About Us

Anugraha is a registered national level body that supports voluntary action for national development. It is a philanthropic, secular, apolitical, non-profit and a non- governmental organisation. Dedicated to the cause of holistic development and upliftment, its main aim is working for social & economic empowerment of under -privileged. It provides consultancy, training and implementation inputs on rural & community development projects all over India.

Serving underprivileged communities across India, Anugraha has covered a wide spectrum of issues in community development. It is represented in several key committees of Central and State Governments and as India’s first Regional Resource & Training Center on Ageing (RRTC) under Min. SJ & E, GoI, it has conducted several research, training & capacity building projects towards empowering the caregivers & elderly.

Anugraha has forged effective partnerships with State Social Welfare Depts., Police, Educational Institutions, Corporate bodies and UN Agencies. Participation and presentations made in National and International forums. Signed MOU with Senior Citizens Council, Republic of Mauritius. Set up Day Care & Recreation Centers located in Delhi & Dehradun, Anugraha is running E learning & computer center, Library, Counselling, Spiritual & social support programs for senior citizens. Besides several internationally acclaimed research papers, Anugraha has published two books titled “Active Ageing in the New Millennium” & “Coping with Ageing: Emerging issues & Strategies in India & South Asia”.

Anugraha is headed by a qualified social gerontologist and technical expert. It has trained staff in social work, psychology, educationist and counsellors to manage to its various projects. Many retired persons are engaged with Anugraha as counsellors, caregivers, trainers & social workers.

Organizational Details

S.No. Name of the Member Designation Occupation
1. Mr. R.N.Rawal President Industrialist & Social Worker
2. Dr. Aabha Chaudhary Founder Secretary & Chairperson Consultant, Social Service
3. Mrs. Rajkumari Vice President Educationist and Social Service
4. Mr. Arun Mehra Treasurer Industrialist & Philanthropist
5. Mr. Sunil Dang Member Social Activist
6. Mr.Vijay Makhija Member Printers & Publishers
7. Mr. K.K. Khanna Member Retd. Banker

Legal Credential of Anugraha

arrow Registered under Societies Registration Act of 21 of 1860
arrow Registered under Foreign Contribution and Regulation Act of 1976
arrow Registered under 80 G and 12 A of Income Tax Act


arrow Partner NGO with Senior citizens cell, Delhi Police. Conducts joint sensitization and awareness campaigns on “Physical Safety & Security”.
arrow Zonal Chairperson of “Indian Society for Universities of Third Age”. It is mandated to run e- learning and other life long learning courses for benefit of senior citizens and care givers, along with heading the consortium of state level U3 A chapters.
arrow Anugraha is chairing a consortium of 45 NGOs based in different district of U.P., Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan. It provides input in the field of research, documentation, survey, and training of care givers to these NGOs.
arrow Member of State Council for older Persons, Govt. of Delhi NCT, since its inception.
arrow Member, Core Group on protection of elderly, National Human Rights Commission
arrow Consultative status with UNESCAP, UNFPA, UNIC, UN programme on Ageing
arrow Women Founder Collective, USA
arrow Former Member of Research Advisory Committee, Min. of Social Justice & empowerment, Govt. of India
arrow Former Regional committee for women empowerment- Dept. of women & child development, Ministry of Human Resource Development. Govt. of India
arrow Recipient of National Gold, Silver & Bronze Karamveer Chakra Award.
arrow Nominated by Deputy Commissioner as Chairperson of “Local Complaint Committee for Sexual harassment at work place Act, 2013”
arrow Member of UN Global Compact Network India (GCNI)

Technical & Advisory Collaborative Partners of Anugraha

Health Care Academic
Delhi Heart & Lung Institute
Rockland Hospital
Sir Gangaram Hospital
Batra Hospital
Metro Heart Institute
Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Min of H&FW, GoI
Centre for Sight, Delhi
Escorts Fortis Hospital
Indian Spinal injuries Centre
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences
Max Super Speciality Hospital
Kaivalyadham Yoga, Ayurveda & Naturopathy centre, Maharashtra
Maulana Azad Inst of dental sciences
Dept. of Social work, IGNOU, New Delhi
Dept. of Social work, Delhi University
Dept. of Social work, Banaras Hindu University
Kumaun University, Uttarakhand
Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
M.K.P. & DAV College, Dehradun
G.B.Pant Univ. Pantnagar
HNB Garhwal Univ. ,Uttarakhand
M.D University, Rohtak, Haryana
Panjab Univ. Chandigarh
Institute of Home Economics, DU

Technical & Advisory Collaborative Partners of Anugraha

Govt. Agencies International
National Human Rights Commission
Ministry of Rural Development, GOI
Ministry Of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India
Dept of social welfare, UT Chandigarh
Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Delhi, NCT
Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Uttarakhand
Dept. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Haryana
DGDE, Min. of Defence, GOI
Legal service authorities
Chandigarh Judicial Academy
Police depts. in Delhi, Haryana & Uttarakhand
Irish Aid
International Federation on Ageing, Canada
Southern Cross Care,Australia
Ministry of Social Security, Republic of Mauritius
United Nations agencies
Monash University Australia
Nihon University Japan
Nanjing University, China