SKOCH Development Foundation is Section 8, Not-for-Profit Company, registered under the Companies Act, 1956 and registered as a recognised charity under 80G and 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
The Foundation works with the motto of mainstreaming the marginalised and takes inputs from primary field research to bring felt-needs to the policy. It organises field outreach and capacity building trainings and workshops. Since inception, it has been incessantly working for women empowerment particularly SHGs, financial literacy, capacity building and generating livelihoods.
Encourage aims at leveraging capabilities of the SME sector so that they are also able to contribute more to the Indian economy on the one hand and cash on the benefits of capital market and access credit from financial institutions on the other.