ABOUT US

Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) is a socio economic initiative founded by Harsh Mariwala.
It is a not- for- profit organization in India executing the Corporate Social Responsibility for the parent company Marico Limited.
The organization aims to nurture innovation across the business and social sectors alike.

INSPIRE. IMPACT. INVOLVE.

These words truly encapsulate the very ethos that makes MIF what it is.

INSPIRE

Showcase innovations in order to propel their impact and awaken a new generation of innovators

IMPACT

Induce sustainable impact as the outcome of deep rooted interventions across domains

INVOLVE

Create a hub of free flowing ideas on innovation for India to engage with, both online and offline

CORE PROGRAMS TO NURTURE INNOVATIONS IN INDIA

MIF
 AWARDS

A platform to recognize innovations across the business, start-up and social categories and inspire a new generation of innovators

MIF 
SCALE-UP

A sector agnostic program designed to identify key business challenges and provide implementable solutions for sustainable growth of member organizations

MIF
 INVOLVE

Knowledge dissemination platforms to create awareness about radical innovations in India

“Our (MIF) vision encompasses the innovation ecosystem in India. MIF believes that Innovation can spur creation and sustenance of successful and enduring Indian brands. That will enable India to reposition itself as a global economic superpower.”

Harsh Mariwala, Founder, Marico Innovation Foundation

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Our Governing Council is the pool of eminent industry experts who have come together as our advisory body.
The Council guides us towards achieving our vision for the innovation space.

Dr. Mashelkar

Honorary Chairman of the Governing Council

Honorary Chairman of the Governing Council

Anu Aga

Director, Thermax Ltd.

Director, Thermax Ltd.

Ashwin Dani

Vice Chairman, Asian Paints Ltd.

Vice Chairman, Asian Paints Ltd.

Dorab Sopariwala

Consultant

Consultant

Harsh Mariwala

Chairman, Marico Ltd

Chairman, Marico Ltd

K V Mariwala

Director, HPFL

Director, HPFL

Naushad Forbes

Co- Chairman, Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.

Co- Chairman, Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.

R Gopalakrishnan

Author and Corporate Advisor

Author and Corporate Advisor

Rajeev Bakshi

Non-Executive & Independent Director

Non-Executive & Independent Director

Ramji Raghavan

Founder and Chairman, Agastya International Foundation

Founder and Chairman, Agastya International Foundation

Ravi Venkatesan

Chairman, Bank of Baroda

Chairman, Bank of Baroda

Sam Balsara

Chairman & Managing Director, Madison Communications

Chairman & Managing Director, Madison Communications

Sujatha Ramdorai

Professor, Canada Research Chair

Professor, Canada Research Chair

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The MIF Board of Directors comprises of three Directors nominated by Marico Limited, the holding company of MIF.

Harsh Mariwala

Founder,
Marico Innovation Foundation & Chairman, Marico Limited

Rishabh Mariwala

Non-Executive Director

Saugata Gupta

Managing Director & CEO, Marico Limited