Astronomical Society of India
The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and in the past thirty two years has grown to become the prime association of professional astronomers in India. The society has close to 1000 members. The objectives of the society are the promotion of Astronomy and related branches of science in India. The society organises scientific meetings, publishes a quarterly bulletin and supports the popularisation of Astronomy and other similar activities.
The ASI-SOC for the triennium 2013-15 is as follows.
Name Affiliation Biman Nath RRI, (Chair) G. C. Anupama IIA, (Co-Chair) Maheshwar Gopinath ARIES Dibyendu Nandi IISER-K Nimisha Kantharia NCRA A. N. Ramaprakash IUCAA Ranjeev Misra IUCAA Archana Pai IISER-TVM Somak Raychaudhury Presidency Univ Arun Mangalam IIA T. Seshadri Delhi Univ Bhaswati Mookerjea TIFR Anandmayee Tej IIST Ashish Mahabal Caltech