Our key focus is to promote inclusion through impactful programmes that enable individuals and communities lead better livesRead more
With our core expertise in technology, we wish to leverage the power of digital technology to amplify and scale the impact of our programmesRead more
To promote inclusion, we work with some of the most underserved communities including children, women and persons with disabilitiesRead more
Celebrating Women Leaders
Cognizant Foundation recognises inspiring women leaders from partner organisations, honouring their commitment to build an inclusive society.
Cognizant Foundation wins top award
Cognizant Foundation was named the winner of the 7th CSR Impact Awards in the Healthcare (Large) category for its ‘Preventing Childhood Blindness’ initiative.
Cognizant Foundation launches flagship programme Tech4All and Blimey, a cloud-based learning platform to empower persons with disabilities for 21st century tech jobs.
A story of the transformation of old practices and traditional methods through awareness and advocacy.
“You have given me a new direction and connected me to my students.”
Mrs S. Anuradha, Bio-Science teacher
Areas Of Work
Our programmes are designed and implemented with a core focus on inclusion. We believe that inclusion does not mean exclusion; inclusion for us is promoting equity and enabling participation of people who are disadvantaged by enabling opportunities and access to resources.
Our Interventions have a strong focus on child and women welfare, gender equality, prevention of disability and supporting persons with disability and our interventions are primarily in the thematic areas of Healthcare, Education and Livelihood
- Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman, Cognizant Foundation & Chairman & Managing Director, Cognizant India
- K. Balaji, Director, Cognizant Foundation
- N. R. Krishnan, IAS (Retd.), Director, Cognizant Foundation
- Dr. Nandini Rangaswamy, Director, Cognizant Foundation
- Ramaseshan, Director, Cognizant Foundation & Chief Financial Officer, Cognizant India
Cognizant Foundation was established with the vision to better the lives of economically and socially backward sections of society and improve the opportunities available to them. Over the past 16 years, our programmes have focused on delivering quality solutions to bring about a significant change in the lives of children, women and persons with disabilities.
300+ NGO partners