The Friends of Indore Cancer Foundation was launched on 20th August 2015 with Ms. Priya Dutt announcing the start of 2 chapters. The 1st programme was held at the Daly College and the 2nd at the Emerald Heights International School. Both programmes saw auditoriums packed with enthusiastic children.
The Friends of Indore Cancer Foundation will have chapters in other schools and will also welcome individual members.
Ms. Priya Dutt was in Indore on the invitation of the Indore chapter of the FICCI Ladies Organisation, as Guest of Honour of its programme on 'Lifestyles and Cancer' that was held, in association with ICF, for its members later the same day.
On 12th January 2016, the 3rd and 4th chapters of Friends of ICF were launched at Shri Cloth Market Vaishnav Bal Mandir Girls H.S. School and Shri Vaishnav Academy respectively. The launch was preceded by cancer awareness talks at both the institutions.
On 10th February 2016, saw the launch of the 5th, the Mhow Chapter under the leadership of Mr. Akash Vijayvargiya. The launch was followed by a cancer detection camp.