Corporate Social Responsibility of Mahendra Brothers
Parikh Foundation is a CSR initiative of Mahendra Brothers. It was established in 1985 with the aim of developing and managing structured CSR programs. The Foundation focuses on five main areas, namely Health Care, Education and Skill Development, Animal care, Relief and Rehabilitation and Environmental Care.

Health Care
Besides contributing actively for many healthcare needs across India, Parikh Foundation has built charitable hospitals as well. Principal amongst them is BA – Established in 2011, it is one of its kind Radio Therapy and Cancer Care Centre in Navsari, built under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Scheme of the Government of Gujarat.

Education and Skill Development
The Parikh Foundation has done extensive work in the field of education and skill development. It has contributed directly or indirectly to the establishment of institutes in the technical, non- technical, management, and vocational fields.
The C.L. Parikh Mamata Mandir School for Deaf and Mute Children, established in 1970 and run by the Manav Kalyan Trust, has received the President’s Award for Best Managed Differently Abled Institute. The school, with a capacity of 1200 students, is known for its focus on quality education, vocational training and extracurricular activities.
The Parikh Foundation collaborated with the GJEPC to establish the Indian Institute of Gems & Jewelry (IIGJ), also known as Bagmal Laxmichand and Parikh Campus, in Mumbai, with the aim of creating a skilled workforce for the gem and jewellry industry.

Animal Care
Established in 1994 and spread over 16 acres, Mahavir Vishwa Kalyan Trust near Navsari, Gujarat, is a shelter for abandoned animals and sick birds. It also houses over 1200 big and small animals. The shelter regularly invites school children to inculcate the habit of animal care and for environmental studies.

Relief and Rehabilitation
Parikh Foundation has been at the forefront of providing emergency relief and rehabilitation across India to people affected by natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods and cyclones. Rehabilitation work includes rebuilding homes, schools, roads and other infrastructure for the affected people.

Environmental Care
The Foundation works in the areas of reforestation, water conservation and green energy to balance the ecosystem, restore natural water resources and reduce the planet’s carbon footprint.