IDF-OI is presently promoting Government of India’s flagship programmes- Swachh Bharat and National Mission for Clean Ganga.
The Swachh Bharat Mission (Clean India Mission), a national campaign by the Government of India, aims to accomplish the vision of a 'Clean India' by October 2, 2019, the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Similarly, the National Mission for Clean Ganga aims to integrate the efforts to clean and protect the river Ganga.
IDF-OI is also partnering with the State Govts to select projects identified by the State Governments and seek Overseas Indians’ engagement with these projects.
Objectives of the Trust:
- Lead overseas Indian philanthropy into India.
- Establish and maintain a 'Social Capital and Philanthropy Network' in India that can provide a list of credible institutions, projects and programmes.
- Partner with States in India and encourage credible Indian philanthropic organisations
- Promote accountability and 'good practices' in Diaspora philanthropy.