Founded in 1972 by a group of people who believed that those who got their start in India should give something back. Since that time, the group has maintained a modest but steady effort to the cause of education and upliftment of the disadvantaged in India. INSAF has also supported a few modest, nonpolitical, projects in the USA.


It was decided that the INSAF PURPOSE shall be:

  • Implement Educational and Community Development (Non-political) Projects for India’s Improvement
  • Serve as a Forum for the Intellectual Exchange of its Members
  • Contribute towards the Improvement of Indo-US Relations on a People’s Level


INSAF was formerly called “Friends of Panjab University Alumni Association, USA or FOPUAA. In 1994, the Association changed its name to Indian Schools Alumni & Friends, USA (INSAF) to more accurately reflect the Association’s all-India focus almost since its inception.


INSAF has been registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 since June 1974.

INSAF TAX ID 23-7338355