AFC India Limited was incorporated on April 10, 1968 as a Public Limited Company with an Authorised Capital of Rs. 100 crore and Paid-up Capital of Rs. 5 crore by the then private sector commercial banks to “finance agriculture by all possible means”.(Currently the Paid-up Capital is Rs. 15 crore). Subsequent to the nationalisation of fourteen major Indian Scheduled Commercial Banks on July 19, 1969, AFC repositioned itself as a Technical Support Institution for facilitating accelerated growth of Indian agriculture. AFC has now blossomed into a diversified reputed consultancy organisation. AFC is now serving the entire value chain of agriculture and rural development from policy advocacy to project implementation, training and capacity building to skill development in rural and semi-urban areas. The company envisages to be an institution delivering last mile connectivity to various development initiatives of the Government on Pan India basis and sharing the experience with other countries. Associations with the partners based on the principle of win-win situation are the core of the business strategy of the company.
Shri Ram Agro Innovatives is a unit of Shri Ram Solvent Extractions Pvt. Ltd. Shri Ram Solvent Extractions Pvt. Ltd is a leading Company for the preparation and processing of Neem kernel since 25 years having present annual turnover of $ 3 million. It is a first Bio-technology Company having mass production facility of Bio-pesticides and Bio-fertilizers in the country. It has its own DSIR approved well equipped biotechnology laboratory in Jaspur, Uttarakhand. The company has four registered trademarks of Neem Products and is exporter of Neem cake and Neem Oil to Japan and South Africa.
The company has employed a team of dedicated professionals drawn from various fields to deliver a unique blend of expertise, knowledge and heads on implementation skills. The company has further committed itself to create Project Offices in various parts of India as extension to the core. Realizing the importance of Organic farming, Sri Ram Solvent Extractions Pvt. Ltd. has established a company named Shri Ram Agro Innovatives in September 2010 for the development of sustainable and eco-friendly agriculture system in the country.