Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC) was set-up by the University Grants Commission as the first Inter-University Centre (IUC) called Nuclear Science Centre after due approval of the Planning Commission and the Prime Minister in October, 1984. Its construction started in December, 1986 and completed in time on December 19, 1990.
We open new windows to the young minds of our nation and strengthen the pool of scientists by building a brighter future through scientific understanding.
In the quest of innovation & capacity building in the areas of accelerator driven research, IUAC is India’s premier laboratory for university researchers.
Our vision is to provide necessary powerful tools used by scientists to understand the mysteries of matter, energy, space and time by looking at the processes that works at the bigger, smaller and faster scales.
Indraprastha Vigyan Bharati is the Delhi prant unit of Vijnana Bharati. It is a science movement with a swadeshi spirit led by eminent Indian scientists of Bharata. It was started as the Swadeshi Science Movement under the guidance of Prof. K. I. Vasu at Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru. In 1991 it was decided to launch the Swadeshi Science Movement at all India level with the name, Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA).
Vijnana Bharati has units in all states across the country. It is working in 12 different areas through autonomous institutions, independent organisations & also as project entities.