The Indira Sivasailam Foundation, established in memory of the Late Smt. Indira Sivasailam, by her daughter Ms. Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman & CEO – TAFE – Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, supports meaningful causes like care and welfare of senior citizens, women’s empowerment, Sanskrit literature and “Annadaana” apart from music.
The foundation, through the Indira Sivasailam Endowment Fund, under the auspices of The Music Academy, Madras, promotes and recognizes Carnatic musicians and gives them a platform to showcase their talent at The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Concert held at The Music Academy, every year since 2010. The winner of the concert is also conferred The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal and citation. As the very idea of the concert is preserving and promoting culture and tradition, the concert is open to anyone interested in Carnatic music, without any fee.