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No society can afford to ignore education, which builds character of its future generations. The earliest structured philanthropic work of Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja began in 1944 with the establishment of a charitable trust for education. Taking a cue from him, the Foundation recognised the pivotal role of education as a catalysts for progress and has a number of education-related projects to its credit.

  • K.P.B. Hinduja College of Commerce

    The first charitable trust established by Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja was in 1944, for education. The Smt. Pahunchbai Deepchand Hinduja Trust in memory of his mother initially ran a school in Mumbai. Today it runs the K.P.B. Hinduja College of Commerce, at Charni Road, Mumbai. Established in 1974, Hinduja College as it is also known ranks among the premier commerce colleges in Mumbai. It has 3,900 students in State Grant Courses and 600 students in Non Grant Courses.

    Enquiries can be made via:
    K.P.B. Hinduja College of Commerce
    315, New Charni Road, Mumbai – 400004
    Maharashtra, India
    Phone: +91 22 4098 9000
    Fax: +91 22 2385 9397

    Icon: Webwww.hindujacollege.com

  • P. D. Hinduja Sindhi Model Senior Secondary School

    This renowned school in Chennai was established in 1975 by the Sindhi Educational Society (Madras) with substantial help from the Hinduja Foundation.

    Enquiries can be made via:
    P.D. Hinduja Sindhi Model Senior Secondary School
    No 1 Domodaran Street, Kellys
    Chennai – 600 010, Tamil Nadu, India
    Phone: +91 44 26442454 / +91 44 42665522

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  • Dharam Hinduja Merit cum Means Scholarship

    Launched in 1991, this unique Scholarship run by the Hinduja Foundation covers 11 Indian States: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. The Scholarship augments resources of deserving students figuring in merit lists of State School Leaving Examinations and is meant to be utilised for overall development of their personality. Annually, three students are selected per State through interviews, of which at least one has to be a girl. Awardees are given a monthly scholarship worth Rs.1000/- till the completion of their chosen graduation studies.

  • Dharam Hinduja Cambridge Trust Scholarship

    The Dharam Hinduja Cambridge Scholarship offers a scholarship to Indian students for studies at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Hinduja Foundation (UK) has created an Endowment Fund to promote teaching and research in India and South Asia. Hinduja Foundation (India) has created an endowment, the annual returns of which go to the Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, New Delhi. The selection process is conducted by Cambridge University and Nehru Trust for Cambridge University.

    Enquiries can be made via:
    Cambridge Commonwealth Trust
    c/o The Nehru Memorial Trust for Cambridge University
    Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg
    New Delhi – 110011, India

    Icon: Webwww.cambridgetrusts.org / www.cam.ac.uk

  • Indic Research

    Hinduja Foundation believes that the ancient Indian civilization of which the Indus Saraswati civilization is a major component, holds a vast body of ideas and wisdom which are of immense relevance to the contemporary world. To unearth this treasure, serious research needs to be undertaken. This commitment to the field of Indic research led to the establishment of the Dharam Hinduja International Centre for Indic Research in India in 1993, Dharam Hinduja Indic Research Centre at Columbia University, USA and Dharam Hinduja Lectureship in Sanskrit Teaching and Indic Research at the University of Columbia, USA, in 1994, and Dharam Hinduja Institute of Indic Research at the University of Cambridge, UK, in 1996.

  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a non-competitive, voluntary programme of activities for the youth. The participants’ talents and abilities are nurtured in the areas of community service, social and vocational skills, physical recreation and travel expeditions. The Award programme assists with crime reduction, drugs awareness, entry in employment, citizenship, life skills and community awareness. To commemorate the Award’s 50th anniversary, in February 2006, Hinduja Foundation (UK) set up a special monetary fund which will guarantee an income for the Award for the next five years.

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  • Publications

    Encyclopaedia of Nobel Laureates,1988
    Arts of India 1550 -1900, 1990
    Encyclopaedia of Sports and Games, 1997
    Kautilya’s Arthashastra (with Indian Merchants’ Chamber), 2005

  • Hinduja Prataparudra Municipal Planetarium, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

  • Support to a number of deserving educational schemes and projects such as scholarships for Indian students attending the Swaminarayan Hindu Mission School (UK), donation to the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Indian Youth Hostel London, to provide for a new accommodation building, funding distribution of scientific journals to deserving school libraries in India, donation for the library of Badreesh Kirti Sanskrit Vidyalay, Dimmer, Uttaranchal, India.