THE ARUNDHATI FOUNDATION
The Arundhati Foundation is a private, non-profit foundation started by Dr Shubhangi Sanjay Tambwekar and Mr Sanjay Achyut Tambwekar in the memory of their daughter Dr. Arundhati Sanjay Tambwekar who passed away in a gruesome road-traffic accident in Vellore on the morning of the 9th September 2014.
Arundhati was on the way to CMC Vellore where she was Post Graduate Registrar pursuing her Diploma in Clinical Pathology. She was riding pillion with her fiancé both wearing helmets.
What We Do
The Arundhati Tambwekar Award for Excellence in Pathology. Introduction of the Award at the PG Convocation 2014 by Vice Principal Dr. Joy Sarojini Michael..
Every Year, we sponsor one hearing-impaired child for speech therapy or a hearing aid upto an upper fixed budget. In partnership with the Rajan Speech..
We aim to contribute to road safety with particular focus on accident prevention, including creating awareness of bad road conditions, influencing policy..
We aim to sponsor Pathology text books for undergraduate and post graduate levels to deserving women students upto an upper budget..
What they say..
A bid to save lives after the death of their precious one.
Our interview with the Navhind Times dated Sep 25, 2016. Click here to read moreDanuska Da Gama
“Road Safety needs to be taken seriously.I would recommend others to invite this couple for a talk on Road Safety in their office”Manoj Kabre, Vice President - Sales & Marketing
"Many Road accidents can be prevented if proper precautions are taken.
Bengaluru -based The Arundhati Foundation has been facilitating this process”. Click to Read MoreVarsha Rao
"Among their notable work is voluntary fixing accident-causing,potholes with a temporary old mix"Ipsita Basu, for The Economic Times,
"They Fight for Safe Roads after losing Daughter in Crash"
The Economic Times, Bengaluru,
"Most people in their situation go into a shell but it is remarkable that they choose to speak about this,
share their stories and work towards road safety"Dr. M A Saleem, Ex Additional Commissioner (Traffic) Bengaluru.
"Making A Difference . Safer Streets .The Arundhati Foundation"
Elton Pinto,ViVA Goa,
From Our Blog
“Together we can make a difference”
Reached over 1600 people, of which more than 800 have taken the Pledge for Road Safety
30 potholes, 2 cleaning drives, 13 bins
8 new aids, 20 aids repaired
2015: Dr Vishnu Chandrakumar,
2014: Dr Eliza Koshy,
5 winners of BioQuiz