Monday, February 21, 2011

Nobel Laureates laud IDF work

Two Nobel Laureates-
1. His Holiness Dalai Lama and
2. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yunus, founder, Grameen Bank, Bangladesh
appreciated the work of Indian Development Foundation in the areas of leprosy/ TB and education.

Dr.A.R.K.Pillai and Dr. Narayan B. Iyer met the nobel laureates at the CSR Thought Leadership Conclave organised by Wochkardt Foundation on 19-02-2011 in Mumbai. Both of them were presented with a copy of the book `Hope on the Horizon', a biography of Dr.Pillai.

IDF continue to serve the sick and the poor and confirm our dedication.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Miles with Meaning - Marathon for a cause

Every step will educate a child. DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai organised a marathon on 20-02-2011 Thousands of students and residents from Mumbai participated in the marathon and ran for a cause. IDF and Aseema were the social partners for the marathon and Education for the underprivileged was the theme. Cinestar Ameesha Patel was the Chief Guest of the event. Dr. Hari Vasudevan, Principal, DJSCOE and Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, CEO, IDF congratulated the winners and appreciated the participants role in social responsibility initiative. Look-alike Mahatma Gandhi (Dr.Sharad Nayampally) flagged off the rally while IDF's youngest ambassador Sahil Rupani (7 yrs) gave a motivational note to the youth.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

St. Theresa School Karur

Rev. Sr. Principal of St. Theresa's Girls Hr. Sec. School, Karur, Tamil Nadu presenting voluntary contribution to Mr. S. Sreeram, Zonal Officer, Indian Development Foundation.
IDF salutes the schoolteam for excellent social responsibility and support extended for leprosy/ TB and education programmes.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Talk of Talegaon

Snehavardhak Mandal's Shaikshanik Trust, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune supported Indian Development Foundation's leprosy/ TB and education programmes.

Students from Smt. Indirabai Shevgaonkar Pre-primary School, Balvikas Vidyalaya, Dr. A. C. High School and SMS College of Science came forward and extended their helping had to IDF's humanitarian programmes. The students created massive health awareness on leprosy/ TB causes and mobilised resources to support the projects.

On 8th February 2011, the Schoolteam comprising Mrs. Helen Anthony, Principal - Mrs. Kiran Vaishnav, Headmistress (Primary) and Mrs. Dipali Deshpande, Headmistress (Preprimary) invited Dr.A.R.K. Pillai, President and Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, CEO - National Co-ordinator of IDF and handed over the funds voluntarily mobilised by the students for the health, education and development projects of the Foundation.
Dr. Pillai and Dr. Iyer expressed their sincere thanks to the Schoolteam for the excellent effort and appreciated the shining example set by them in social responsibility programmes. Every student from the school responded to the social call given by IDF.

Our students are always in the forefront of supporting social causes and they derive enthusiasm in participating in Indian Development Foundation's social drive, said the Princpal of the School.



Giri Trading Agency Pvt. Ltd., a one-stop-shop for religious items in Matunga, Mumbai came forward in mobilising bedsheets and dhoties for leprosy affected persons in IDF projects. The drive was a great success.

IDF thank Mrs.Sharada Prakash, Director of the company, the entire Giri team and all its valuable customers for extending a helping hand to the noble cause.

Let noble thoughts come to us from every side.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Interning for a cause

20 Students from ITM Business School, Kharghar interned with Indian Development Foundation from 04-01-2011 to 03-02-2011 and took active part in health, education and development work. The team organised excellent social responsibility programmes in IDF social projects in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai areas.

IDF thank ITM-B School students for interning for a cause.