Founded in 1976 by Anand Automotive Limited as its corporate social responsibility arm and continues to be its principal supporters. Anand are the leading manufacturers of automotive parts in India. SNSF has its programmes running in towns & cities (across 7 states) where Anand has its manufacturing utilities.
The Foundation’s current primary focus is on mobilizing the underprivileged youth (both males and females), equipping them with necessary technical and soft skills and facilitating their placement in sectors such as IT/BPO, Retail, Beauty Care, Education, Apparel Construction & Designing, Administration, 2 Wheeler Repair (as Technicians), Household Wiring & Repair (as Electricians) to name a few. SNSF is partnering with American India Foundation in this endeavor. Annually SNS Foundation trains 6000 youth across its locations. The placement rate among trained candidates is presently around 50% with a target of reaching 75% in the coming year. Industry leaders viz. Honda Two Wheelers & Motorcycles India Limited and Schneider Electric Foundation have also come forward to certify vocational trades, they specialize in.
Central & State Government agencies, multilateral agencies viz. ADB, British High Commission, USAID, Indian corporates & MNCs viz. Agilent Technologies, Bechtel, Honda, Schneider, Philips, Punj Lloyd are among SNSF's past and current partners.