Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific
Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research was established
in 1989 by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt.
of India, to commemorate the centenary (1989) of Pandit Jawaharlal
Nehru with the main objective of promoting scientific research
at the highest level in frontier and interdisciplinary areas
of science and Engineering.
The Centre is registered as a Society under
the Karnataka Societies Registration Act and is an Autonomous
National Institution. As envisaged at the time of its founding,
the Centre maintains close links with the Indian Institute
of Science (IISC). The Centre has its main campus in Jakkur
on the Bangalore - Hyderabad highway, about 11 km from the
IISc campus. This is on a 22 acre plot gifted by the Govt.
of Karnataka, and has become operational from July1994. The
campus was dedicated to the Nation in March 1995 by Shri K.
R. Narayanan, Vice-President of India.
Infrastructural facilities available at the
IISc and those being developed by the Centre are used by scientists
of both IISc and JNCASR. At the IISc Campus, the Centre has
a Lecture Hall, Visitors' House (JAWAHAR) and Guest Rooms
catering to the academic visitors to the Centre and to the
IISc. A small student hostel is also located on this campus,
in addition to some staff housing.
For more information please contact:
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research,
Jakkur, Bangalore-560 064, India