We actively work towards empowering communities through our various CSR initiatives.
Katgara Foundation was formed in 1981 by late senior partners, Mr. Nariman Jehangirji Katgara and Mr. Adi Jehangirji Katgara.
It is a public charitable trust under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.
The trust focuses on helping individuals/institutions in need of medical relief, education
advancement, hygiene and sanitation.
The Katgara Foundation has been a part sponsor for the Akshaya Patra Foundation who has been doing noteworthy
work in implementing the mid-day meal scheme in government as well as government-aided schools. Their vision is,
“No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger” and their mission is to feed 5 million children by 2025.
The Katgara Foundation solemnly supports them in this noble journey by sponsoring wholesome school
meals for 1800 children in Odisha, 6 days a week.
School children at Babasaheb Najare High School and Junior College at Awas, Alibaug now drink safe and clean water, thanks to our sister company, Watermaker. The WaterMaker was installed recently to educate the students on water conservation as this technology requires no water source, it creates water from the humidity in the air.
Water stations at Jalimudi village in the state of Andhra Pradesh is the first village in the world to receive safe purified drinking water made out of air.
At the Masina Hospital, Katgara foundation has contributed
a children’s ward for children suffering from cancer.
Mid day meals were distributed to school children along with food grains and other essential household commodities which are also donated annually to destitute rural families.
Since July 2008, the Katgara Foundation has been a part sponsor in Pragati, a voluntary organization for free education of underprivileged children, sponsoring free daily mid-day meal projects for approx. 400 school children at Pragati School located at Gurgaon in Haryana.
Free eye and dental check-ups were provided to employees. Eye camps were also set up in rural areas to assess and then carry out cataract surgeries for the underprivileged. Blood donation drives are also regularly organised by branches PAN India through certified government bodies.
Jeena’s initiative to contribute healthy and safe drinking water involved non-electrical gravity-based purifiers being distributed to 68 families who have limited access to safe drinking water at a tribal village “Kambhacha Pada” at Aarey Milk Colony at Goregaon in Mumbai.
On World Water Day on 22nd March 2018, water purifiers were installed at Nehru Science Centre to provide an uninterrupted supply of clean drinking water to over 3,000 visitors.