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Heart Foundation and Research Institute is a Non Government Organization registered as a Public Charitable Trust in the State of Gujarat, India.

This Institute is registered with Charity Commission of Gujarat under the Bombay Trust Act 1950 with No.:- E-3590 on 29th August 1979. Heart Foundation and Research Institute is an outcome of the noble ideas and efforts of Late Shree Arvind Narottam Lalbhai (An honorable and well-known industrialist of the state) and Late Shree Dr. Sumant M. Shah (A Leading physician of the state). This Institute is registered under 12AA Income Tax and also has exemption certificate with 80G of Income Tax Act 1961. Shree Dr. Nitin Sumant Shah (Son of Late Dr. Sumant M. Shah) looks after many social welfare initiatives under the banner of Heart Foundation and Research Institute.

The organization faced many problems, issues and crises, but also has made many really great social friends in its journey since 1979 onwards. These days Heart Foundation and Research Institute is involved in many social welfare activities.


  • To create awareness regarding health care amongst society to prevent diseases.
  • To plan for the facilities of prevention, early diagnosis & treatment of Heart Disease, Diabetes and Blood Pressure.
  • Take initiative in education sector by educating underprivileged/needy students and provide education aid.
  • Rehabilitation activities to rehabilitate the underprivileged.
  • Provide necessary help and employment to physically handicapped people.
  • To provide health care and employment to blind people.
  • To cultivate youth power and help them to get employment.
  • To provide hygienic food to the needy patients in rural areas.
  • Help mentally challenged children to live a normal and better life in the society.
  • Establish Diabetic Self Care Foundation.
  • To support old age people by regular health checkups, medical facilities & entertainment.
  • To conduct seminar/conference for medical upliftment mainly in the field of Heart diseases and Diabetes.


Contributed towards the construction of a new block at a well known old age home, so as to help them, provide the best services and infrastructure to the aged.

  • Conducted research work and held conferences on various diseases like Diabetes, Heart, Obesity, Geriatric Care, etc. to create awareness among common people.
  • Publication & Distribution of health care books on various diseases free of cost
  • Financial support to 'AES & BPA (what is AES & BPA) Education & Research Development Centre' to construct a second floor under the name of "Late Kantaben Budhalal Zaveri" at the BPA Campus. This centre provides training in short hand, desktop publishing, computer software, data entry etc. to the blind and disabled children to make them self sustainable.
  • Financial support to schools in some prominent villages.
  • Centers that educate mentally retarded children are financial support by 'Heart Foundation & Research Institute'.
  • A team of Doctors conduct free medical camps in rural areas, where activities like physical check-up; blood test and distribution of medicine were undertaken.
  • In schools where there are poor and backward children, exhibitions through posters and puppet shows were held to make children aware of general health and hygiene pertaining to their age group, which they can handle independently
  • Financial support to the ITI institute of B.P.A to conduct (April - May 2009) a Nature and Adventure Camp at Manali for the differently -able students.  Forty seven students participated in this programme.
  • The Heart Foundation & Research Institute has implemented Ayurved Education & Research Institute, whose aim is to educate and identify the use of medicinal plants.
  • Sponsored the Public Appeal for Bihar Flood Relief addressed by Shri Shatrughan Sinha organized by Round Tables & Ladies Circle of Ahmedabad.
  • Support Patang Mahotsav every year organized by Gujarat Cancer Society for Pediatric Cancer Patients. The aim of this Mahotsav is to bring awareness about cancer among the public and give a piece of joy to sick children.
  • Conducted Seminar on problems of Geriatric Patients and published a book on the same.


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