Pratibodh Foundation is a ‘not-for-profit’ company registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013.
The objective of the foundation is finding avenues and resources for bright students from disadvantaged socioeconomic, marginalized, and discriminated communities and groups. The foundation supports students who have shown excellence and a fervent desire to achieve their dream of pursuing college education and higher studies in reputed institutions of learning and research.
On a broader front, Pratibodh Foundation aims to promote advocacy for inclusive, non-discriminatory, equal opportunity and access, multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary education with excellence and social purpose.
News and Events
Pratibodh Foundation, through an endowment to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, has instituted an annual award with a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000 for excellence in academic research for PhD students of the department of Biochemistry, in memory of Dr. T. R. Bhaskaran, a distinguished alum of the department.
Mr. Mani Garg received the award for the year 2022 for his research project on "Deciphering the potential role of RGG-peptides in the dissolution of disease-relevant condensates".
Computer Center at Trans Mom Foundation
Pratibodh Foundation in collaboration with Trans Mom Foundation inaugurated a computer center on September 10, 2021. The four seat computer center is fully funded by Pratibodh Foundation. This centre will be providing free basic computer skill training, computer-based accounting applications, and other job-oriented computer courses to trans-women which would hopefully open up job opportunities for India’s most marginalized and discriminated section of the society.
Latha Mani and Swaminathan Mani, founded Pratibodh Foundation in August 2020. They together have long and diverse experience working in social and development sectors, industry, and technology.
Mentors and Coaches
Pratibodh Foundation is privileged to be associated with a panel of mentors and coaches who guide and assist in its various activities of helping students supported by the foundation.
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