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Drishtikon is a voluntary, Non–government, Non–political, Non–religious & Nonprofit making Organisation, formed by a group of qualified and experienced professionals committed to work for Prevention and care of HIV/AIDS, among the socio–economically backward sections of the mainstream as well as marginalised population since 1995. Drishtikon is registered with Registrar of Societies under the Societies Act 1860 (Registration No. S/27581) on the 9 March 1995.

The Registered Office Address
B 4/45 Paschim Vihar, New Delhi 110063, India
Telephone: +91 20 28311097 / +91 20 25483242
Cell Phone: +91 9810593236 / +91 9811350003

“Minimizing the spread of HIV/AIDS through awareness and education in a culturally appropriate manner and Non judgmental and confidential, quality health delivery system.”

“We are committed to create a society free of prejudices and an environment where marginalized groups and those already infected with HIV can live with honor and dignity.”

Goals & Objectives
To ensure optimum utilization of the services by the targeted population including the High Risk Groups, 1. By providing integrated reproductive & sexual health services through a user friendly, non–stigmatizing, non–judgmental service delivery system. And 2. By creating need of such services through spread of knowledge.

  • To create general awareness on Reproductive/Sexual health issues including HIV/AIDS/STIs, in men, women & adolescents in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • To improve healthcare seeking behaviour of the targeted community through creating awareness on health issues including HIV/AIDS/STIs & providing non–judgmental quality health services.
  • To bring about behaviour change among the high–risk individuals through BCC (Behaviour Change Communications), Condom promotion and promotion of Safe Sexual Practices.
  • To provide Counseling services on HIV/AIDS/STIs & Sexual Health issues.
  • To generate enabling environment for addressing the reproductive & sexual health issues including HIV/AIDS/STIs.
  • To provide Voluntary HIV testing with Pre/Post–test counseling.
  • To mobilize the community resources through Advocacy, effective Networking and Capacity Building programmes.
  • To provide community based care and support for HIV positive people.
  • To initiate scientific and socio–scientific researches and organizes seminars/conferences in the interest of objectives.
  • To work for other socio cultural issues directly or indirectly related to HIV/AIDS/STIs prevention.
  • To work for mainstreaming of marginalized groups like hidden sex workers and MSM.
Working for prevention of spread of HIV/AIDS in most culturally appropriate manner
  1. Spreading Awareness on HIV/AIDS /STIs, Reproductive and Sexual health in general population without discriminating any particular group.
  2. Working to bring about behaviour change amongst people practicing high risk behaviour by promoting safer sexual practices, promoting Condom use and social marketing of condoms.
  3. Working towards changing the attitude of the entire community through sensitising them on issues related to HIV/AIDS.
  4. Helping women fight for their Reproductive and Sexual rights through women empowerment programmes.
  5. Providing support services like clinical and counseling services in a non judgemental, confedential and friendly environment.
  6. Focussing on youth (School going and school dropouts) for promotion of responsible sexual behaviour in a culturally sensitive manner.
  7. Capacity building and skill building to make community self reliant.
  8. Forming self help groups of HIV positive people and their families/care givers.
  9. Involving community and seeking their participation in the programme.

The Team
Main Functionaries
  • Dr. Sushma Sengupta, Founder President.
  • Dr. Priyamvada Chaturvedi, Founder Member & Vice President.
  • Ms. Santosh Chowdhury, Founder Member & Treasurer.
  • Ms. Monica Mendiratta, Secretary.
  • Mr. Sambit Kumar Mohanty, Executive Committee Member.
  • Mr. Nikhil Wagh, Member and US representative.
Other Members
  • Dr. Krishan Kumar
  • Mr. Pankaj
  • Ms. Harmeet
  • Mr. Sunil Arora
  • Ms. Anuradha
  • Ms. Daya
  • Mr. Mahendra
  • Mr. Deepak
  • Mr. Joseph




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