Late. Shri Pralhad P Chhabria, Founder Chairman of the Finolex Group of Companies had established the Hope Foundation and Research Centre in the year 1979 under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950 with the objective of rendering social services towards nation building. The Trust has been contributing to the field of higher education for over 20+ years and is successfully imparting quality education to the deserving students. Hope Foundation and Research Centre has been accorded recognition as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India with effect from January 24 th 2018.
The following are the educational institutions established / promoted by the Trust:-
Finolex Academy of Management and Technology (Approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Recognized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Govt. of Maharashtra, and Affiliated to the University of Mumbai. For more details, please visit www.famt.ac.in
International Institute of Information Technology (Approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Recognized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Govt. of Maharashtra, and Affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly known as University of Pune). For more details, please visit www.isquareit.edu.in