The Braj Foundation

The Braj Foundation is a non-profit organization, established in December 2005 to restore and revitalize the environmental and cultural heritage of Braj Bhoomi (the land of Shri Radha Krishna), which falls within the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur & Agra. Most parts of this are lying in various stages of neglect for centuries despite its significant historical, cultural and tourism significance.

Established by leading industrialists from India & abroad, in a short span of 17 years the Foundation has achieved impressive targets of restoration and revitalization across many sites in Braj (Mathura & neighboring area) . The Foundation, registered under the Indian Trust Act, is driven by and comprises of eminent personalities and professionals from different walks of life, all united with the single vision of restoring and revitalizing Braj.

The entire Braj region has a distinct and unique ecological, architectural and cultural heritage, which highlights the intertwined relationship between environment, people and the Supreme Lord. Therefore, its protection, restoration and revitalization should naturally follow, especially for the lovers of Indian culture.

The work done by The Braj Foundation has attracted national and international appreciation at various forums, be in by governments, corporate or media. For the year 2017-18, 2016-17, 2014-15, 2012-13 and 2010-11, The Braj Foundation won 6 UNESCO sponsored awards as the Best Rural Water NGO for restoring ancient water bodies.

The Braj Foundation works through a combined strategy of collaborating with local communities, governments and local authorities as well as creating solutions using professional expertise, appropriate technology empowered by financial support from corporates, public sector, government and individuals.

The Braj Foundations works with a complete secular approach and ethos, which has been reflected in the fact that people from different religious backgrounds, including Muslims and Christians etc. work enthusiastically for achieving the objectives of the Foundation.

Accomplishments so far