Founded by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh in 2000, the South Asia Foundation (SAF)
is a secular, non-profit and non-political organization, comprising eight autonomous chapters:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

 

SAF’s core objective is to promote regional cooperation through a number of UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institutions of Excellence
in the eight SAARC countries, offering courses in Preservation of Cultural Heritage (Kabul), Human Rights and Common Law (Dhaka),
Forestry Studies (Bumthang, Bhutan), Journalism (Chennai), Kashmir Studies (Srinagar), Regional Cooperation (Pondicherry),
Green Energy Technology (Pondicherry), Climate Research (Maldives), Development Studies (Kathmandu), Visual Arts (Lahore),
South Asian Studies (Lahore), Water Management (Moratuwa, Sri Lanka).

SAF News

 

SAARC

SAF has been recognized as an Apex Body of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

South Asia Foundation

UNESCO

SAF has been admitted into official relationship with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)