Making timely and quality eye care services accessible and affordable to underserved infants


Promoting equity, merit and inclusion by helping beneficiaries acquire knowledge


Tech4All - Empowering persons with disabilities and women for tech careers


Areas Of Work

Our core focus is inclusion to promote equity. Our interventions have a strong focus on child and women welfare, gender equality, prevention of disability and supporting persons with disability.


On a mission to bring quality healthcare services within reach

  • Preventing Avoidable Blindness

    10 States

  • Promoting Women And Child Health

    7 States

  • Capacity Building in Healthcare

    6 States


On a mission to enable equal access to quality education

  • Scholarships For Higher Education

    PAN India

  • Capacity Building In School Education

    8 States

  • Promoting Vocational Technical Education

    7 States


On a mission to skill the underserved

  • Skilling Underserved Youth

    7 States

  • Skilling Persons With Disabilities

    4 States

  • Skilling Women

    4 States

"The strong belief that success is a function of the value an enterprise creates for its stakeholders, including the communities in which it operates, has been the driving force behind the Foundation’s commitment to fostering a sustainable future and improving lives."

- Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman, Cognizant Foundation & Chairman & Managing Director, Cognizant India

"The timely and efficient implementation of programmes … is not a little due to the robust partner ecosystem so carefully developed and maintained by the Foundation’s hard-working secretariat."

- K. Balaji, Director, Cognizant Foundation

"Cognizant Foundation has started making its presence felt in high-visibility locales like the National Capital Region."

- N. R. Krishnan, IAS (Retd.), Director, Cognizant Foundation

"Nature has its inimical way of teaching us lessons for the future. We are challenged to rise to the occasion, and we will."

- Dr. Nandini Rangaswamy, Director, Cognizant Foundation

Our Journey

From its humble beginnings in 2005, Cognizant Foundation has come a long way in the last 15 years

10 States

300+ NGO partners

500+ Projects