Times Foundation

Our Mission

It works as a catalyst to encourage impactful interventions for Spiritual Wellness, Child Welfare, Women Empowerment, Skill Development, Health & Nutrition & Environment. We believe this can be brought on by working with our partners towards innovative, self-sustaining long term solutions.


Chairman's Message

We established the Times Foundation, our CSR initiative, to address national imperatives. These imperatives have plagued our past, slowed our present and continue to stare at our collective future.


  • Times Foundation & ActionAid join hands with you for taking this GOOD forward. COLLECTIVE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Event Held At: Bhubaneswar - Friday, Mar 3rd 2017

  • Times Foundation & ActionAid join hands with you for taking this GOOD forward. COLLECTIVE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Event Held At: Hyderabad - Thursday, Feb 23rd 2017                                                   

  • Times Foundation has been awarded with the CSR Leadership Excellence Award organized and endorsed by World Federation CSR on 2nd September, 2016. 

  • Congratulations, Smt. Indu Jain conferred the Padma Bhushan by the President of India on 12th April 2016                                       

  • SAVE A LIFE CAMPAIGN, CHENNAI           Times Foundation and Saveetha Unversity reached out to over 28000 Chennaites by organizing CPR SESSION. College students, various corporates along with some enthusiastic citizens came forward to be part of this initiative. TF Chennai has created a new entry with Guinness book of World Records by breaking the record of China which trained about 20,000 people in day.                                

  • INDIA SMILE CAMPAIGN, CHENNAI    Times Foundation in association with Saveetha University and The Times of India created a new entry in 2014 by entering Guinness book of World records for organizing oral screening camp and reaching out to over 101,309 students in a single daywhich earlier belonged to Colgate Palmolive, China with 70,388 screenings done in 2013.                             
  • Women Empowerment

    Times Foundation in its initiative of empowering women, with the support of Christ University, have come forward to support around 117 underprivileged women focussing on self-employment, entrepreneur training, soft skills and personality development, self defence, legal and financial know-how.

     E-waste awareness campaign

    Times Foundation supported the Self Employed Women’s Association by launching an awareness campaign on e-waste recycling by women through Happy Streets at Ahmedabad. This initiative encourages e-waste recycling thus contributing to climate change mitigation and ensures sustainable livelihood for women undertaking waste recycling.

     The New Teacher initiative

    Times Foundation and The Teacher Foundation has started its The New Teacher initiative, a 1000 hour full time, pre-service teacher education program aimed at  developing young trainees to begin a meaningful professional career in low cost private schools.

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    Free Health screening camp for women’s wellness organized in the city - 8th March 2017

    • Being the caregiver of the family, women often end up neglecting their own health. Caught in everyday activities leaves women with little to no time for self-care. It is important to understand that ignoring their physical and emotional health can have adverse effect not only on their overall health and but also their ability to care for their loved one.
      In this regard, Columbia Asia Hospitals in association with the Times Foundation is organising ‘Nurturing Womanhood’- a complementary health screening and health talk on the occasion of Women’s Day.
      The health screening for all women will be available at all three Columbia Asia Hospital centres in the city namely Whitefield, Hebbal, and Yeshwanthpur on 8th March, 2017 starting from 8 am to 5 pm. The health screening will include test for Body Mass Index (BMI), Total Cholesterol, Random Blood Sugar, ECG and Mammogram (for women above 45 years of age). It will also include consultation with a dietician highlighting the do’s & dont’s of healthy eating and a fitness assessment by a physiotherapist.

      Educative health talk - “The Millennial Women” by Doctors of Columbia Asia Hospitals at Whitefield, Hebbal & Yeshwanthpur on 11th March, 2017 between 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. The health talk will give an overview on all stages of Women’s life.

      For registration please call on : 8884444300 for Whitefield, 9964653790 for Hebbal and 39898969 for Yeshwanthpur

    The Women Entrepreneurs, Bengaluru – 8th March 2017

    • On the occasion of the Women’s Day, Times Foundation in partnership with Inorbit Mall and the support of Swakrutha Trust presents ‘The Women Entrepreneurs’

      It is a forum empowering women for a sustainable Livelihood. The dynamic and creative women entrepreneurs have been supported and encouraged in providing them an opportunity to showcase the products made by them, and to further stabilise their business through this programme.

      The Women’s Day programme schedule on 8th March 2017 :
      • Special stalls by women starts 11 AM onwards
      • Women’s Day special event comprising of cookery, self-defence & financial literacy starts 4:30 PM onwards.

      To be part of the celebration and to encourage the women entrepreneurs, please visit:
      Inorbit Mall, No. 75, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066