Photographer:Andrea | From right to left: Dr Karan Singh, Aster Patel, N.Bala Baskar & Sanjeev Photographer:Giorgio | Presents were given to workers Photographer:Giorgio | Many aurovilians attended the inauguration<br />
Photographer:Giorgio | Dr Karan Singh Photographer:Giorgio | Cutting the ribbon ceremony Photographer:Giorgio | Walking inside the building Photographer:Giorgio | Office space on the ground floor
08 Nov / 2013Program by:

Inauguration of "New" SAIIER

After years, since 1984, residing at Bharat Nivas SAIIER(The Sri Aurobindo International Institute for Educational Research), the covering umbrella for all education activities and projects, and transport in Auroville, has finally got new spaces next to Auroville Foundation building at Town Hall complex area. Official inauguration was this morning starting with invocation song by Joy, ceremonial opening with Dr. Karan Singh, presenting gifts to the architect, builders, masons… and then the gathered were invited to visit the new spaces.

Units under SAIIER umbrella: Schools for Auroville: Kindergarten, Transition School, Deepanam School, Last School. Schools in Auroville for Village children: Arulvazhi School, Ilaignarkal School, Isaiambalam School, New Creation School, Tamil Ulagam, Evening Schools, Udavi School. Youth Activities: Dehashakti Sports, Kailash, Art Youth Atelier (AYA). Other project supported by SAIIER: LEC (Life Education Centre), CIRHU (Centre for International Research in Human Unity), Savitri Bhavan, Lilaloka, LOE (Laboratory of Evolution), CRCP(Centre for Research in Communication and Publication), CIC (Centre for Indian Culture), French Language Lab, Auroville Library, Aurofilm, Auroville Transport, Ritam (bi-annual journal) and the Scholarship and Educational Fund