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India Vision Foundation is a 29-year-old nonprofit organization committed to the rehabilitation and reintegration of prison inmates and founded by Dr, Kiran Bedi (the first lady Officer of India Police Service) with the prize money of the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1994. The foundation has been working tirelessly towards transforming the lives of incarcerated individuals, assisting them in their journey towards successful reintegration into society. Having reached 7,86,808 beneficiaries as of March 2023, the Foundation is presently operational in 40 prisons across 8 states of the country.


Founded by Dr.Kiran Bedi

India Vision Foundation aspires to contribute towards a crime free society

By initiating reformation programs for prison inmates and reintegration opportunities to released inmates for the reduction in recidivism also facilitate welfare programs for their children to save them from becoming victims of their parental incarceration.

Progressive Change

Through Positive reinforcement, education and values that help them become an asset to Society.

Rebuild Lives of Children

Through Education Projects that comprise of Creche Program and Children of Vulnerable Families Program.

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In this empowering video, SPEFL-SC in collaboration with India Vision Foundation shares crucial self-defense techniques: Mouth Grab Defense and Single Hand Grab Defense. Dr. Kiran Bedi, Founder of India Vision Foundation, shares her valuable insights on the importance of women’s self-defense.

Expert instructors demonstrate these techniques, ensuring your effective execution. Dr. Bedi’s words of wisdom serve as a motivational foundation for the techniques taught in this video. This video equips you with valuable skills presented by skilled self-defense instructors from SPEFL-SC and a deeper understanding of self-defense’s significance. Knowledge is power, and learning self-defense can be life-changing.

In partnership with UNODC, India Vision Foundation illuminated the importance of #PrisonersMatter by sharing a video clip that emphasizes the need for the global implementation of the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, also known as the Nelson Mandela Rules.

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Looking for books by Kiran Bedi? See all books authored by Kiran Bedi, including It’s Always Possible: Transformation Asia’s Largest Prison, I DARE, Fateh and many more.


Lives that were inspired and saved

Over the years, India Vision Foundation has impacted over 4,61,170 people and will continue to inspire and save.

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Project Milaap

The ongoing pandemic not only posed financial constraints to the prison inmates but also prohibited any family from visiting their loved ones confined within the


Present In 16 States, 61 Prisons & 2 Territories

Despite the goals’ ethos of “leaving no one behind”, recognising people in prison is noticeably absent from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Indicators relevant to fulfil the goals are proposed while meeting the prison health standards. The political, social and economic challenges alongside the unparalleled COVID-19 pandemic that can resist the realisation of the SDG’s is a crucial part of our assessment.


Lives that YOU can inspire and save

By giving a tax-deductible gift to India Vision Foundation today, you are ensuring that individuals inside prisons are skilled and trained enough to lead respectable life after their lives in prison.

Join hands with us in our endeavour to bring the change we all desire by helping their families and strengthen our mission to #SaveTheNextVictim.


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