Who Are Our Partners

Agastya has achieved significant milestones by collaborating with leading institutions (past and present).



Defence Research Development Organization
Hubli/Dharwad Municipal Corporation
Institution of Engineers
Prime Minister’s National Knowledge Commission
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
Karnataka State Innovation Council
KSTEPS, Karnataka
State Governments of A.P., Karnataka, T. Nadu, Rajasthan, UP, Haryana, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Bihar


Education Institutions

Azim Premji University
Bangalore University
Cambridge University
Chennai Mathematical Institute
Exploratorium, SFO
Indian Association of Physics Teachers
Indian Institute of Science
Institute of Physics, London
Institute of Social and Economic Change
London Business School
Mallya Aditi International School
National Institute of Advanced Studies
National University of Singapore
Olin College of Engineering
TIFR/Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education
Trinity School (New York)
University of Denmark
Vellore Institute of Technology
Yale School of Management


Foundations & NGOs
Akshaya Patra Foundation
AXIS Bank Foundation
Cognizant Foundation
Deshpande Foundation
Dream A Dream
Global Fund for Children
GMR Foundation
Gyanome Foundation
Infosys Foundation
Infosys Science Foundation
L&T Charitable Trust
MurthyNayak Foundation
Naik Charitable Trust
Oberoi Family Foundation
R. Jhunjhunwala Foundation
Ramky Foundation
Rotary Club Bangalore
Schlumberger Foundation
Solid Waste Management Roundtable Bangalore
TK Foundation
United Way
Vrikshit Bharat Foundation
Youth For Seva



Agilent Technologies
Avantha Group
Blue Dart
Bharti Airtel
Cairn Energy Corporation
Chennai Petroleum
Hindustan Motors
Jain Irrigation Systems
Milk Route
Oracle/i-flex Solutions
PMC Sierra
Sapient Consulting Pvt Ltd
State Bank of India – Bangalore


In Karnataka, we work with/has worked with the following institutions:

Bangalore Little Theatre Group
Bangalore University
Bharatha Gyana Vigyana Samithi
Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness
Hath Mein Sehat
Indian Institute of Science
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Institution of Engineers
Kalkeri Sangeetha Vidhyalaya
Karnataka Rajya Vigyana Parishad
Karnataka Science and Technology Academy
Mallya Aditi International School
National Institute of Advanced Studies
Prerana Parivarthana
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
ShishuGriha School
Sree Siddaganga Mutt
Suttur Mutt
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement
Vision Group
Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra

About Us
: Agastya is a transformative educational organization that has been actively spreading hands-on learning to poor rural and urban children and teachers in India since 1999. READ MORE


Trustees, Advisors & Management: Agastya trustees and advisers include educators, teachers, scientists, CEOs, bankers, entrepreneurs and philanthropists with significant knowledge, expertise and experience in education, and leading and managing Indian and global organizations. READ 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.” ~ Former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Kuppam Campus

Kuppam Campus

172 acres, amid farms and rice paddies in rural Andhra Pradesh, provides Agastya with a laboratory to study the ecology of Southern India and carry out experiments in education.

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Interviews: Friends of Agastya

Interviews: Friends of Agastya

Scientists, educators, artists, philanthropists, and friends; all those who have impacted Agastya from all over India and the world have things to say about the organization and its work with India’s children.

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Founder's Story

Founder's Story

The Agastya experiment was a brilliant idea, kept aloft by the high-minded idealism and tireless practical work of a small army of volunteers and the vision and perseverance Ramji Raghavan.

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