Originating in the Tibetan Plateau, in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar, River Indus runs through the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir. It flows towards Gilgit and Baltistan, and then south, along with the entire length of Pakistan. Eventually, it merges into the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi in Sindh, spanning a distance of 3,180 kilometres. The, Indus sustains life, and the economies of the regions it flows through.
India derives its name from the Sanskrit word Sindhu, the ancient name for River Indus.
Travelling ahead in time, in January 2002, on the banks of River Indus at Leh, Lt. General Arjun Ray, PVSM, VSM (Retd.), a visionary par excellence, drafted the vision of a boarding school; a vision as encompassing and nurturing as River Indus itself. And with his foresight and conviction of thought (based on the universalism of human values), the Indus International School, Bangalore was established on the 14th of July, 2003. And currently, it is counted among the top boarding schools in India.
The Indus International School, Bangalore began its first academic year in 2003, with 135 students. Subsequently, to sustain & ensure the students of their excellent learning experience, the school graduated from Grade 9 to Grade 12 in just three years. Today, it is one of the largest, and most diverse schools in Bangalore, with over 1,200 students, from 33 countries, of whom 30% residing on campus.
Updated on: [November 13, 2018]