Population Foundation of India is a leading national non-government organization (NGO) in the country. PFI’s mission is to advance gender-sensitive policies and programs focused on the health and well-being of young people in India.
The organization aims to empower women, girls, and young people and works towards improving their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes through five strategic pathways: strategic engagement with key actors and stakeholders; social and behavior change communication (SBCC); capacity building and technical support; knowledge generation and amplification; and grant making.
Population Foundation of India has a rich legacy and distinguished past, with several notable achievements. The organization centers gender equity in its programs and internal practices. It is led by Poonam Muttreja, a thought leader in SRH, along with a team of passionate individuals. The organization is guided by an eminent governing board and advisory council with experts from diverse sectors including Chairperson Professor K Srinath Reddy (Ex-Head of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences), Vice Chairperson R V Kanoria (Chairman & Managing Director, Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd.), Ratan Tata, (Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons), Kiran Karnik (Ex-President, NASSCOM), among others.
Population Foundation of India is headquartered in New Delhi, India with state offices in Bihar, Rajasthan and UP. Our team comprises over 60 highly skilled technical and managerial experts. Our multi-faceted team brings together vast experience in the fields of public health, family planning, maternal and child health, government engagement and evidence-based advocacy, public policy, gender equity, communications, technology, research and evaluation, capacity building, HR and finance.
A just and equitable society in India where all people enjoy their reproductive rights and pursue their aspirations with the optimal health, well-being, and quality of life enabled by these rights.
Improved sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes of young people, especially women and girls.
Our Core Values
50 Years of Population Foundation of India