In 2016-17, Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (est. 2006) inspired the formation of Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation. IARF is registered as a Section 8 Company Not-For-Profit organization.
The stated aim of IARF is to promote the activities of research & outreach in the field of space and natural sciences. National Space & Sciences Curriculum (NASCA) and Interplanetary Mission, Bijayan Venus are the two flagship initiatives of IARF.
Note: This website is will go live in entirety by October 2017.