Our Milestones

2018

Expanding Horizons towards Mandoli, Sonipat, Kasna Prisons

Mandoli:  In collaboration with Petals Pre School inaugurated ‘Aanchal’ a day care center for children below five years inside prison. Sonipat: India Vision Foundation with the support of New Zealand Embassy initiated Project Hope in the newly inaugurated female ward of Sonepat Prison. Kasna: PROJECT NEW HORIZON introduced in Kasna Prison with..Read More

2017

Introduction to Project DHUN

Dhun Project is an initiative by India Vision foundation in collaboration with Sony Pictures Networks India that aims to offer music, both vocal and instrumental as skill to the interested inmates who are trained so that it becomes their source of livelihood on release from prison.

2016

Our work goes GLOBAL

We are very proud to share that last September our Director Ms. Monica Dhawan represented India Vision Foundation at ‘International Symposium on Progressive abolition of violence against children in closed institutions in Central Asia- Kazakhstan’. The symposium explored the importance of separation of children from adults and abolishing the use..Read More

2015

2015

We expanded our work to two more prison – Faridabad & Ghaziabad Prison

2014

E Library and Computer Trainings introduced

E Library and Computer Trainings introduced as part of IT literacy Program in Tihar, Gurgaon and Faridabad Prison Projects to empower the inmates and enhance their chances of employment upon their release from prison. The foundation also joined hands with more partner institutions like TKWS Institute of Banking and Finance..Read More

2014

2014

We launched an e-Library at Tihar and Computer Training Centres at Tihar, Gurgaon and Faridabad prisons, as we continue to extend our partnerships with more prisons across the nation. In 2014, we also joined hands with more partner institutes. TKWS, Institute of Banking and Finance Katha ( NGO), Govindpuri

2012

2012

Full-scaled Creche facility begins at Gurgaon prison in Haryana. A new training model called ‘Life Skills for Life’ was introduced in Gurgaon prison, which was aimed at helping inculcate moral values in prison inmates. We also started, as a first for Gurgaon prison, a jute-craft training programme with the assistance..Read More

2008

2008

We launched ‘Mission Safer India’ and ‘India Police’ – yet another first for the nation – two unique e-Governance and e-Learning models designed specifically for police & public assistance, which registered enquiries in hundreds during launch year itself. SEHAT programme gains traction with a larger number of inmates

2006

2006

Our scalability increases. We enter Haryana prisons. We got the opportunity to replicate our reform models in vocational training in Gurgaon prison at Haryana. The initiative invited male and female inmates to develop and enhance their skills in art & craft, which was immensely supported by Navjyoti India Foundation.

2005

2005

Our unique endeavour at Tihar was recognised. And we got the opportunity to replicate our Tihar reform models in vocational training and creche facility at Amritsar Prison. This was felicitation at its best, for all our hard work through the years. We also began ‘The Social Education & Health Advocacy..Read More

1996

1996

We established the ‘Children of Vulnerable Families’ programme (formerly known as the ‘Crime Home Children Project’), where we send our creche graduates and other prisoners’ children above the age of 6 for formal boarding and schooling with our very first institutional partner – the Assisi Convent School, Noida. We started..Read More

1995

1995

As the next obvious step, and another first for the nation at the time, we created ‘Skills Development’ models for female inmates inside Tihar prison. We started training facilities in weaving tapestries for 15 women – also known as ‘Weaving Behind Bars’ – and Creche Training facitilies for 20 women

1994

1994

As a first for the nation, we started the creche (day-care) facility for children below the age of 6 that stayed with their mothers inside prison. This was also the year of our inception, where the foundation was laid with a group of 60 child beneficiaries, of what has become..Read More