Tech mahindra
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Tech Mahindra’s social work currently focuses in  the areas of  – Education, Employability,  Disability and Higher Technical Education.  The work in the first three areas are being carried out by the TechM's CSR arm - Tech Mahindra Foundation. As on 2018–19, the Foundation is running more than 150+ projects across 11 locations of India. The initiatives under the higher technical education is carried out through Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI).

Tech Mahindra Foundation Programmes


The Foundation’s work in primary education focuses upon three thematic areas: school improvement, teacher empowerment and learning enrichment.

Tech Mahindra Foundation is committed to teacher empowerment, enrichment in learning opportunities for children, effective school governance and enhancing parental involvement in school education. In the domain of education, Shikshaantar is the Foundation’s training programme for teachers. The Foundation runs two premier in-service teacher capacity building institutes called In-Service Teacher Education Institutes (ITEIs) in North Delhi and East Delhi Municipal Corporations. The programme aims to reach out to 3500 government school teachers and 1,40,000 children annually.

The Foundation also works in approximately 40 government schools through its ARISE (All Round Improvement in School Education) programme with the objective of holistic development of children in these schools. The ARISE programme builds upon four dimensions i.e. academic, social, organizational and infrastructural. Together, this year, the Foundation is supporting about 50 schools across India and is working with 44 partners to turn them into models of excellence. Know more >>


SMART (Skills for Market Training) is Tech Mahindra Foundation’s flagship employability programme, with approximately 110 centres providing skill development in 11 cities. Over the years, SMART has successfully trained approximately one lakh young men and women, with a placement rate of over 75%. Its robust processes, stringent monitoring system and industry-led approach, has created a model for scaling up skill development while maintaining high training standards.

 In addition, the Foundation runs 3 Tech Mahindra SMART Academies in Healthcare and 1 Digital Media as its flagship programme in employability.  The academies are state-of-the-art centres imparting high-quality training, with a blend of classroom, practical's and on-the-job training. The academies closely engages with the industry for constant curriculum upgradation and placements.  Over the years, 1500+ youth has enrolled across the academies to become skilled working professionals.  Watch the video to know the Healthcare Academies better


Disability is the third major area of intervention for Tech Mahindra Foundation. The Foundation works towards ensuring that Persons with Disabilities have the opportunity for a better future and dignified lives. This is done through two programmes: ARISE+ (All Round Improvement in Special Education) and SMART+ (Skills-for Market Training for Persons with Disabilities). ARISE+ is a special programme which encompasses initiatives for children with disabilities such as visual impairment, hearing impairment, and intellectual disability. The SMART+ programme focuses on providing employable market-related entrepreneurial skills, and opportunities to youth with disabilities. Specially designed curriculum and well-equipped classrooms in the centres allow young people with disabilities to obtain different foundation skills such as Basic IT and Computers, Spoken English and Workplace Readiness.

The Foundation mandates that 10% of all its beneficiaries are Persons with Disabilities. Know more >>


Corporate Address

Tech Mahindra Foundation
Mahindra Towers, 1st Floor
Bhikaji Cama Place
New Delhi 110066, INDIA
Urgent PR/media-related queries:
Tanish Maheshwari
Senior Manager, Communications

CSR Policy and Vision Document

Tech Mahindra Foundation: Empowering through Education

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