The Indira Sivasailam Foundation

The Indira Sivasailam Foundation is a tributeto Smt. Indira Sivasailam and a celebration of her life and her great love for our traditions and culture. Instituted in 2010 by Ms.Mallika Srinivasan - Chairman & CEO, Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE), the foundation strives to preserve and promote India's rich cultural heritage including folk art and folk theatre, a pursuit Smt. Indira Sivasailam held very close to her heart.

Through the Indira Sivasailam Endowment Fund, the foundation honours and recognizes Carnatic musicians and gives them a platform to showcase their talent at The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Concert held under the auspices of the Music Academy, Madras. The winner of the concert is honoured with 'The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal'. The concert is open to all, without any fee to promote South Indian classical music across different sections of society. A testimony of her enriching life, the foundation does not however restrict itself to just promoting the arts. It actively engages with the community on various fronts and makes meaningful contributions by participating in causes like care and welfare of senior citizens, women's empowerment, preservation and promotion of Hindu philosophy and Sanskrit literature, and, "Annadana".