Regulatory and Tax Status

The Public Health Foundation of India (“PHFI”) was formed under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 vide registration certificate number 54840 dated 8 February 2006.

Registered office of PHFI is at present situated at House No.60, 4th Floor, Lane No. 2, Saidulajab Village, (Near Saket Metro Station, Gate No.2) New Delhi – 110030

Recognised as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SlRO)

PHFI has been registered as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research under the Scheme on Recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (SIROs), 1988. The recognition is duly renewed Vide No. 14/482/2008-TU-V dated 05th April 2017 for the period from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020

Exemptions/Approvals under Income Tax Act, 1961

PHFI has been granted an exemption under section 12A of the Income Tax Act, 1961, vide letter number DIT(E)/12A/2005-06/P-1044/05/313 dated 16 June 2006.

PHFI has also been granted approval under section 35 (1) (ii) of Income Tax Act 1961 for its scientific research activities as per Gazette notification no 13/2010 dated 5th March 2010.

Status under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010

PHFI is registered under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA)/ Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011, vide number 231660927R.