In loving memory of Dr FC Kohli (19th March 1924 – 26th Nov 2020)
Heartfelt thoughts and condolences on the sad demise of Dr FC Kohli from all of us at IIIT-Hyderabad and KCIS. The Kohli center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) at IIIT- Hyderabad is named after Dr FC Kohli to honor his outstanding contribution to Indian IT industry.
Dr. FC Kohli at the inaugural ceremony of KCIS Hyderbad, Jan 16, 2017
The Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems (KCIS) at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-Hyderabad) is named after him to honour his outstanding & pioneer contribution to India’s IT revolution.
Shri. Faqir Chand Kohli (19th March 1924 – 26th Nov 2020) was popularly known as FC Kohli was a co-founder and the first CEO of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India's largest software consultancy company. Shri Kohli, who was rightly hailed as the Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian IT industry has made early and critical steps to build the IT industry that contributes to about 8% of India’s GDP today. His indirect contributions will continue to enrich the IT sector as well as the country at large in the years to come.