Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Sports Club was established in 1960 with the objective to encourage, promote and organize sports activity for the benefit of the members of the Club. Since its inception TIFR Sports Club has been actively involved in encouraging, promoting and organizing indoor, outdoor games and social & cultural activities for the benefit of its members. TIFR Sports Club carries out various activities under the following heads:

Outdoor Activity

It takes part in various outdoor sports like Cricket, Football, Hockey, Volley Ball, Kabapi etc. It takes part in various prestigious tournaments like The Times Shield, Inter Ministry Moorjani Shield, and All India DAE Sports & Cultural Meets.

Indoor Activity

It carries out various indoor games like Chess, Carom, Table Tennis, Badminton, Bridge etc.

Music Library

It has wide collection of latest and classical Audio/video CDs/DVDs which are issued against a very nominal fee. The timing of the Music Library is from 13.00 hrs to 13.30 hrs.

Book Library

It has a wide collection of books/novels/magazines which are issued against a very nominal fee. The Timing of the Book Library is from 13.00 hrs to 13.30 hrs.

Cultural Activity

Sports Club carries out various social & cultural Events like organizing popular plays, cultural Programs, treks, picnics etc for its members and their family members.


Application for membership can be made on a prescribed enrollment form duly filled in and submitted to the Sports Club Managing Committee. On admission as a member the Membership fee is nominal 0.05 % of the basic pay and it is specifically understood that a member is agreeable to abide by the rules, regulations, laws and bye laws of the Sports Club in force.

TIFR Sportclub Managing Committee

Name Role Telephone Email Apress
Mandar E. Sawant Hon.Secretary 22782463 mandarsawant @ tifr . res . in
Shri. V. B. Kadam Vice President 22782522 vkadam @ tifr . res . in
Shri.Sudhakar Mistry Hon. Treasurer 22782713
Shri. Harshal Rohekar Indoor Game Incharge 22782179 harshal . rohekar @ tifr . res . in
Shri. R. K. Chougule Book Library Incharge
Shri. P. B. Dange Oudoor Activity Incharge 22782599
Shri. Dinesh R. Lad Indoor Game 22782115
Shri. S. D. Patil Member