System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 - Could not open a connection to SQL Server) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.Connect(ServerInfo serverInfo, SqlInternalConnectionTds connHandler, Boolean ignoreSniOpenTimeout, Int64 timerExpire, Boolean encrypt, Boolean trustServerCert, Boolean integratedSecurity, SqlConnection owningObject) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnectionTds.AttemptOneLogin(ServerInfo serverInfo, String newPassword, Boolean ignoreSniOpenTimeout, Int64 timerExpire, SqlConnection owningObject) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnectionTds.LoginNoFailover(String host, String newPassword, Boolean redirectedUserInstance, SqlConnection owningObject, SqlConnectionString connectionOptions, Int64 timerStart) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnectionTds.OpenLoginEnlist(SqlConnection owningObject, SqlConnectionString connectionOptions, String newPassword, Boolean redirectedUserInstance) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnectionTds..ctor(DbConnectionPoolIdentity identity, SqlConnectionString connectionOptions, Object providerInfo, String newPassword, SqlConnection owningObject, Boolean redirectedUserInstance) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnectionFactory.CreateConnection(DbConnectionOptions options, Object poolGroupProviderInfo, DbConnectionPool pool, DbConnection owningConnection) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionFactory.CreatePooledConnection(DbConnection owningConnection, DbConnectionPool pool, DbConnectionOptions options) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionPool.CreateObject(DbConnection owningObject) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionPool.UserCreateRequest(DbConnection owningObject) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionPool.GetConnection(DbConnection owningObject) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionFactory.GetConnection(DbConnection owningConnection) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionClosed.OpenConnection(DbConnection outerConnection, DbConnectionFactory connectionFactory) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.Open() at AIFI.DAL.ConOpen() at AIFI.DAL.ExecDataSet(String s_query) at User_Control_header.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) AIFI Association of Indian Forging Industry
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The membership of the Association is open to those who manufacture forgings as their major activities.

Benefits of Membership to AIFI

Interaction with Indian Forging Community
Increased business contacts
Access to Association information services and programmes, like workshops, seminars, exhibitions, participation in Tradefairs abroad etc.
Participation in International forging conferences, etc.
For a nominal additional fee you can get listing on the website and thereby acquire international exposure at a nominal cost.

Membership Subscription Rate

Admission Fee: Rs.500/- (One-Time)
Gross Sales Turnover of the company Annual Membership fee
Rs. 0 to Rs 2 Crores Rs. 3,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
Rs. 2 to Rs 10 Crores Rs. 6,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
Rs. 10 to Rs 20 Crores Rs. 12,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
Rs. 20 to Rs 50 Crores Rs. 25,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
Rs. 50 to Rs 100 Crores Rs. 50,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
Rs. 100 to Rs 200 Crores Rs. 1,00,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%
More Than Rs 200 Crores Rs. 2,00,000.00 + Service tax @12.36%

Only names of the members are listed free of cost in AIFI website. For an additional annual fee of Rs. 5,000/-, members are entitled to enter complete member profile in AIFI website.