India Heritage Research Foundation is a non-profit, humanitarian foundation which runs and sponsors various humanitarian projects focused on education, youth welfare, women’s empowerment, environmental protection, disaster relief and cultural heritage.
IHRF’s free education initiatives include residential gurukul/orphanages as well as standard day-school programs for impoverished boys and girls.
IHRF runs and supports numerous free programmes for women’s empowerment and upliftment.
IHRF runs frequent free medical care camps in Rishikesh and in surrounding villages to provide local poor people with free access to quality medical care.
Mass Tree Plantation Program
IHRF is deeply committed to environmental protection and climate change abatement. To this end, it promotes tree culture and leads mass tree plantation programs as well as encourages people to lead lifestyles in alignment with a sustainable environment.
Rural Development Program
In different rural areas on the banks of Ganga and in the nearby hilly areas is our special Rural Development Program to enable eco-friendly, self-sufficient lives and to foster a truly clean, green and serene Uttarakhand and India.
Covid Relief Work
During the first and second wave of Corona Virus in India from 2020 to 2021, the India Heritage Research Foundation, in partnership with like-minded organisations, provided widespread and deeply impactful service, bringing hope and healing to many.
Mansarover & Mt. Kailash Projects
IHRF has constructed three ashrams in the sacred, barren, untouched land of Lake Mansarovar and Mt. Kailash in Tibet, where previously there were no indoor facilities of any kind at all.
IHRF organizes and participates in a variety of conferences, gatherings and youth summer camps to heighten world-wide cultural awareness and inter-ethnic sensitivity.
The Encyclopedia of Hinduism
H.H. the Dalai Lama is presented with the first volumes of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism, at a Special Preview and Blessing Ceremony.
IHRF is extensively and actively involved in both immediate, emergency relief as well as in long-term permanent reconstruction of the Uttarakhand floods of June 2013, as well as the South India tsunami of 2004.