NDF is a non political, non-discriminatory, humanitarian and nature conservation organization. It has legal status of a registered society. NDF was formerly known as Modern Cultural Club (MCC). It is a society registered under societies registration Act, vide registration No- 2210-S of 1994. It is also registered under Foreign Contribution Act vide registration no. 152740003 that entitles it to receive funds from foreign sources.
National Development foundation, NDF is an independent organization helping communities in need in Jammu & Kashmir, India. NDF works for nature conservation and for improving the lives of children and youth through realization of their rights. It has following two Directorates which are also the key focal areas of work.
a) Children and Youth Empowerment.
( Child Protection, WASH, Education, Livelihood and Skill Development, Health and Nutrition )
b) Nature, Wildlife and Climate Change.
( Himalayan Wildlife and Environment Protection, Water and Wetlands, Climate mitigation adaptation DDR and Emergency Response, Sustainable agriculture)
National Development Foundation has done a commendable work during last 3 decades which can be viewed on our website www.ndf.org.in also follow us on facebook: @ndfjk , twitter:@ndfjkindia and Instagram: ndfjkindia.
Mission: To create an environment where every individual exercises her/ his rights with dignity and lives in harmony with nature
Vision: To contribute towards empowering communities particularly children and youth for realization of their rights, creating opportunities for their development and conservation of nature and natural resources.