GMR Varalakshmi Foundation
GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (GMRVF), is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the GMR Group. It’s objectives are to develop social infrastructure and enhance the quality of life of communities around the locations that has the Group’s presence. This non-profit (Section 25) company has its own professional staff selected from top academic and social work institutions, and is Governed by Group Chairman, GMR Group.

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To make sustainable impact on the human development of under-served communities through initiatives in education, health and livelihoods.

The Foundation aims to make quality primary, secondary and tertiary education accessible to all. Towards this, GMRVF focuses on

Educational Institutions

Strengthening Education In Communities

The Foundation undertakes various educational initiatives in the communities it works with. It also collaborates with the Government in promoting its endeavors to strengthen and improve quality of pre-school and school education...

Health, Hygiene & Sanitation

Health Care Institutions

The GMR Varalakshmi Foundation started a a 135 bed, Multi-Speciality Hospital at Rajam, Srikakulam Dist, Andhra Pradesh in collaboration with the CARE Hospitals.

Strengthening Health care in communities

To work towards better health and more healthy lifestyles in the communities where we work.

Empowerment & Livelihoods

To empower unemployed youth through skill training and entrepreneurship development programmes.

Community Development

To improve lives & livelihood through participatory programmes


GMR Group believes Corporates have a special and continuing responsibility towards the society. The grim reality in India is that millions of people still do not have access to basic amenities and live in abject poverty - a situation that cannot be redressed by the Government alone. The business sector needs to understand its corporate-social responsibility and work towards making a difference to society.