summer of 1985, All India Financial Institutions (then
under the Ministry of Finance, GOI) partnered with
various Nationalized Banks and State Level Institutions
of Delhi and Haryana, to set-up a consulting
organization named Haryana Delhi Industrial Consultants
Limited. The objective was to ensure growth of the SME
sector, by providing low-cost industrial consultancy
initial years, the locus of operations was confined to
the states of Haryana and Delhi. Business exposure in
these states paved way to establish ‘HARDICON’, a brand
which has become synonymous with the operations and
existence of Haryana Delhi Industrial Consultants
of the Indian economy post 1991 necessitated HARDICON to
expand its boundaries beyond Haryana and Delhi. Now, the
whole country is our playing field and HARDICON
undertakes assignments nationwide.
liberalization being the order of the day, HARDICON has
expanded its target segment. Its portfolio of clients
now includes the large-scale industrial sector
enterprises besides the traditional SME sector clients.
our new avatar/To keep pace with the dynamic business
environment, Haryana Delhi Industrial Consultants
Limited has been christened HARDICON Limited.
HARDICON established a separate division – HARDICON’s
Entrepreneurship and Rural Development Institute (HERDI)
- specifically to focus on entrepreneurial training and
skill development programmes through franchisees in the
rural areas. HERDI has successfully executed
assignments in the rural areas of North Haryana.