Pratibodh Foundation

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, marginalized and discriminated communities . The foundation supports students who have a need and a fervent desire to achieve their dream of pursuing/completing school and college education and higher studies. 

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

Photograph of Dr T R Bhaskaran taken when he was in Harvard University in 1944

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. 

Ms. Neetu Rajak and Ms. Sweta Tiwari jointly received this award for 2023

Indian Institute of Science Appreciation Letter to Pratibodh Foundation

Training for Visually Impaired


Pratibodh Foundation is conducting free on-line training program for the visually impaired from October 2023. Three-months programs are conducted thrice every year (January to March, May to July, September to November). The program covers computer and digital skills, English communication and literacy and work readiness skills. Students with total and partial visual impairment can benefit by attending this program. The basic purpose of the on-line program is to prepare the student, irrespective of their educational background, for work readiness and employment.

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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.

Contact Us

Latha Mani

Managing Director

+91 9347553161

Pratibodh Foundation

CIN: U85300TZ2020NPL034248 

A1 Pricol Aquitaine Apartment

737/E, Puliyakulam Road

Coimbatore 641045, Tamilnadu, India

 +91 7540077161

Swaminathan Mani


+91 9849053767