Ministries & Departments

Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Bangalore

The Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS) was founded in 1934 by Professor C. V. Raman (Nobel Laureate). The aim of the academy is promoting the progress and upholding the cause of science in pure and applied branches. Major activities include publication of scientific journals and special volumes, organizing meetings of the Fellowship and discussions on important topics, recognizing scientific talent, improvement of science education and taking up other issues of concern to the scientific community. The Academy presently has over 800 Fellows, 45 Honorary Fellows and 30 Associates on its role. The responsibility of the Fellows of the Academy, to individually and collectively, promote original research and disseminate scientific knowledge to the community, through its meetings, discussions, seminars, symposia, and publications. The Academy recognizes the special relationship of scientific creative activity with the process of education and holds that the course of discovery includes the identification and nurturing of scientific talent amongst the young.

Research Areas: Other Areas

Ministries: Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India

Contact Name: Prof. Partha P. Majumdar, President

Contact Address: Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), C. V. Raman Avenue, Post Box No. 8005, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560080, India

Contact Phone: 080 –22661203/080 –22661213, 080 –23616094


Fax: 91-80-2361 6094, 080 – 23616094

State: Karnataka

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