Management Profile

Sharad Kumar Saraf

Chairman cum Managing Director, aged 60+ years, is holding a degree in electronics engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. After graduating from IIT in 1969, underwent one-year Industrial Training in Germany in 1970. Promoted the Technocraft group in 1972, and since has been instrumental in the overall progress of the organisation, handles all the commercial aspects of the company.

  • Ex-Vice President & Chairman (WR), Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
  • President – Confederation of Exporting Units (CEU)
  • President, Indo-Romanian Chamber of Commerce
  • Ex-President, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India
  • Honorary Ambassador of New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.
  • Ex-Vice Chairman (WR) – Engineering Export Promotion Council
  • Managing Committee Member, Mill Owners' Association
  • Director, Cotton Association of India
  • Managing Committee Member, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI)
  • Chairman, Committee on International Trade & Commerce, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Chairman, Shanti Seva Nidhi, running Vocational Training and Skill Development Programmes in Murbad, District Thane, Maharashtra.
  • Chairman, NSEL Investors Forum
  • Director of Anhui Reliable Steel Technology Ltd (China), Technocraft International Limited (UK), Swift Engineering Inc (Canada) Technocraft Trading Spolka, (Poland)

Shri. Sudarshan Kumar Saraf

Co-Chairman cum Managing Director, aged 60+ years, holding a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He founded the group and has been instrumental in the growth of the group to its present size starting form almost scratch. He directs all the engineering operations of the group.

Mr. Saraf was conferred the distinguished service award for the year 1999 by the Institute of Technology, Bombay, he pioneered the development of interval thread rolling process, developed and built SPM’s and tools that increased yields and some were first of its kind introduced in America which saved the customer a few people per shift, he holds 3 patents each in new process, new product and new tooling.

He is also on the board of BMS Industries Limited, Ashrit Holdings Limited, Technosoft Engineering Projects Limited. He is trustee of the trusts supported by the promoters and Director of Anhui Reliable Steel Technology Ltd (China), Technocraft International Limited (UK), Swift Engineering Inc (Canada) , Technocraft Trading Spolka (Poland).

Shri. Navneet Kumar Saraf

Director, aged 35+ years, he holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

He handles the overseas, commercial, information technology operations of the group. He founded Technosoft Information Technologies (India) Limited, which is the group’s engineering software services Subsidiary.

He is also on the board of BMS Industries Limited, Ashrit Holdings Limited, Technosoft Engineering Projects Limited and M.D.Saraf Securities Private Limited. He is Director of Anhui Reliable Steel Technology Ltd (China), Technocraft International Limited (UK), Technocraft Australia Pty (Australia), Impact Engineering Solutions Inc (USA), Swift Engineering Inc (Canada).

Shri. Ashish Kumar Saraf

Director, aged 33+ years; he holds a Bachelors degree of Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He has successfully completed his Masters in Textile Technology from Manchester University, UK. He has also completed a course on Cotton Management from Rhodes Institute, Memphis, USA.

He is director of BMS Industries Limited, Ashrit Holdings Limited, Z.O.O. (Poland.), Anhui Reliable Steel Technology Ltd (China), Technocraft International, Technocraft Trading Spolka (Poland), Swift Engineering Inc (Canada).