About Us

Established in 1996 as a tribute to the ideals of the Late Shri Shantilal and Shrimati Shantaba, Adani Foundation symbolizes the values of courage, trust and commitment. Making a modest beginning with a few rural communities around the port at Mundra, Gujarat, the Foundation has expanded its operations over the past decade in 13 States, 20  Locations, 1,470 villages & towns across the nation with a team of  300 committed professionals who are relentlessly working with an approach that embodies innovation, people participation and collaboration with the key stakeholders. Touching more than 5,00,000 plus families & passionately acting on four core areas - Education; Community Health, Sustainable Livelihood Development and Rural Infrastructure Development, Adani Foundation not only acts towards inclusive growth and sustainable development of the communities where Adani Group works, but also contributes towards nation building. 

­The Foundation, under the umbrella of Adani Act, takes up initiatives to facilitate appropriate and enabling processes for bringing about equitable, gender sensitive and self-sustaining communities. With a people centric approach, the Foundation responds towards the emerging needs at the grass roots level aligning its activities with the Millennium Development Goals. Adani Foundation aims to walk with the communities, empower people to look ahead by making the right choices and securing a bright and beautiful future, together.

Adani Foundation to Adani Act: The Expedition

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1996

The Footsteps…

Adani Foundation was established as Shri Shantilal Bhudarmal Adani Charitable Trust (SBACT) in 1996 to be renamed later in 2006. Almost two decades old, the Foundation has come a long way with new locations being added, new programs being designed and new people joining hands for the cause.

1998

First Medical Camp & Mobile Dispensary

Adani Foundation started off its first mobile dispensary and rural clinic to cater to the primary healthcare needs of the people of Kutch region in Gujarat. The Foundation had also organized its maiden medical camp at Mundra where 800 people from 23 vicinity villages were served with free-of-cost medical services.

2000

Kick-starting Rural Development Projects

Owing to the scarcity of surface water at Mundra, Gujarat, Adani Foundation has taken up a number of water conservation projects in the region. Amongst these projects, pond deepening works were undertaken in Goyasama & Baroi villages; and in Zarpara village, the Foundation constructed a check dam and a feeder canal.

2001

Support to Bhuj (Gujarat) Calamity Victims

During the 2001 Bhuj Earthquake in Gujarat, the Foundation members played a crucial role in helping people through relief and rescue measures. The entire staff of the Foundation worked round the clock for 9 days for rehabilitation of the earthquake victims and their families.

2001

Adani Public School – The School with a Difference

Established at Mundra, Gujarat, in 2001, the Adani Public School, till 2015, was managed by DAV (Dayanand Anglo Vedic) college committee, New Delhi in collaboration with Adani Foundation.The school is now known as Adani Public School and is completely owned by Adani Foundation.

2005-06

Support to Fisher Folk Communities

For several years, Adani Foundation has been working very closely with the marginalized communities of Mundra region in Gujarat, including the Fisher-folks. Adani Foundation also developed a life-cycle based multi- pronged participatory approach to reach out to this group.

2008

Establishment of Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Adani Vidya Mandir (AVM), a school under the aegis of Adani Foundation was established in 2008 with a unique concept which aims at providing free of cost quality education to meritorious students coming from underprivileged backgrounds.

2008

Healthcare at Shimla

Adani Foundation started its journey in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh from October 2008 onwards. Adani Foundation at Sainj in Shimla, has till date delivered healthcare services in almost 150 remotest villages of Shimla and Kullu region.

2008

Towards Sanitation

Working towards Nirmal Bharat, Adani Foundation did rigorous social mobilization and converted 26 villages in Mundra Block of Gujarat & two villages in Tiroda Block of Maharashtra into 100% household. In Mundra alone, 97 aanganwadis were also provided with toilet facilities.

2009

GAIMS & ITI INFRA

Adani Foundation entered into a PPP with the Govt. of Gujarat and in 2009 and the Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Science came into existence. The Foundation since then has been doing PPP with the state Govt to improve the standard of infrastructure and training via Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) at Mundra and Deesa in Gujarat.

2010

Spreading Footprints

Aligning with the overall vision and mission, Adani Foundation extended its footprints to Kawai in Rajasthan and Tiroda in Maharashtra. Since January, 2010 the Foundation started working extensively with the rural communities of these two areas.

2010

Systematic Rice Intensification (SRI) Method

Adani Foundation introduced SRI method in Kawalewada, Chirekhani, Jamuniya, Bhiwapur and Chikhali villages of Gondia district in Maharashtra. During the very first year of implementation of SRI technique in paddy cultivation, the net quantity of seeds usage decreased by 70% and production increased by 15-20%.

2010

Project Udaan

Project Udaan started in 2010. Under this project, a two day free of cost exposure tour is organized, wherein students are given a chance to visit the Adani Port, Adani Power & Adani Wilmar facilities to get an insight upon the large scale business activity carried out at each of them.

2011

Senior Citizen Health Card: A Ray of Hope

The Adani Senior Citizen Health card was initiated in the year 2011, keeping in mind the prevalent old age problems in the Mundra area of Gujarat. The scheme provides medical assistance to people over and above the age of 60 and has a provision of health coverage of Rs. 50,000 over a period of 3 years.

2011

Skilling the Youth through ASDC

Since 2011, Adani Foundation through Adani Skill Development Centre (ASDC), Mundra, Gujarat, imparts technical and non-technical skills among youths of the community who otherwise are left behind due to limited educational background.

2011

Adani Foundation reaches out to Dahej & Hazira, Gujarat

The Foundation started working at Hazira and Dahej in Gujarat, since the year 2011-12 with a focus on the core areas of education, community health, sustainable livelihood development and rural infrastructure development.

2012

Providing Education; Touching Lives

Adani Vidya Mandir at Bhadreshwar in Mundra, Gujarat, was established in 2012 for providing education and aligned facilities to deprived children of the region. The school holds classes till 10th grade with a total strength of almost 420 students coming from Bhadreshwar and its nearby areas.

2013

Adani Foundation Serves at Surguja, Chhattisgarh

The inception of Adani Foundation’s activities at Surguja, Chhatisgarh was commenced with the establishment of Adani Vidya Mandir at Salhi village of Surguja district during June 2013. Like the parent AVM at Ahmedabad, the school at Surguja has the same facilities and caters to the meritorious kids of the region.

2013

Adani Surguja Football Academy, Chhattisgarh

The purpose to establish the Adani Football Academy in Surguja, Chhattisgarh, is to provide training to the lesser privileged aspirant players of the region who are aged between 10-17 years. The football academy is situated in the statuary town of Ambikapur of Surguja district and imparts free training, education and residential facility to the children.

2014

The CSR Saga of Dhamra Port, Odisha

CSR at Dhamra Port, Odisha, is a new feather added to the cap of Adani Foundation. The focus is primarily on activities and projects pertaining to Education, Community Health, Livelihood, Rural Infrastructural Development and Promotion of Rural Sports, Art and Culture.

2015

Launch of Adani Act

On February 28, 2015, Adani Foundation unveiled its new face and philosophy- Adani Act. Adani Foundation in times to come will be broadening its responsibilities through Adani Act to serve wider masses by creating a wider impact across regions.

2016

Launch of SAKSHAM, SuPoshan & Swachhagraha

SAKSHAM focuses on having 10 State-of-the-Art Adani Skill Development Centres across India to conduct placement linked training program for at least 40,000 youth per year. SuPoshan aims to free young children, adolescent girls and women in reproductive age from the clutches of malnutrition and anaemia. Swachhagraha draws inspiration from Satyagraha movement for achieving and maintaining the state of Cleanliness in form of a culture and not a one-time activity.

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