The Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS) is a research institute based in Shimla, India. It was set up by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 1964 and it started functioning from 20 October 1965.
The building that houses the institute was originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884–1888 (During Britsh Rule)and was called the Viceregal Lodge. It housed all the subsequent viceroys and governors general of India. It occupied Observatory Hill, one of the seven hills that Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)is built upon.
Totally Impressed by its structure, that is Gothic/Scottish. Must Visit here if you are in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
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