Founder’s Day March 3rd 2021

The founder of IISc, Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, was born on 3 March 1839 in Navsari, Gujarat. As a tribute to his munificence and vision, the Institute celebrates 3 March of each year as Founder’s Day. A flower show is kept on display around the Tata statue, which was designed by the British sculptor Gilbert Bayes and inaugurated in the year 1922.

The Founder’s Day -2021 will be celebrated on 3rd March 2021 at 8.30 a.m. in front of the Main Building of the Institute.

The Chairs, Heads of the Departments / Sections / Laboratories / Units / Centres, Staff and Students are requested to attend the celebration through online mode. Live streaming of the program will be done through social media platforms.

Kindly use the following link for live streaming :

The live streaming will start on 3rd March 2021 at 8.25 am.


8.25 am: Assemble in front of the Statue of Founder

8.30 am: Floral tributes

Deputy Registrar

Photo Credits – Mr. Haridasan