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
We deeply mourn the passing of our Director Mr Keshav Desiraju. He was a beacon of tireless commitment and dedication, guiding the Foundation’s work in healthcare and COVID-19 relief till his last breath. His rich vision, insights shared, and work will continue to inspire us. May his soul rest in peace.
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
Check out Cognizant Foundation’s journey last year through the Yearbook 2020/21.
Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic
Oxygenated beds, protective gear, critical medical equipment to strengthen health systems and other continued efforts.
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
- Keshav Desiraju, IAS (Retd.), 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.
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