About FSD Organization

The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is a secular organisation, which was established in the year of September 2004 by the young professional social workers for exploring socio-economic development opportunities of the Scheduled Tribe Communities with the support of Ford Foundation, Australian High Commission, International Justice Mission and others. Since its inception, the projects and activities are executed towards people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all with prime focus on women and children with participatory approach.


The work of the organisation is noticeable in the States of Tamilnadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Puducherry.  The organisation is reaching directly to 264,000 people in 1080 villages covering 40 districts towards establishing the assured public justice system for the poor to live with freedom and dignity. The organisation is networking with various civil society groups, government, community associations, and with media along with National Adivasi Solidarity Council for making differences.


FSD organisation is adopting strong values in accountability, transparency and conducting periodical review, monitoring as well as evaluation process in assessments on the projects. It has policies such as Equal Employment Opportunities and action against discriminations, Finance Management Policy, Procurement Policy, Gender Equality Policy, Staff Welfare Policy and Child Rights and Protection Policy.


The Administration Office of FSD is located in J. K. Farm House, Veerangkuppam, about seven kilometres from Ambur town, in Vellore District, west of Chennai (187 kms) towards Bangalore in Tamilnadu State. Ambur town is about 160 kms from Bangalore on the way to Chennai. The centre and the projects are managed by the professionally qualified team. The centre includes staff and director room, documentation room, meeting hall along with medicinal plants and tree nursery with communication support service.