Times Foundation


Times Foundation is a development initiative working towards equitable, inclusive and sustainable development in India. Our core areas of work include propagating literacy, ensuring health and wellness across social strata.


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.


  • 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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    Upcoming Events


    • Times Foundation in association with Spearhead Finserve (A SEBI registered investment advisor) is organizing free Workshop on November 28th 2015 (Saturday) as a part of its financial wellness programme. The workshop will help in understanding the basic principles of Financial Planning and investing. It will also help in understanding the financial goals, creating a sound financial plan, evaluating investment options and recent trends in investing world. Financial planning approach is a firm and sensible way of achieving our financial goals be it kids’ education, care free retirement or purchasing a house. A carefully integrated Investment plan with the financial plan will not only help in optimising our financial resources but also help in achieving life goals faster. A Sound financial planning involves looking at your entire financial situation and making sure that all the pieces are working together to help to achieve chosen goal. Date: 28th Nov 2015, Venue : The Times of India Office, MG Road between 11:30 am to 1:00 pm | For registration call 9844583111/ 080-26572192

    • For registration write to:
    • financialplanning@spearheadfinserve.com


    • Times Foundation in association with Fortis Hospitals organizes ‘Free Diabetic Screening Camp’ to commemorate World Diabetes Day, across all the Fortis Hospitals in Bengaluru with an aim to create awareness on Diabetes mellitus on Sunday, the 29th of Nov’15. The screening includes Random Blood Sugar testing, Blood Pressure test and free doctor’s consultation. The purpose of screening is to identify asymptomatic individuals who are likely to have diabetes. Date: 29th Nov 2015| Time: 8:00am to 2:00pm, Venue: Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru (all centers)


    • TAFIT is back again! Times Foundation and The Teacher Foundation are happy to announce the “Teacher Awards For Innovative Teaching – 2015”. TAFIT aims to recognize and acknowledge innovative strategies tried by teachers in their classrooms. TAFIT is open to private, government and special school teachers in Bangalore. The nominee should be currently teaching between preprimary and Std. X. Last date for teachers to submit the portfolio is 30th November 2015. For further details contact 080-41131930. To download the nomination form, visit: www.facebook.com/timesfoundation

    • For registration write to:
    • info@teacherfoundation.org

    The Launch of The New Teacher training, Bangalore

    • Times Foundation in collaboration with The Teacher Foundation is starting its second batch of "The New Teacher" (TNT) a 9 month programme this July 1st, 2015, which aims developing young trainees to begin a meaningful professional career in low cost private schools.

    • For registration write to:
    • info@teacherfoundation.org