Sankat Mochan Foundation (80G approval) was founded in 1982 as a non-profit, non-political organization under the "Societies Act" of the Government of India by Dr. Veer Bhadra Mishra along with like minded people of Varanasi.
The vision of the foundation is
- Restoring the Ganges by alleviating its fast deteriorating environmental conditions
- Promoting education and health care programs for the less privileged
- Maintaining and encouraging the age-old cultural traditions of Varanasi in tune with the current environmental needs
SMF is working as a catalytic agent to arouse people’s interest in cleaning Ganga, the Sankat Mochan Foundation (SMF) drew the attention of the Government of India.