IDF - Indian Development Foundation (Formerly Indian Leprosy Foundation) was established as a Charitable Public Trust and Society with the Charity Commissioner, Mumbai – 1984. Even though we had a humble start with no office, staff members or resources we moved forward with the confidence in the goodness of our people.
IDF is a self-reliant NGO in India. IDF has never sought nor taken any Govt. Grant or support from major Foreign Donor Agencies so far. The objectives of the Foundation are managed through public donations received from various sources.
IDF’s has stood the test of time with own communication strategies based on sound Management Principles and Practices involving common people for Health Awareness and monetary support.
IDF has grown into a leading NGO in the Health Sector in India, thanks to the dedicated services of its teams.
IDF works hand in hand with Central and State Governments and Municipal Corporations for National Leprosy Elimination Program and TB Control Program.
IDF involves lakhs of students and citizens for leprosy/ TB awareness-cum-resource mobilization. The School Teams have their pride of place. IDF has given opportunity to every citizen to participate in this national humanitarian effort.
"Lets care for our fellow beings and make this our gospel for life. Lets edify and sublimate our lives!"
Dr. A.R.K. Pillai, Founder & President of IDF