Corporate Social Responsibility in India

We empower social change agents via digital transformation. Our goal is to positively Impact 50 million people in India by 2025.*

*This goal for India is tracked and measured separately from Cisco’s goal to positively impact 1 billion people worldwide by 2025 through its social impact grants and signature programs.


India Cash Grant Program

At Cisco, we identify, incubate, and develop innovative solutions with the greatest impact. Our India Cash Grant program is for qualifying organizations that address a significant social problem that serves the underserved by leveraging technology.

Making a positive social impact

We have always prioritized providing individuals and communities access to opportunities, to help individuals meet their basic needs, gain skills, or find employment in a digital economy.

Harish Krishnan, Managing Director & Chief Policy Officer, Cisco India & SAARC

Cisco Networking Academy India

For 20 years, the Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of over 10 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship. In India alone, more than 300,000 students have been upskilled and prepared to join the workforce.

A Global Commitment to CSR

At Cisco, we are committed to powering an inclusive future for all, and creating equitable access to opportunities for people and communities around the world. Explore the global Cisco CSR homepage to learn more.