Mission Statement

To solve global problems in local communities

Dr. Amrik Singh Cheema Foundation Trust (DASCFT) is a not for profit NGO dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of the underserved population of Chandigarh (U.T.), Haryana and Punjab. DASCFT was formally launched in 2002 and has a governing council in specialized fields like health care, education, agriculture and banking.

Learn more about our development programs.


We work with the community, the government, and the private sector to jointly help those left behind in the rapid economic growth.


  • Digital talking library program
  • Health Education Program
  • Dairy Development Program
  • Seminars and workshops on rural development issues


We offer many ways to support our work and get involved; from donations to partnerships and funding. Your generosity will allow our programs to succeed.


Each of us can make a difference. Click here to volunteer.


Recent Posts


I feel heavenly to get a chance to record books for visually impaired students. These recording sessions have been very close to my heart from day one onwards as it has  taught me a lot. When I was 19 I went to a blind school & suddenly I felt ashamed that we have everything in totality - but yet we always complaint or make excuses ....

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Health Check-up Camp 2016

On March 6, 2016 DASCFT helped organize a General Health Check-up Camp for children upto 16 years of age in partnership with Bhumi as part of their Festivol celebrations. The Camp was held adjacent to the Slums near Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula. In addition to the physical height and weight measurements, the kids were checked for general as well as...

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The Talking Library: Making Education Accessible


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