Welcome Cheematrust

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.


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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. From that very...

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Helping the blind with sound sense

Visually impaired children have to take recourse to braille in order to read. Still 60 such individuals in the city don’t have to use the method for studies, as they are making use of a talking library in the city.

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The Talking Library: Making Education Accessible


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