MSF is a Public Trust, set up in 1995 in the memory of Shri Mayaram Surjan


  • Organise public lectures on contemporary issues by eminent persons from different socio- economic, cultural and political ideologies.
  • Organise public hearings.
  • Organise seminars / conferences / workshops / group discussions.
  • Organise events to recognize and honour socially – concerned journalists & provide opportunities for them to display their commitment and professionalism.
  • Impart training, sensitise and re-orient Journalists working in rural areas.
  • Sensitise and train village people, in particular Panchayat representatives, in Grassroot democratic traditions, Institutions and practices.
  • Create awareness among youth through programmes about cultural heritage of the State & encourage the youth to involve themselves in conservation and preservation of this treasure.
  • Sensitise and train village youth and school students to deepen their understanding of grassroot democracy and democracy per se.
  • Impart truthful, latest & accurate information about social concern issues by establishing a Research and Documentation centre.
  • Further the cause of sustainable development by providing a forum for continuous dialogue between scholars, practitioners, general citizens and policy analysts working on different aspects of natural and environmental resource management.