Our Group, Sultan Chand Foundation comprises of
Shri Sultan Chand Trust (1988),
Sultan Chand Draupadi Devi Education Foundation (1998) and
Dr Usha Aggarwal Trust (2005).
Since its inception, The Trusts has played a pioneering role in transforming traditional ideas of charity and introducing the concept of philanthropy to make a real difference to communities. Through grant-making, direct implementation and co-partnership strategies, the Trusts support and encourages meritorious students by way of scholarships by creating ‘Endowment Funds in Colleges & Free Books to libraries under the ‘Book Bank Scheme’.
The Trusts continues to be guided by the principles of its Founder, Late Shri Subhash Chand Aggarwal (1939 – 2017), youngest grandson of Master Amir Chand ji (born in 1869), a dedicated teacher, a social reformer, a great patriot and revolutionary, who was awarded death sentence in 1915 for his involvement in the Hardinge Bomb Case and son of Late Shri Sultan Chand Ji founder of M/s Sultan Chand & Sons (1950), was pioneer in the field of the publication of school and college level texts by Indian teachers.
With the Founder’s vision of proactive philanthropy and his approach to ‘giving’, the Trusts catalyze societal development while ensuring that initiatives and interventions have a contemporary relevance to the nation. In addition to promoting and facilitating initiatives in education, The Trusts also awards fellowships and merit scholarships to students pursuing higher studies.
Shri Sultan Chand ji was a great visionary. He realized the need of education both for winning political freedom and for social and economic development of the country. He made it the mission of his life to provide high quality texts by Indian teachers to Indian students at easily affordable prices. For nearly sixty years of his life he pursued his goal with unparalleled commitment and untiring effort.