DSC_4453The Institute of Indian Foundrymen- Belgaum Chapter has celebrated National Foundry Day” at Maratha Mandir, Goaves, Belgaum on Saturday 17th August 2013. Mr. Rajendrakumar Harkuni, President Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries was Chief Guest during the function. Mr. Sadanand Humbarwadi, Chairman IIF-Belgaum Chapter welcomed all members and then introduced Chief Guest and briefed about IIF – Belgaum Chapter, Belgaum Foundry Cluster & its activities and appealed all members to take initiative for membership. Mr. Rajendrakumar Harkuni inaugurated the function with lighting of lamps along with office bearers of chapter. During the programme, Mr.Rajendrakumar Harkuni felicitated Mr.Baburao Mohite for completing 25 years as member of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen. Mr. N.M.Khatib, Mr. Sateri Gurav & Mr. Sachin Kalelohar were felicitated for their outstanding performance at Belgaum Foundry Cluster. During his speech, Mr. Rajendrakumar Harkuni first thanked IIF for honoring him as Chief Guest and told that IIF has put lot of efforts in growth of foundries in Belgaum & taking problems of foundries to concerned authorities. He also told that IIF & Belgaum Chamber of Commerce & Industries has always cordial relations with each other. Lastly he thanked all council members of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen & Belgaum Foundry Cluster for their active role for development of Foundry Industry in Belgaum. Vote of thanks was given by Mr. Brijmohan Lahoti, Hon.Secretary – IIF Belgaum Chapter. After main function, entertainment programme was conducted by Simpliciti Events for 2 ½ hours containing dance performance & famous Hindi, Marathi & Kannada songs. To make this programme successful special efforts were made by Chairman- Shri.Sadanand Humbarwadi, Vice Chairman – Shri.Ashok Sadalage, Hon. Secretary – Shri.Brijmohan Lahoti, Hon. Treasurer – Shri. Neminath Kangralkar, Joint Secretary – Shri. Sanchit Kittur along with all committee members and staff of Belgaum Foundry Cluster. This programme was attended by prominent Foundry Industrialist along with their family members.