News

Missing statues, broken walls, stagnant pond
Pub Date: 
Fri, 2013-12-13

The Indian Express has reported on the neglected Rock Garden at Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana in a story echoing the Nek Chand Foundation website article of 2 March 2012.

The University's small Rock Garden was created over twenty years ago under the direction of Nek Chand and with a gift from him of around 30 statues to his friend and former University Chancellor, Dr M S Randhawa.

Cathy Amos with mosaic pillar in Phase 3 of Rock Garden
Pub Date: 
Thu, 2013-12-19

A short report by Cathy Amos on mosaic work at the Rock Garden by Nek Chand Foundation volunteers in November 2013 has been added under the Volunteer menu heading.

Two photographs show the beautiful finished pillars and the report explains the work process - something that may be of great help to future mosaicist volunteers.

mosaic camels in Rock Garden Phase 3
Pub Date: 
Fri, 2014-02-14

An interesting and valuable report on the November to December 2013 Rock Garden volunteer group's work and on the current state of the Rock Garden has been written by leading US-based NCF supporter, Christine Style. 

The piece - accompanied by great photos - is in the Volunteer section of the website.

Thanks, Christine.

Mosaic columns created by NCF volunteers, Phase 3, Rock Garden
Pub Date: 
Tue, 2014-04-08

Volunteers Create Mosaic Columns in Phase 3 of Rock Garden

A group of seven Nek Chand Foundation volunteers have completed beautiful mosaic art on a series of previously bare concrete columns in Phase 3 of the Rock Garden, Chandigarh.  From mid-February to mid-March, the hard-working volunteers from Australia, UK and USA covered a total of eight large columns with a variety of unique, eye-catching and well-planned designs using broken tiles following Nek Chand's typical mosaic methods.  

Nek Chand in Golf Cart
Pub Date: 
Mon, 2014-04-21

Nek Chand Gets Golf Cart

Nek Chand received the gift of a golf cart from the Nek Chand Foundation last month.  ‘I am happy and surprised,’ he said.

The gift of the electric 4-seater was made possible by the donations over several years from volunteers and other international supporters of the Nek Chand Foundation.