• A world

    where old age is a resource
  • A world...

    where policies are child friendly
  • A world

    which is gender sensitive
  • A world

    where health in all policies is a reality
  • We have imagined a world

    where well being is a way of life!
Raise Awareness
We conceptualize and run campaigns to build awareness.
Gather Support
We gather consensus in the form of partnership, agreement, volunteers, & donations.
Enhance Capability
At NIF, we empower people where people are at.
Facilitate a Change
We then become part of the change.

Training & Tech Assistance

Nada India Foundation contributes through information sharing & skill building to the work of government initiatives, NGOs, corporate agencies, students, and the general public.


NIF offers articles, audio-visual material on topics including addiction, adolescent issues, women’s health, HIV/AIDS, auricular acupuncture, peer counselling, trauma counselling, treatment, and rehabilitation.


Nada India researches many areas including the efficacy of auricular acupuncture in diverse treatment settings. Further NIF conducts research in areas such as child rights, substance abuse, adolescent health etc.

NIF Network

Nai Kiran Society

Nai Kiran has been facilitated an effective referral system with government and other non governmental bodies so as to form a continuum of care and support to substance users and persons affected or afflicted by substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. Nai Kiran networked with other partner NGOs in order to strengthen treatment and rehabilitation responses and ensure sustainability and impact.

Nirman Foundation, Gurgaon

A non profit NGO working in the field of women and youth empowerment. Nirman Foundation is an initiative of a women journalist who had the desire to work for the empowerment of children women in Haryana and adjoining states. Foundation focuses on health, education and women right issues including domestic violence, dowry, and alcohol and HIV/AIDS issues.

Nai Disha Deaddiction Center

Haryana is an initiative of peer counselors who had gone through a training program earlier and decided to fight for the stigma attached with addiction and provide community based rehabilitation services in Haryana & Rajasthan (Nai Disha De- de-addiction center Sriganga Nager Rajasthan).

Mukti De-addiction Center

Mukti De-addiction Center is an another initiative of recovering addict who set up a de-addiction cum rehabilitation center on therapeutic community based model initially at Mundaka village and presently operating from Samya Pur Badali village in north Delhi. Mukti, has been providing services to over forty five residential clients, belonging to diverse socio-economic backgrounds, for problems like drug abuse and alcoholism. The strong role model, fellowship and simplicity of the program have paved way for other recovering addicts and alcoholics to follow the path. Nada India and Mukti has also initiated a family assistance program for families of addicts.


The Association of Recovering People Action Network (ARPAN) is an action network of peer based voluntary initiatives of initially 10 recovering people from addiction, trauma etc. It is a project initiated and supported by Nada India. The seeds of ARPAN started as early as year 2000 when some of the recovering addicts peer counselors/educators as part of Guru Shishya Parmpara (Indian system of teacher student tradition) became part of Drug treatment and Rehabilitation process and many of them established rehabilitation centers for their fellow members. It was triggered by the ambient state of society towards people with drug & alcohol addiction and related issues like HIV/AIDS and crime prevention. For details, read http://peer-ledcorrectionrehabilitation.blogspot.in/2014/05/peer-led-drug-de-addiction-initiatives.html

YACD, Rangpuri

Young Action for Change and Development Rangpuri New Delhi is an initiative of young people whose parents migrated from Utter Pradesh, Bihar in search of better living and these young people are in search of their identity in a world of desperation, unequal and unjust. These young people are working on themselves by sharpening their leadership & communication skills, hands on experience in the use mass communication (Radio, video production & internet etc.) and have been developing an understanding on the complex issues related to them and their communities in a more rational manner like education, livelihood, domestic violence, drugs, alcohol and HIV/AIDS.

Senior Citizen Forum
The number of old people in India has increased manifold. In the 1950/90s, the number of people above 60 was a mere 5.6 percent of the total population, and it is going to be around 14.4 in 2025. Pehchaan computer training program has been organized by Nada India for people above sixty of Chattarpur, Mendawali, Mundka village Delhi Ramprastha Ghaziabad and Gurgaon with the support of National Institute of Social Defense, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Govt. India. During the training program, all the senior citizens realized a need to form a Senior Citizen Forum with a slogan of “Value yourself” for the welfare of senior citizens and their involvement in the community development process.
Tek Chand Sidana Memorial

Tek Chand Sidana Memorial Drug de-addiction cum Rehabilitation center Ganga Nagar Rajasthan has been using ear acupuncture for wellbeing and detoxification purpose. The center has also been recognized by Nada India as one of the training centers for ADS training as per NADA protocol.

Deep Group

Deep group is a registered group of young displaced people from Punjab and strive to work creating awareness on issues like HIV/AIDS, Drug addiction, Dowry, health & hygiene, water, livelihood, family welfare etc. The group uses street as well as stage theatrical presentation/performances.

Support Nada India Foundation in multiple ways

Nada India always welcomes both national and international volunteers and offers a placement program in which to best suit the needs of its volunteers and its programming. NIF also welcomes donations - in cash or kind. Nada India Foundation is a registered NGO. All donations to Nada India are exempted from tax under section 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act.
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About Us

Nada India Foundation is a pool of community initiatives (registered as well as informal initiatives). This network strives to develop an empowered leadership and healthy choices amongst marginalized and vulnerable populations especially adolescents, women & senior citizens.
  • Our Values

    • Environmental concerns
    • Simplicity
    • Empowerment
    • Innovation
  • Our Approach

    • Peer-based
    • People-centred
    • Self-help based
    • Participatory
  • Our Advocacy

    • Barrier free services
    • Child rights & responsibilities
    • Use of interactive media
    • Gender sensitivity

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