India Vision Foundation (IVF), a non-profit, non-government and voluntary, organization founded by Dr. Kiran Bedi celebrated its Silver Jubilee at Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi. 31 August 2019 marks 25 years of the Foundation’s journey of Prisoners’ Reformation and highlights the impact & success of foundation’s work since its inception i.e. 1994 with all its internal & external stakeholders’. A theme for the 25th year was launched by the foundation, Stories of Change: Connect. Empower. Transform.
The proposed words of the theme: Connect, Empower & Transform in true sense denotes the working of the foundation with its beneficiaries. The event witnessed a variety of cultural performances by the beneficiaries from different projects including a special performance by Inmates from Rohtak Prison, Haryana. Event also marked the launch of a Crèche Curriculum, which is an endeavor to provide a standardized curriculum for children living inside prisons.The event was attended by Who’s and who from the Corporate World, Honb’le Minister; Bureaucrats, Diplomats were present to witness the history in making and support the noble cause.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Kiran Bedi, Founder Trustee India Vision Foundation, said, “Today is a historic moment for us. When I look back and ponder about how IVF was born, how we started in a very humble manner. Today, indeed we have travelled a long way and able to touch the lives of over 2,50,000 individuals. But our endeavour is to further reach out to empower and transform many more lives. Our mantra would continue to #SaveTheNextVictim” India Vision Foundation (IVF) is a non-profit, voluntary, non-government organization. IVF was born with the receipt of the Ramon Magsaysay Award by Dr. Kiran Bedi in the year 1994, received for forging ‘positive relationships’ between people and the police through creative leadership.