Piramal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Piramal Group, is a Section 8 company that develops innovative solutions to resolve issues that are critical roadblocks towards unlocking India’s economic potential.

The Foundation believes that bringing impact at scale across diverse geographies and communities can be achieved through partnerships with governments (Public-Private-Partnership Model) and like-minded organisations. Therefore, all of its projects are in conjunction with state and central governments, like-minded philanthropists, corporates, donors, NGOs and social delivery organisations.

Piramal Foundation is committed towards improving primary healthcare & nutrition, education leadership and women & youth empowerment, and enabling access to safe drinking water.

Each social initiative nurtured by Piramal Foundation, addresses one of the three focus areas that include –

  • Primary Healthcare & Nutrition – Piramal Swasthya
  • Education Leadership and Women & Youth Empowerment – Piramal School of Leadership
  • Access to Safe Drinking Water – Piramal Sarvajal

The Foundation’s initiatives are a reflection of the Group’s core values and corporate philosophy of ‘Doing Well and Doing Good’.


Quick Facts:

  • Piramal Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a multi-stakeholder Collaborative that will focus on improving health and nutrition outcomes in high-burden and tribal districts to support the Government of India achieve its Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 by 2030.
  • Piramal Swasthya has partnered with The Rockefeller Foundation to align with and support the Government of India’s vision to ensure Universal Health Coverage by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence of public health outcomes.
  • Piramal Swasthya has been recognized by USAID with the ‘Inclusive Health Access Award’ for its High Impact Healthcare Platform.
  • NITI Aayog has partnered with Piramal Foundation to ‘Transform Aspirational Districts’ in India across Education and Primary Healthcare & Nutrition.
  • As of March 21, 2018, Piramal Foundation became a Section 8 company under the Companies Act, 2013. It is an operating foundation and its own employees work on these described projects across 25 States of the country.

Champions of Change

Developing innovative solutions to resolve India’s pressing issues

Automating Social Responsibility

Engaging technology to promote accountability and transparency

From Scalability to Sustainability

Collaborating with like-minded partners to create positive impact in under-served and unserved sections of society