  • To co-ordinate Research and Development work on foundry related subjects.
  • To organize Training and Development of Shop floor personnel.
  • To maintain and update databank of foundries and their suppliers.
  • To publish the Foundry Directory every 5 years listing information relevant to the foundry sector.
  • To conduct examinations leading to the GRAD IIF, recognised by the Government of India as a graduate level degree in Foundry technology.
  • To support foundry related courses in educational institutions.
  • To recognize meritorious activity by individuals and body corporates in the field of foundry technology, through the Awards Programme.
  • To conduct technical meetings, seminars and workshops through Regional Branches and Chapters.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, East point College of Engineering and Technology, became a Department membership of the society of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) on 1st of January 2021 for the purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of Foundry, Manufacturing processes and Allied Sectors.


The Student Chapter of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen Bangalore Chapter, was organized by Department of Mechanical Engineering, East point College of Engineering and Technology at SM Jayaram Memorial Hall, East point College of Engineering and Technology on 05th April 2021.

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