PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Centre for Brain Research at IISC Bengaluru

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The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.


  • The Centre for Brain Research is a one-of-a-kind research facility focused on conducting groundbreaking research to provide evidence-based public health interventions for the management of age-related brain disorders.

  • The Centre for Brain Research was established as a non-profit, autonomous research organisation.

  •   It was a generous gift from Gopalakrishnan and his wife Sudha Gopalakrishnan which is funded by donations made by them and research grants from several grant agencies to conduct specific projects.

  • Gopalakrishnan has provided funds for the construction of a state-of-the-art building.

  • During the event, the Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of Bagchi Parthasarathy Multispecialty Hospital which is an 832 bedded hospital.

  • Bagchi Parthasarathy Multispecialty Hospital will be developed at IISc Bengaluru campus.

  • This hospital will help in integrating science, medicine and engineering into a prestigious institution.

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