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The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and 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 organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.


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Results of the Online Voting for ASI-EC (2022-25)

Based on the number of votes received the returning officers have declared the following candidates as elected:

President - Dipankar Banerjee (ARIES, Nainital)
Vice-President - B. Eswar Reddy (IIA, Bengaluru)
Secretary - Sarita Vig (IIST ,Thiruvananthapuram )
Treasurer - Nirupam Roy (IISc, Bengaluru)

Councillors:
Rupjyoti Gogoi (Tezpur University, Napaam, Assam)
Harvinder Jassal (IISER Mohali)
Ruta Kale (NCRA-TIFR, Pune)
Durgesh Tripathi (IUCAA, Pune)

(Posted on 17th Jan 2022)


ASI 2022 - 40th meeting of the ASI

ASI 2022 will be held from 25th to 29th of March 2022. The main ASI meeting will run from the 26th to the 29th of March. The 1-day workshops, which have become a regular and popular feature of the ASI workshops, will be held on the 25th of March. Please find more details from the meeting website website.

It will be hosted jointly by IIT-Roorkee and ARIES at the campus of IIT-Roorkee.

ASI was established in 1972, so this meeting will also mark the 50 years of ASI.

(Posted on 1st December 2021)


Nominations are Invited for the ASI awards

Justice Oak best thesis" award for the year 2021
Laxminarayana & Nagalaxmi Modali Award" award for the year 2021
ASI Zubin Kembhavi Award for 2021

Please find more details from the link
(Posted on 26th Nov 2021)