About the IDF

India Development Foundation (IDF)

India Development Foundation(IDF) is a private, non-profit, research foundation set up as a Trust in 2003. Guided by the principles of equality and non-discrimination, IDF work on as variety of issues with a view to inform policymakers. One of its focus areas is to develop awareness about how markets work, why they are desirable and how to develop them. IDF aims to help policymakers transform emerging economies into market-based societies.

About the IKEA Foundation

The IKEA Foundation

The IKEA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of INGKA foundation, the owner of the IKEA group of companies. It aims to improve opportunities for children. All children should have a safe place to call home, a healthy start in life, a quality education and a sustainable family income. We fund programmes that address these needs, creating circles of prosperity for children living in poverty.

About the UNDP


UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development result.