NEWS LETTER
NO. 29
March, 2013
Indian Mathematical Society
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Inaugural day of the Platinum Jubilee 75th Annual Conference
of the Society on 27th December 2009.
Prof. V. M. Shah, General Secretary of the Society, has voluntarily decided to take retirement from his services to the Society once his term gets over on March 31, 2013. On this occasion of his retirement, in appreciation of his long and dedicated outstanding services of 30 years to the Society, the IMS Council resolved at its meeting at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, during the 78th Annual Conference to dedicate the Volume 82, Nos. 1 4 (2013) of The Mathematics Student to him in his honour. 
Ensuing 79th Annual Conference of the Society.

The ensuing 79th Annual Conference of the Society will be held under the auspices of Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Rajagiri P. O., Kakkanad, Cochin 682 039 (Kerala), during December 28 31, 2013. . Dr. Vinod Kumar, Professor of Mathematics, Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology is the Local Organizing Secretary. Contact: (M) : +919895775409. Email : vinod_kumar@rajagiritech.ac.in 
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N E W S L E T T E R NO. 29
78th ANNUAL CONFERENCE : Highlights
The 78th Annual Conference of the Indian Mathematical Society
was held at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi 221 005 (UP),
from January 22, 2013 to January 25, 2013 under the Presidentship
of Prof. Huzoor H. Khan (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh).
The Conference was attended by more than 260 delegates.
Two Presidential Addresses (General and Technical), Two Plenary
Lectures, by Prof. Gopal Prasad (Bott Chair Professor, University
of Michigan, USA) and Prof. V. Srinivas (TIFR, Mumbai), Four
Memorial Award Lectures and 16 invited lectures were delivered.
Also, five Symposia were organized during the Conference. Moreover,
in all 100 research papers were accepted for presentation at the
Conference including 20 research papers for the Paper Presentation
Competition for various Prizes.
March, 2013
I M S
INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
The Conference was inaugurated by the Chief Guest
Prof. Gopal Prasad in the forenoon of January 22, 2013.
The function was presided by Prof. Huzoor H. Khan.
Prof. A. K. Srivastava, Head, Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University and
Local Organizing Secretary of the Conference offered
a warm welcome to the delegates. On behalf of the General Secretary
Prof. V. M. Shah, Prof. N. K. Thakare spoke about the Indian
Mathematical Society and on behalf of the Society expressed his
sincere and profuse thanks to the host for organizing the Conference.
The Academic Secretary Prof. Satya Deo reported about the academic
programmes of the Conference. Prof. N. K. Thakare reported about
(i). A. Narasinga Rao Memorial Prize that is not awarded
for 2010, and (ii). P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Prize that is
presented jointly to Mr. Debdyuti Banerjee (Hoogly) and
Mr. Prafulla Susil Dhariwal (Pune), the top scorers from
the Indian Team with 28 points each at the 53rd International
Mathematical Olympiad.
Dr. S. B. Nimse, Vice Chancellor, SRTM University, Nanded,
was felicitated for his getting elected to the Office of
the General President of the Indian Science Congress
Association for 2015.
Prof. Huzoor H. Khan delivered his Presidential address (General)
on IMPORTANCE OF MATHEMATICS AT SCHOOL LEVEL.
The function ended with a vote of thanks by the host.
Prof. Huzoor H. Khan delivered his Presidential address (technical)
on GROWTH AND POLYNOMIAL APPROXIMATION OF ENTIRE FUNCTION:
A BRIEF SURVEY which was presided by Prof. N. K. Thakare,
senior most past president of the Society present in the Conference.
Details of the Plenary Lecture :
1. Gopal Prasad
(Bott Chair Professor,
University of Michigan, USA) delivered a
Plenary Lecture
on
APPLICATIONS OF NUMBER THEORY TO GEOMETRY.
Chairperson : Prof. Satya Deo.
2. V. Srinivas
(T I F R, Mumbai) delivered a
Plenary Lecture
on
BLOCHBELINSON CONJECTURES.
Chairperson : J. K. Verma.
Details of the Memorial Award Lectures:
1. The 26th P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Award Lecture
was delivered by
Basudeb Datta
(I. I. Sc., Bangalore) on
Triangulations of Projective spaces
..
Chairperson : S. D. Adhikari.
2. The 23rd V. Ramaswami Aiyar Memorial Award Lecture
was delivered by
Ajay Kumar
(University of Delhi, Delhi) on
From Fourier series to Harmonic analysis
on locally compact groups ..
Chairperson : Geetha S. Rao.
3. The 23rd Srinivasa Ramanujan Memorial Award Lecture
was delivered by
J. K. Verma
(I I T Mumbai, Powai, Mumbai) on
Linear Diophantine equations and Stanleys solution of
the AnandDumirGupta conjecture
Chairperson : Ravi Kulkarni.
4. The 23rd Hansraj Gupta Memorial Award Lecture
was delivered by
B. N. Waphare
(Pune University, Pune) on
Dismantlability and Reducibility
in Discrete Structures .
Chairperson : J. R. Patadia.
Details of various prizes awarded by the Society :
1. A. Narasinga Rao Memorial Prize.
This prize for 2010 was not recommended by the Committee
appointed for the purpose, and hence is not awarded to any one.
2. P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Prize.
For the year 2012, this prize is presented jointly to
Mr. Debdyuti Banerjee
(Hoogly, 03326324711, chandana.snbv@gmail.com ) and
Mr. Prafulla Susil Dhariwal
(Pune, 09096542402, prafullasd@hotmail.com) 
the top scorers from the Indian Team with 28 points
each at the 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
that was held during July 0416, 2012 at Mar del Plata, Argentina.
3. Various prizes for the Paper Presentation Competition:
A total of 20 papers were received for Paper Presentation
Competition for Six IMS Prizes, AMU Prize and VMS Prize.
There were 14 entries for six IMS prizes, 05 entries for
the AMU prize and 01 entry for the VMS prize.
Professors Satya Deo (Chairperson), S. S. Khare, J. R. Patadia,
Nita Shah and Sunita Gakkhar were the judges.
Following is the result for the award of various prizes:
IMS Prize  Group1:
03 Presentations. Prize is awarded to:
Leetika Kathuria,
Chandigarh, < kathurialeetika@gmail.com > .
IMS Prize Group2:
01 Presentation. Prize not awarded.
IMS Prize Group3:
No presentation.
IMS Prize Group4:
02 Presentations. Prize not awarded.
IMS Prize Group5:
01 Presentation. Prize not awarded.
IMS Prize Group6:
02 Presentations. Prize is awarded to :
B. B. Upadhyay,
Varanasi, < bhooshanbhu@gmail.com > .
AMU Prize :
03 Presentations. Prize is awarded to :
M. N. Shobha,
Karnataka, < Shobha.me@gmail.com >
V M Shah Prize : 01 Presentation. Prize is awarded to: V. N. Misra, Surat, < vishnunarayanmishra@gmail.com > Details of Invited Lectures delivered : S. D. Adhikari (HRI, Allahabad) on Some early Ramsay type theorems in combinatorial number theory: some generalizations and open questions. S. B. Nimse (S.R.T.M. University, Nanded) on Riemann Zeta function and Riemann hypothesis " Zafar Hasan (AMU, Aligarh) on Analogies between electromagnetism and gravitation in relativity theory " P. Sundaram (Pollachi, Tamilnadu) on Recent trends in intuitionistic fuzzy topology " Sarita Thakar (Shivaji University, Kolhapur) on The general solution of Lane Emden type equation . Nita Shah (Gujarat University, Ahmedabad) on Transportation problem using Tonelli Lagrangians. Vijay Gupta (Netaji Subhash Inst. of Technology, New Delhi) on Recent developments on linear operators Arindama Singh (IIT Madras, Chennai) on Elongated Diagonalization. M. Srivastava (R. D.University, Jabalpur) on Some results on intuitionistic fuzzy topological spaces 
Pankaj Jain
(South Asian University, Delhi) on
Properties and inequalities in certain generalized
Lorentz spaces
C. S. Dalawat
(HRI, Allahabad) on
Some refinements of Serres mass formula in prime degree
Asma Ali
(AMU, Aligarh) on
Commuting maps and their generalizations
Santwana Mukopadhyay
(BHU, Varanasi) on
Thermoelasticity with phase lags Future trends
and challanges
Debjit Hazarika
(Tezpur University) on
On some recent applications of topology
Harish Chandra
(BHU, Varanasi) on
Local Spectral theory and composition operators
Jorge Jimenez Urroz
(Madrid, Spain) on
Details of the Symposia organized :
1. On
Algebraic and Differential Topology
Convener: S. S. Khare (NEHU, Shillong).
Speakers :
A. R. Shastri
(IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai) :
Brouwers invariance of Domain : A short proof .
S. S. Khare
(NEHU, Shillong) :
Finite group action, Bordism
and fixed point set: Recent trends .
H. K. Mukherji
(NEHU, Shillong) :
On homology and dynamical systems.
K. Gangopadhyay
(IISER, Mohali) :
Classification of complex hyperbolic isometries.
K. Ramesh
(IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai) :
Detecting exotic structures on locally symmetric space .
2. On Lie Theory.
Convener: Punita Batra (HRI, Allahabad).
Speakers :
Ravi Kulkarni
(IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai):
zclasses in groups and geometry .
P. K. Ratnakumar
(HRI, Allahabad):
An uncertainty principle on Heisenberg group .
S. Senthamarai Kannan
(CMI, Chennai):
An analogue of Botts theorem for Schubert varieties .
3. On Wavelets and their applications.
Convener: S. K. Upadhyay (BHU, Varanasi).
Speakers :
R. S. Pathak
(BHU, Varanasi) :
Properties of wavelet transforms.
B. N. Mandal
(BHU, Varanasi) :
Evaluation of singular integrals by using Daubechies real function.
M K Ahmad
(BHU, Varanasi):
Construction of wavelet frames and its applications .
K. N. Rai
(BHU, Varanasi):
Wavelets and its applications .
Romesh Kumar
(BHU, Varanasi):
Weighted compostion operators .
S. K. Upadhyay
(BHU, Varanasi):
Watson wavelet transform .
4. On Approximation theory and Optimization
Convener: Q. H. Ansari (AMU, Aligarh).
Speakers :
P. Shunmugaraj
(IIT Kanpur, Kanpur):
Convergence of Slices and proximinality.
V. Indumathi
(Pondicheri University) :
Semi continuity properties of metric projection ..
P. Veeramani
(IIT Madras, Chennai):
Best proximity points.
S. K. Misra
(BHU, Varanasi):
On approximately star shaped functions and approximate variational inequalities.
Q. H. Ansari
(AMU, Aligarh):
Triple heiraarchical variational inequalities.
5. On Biomathematics
Convener : A. K. Misra (BHU, Varanasi).
Speakers :
Sikha Singh
(IIT Kanpur, Kanpur) :
Mathematical modeling malaria:
effects of ecological factors.
Sunita Gakkhar
(IIT Roorkee, Roorkee) :
Some models in eco epidemiology.
O. P. Misra
(Jiwaji University, Gwalior):
Modelling transmission dynamics of Influenza in two economic groups .
Joydeep Dhar
(IITM, Gwalior):
Mathematical modeling and prediction of
the growth of mosquito vector : A real case study.
A. K. Misra
(BHU, Varanasi):
Modelling the dynamics of algal bloom and its control:
effect of time delay
Panel Discussion :
On
Current trends in Mathematical Research in India.
The Panel discussion was held in the Conference Room of the
IMSC building of BHU. The following mathematicians were present
and participated:
Profs N.K.Thakare, SatyaDeo
(Convener and Moderator),
Huzoor Khan, S.B.NImse, M.K. Ahmad, Ajay Kumar,
Ravi Kulkarni, J.K.Verma, Harish Chandra, C.S.Dalawat,
A.R.Shastri, SaritaThakar, Pramod Kumar, P.K.Ratnakumar,
B.N.Waphare, S.N.,Bagchi, Bankateshwar Tiwari,
Krishnendu Gangoppadhyay.
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From the donation received from Prof. Ravi Kulkarni for the purpose,
a day long programme was arranged for graduate / post graduate
students on Geometry by the Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, in honour of late
Prof. V. K. Patodi under leadership of Prof. A. K. Srivastava.
Society thanks him.
Feeling happy about all this, Prof. Ravi Kulkarni promised
to donate Rs. 25000/ more as donation to IMS. The Society thanks
him for his generous donation.
General Body Meeting
The General Body Meeting was held at 12.15 p.m. on January 25, 2013
in Seminar Complex, Faculty of Science, of the Banaras Hindu
University, Varanasi.
The General Body Meeting was followed by the Valedictory Function.
Various Prizes were awarded to the winners of Paper Presentation
Competition during the Valedictory Function.
Profuse thanks and gratefulness were expressed to the host
by the Office bearers and delegates for organizing a very successful
Conference
Memorial Award Lectures
During every Annual Conference of the Society, the following Memorial Award Lectures are arranged as a part of the Academic Programme (each award lecture is of one hour duration with no other parallel session) :
1. P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Award Lecture (Instituted in 1987).
2. Srinivasa Ramanujan Memorial Award Lecture (Instituted in 1990).
3. V. Ramaswamy Aiyer Memorial Award Lecture (Instituted in 1990).
4. Hansaraj Gupta Memorial Award Lecture (Instituted in 1990).
5. Ganesh Prasad Memorial Award Lecture (Instituted in 1993 ; and delivered every alternate year).
Each of these Lectures carry a token honorarium of Rs. 2500/ along
with a citation.
Members of the Society are requested to suggest the
names of the prospective speakers, along with their brief writeup,
for these awards. The suggestions may be sent to Professor
N. K. Thakare, the General Secretary of the Indian Mathematical
Society with effect from April 01, 2013.
Award of Various Prizes
A. A. Narasinga Rao Memorial Prize.
This Prize is awarded to the author of the best research paper
published in the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society
or The Mathematics Student. The Prize carries a token amount
of Rs. 2000/ along with a Certificate.
The Prize is recommended by a committee consisting of The Academic
Secretary, Indian Mathematical Society (Convener), Editor, Journal
of the Indian Mathematical Society and the Editor,
The Mathematics Student. The Prize is awarded during the
Inaugural Session of the Annual Conference of the Indian
Mathematical Society.
Following conditions apply :
1. The research paper must be under single authorship,
the research work must have been carried out in India and
the postdoctoral research work is preferred.
2. The upper age limit of the awardee should not be more
than 45 years as on the date of receipt of the paper by the Editor.
B. P. L. Bhatnagar Memorial Prize.
This Prize is awarded annually to the top scorer of the Indian
Team at the International Mathematical Olympiad. It consists of
a cash prize of Rs. 1000/ and a Certificate. The Prize is
presented during the Inaugural Session of the Annual Conference
of the Indian Mathematical Society.
C. Various Prizes for Research Paper Presentation.
In order to encourage and inspire the young and budding research
workers, the Society holds, during its Annual Conferences,
a Special Session of Paper Presentation Competition for
various Prizes to be awarded to the best research papers
presented. This Special Session is held as a part of the
Academic Programme with no other parallel session.
Following are the areas and the grouping for these prizes :
1. IMS Prizegroup1 : Discrete Mathematics (Combinato
rics, Graph Theory, Posets), Lattice Theory, Set Theory,
Logic, Number Theory and related areas.
2. IMS Prizegroup2 : Algebraic Geometry, Geometry,
Topology, Algebraic Topology, and related areas.
3. IMS Prizegroup3 :. Measure Theory, Probability
Theory, Stochastic Processes, and related areas.
4. IMS Prizegroup4 : Differential / Integral /
Functional equations and inequalities, Special Functions ,
Numerical Analysis and related areas.
5. IMS Prizegroup5 : Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechan
ics, Electromagnetic Theory, Magneto Hydrodynamics,
Astronomy, Astrophysics, Relativity and related areas.
6. IMS Prizegroup6 : Operations Research, Optimizati
on Computational Mathematics, Information Technology,
Biomathematics, History of Mathematics and related areas
AMU Prize: Algebra, Differential Geometry and Functional
Analysis.
V M Shah Prize: Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Fourier
Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Approximation Theory and
related areas.
Three / Four judges are appointed by the Council for
Paper Presentation Competition for deciding the award of
various Prizes. Each of these eight prizes listed above carries
a Certificate and a cash amount of Rs.1000/.
Following conditions apply:
1. Only the Members of the Society are eligible for
participation in the Competition.
2. The upper age limit of a candidate for participation
in the Competition is 40 years as on December 31 of the respective
year.
3. (a) The paper to be presented for the competition has
to be under single authorship.
(b) Independent work at the postdoctoral level is
preferred.
(c) The work must have been carried out in India.
(d) Stress will be on both, quality of research
as well as performance during the presentation.
4. Two copies of the full paper with the abstract
in triplicate (not exceeding 250 words) as well as its electronic
version in .pdf format should reach Prof. A. K. Srivastava,
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, The Banaras Hindu
University, Varanasi 221 005 (UP), Email:
arunksrivastava@gmail.com
the Academic Secretary, Indian Mathematical Society, with effect
from April 01, 2013, not later than October 31, 2013.
An Email address must be mentioned in the address of the
author in the paper.
Note : One who is already awarded a prize in a certain area
in the past is not expected to participate in the competition for
the prize in the same area.
An appeal :
All the Heads of the Departments / Institutions and the
Research Supervisors are requested to encourage their research
workers for participation in this competition.
All the research papers intended to be presented for prizes or
otherwise during the ensuing Annual Conference of 2013 should
be sent to Professor A. K. Srivastava, Academic Secretary,
on or before October 31, 2013. The manuscript and the
abstract of the papers intended for presentation be prepared
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For further information one may contact Dr. Premalatha Kumaresan,
The Director of The Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study
in Mathematics who is the Librarian of the Society.
Guidelines for acceptance of Donations to the Society
1. There will not be any further institution of Memorial
Award Lectures. (This point was discussed in the earlier meetings
of the Council and such was the consensus).
2. The donation amount will not be less than Rupees Five Lacs.
(There could be an upward revision of this amount from time to time).
3. The donor may be an individual or a trust or a group of
individuals.
4. The Indian Mathematical Society will solely and
independently own the amount donated to it.
5. A prospective donor should approach the General Secretary
of the Indian Mathematical Society with a Offer. Keeping
with the spirit of this Policy Guide lines and if so felt
necessary, referring to the Council whether the proposal
be negotiated or not, in his wisdom, the General Secretary
will negotiate the terms and conditions for each donation
proposal and will put it before the Council for its
consideration and approval. The Council will deliberate
on the proposal, and after modifications, if any, may
accept the proposal through a special resolution with
specific details mentioning the terms and conditions.
This will be published in the IMS News Letter after the
Donor agrees to the resolution of the Council.
6. Ordinarily during every Annual Conference of the Society
there are several Invited Lectures and Symposia running
in parallel sessions. One of these academic programmes may
be permanently marked / identified as so and so sponsored
programme in the (fond) memory of or so and so sponsored
programme in the honour of as per the wish of each donor
by the Council. This programme may be arranged in a parallel
session during the Conference.
7. Each year, the Council through its Academic Planning
Committee (APC) will be the final authority in this
regard to finalize the name of a speaker of an invited talk
or the
names of the symposia speakers for this sponsored programme.
The modus operandi for identifying the speaker(s) may be decided
by the Council.
The invited speaker(s) will be the guest of the host institution.
In case of an honourarium, if any, to the invited speaker, the amount
of the honourarium will not exceed the honourarium amount for the
existing Memorial Award Lectures.
8. Ordinarily train travel to the extent of AC2 Tier be
reimbursed. However, in special cases the domestic air travel
may be considered.
9. Not withstanding the above,
(A). An offer of a donation with a stipulated purpose (not as part
of the corpus), may be accepted by the Council on its merit.
(B). An offer of a donation of any amount in general, without any
stipulated conditions, may be accepted by the Council on its merit
as a part of the General Purpose Corpus.
The Council reserves its right whether or not a particular donation
be accepted.
Green initiative taken by the Society
A fervent appeal to all members of the Society
As a part of the Green Initiative taken by the Society
(for further details, refer Societys website
(www.indianmathsociety.org.in ),
the Council of the Society has decided
to send on line the soft copy of the Mathematics Student
/ give on line access to the Mathematics Student to all the
Life members instead of supplying the hard copy.
For this purpose, all the members of the Society are requested
to register their email address on line, along with Name
and the Unique Membership Number therein, to
Dr. J. R. Patadia on
imsgoesgreen@gmail.com
or
jamanadaspat@gmail.com
so that further necessary action can be taken.
Prof. V. M. Shah, General Secretary, IMS.
(Dept. of Mathematics, The M. S. University of Baroda),
Anant, 7 , Jay Nagar Society, R. V. Desai Rd.
Vadodara 390 001 (Gujarat), India.
Phone (R) : 0265 2433823.
March 25, 2013.
INDIAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY
Council Members 201314
1.
Prof. Geetha S. Rao.
President.
(Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study
in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chepauk,
Chennai 600 005 (TN))
90 / 1 (Old 50 / 1), Second Main Road,
Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020 (TN), India.
Email:
geetha_srao@yahoo.com
2.
Prof. Huzoor H. Khan.
Immediate Past President.
Department of Mathematics, Aligarh Muslim University,
Aligarh  202 002 (UP), India.
Email:
huzoorkhan@yahoo.com
3.
Prof. N. K. Thakare.
General Secretary.
C/o : Department of Mathematics,
University of Pune, Pune 411 007 (MS), india.
Email :
nkthakare@gmail.com
4.
Prof. A. K. Srivastava
Academic Secretary.
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science,
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi  221 005 (UP), India.
Email:
arunksrivastava@gmail.com
5.
Prof. M. M. Shikare.
Administrative Secretary.
Department of Mathematics, University of Pune,
Pune  411 007(MS), India.
Email:
mms@math.unipune.ac.in
6.
Prof. S. K. Nimbhorkar.
Treasurer.
Department of Mathematics, Dr. B. A. M. University,
Aurangabad 431 004 (MS), India.
Email:
sknimbhorkar@gmail.com
7.
Prof. Satya Deo.
Editor, J. Indian Math. Soc.
HRI, Chhatnag Road, Jhusi ,
Allahabad  211 019 (UP), India.
Email:
sdeo94@gmail.com , jimsmorane@gmail.com
8.
Prof. J. R. Patadia.
Editor, The Math. Student.
(Department of Mathematics, The M. S. University of Baroda),
5, Arjun Park, Near Patel Colony, Behind Dinesh Mill,
Shivananda Marg, Vadodara 390 007 (Gujarat), India.
Email:
jamanadaspat@gmail.com
9.
Dr. Premalatha Kumaresan.
Librarian.
Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics,
University of Madras,
Chennai600 005. (TN), India.
Email:
premalatha.kumaresan@gmail.com
10.
Prof. M. A. Sofi.
Department of Mathematics,
Kashmir University,
Srinagar 190 006, (J & K), India.
Email :
aminsofi@rediffmail.com
11.
Dr. A. K. Shukla.
Department of Applied Mathematics and Humanities,
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology,
Surat  395 007 (Gujarat), India.
Email :
ajayshukla_svrec@yahoo.co.in
12.
Prof. P. K. Jain.
18, Kamyani kunj, 69, I P Extension, Patparganj,
DELHI 110 092, India.
Email :
pawankrjain@yahoo.com
13.
Dr. Mahadev Naika.
Department of Mathematics,
Central College Campus, Bangalore University,
BANGALORE 560 001 (Karnataka), India.
Email :
msmnaika@rediffmail.com
14.
Dr. S. B. Nimse.
ViceChncellor, S. R. T. M. University,
Vishnupuri, Nanded  431 606 (MS), India.
Email :
dr.sbnimse@rediffmail.com
15.
Prof. Girija Jayaraman.
Center for Atmospheric Sciences, I I T Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi110 016, India.
Email :
girija.jayaraman@gmail.com ; jgirija@cas.iitd.ac.in
16.
Dr. S. Ahmad Ali.
292, Chandralok, Aliganj,
Lucknow 226 024 (UP), India.
Email :
ahmad67@rediffmail.com