Mr. Farook Merchant, Chairman and Managing Director of Messung Group of Companies, launched Messung Systems in 1981 and pioneered the introduction of the first Programmable Logic Controller in India. He successfully built Messung from a one-man company to a 450-member team with a national presence and global collaborations. Over the last 3 decades, Messung under Mr. Merchant's guidance has focused on offering simple, efficient and cost effective PLC products and solutions in India. He has received several awards for designing a number of indigenous and innovative automation products at the regional and national level.
With astute business acumen, vast experience and knowledge of industrial electronic products, Mr. Merchant has developed Messung into a renowned, innovative and experienced global company. This drive for progress and growth urges him to explore different fields and use his experience to spearhead ambitious initiatives.
Currently, he has started two CSR initiatives, Nityaasha Foundation and GyaanAdab Centre, both registered charitable trusts, providing aid and support to people from the underprivileged sections of society. Nityaasha focuses on providing medical aid and holistic support to children suffering from Type1 Diabetes and Epilepsy. The GyaanRuchi initiative under the GyaanAdab banner looks to empower women through education and help them have a fair opportunity in society.