About Us

Marathi Vidnyan Parishad (MaViPa) is involved in propagating science in society. In Maharashtra, MaViPa works mainly in Marathi. However, programmes are also conducted in English, whenever required.

Objectives

  • To disseminate scientific knowledge mainly through Marathi language.
  • To enrich the Marathi language for the expression of scientific thought.
  • To enhance the importance of science in life.
  • To contribute to research and advancement of science.

Chapters

MaViPa has total 64 chapters in Maharashtra. In addition, it has 4 Chapters outside Maharashtra. This includes Goa, Belgaon, Vadodara and Bhopal Chapters. These Chapters work through languages like Konkani, Kannada, Gujarati and Hindi, respectively, along with Marathi and English.

Management

Our Management

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Prof. Jayant Narlikar

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Dr. Anil Kakodkar

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Mr. Prabhakar Deodhar

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Dr. Vijay Kelkar

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Mr. Pramod Lele

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Mrs. Achala Joshi

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Dr. Vasudha Kamat

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Prof. Jyeshtharaj Joshi

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List of ex-Presidents

  • Dr. R.V.Sathe (1966 – 1976)
  • Shri M.N.Gogate (1976 – 1982)
  • Prof. B.M.Udgaokar (1982 – 1991)
  • Dr. Jayant Narlikar (1991 – 1994)
  • Dr. Vasant Gowarikar (1994 – 2000)
  • Shri Prabhakar Deodhar (2000 - 2014)

Honorary Membership

MaViPa felicitates those personalities who have commendable contribution to science, technology and allied fields, by conferring Honorary Membership. List of those who have been conferred the Honorary Membership can be seen through the adjacent link.

Registration

  • Society Registration Act: BOM 81/66/GBBSD (Date - 12-8-1966)
  • Bombay Public trust Act: F-1429/BOM (Date - 6-9-1966)
  • FCRA Cerificate no.: 084020008 (Date - 14/05/2012)

(Donors can claim Income Tax rebate under clause 80G of Income Tax Act)