PM Modi Inaugurated Centre for Brain Research in IISc.Bengaluru

PM Modi is in the 2 days trip of Karnataka. Today he inaugurated Centre for Brain Research at IISc in Bengaluru, and also he laid the foundation stone for 832 bedded BagchI Parthasarathy Multispecialty Hospital in IISc. It is a pioneering step in the field of research and medical sciences.

Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi, co-founder of IT major Infosys S Gopalakrishnan and his wife Sudha and Bagchi-Parthasarathy were present at the event.

Bengaluru is a hub of IT, Science and medical field. Today 20th june date will be mark in the history of India, for taking revolutionary steps toward the medical and brain research.

Funds for new institution and Hospital-

Centre for Brain Research in IISc Bengaluru, set up at the cost of Rs.280crore, along with a grant of Rs.225crore that comes from Pratiksha Trust founded by Infosys cofounder Kris Gopalakrishnan and His wife Sudha. After the Initial Grant they also donated Rs.11 Crore to encourage the relationship between Centre for Brain Research and Carnegie Mellon University.

Gopalakrishnan also donated funds for State-of-Art building in CBR.

Bagchi-Parthasarathy Multispecialty Hospital was funded by Mindtree an IT company founder Sushmita &Subroto Bagchi, and Radha&N S Parthasarathy with the partnership IISc, they collectively donated Rs. 425 crore, to develop not-for-profit 800 bedded hospital in IISc.

Specialty of Centre for Brain Research and Hospital-

Centre for Brain Research main objective is to conduct vital research to provide evidence based public health interventions to manage age related disorder like Alzheimer's, Dementia and Parkinson.

An international scientific advisory board led by Nobel laureate Torsten Wiesel and professors Stanley Fahn from Columbia University; Sangram Sisodia from the University of Chicago; John Morris from Washington University and Giovanni Frisoni from the University of Geneva have been guiding the operations of the Centre for Brain Research.

Bagchi-Parthasarthy Multispecialty Hospital main aim is to integrate the IISc engineering,medicine and science knowledge to provide innovative solutions in the Healthcare field and clinical research.