Bhaskar Foundation is a not for profit charitable organization registered under the Indian Trust Act. The trust was set up by Dainik Bhaskar Group in year 2008 with an aim to carry out corporate social responsibility activities of the Group. We as a society face various issues and challenges and to address them, innumerable initiatives are required. Bhaskar Foundation contributes its bit through some modest initiatives and attempts to bring in a positive change in the society.
Various corporate social responsibility activities and projects are being implemented in states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir etc. Bhaskar Foundation have been trained more than 1,30,000 beneficiaries in various fields and today most of them are earning their livelihood through self or wage employment.
Bhaskar Foundation has touched Lakhs of underprivileged and needy people in remotest areas of the country through various development programmes. These areas include the Red Terror affected areas of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha & terrorist affected areas of J&K. The presence extends from North East to Maharashtra from East to West and from J&K to Andhra Pradesh from North to South. People of all religions and casts have been covered.
Bhaskar Foundation has worked in 19 states including Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Haryana, Assam, Delhi, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat & Maharashtra. In all these states we have our own centres and offices. The projects implemented by Foundation has benefited lakhs of people particularly from marginalized section of society.
Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India
DGET, Ministry of Labour and Employment, GoI
Rajasthan State Livelihood Development Corporation (RSLDC)
Department of Bhopal Gas Relief and Rehabilitation, Govt. of M.P
DPIP, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
MP State Rural Livelihood Mission
National Mission on Bamboo Applications (NMBA)
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD )
Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India
Odisha State Employment Mission (OSEM), Govt. of Odisha
Tribal Department, Govt. of Chhattisgarh
Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, GoI
Bihar Skill Development Mission (BSDM), Govt. of Bihar
Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM), Govt. of UP
Uttarakhand Skill Development Mission (UKSDM), Govt. of UK
Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, GoI
Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development & Employment Generation Board (MPSSDEGB)
Indian Plumbing Sector Skill Council (IPSC)
Handicrafts & Carpet Sector Skill Council (HCSSC)
Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC)
Construction Skill Development Council of India (CSDCI)
Textile Sector Skill Council (TSSC)
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi presenting Certificate to Mr. Keshav trained as Rural Mason under PMAY - G by Bhaskar Foundation during the launch of PMAY-G in November, 2016 at Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Sh. Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon’ble Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Water Resources, inaugurating National Conference on Water (JALSATYAGARH) was organized by Bhaskar Foundation on June 25-26, 2010 at Bhopal. Other dignitaries present include Sh. Gopal Bhargawa, Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice, Panchayat & Rural Development, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh& Sh. Jayant Malaiya, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
Sh. Gopal Rai, Minister for Employment, Development, Labour, Government of Delhi presenting Certificate to a beneficiary trained as Mason by Bhaskar Foundation under RPL for construction workers scheme on July 24, 2017.
Sh. Nitin Gadkari Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways awarding RPL project work order to Mr. Hemnath Mishra, Vice President, Bhaskar Foundation.
Sh. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at Bhopal Lake restoration initiative of Bhaskar Foundation & D B Group
Sh. Birender Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Rural Development, GoI at DDU GKY centre at Dharsiwa, Chhattisgarh run by Bhaskar Foundation. June 2015.
Sh. Santosh Mathew, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, GoI at DDU GKY Centre of Bhaskar Foundation at Dharsiva, Chhattisgarh. June 2015.
Sh. Roshal Lal, MLA Raigarh, Chhattisgarh & S.h Mukesh Bansal, Collector, Raigarh attending a function at Womens ITI Raigarh adopted by Bhaskar Foundation on September 16, 2014.
Sh. O. P. Chaudhary, Collector, Janjghir Champa visiting, ITI Dhabra, Chhattisgarh adopted by Bhaskar Foundation on September 17, 2014.
Sh. Jitendra Choudhury, Ministry for Rural Development, Industries, Commerce, Forest, Govt. of Tripura and Hon’ble Forest Minister, Govt. of Chhattisgarh Sh. Vikram Usendi, inaugurating National Conference on Cluster Development of Bamboo Products organized by Bhaskar Foundation on July 12-13, 2011 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
Sh. Hema Ram Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of Revenue, Colonisation and Water Resources, Govt. of Rajasthan inaugurating National Conference on Water (JALSATYAGARH) organized by Bhaskar Foundation at Jaipur on October 12, 2012. Other dignitaries present include Prof. Vijay Shankar Vyas, Member, Prime Minister’s Economy Advisory Council and Prof. Emeritus, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, Sh. Vijay Bhaskar, Joint Secretary, Drinking Water, Govt. of India and Dr. Purshottam Agarwal, Principal Secretary, PHED, Govt. of Rajasthan.
Sh. Prashant Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India visiting training centre of PMAY - G, Mason Training run by Bhaskar Foundation at Chhattisgarh on April 26, 2017.
Received Award for Commendable Water NGO – Water Education for outstanding contribution in field of Water supported by UNESCO, DJB and Water Digest.