About Us

Founded by the late JRD Tata in 1970, Population Foundation of India is a national NGO that promotes and advocates for the effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population, health and development policies and strategies. With over 50 years of service, Population Foundation of India’s primary focus lies in prioritising the health and well-being of women and young people across India. Throughout its journey, Population Foundation of India has strived to align its program strategies with the concerns of the people. It has fostered strong partnerships with the government, civil society organizations, media, and the global development community, amplifying the reach and impact of its collective efforts.

 

Vision

A just and equitable society in India where all people enjoy their reproductive rights and pursue their aspirations with the optimal health, well-being, and quality of life enabled by these rightsrolex day date replica.

Mission

Improved sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes of young people, especially women and girls.

Our Core Values

50 Years of Population Foundation of India

1970
Pioneering Research and Family Planning Messaging
Pioneering Research and Family Planning Messaging

In the first decade, Family Planning Foundation (FPF), focused on research and building knowledge on India’s changing demographics to support policymaking and programme planning. The organisation’s objective was to promote family planning as a means of economic and social well-being of the family. Significant progress was made in biomedical research,…Read More

1980
Looking Beyond Family Planning
Looking Beyond Family Planning

Family Planning Foundation brought attention towards an integrated approach to family planning – focusing on reducing infant and maternal mortality. Ensuring people’s rights to sexual and reproductive health and choices were part of the new discourse. The organisation continued to expand knowledge on family planning through a five-state diagnostic research…Read More

1990
Cultivating A Rights-Based Approach to Family Planning
Cultivating A Rights-Based Approach to Family Planning

Family Planning Foundation became Population Foundation of India in 1993 in keeping with its changing mission, from supporting a reduction in population growth to actively championing improvement in quality of life for India’s people. JRD Tata, founder of Population Foundation of India was conferred the prestigious UN Population Award in…Read More

2000
Building Community Action Across India
Building Community Action Across India

In the first decade of the 2000s, Population Foundation of India grew in its scope – there was increasing interface with the government and an expanded reach across the country. Population Foundation of India played a crucial role in the formulation of the national and state level population policies, especially…Read More

2010
Shifting Focus to Overall Social Development
Shifting Focus to Overall Social Development

Family planning was now widely recognised as a function of overall social development, no longer limited only to population stabilisation. PFI began to address population issues within the larger discourse of health and rights of women. Population Foundation of India’s focused engagement with policymakers in the wake of the maternal…Read More

2020
Focus on Needs and Aspirations of Young People
Focus on Needs and Aspirations of Young People

Today, Population Foundation of India works at the individual, social and policy level to create an enabling policy environment for girls and women to claim their rights, young people to be involved in demanding and supporting efficient and accountable governance, and informed policymakers. We work closely with national and state…Read More

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