- Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics
The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) is an autonomous institution set up by the University Grants Commission to promote nucleation and growth of active groups in
astronomyand astrophysicsin Indian universities. IUCAA is located in the University of Punecampus next to the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, which operates the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope.
IUCAA aims at being a centre for excellence within the university sector for teaching, research and development in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The institute was headed for its first decade by
astrophysicistDr Jayant Narlikar, and is now headed by Dr Naresh Dadhich.
* [http://www.iucaa.ernet.in/] Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics - official web site
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