SNS Foundation established in 1976 is named after Sant Nischal Singhji (1882-1978), spiritual leader and a social reformer committed to the cause of education. The Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of the ANAND Group.
The Foundation addresses four development verticals – Education, Health and Hygiene, Skill Development and Community Conservation. The mission of the Foundation is to create social impact among rural communities by transforming behaviors of the community members with an aim of achieving economic self-reliance and coexisting harmoniously with the environment.
SNS Foundation is engaged with a number of partner organisations – corporate, civil society, Government and aid agencies. A number of ANAND Group companies contribute to the community engagement through SNSF.
Key SNSF partners are:
ANAND Group companies : ANAND Automotive, Anchemco ANAND, Ansysco ANAND, ANAND I-Power, ANAND CY Myutec Automotive, CY Myutec ANAND, Faurecia Clean Mobility, Gabriel India, Haldex India, Henkel ANAND India, MAHLE ANAND Filter Systems, MAHLE ANAND Thermal Systems, Mando Automotive India, Spicer India, SUJÁN
Other corporates : Agilent Technologies, Bechtel Foundation, Bain & Co., Federal – Mogul Motorparts, Global Alliance, GE Capital, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Limited, Kohler India Philips India Limited, Punj Lloyd, Schneider Electric India Foundation
Government and other organisations : American India Foundation, Asian Development Bank, Council for People’s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART), Haryana Prathmik Pariyojana Parishad, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (GoI), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Associates : ANAND School (Parwanoo), British High Commission in India, Mercer-Mettl, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Pratham Books, Population Foundation of India
SNS Foundation is present across 360 project sites within 8 Indian states (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu), widening its presence in and around ANAND manufacturing hubs.
2002 - 2003:
2002 - 2004:
2009: Quest developed 28 science laboratories, 15 mathematics labs and 8 computer laboratories in 15 schools of Gurugram and Bengaluru across three years, with 28 teachers trained in three disciplines.
2010: The project Quest led to the project Eureka from 2010 to 2014, developing science libraries in Quest schools. The project Sanskaar imparted life skills education to adolescents in the Quest and Eureka schools of Gurugram.