Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar makes strategic investment in Indian engineering firm


Azad Engineering, an engineering and technology solutions provider, on Monday announced that cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has made an undisclosed strategic investment in the company.

The Hyderabad-based firm is an engineering and technology solutions provider for global OEMs in the Clean Energy, Aerospace, Defence, Oil & Gas and SPS Industries.

According to Azad, the strategic investment from Tendulkar allows it to “further strengthen its commitment to contribute to Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives of the Government of India, said the company.”

Rakesh Chopdar, founder and managing director of Azad Engineering, said, “As a company committed to promoting highly complex manufacturing and self-reliance, Azad will focus our vision and create more growth & innovation opportunities for India.”

A company communique said that Azad Engineering, over the last decade, has experienced remarkable growth with state-of-the-art facilities, process engineering mastery, unparalleled supply chain efficiency, and infrastructure that surpasses industry standards to meet the demands of its OEM clients.

The company works with global clients such as Boeing, GE, Mitsubishi, Siemens Energy, Honeywell, Eaton, GE Aerospace, Baker Hughes, and domestic giants like HAL, Godrej, TATA, Mahindra Aerospace, etc.

The company has qualified for manufacturing over 1,500 unique parts and exports to more than 20 countries. Its two new cutting-edge manufacturing plants are coming up, each ten times larger than its current facilities.

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