About Ishanya Foundation


Ms. Parul S. Mehta

Mr. Sailesh C. Mehta

Mr. Ashok P. Shah



To act as an effective catalyst in Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL) geographies of operations in creating a self-reliant and respectable society with secure and sustained means to livelihood, through employable skills and resource support and additionally to promote and support the rich cultural heritage of India.



The mission for the identified society at large, shall be:

  • To identify the potential of and gaps in the economic and social support systems, so as to help develop a sustained, self-reliant society with special emphasis on the youth, women & marginal farmers
  • To undertake vocational skill and soft skill development initiatives enabling sustained and respectable employment opportunities for leading a self-reliant life
  • To facilitate income generation programs of individuals / groups through alignment of skill development with self-employment opportunities
  • To provide marketing and financial support to help enhance sustained income generation initiatives
  • To generate community development activities and promote self-help groups so as to improve the living conditions of people through peoples' initiatives
  • To initiate activities and develop government / institutional linkages in community preventive / corrective health facilities where needed
  • To undertake farmer skill building, soil / nutrient / agri-inputs / produce enhancement initiatives
  • To support performing arts among local communities for promotion of talent & cultural richness of the society
  • To provide a much needed crisis support for unexpected calamities and disasters

Our Associates and Donors

Founder Trustee Mrs. Parul S Mehta with her team at Ishanya Foundation

14 YEARS marks Ishanya Foundation’s drive of social change in creating sustainable communities in the urban areas of Pune City, Maharashtra and rural areas of Taloja, Raigad District, Panvel, Maharashtra.

16,796 beneficiaries have been impacted through community development initiatives carried out by Ishanya Foundation (IsFon) in the financial year 2019-20.

Initiatives continue to be focused under the 3 main areas of concern of:

  • Livelihood & Women Empowerment
  • Health
  • Education