Hullabaloo, the daycare facility at the institute, was inaugurated by Prof. K N Ganesh, Director, IISER Pune on February 27, 2015. The centre is housed on the ground floor, A-wing, Guest House Complex and is open to children of IISER teaching and non-teaching staff and students. Limited number of places are available for children from other academic institutes too. The daycare is being managed by Bedrocks Educare. Children from the age-group of 3 months are eligible to be enrolled. The daycare is also open to guests of IISER Pune but prior approval is required from the Daycare committee.
The daycare timings are from 9:00 am till 6:30 pm Mondays to Fridays and from 9:00 am till 4:30 pm on Saturdays. Parents who want to avail the facility on a one-off basis will require to the pay the emergency daycare charges.
The daycare premises have been organised to have an office, fully-equipped modern kitchen, a large dining room with high chairs for infants and colourful tables and chairs for toddlers and older children, nap rooms, an infant nap room with baby cots, infant gym, baby nursing room, activity room with a cozy nook for lazing, library, art room, music room and store. The rooms surround a central play area while the larger play ground extends out from the dining room that houses both out-door and in-door play equipment.
For information and queries about Hullabaloo daycare, please contact Dr Mayurika Lahiri or any other member of the Daycare committee at daycare[at] iiserpune.ac.in