Hope Foundation and Research Center (Hope Foundation)
Hope Foundation and Research Centre (Hope Foundation) is a Public Charitable Trust / Society established by Late Shri Pralhad P. Chhabria in the year 1979 with the objective of rendering social services towards nation building. Hope Foundation is registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 (now known as the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 1950) and the Societies Registration Act, 1860 under the auspices of the Finolex Group of Companies and has been contributing to the field of higher education, medical assistance and research and development activities and is successfully accomplishing its societal objectives to the deserving communities across the country.
Hope Foundation is registered and the income of the Trust is exempted u/s 12A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Further, donations made to the Hope Foundation and Research Centre are exempt u/s 80G (5) (vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Hope Foundation is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. For more details, please visit www.hfrcpune.org