The Great Indian Dream Foundation, a brainchild of Dr. Chaudhuri, today supports developmental activities and employment generation work in 1,800 villages across India – running primary schools, medical camps and more.

Aurobindo Chaudhuri Memorial Great Indian Dream Foundation (ACM GIDF) was founded by the noted author & management guru Dr. Arindam Chaudhuri in the year 2001 in the loving memory of his younger brother Late Shri Aurobindo Chaudhuri. It is a registered national level NGO under the Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. It is neither profit making nor political in nature.

ACM GIDF is a developmental organisation of national repute, facilitating community development initiatives since 2002. Our strategy is to empower the vulnerable sections of the society by building their capacities through education, health and skill–based development. ACM GIDF works for the cause of human development focusing on the less privileged sections of the society in the rural & urban areas of the country. The spheres of our work are governed by issues related to Health, Education, Livelihood and Environment. ACM GIDF is a social initiative of Indian Institute of Planning & Management (IIPM) & Planman Consultants.

Development Initiatives

The Great Indian Dream Foundation is supporting developmental initiatives in more than 1800 villages spread across the states of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, and West Bengal. The developmental initiatives support an estimated 10, 00,000 people residing primarily in the remote and backward areas in these states.