The Institute of Science, Poona was established in 1956 to propagate scientific attitude amongst the younger generation of our society by Late Shri. Nilkanth Chintaman Joshi alias N.C.Joshi (M.Sc., M.A.) well known educationist, who has spent his entire life in the field of education. He was closely associated with the Pune University for last more than five decades . He was dean of the science faculty, member of senate, and member of academic council for a long time. He has shared his knowledge and administrative skills by giving consultation in the field of education and number of institute and NGO’s have benefited from his guidance. He has also given guidance to start educational institutes in rural area of Maharashtra.
He was a Freedom Fighter of “ Dadra -Nagar Haveli Mukti Sangram ”. Apart from his academic activities he was also very much interested in various games specially “ Kabaddi ”. He visited SEOL Olympic Games as a official member of Indian contingent.
Higher education plays a vital role in the development of any nation. Finding and recognizing new needs and satisfying them with products and services of international standards . Institute of Science is inspired by the benchmarks set forth by its visionary founder Shri. N. C. Joshi, along with Mrs. Mandakini Joshi.