The 156th birthday of Dr. Nanabhoy Moos, the first Indian Director of the Colaba-Alibag Observatories, falls on 29 October 2014. The Institute will be formally launching the Dr. Nanabhoy Moos Research Fellowship on the same day. The Institute is organizing the inaugural function for awarding of Nanabhoy Moos Research Fellowship on 29 October 2014 at our Colaba Campus. click here for programme
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) is a premier institute of the Department of Science & Technology engaged in fundamental research in Geomagnetism and its allied fields. The Institute has been able to attract young and rich scientific talent for carrying out research. To further enrich and create scientific talent in a variety of scientific disciplines in this Institute, a new Postdoctoral Research Fellowship "Nanabhoy Moos Research Fellowship (NMRF)" has been introduced. PDF applications to the Nanabhoy Moos fellowship (NMRF) are received throughout the year. Selections will be made as and when sufficient number of applications is received.
Stupendous laurels brought to our Institute
Dr. Sripathi is awarded the Associateship of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste Italy. This coincides with the 50th Anniversary year of the centre.
Dr. Mala Bagiya is honoured with the Union Radio Scientific International (URSI) Young Scientist Award 2014. This coveted recognition is bestowed on her by the URSI General Assembly. Dr Bagiya will receive this medal during URSI meeting Beijing, China between August 16th and 23rd, 2014.
संस्थान की गृहपत्रिका ’स्पंदन’ को आईस (ICE) पुरस्कार, शुक्रवार, दिनांक 6 जून, 2014 को प्रदान किया गया
Extension of a MoU between the two institutions
Andhra University and IIG(Navi Mumbai)
Department of Geophysics of Andhra University has received good support from the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (Navi Mumbai) through the extension of a MoU between the two institutions.
The national institution, under the Department of Science and Technology, has agreed to provide financial support to the field visits of the department’s students and to research programmes of its faculty.
The department will receive financial assistance of Rs.5 lakh for every three years for five terms (15 years). The MoU was singed by Registrar of Andhra University K. Rama Mohana Rao and Director of IIG and noted scientist D.S. Ramesh in the presence of AU Vice-Chancellor G.S.N. Raju, Rector E.A. Narayana, former Rector A. Rajendra Prasad, and IIG Registrar G. Jayakumar.
JRF Result for 2014-15
List of selected candidates for JRF 2014-15
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33nd Indian Seientific expedition to Antarctica
The XXXIII SEA, Indian Seientific expedition to Antarctica
Four staff members of the Institute will be participating in the forthcoming 33rd Indian expedition.The 33rd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (ISEA) has left India in different batches. The last batch left India for Cape Town, South Africa on 8 December 2013. The members are as follows:
1. Shri K Jeeva has been selected as the Station Commander, Maitri Station. Shri Jeeva will spend the next 12 months on the icy continent.
2. Shri Jayanta K Behera will be the wintering member at Maitri and will spend the next 12 months at Maitri.
3. Shri Pritimaya Patro will be wintering at Bharati Station.
4. Shri Sachin M Labde will be the summer member and return to mainland in March 2014.
Two staff members Shri Gopal Singh Rathod and Shri Rashid Mehraj are at present wintering at Maitri and Bharati Stations respectively and are expected to return to mainland in the month of February 2014.