• Pranab
    Serving India, Serving Humanity
  • Research
    & Consultation
  • The SmarTgram

About Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Over a period of five decades of exemplary service to India through his role as a Union Cabinet Minister, celebrated Parliamentarian, teacher, author, and journalist, 13th President of India, a Bharat Ratna recipient, Shri Pranab Mukherjee's legacy is one of upholding the sanctity of the Indian Constitution and preparing the people of India to meet the challenges of an increasingly globalised, interdependent and uncertain world. In all of these roles, Shri Mukherjee has championed issues that lie at the heart of India's social, economic and developmental challenges – literacy, healthcare, food security, energy security, rural and urban planning, economic empowerment, governance and administrative reforms, and national and regional security.

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Our 4H Philosophy

The transformation of the quality of life in the urban, semi-urban and rural areas towards creating a 'Humane, Hi-tech, Healthy and Happy' society.

Our Projects

The foundation is working on research projects which have a direct relationship with the development of India’s Constitutional Democracy and the growth of the education sector in the country. Research is also being undertaken in the areas of rural development. Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s vision is our motto for Research and Consultation - “All for knowledge, knowledge for all”

Research & Consultation

The SmartGram initiative is one of the core pillars of the Pranab Mukherjee Foundation’s vision - "India will develop when the whole of India develops, wherein the benefits of growth reach the last person in the row". PMF aims to thrust forward this initiative by building upon and concretizing the "4H-villages"

SmarTgram Mission

Our Presence

My Stories

"My fields are smiling with healthy yield and my family with healthy food."

- Ramvir Singh, Farmer

"PMF convinced me that healthy food comes from healthy agriculture. Growing organic food makes me happier."

- Om Prakash, Farmer

"After getting the training from the Pranab Mukherjee Foundation, I set up my bakery at Village Dhaula. I now produce biscuits and rusks with the help of husband and son. My products are now being consumed in the village and some nearby schools."

- Priyanka, Priyanka Bakery, Dhaula, Haryana

"I am happy to own a business which I always wanted to. I am illiterate but PMF gave me the training from scratch. I started from nothing and now I am a supplier of rusks and other food items not only in my village but also in Gurugram and Faridabad cities."

- Jagat Singh, Nishant Bakery, Harchandpur, Haryana

"Thanks to PMF, I am now an employer from being unemployed. The Foundation has helped me setup my own unit with flour mill and oil expeller. The foundation also helped me in getting licenses, machines and taught me the technicalities of food processing at their centre. I now employ 3 persons."

- Pushpendra, Shri Shyam Mills, Dhaula, Haryana

"PMF has helped me transform from an unemployed villager to a successful entrepreneur."

- Pradeep, Kirni Spices,
Tajnagar, Haryana

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A Matter Of Indiscretion?

A Matter Of Indiscretion?

In the Indian Constitution, the Governor of a State occupies a unique position. He is, by virtue of his oath, expected to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the country and uphold the law. No other high functionary, except for the President of India, is sworn in as per such phraseology.

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