Khagol 118

KHAG L No. 118 APRIL 2019 | ISSN 0972-7647 A quarterly bulletin of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (An autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission) Editor : Aseem Paranjape ( ) Editorial Assistant : Manjiri Mahabal ( ) Astronomy Centre for Educators | KHAG L | No. 118 - APRIL 2019 | 01 The Astronomy Centre for Educators (ACE) has been established recently at IUCAA, with the two main constituent units, at present, being the National Resource Centre (NRC) for developing the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) for teachers, and the Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) for further developing astronomy teaching in the countrywith an emphasis in the higher education sector. Both the programmes are being funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching scheme. Professor D.P. Singh, Hon'ble Chairman, UGC laid the foundation stone on January 4, 2019, for the new building funded by the TLC grant. Follow us on our face book page : Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics Available online at Contents... Reports of Past Events Congratulations Colloquia, Seminars Public Outreach Activities Visitors 1 to 14 2 5 14 to 17 18 to 20 The construction is making steady progress, and the building is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.