Mr Sethia is also a trustee of 2 Indian charities, the Nirmal Sethia Charitable Trust and the N. Sethia Foundation (India). 

The Trust is the sole source of funding and management for the Sona Devi Sethia PG Girls College in Rajasthan, established in 1965 by Mr Sethia’s father. The college now educates 900 pupils per year and is achieving the highest results in the whole of Rajasthan.