What Everyone Says
Agastya could not have grown without the support and encouragement from children, teachers, donors and benefactors.
Their belief in us keeps focused on our mission and fuels the spirit of innovation.
Here's what some of our biggest supporters have to say! Click on the links in the sidebar to know more.
“The lesson we derive out of [the Agastya] experience is that innovative and student friendly solutions are needed
to enable scientific learning in the youth, especially those in rural and remote regions of the nations of the world.”
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Former President of India
“The objective of Agastya is clearly path-breaking, and has already yielded results…these efforts, related to a
qualitative change in stimulating creativity, will influence a new generation”
Dr. P.K. Iyengar
Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, India
“The beauty of Agastya’s vision is that it is so simple, and simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication”
Dr. V.K Aatre
Former Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister, Govt. of India
“It is really a visionary project (I have never used that phase with anything else I have seen before)”
Dr. John Coates
Professor of Pure Mathematics, Cambridge University, England
“Agastya has perfected the way to teach science to rural kids”
Co-Chairman, President Obama’s National Advisory Council on
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
“The greatest impact that Agastya can have on a rural child’s mind is to open it up to the opportunities that
science offers… every child should know the joy of discovery”
Dr. Sujatha Ramdorai
Member, Prime Minister’s National Knowledge Commission
“The Agastya campus is truly a spectacular outdoor classroom with an unmatched majesty and magnitude.
The educational opportunities for learning are endless! There is no place like this in New York. Any school in the
United States would be the envy of the educational world if only there was an Agastya outside their front door. ”
Science Teacher, Trinity School, New York