The Dr M Chandrasekhar International Foundation Trust was founded in 2016, by the Dr M Chandrasekhar, with the objective of promotion of literacy and higher learning in the country.

The Trust is registered as a Public Charitable Trust under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882.

Dr M Chandrasekhar International Foundation India is a leading charity in India working with and for disadvantaged elderly for nearly 4 decades. This Foundation advocates for their needs such as for Universal Pension, quality healthcare, action against Elder Abuse and many more at a national, state and societal level with Central and State governments. It advocates for elder friendly policies and their implementation thereof. It works hand-in-hand with Senior Citizens Associations understanding elder needs working with and for them.

The aim is to serve elder needs in a holistic manner, enabling them to live active, dignified and healthier lives.

Dr M Chandrasekhar International Foundation focus over the years has moved from Welfare to Development. It provides elderly relief through various age care interventions such as – it runs one of the largest mobile healthcare programs through its Mobile Healthcare Units spanning the country providing free healthcare services to destitute elders, it helps elders earn their livelihood through the formation of Elder-Self-Help Groups making self-reliant, it conducts cataract surgeries to restore their sight, looks after their basic needs though its Support-a-Gran program, runs Elder Help lines across the country, provides relief & rehabilitation for elders post disasters and provides active-ageing opportunities.


“To transform the lives of people in India through education by providing financial assistance and recognition to them, across all age groups and income strata.”

All donations to Dr M Chandrasekhar International Foundation India are eligible for 50% tax exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

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