Committees

Below are the various subcommittees of NBHM and their reponsibilities.

A: RESEARCH PROGRAMMES COMMITTEE

This committee makes suitable recommendationa about:
  1. requests for financial support towards travel for participating in conferences and collaborative work and
  2. requests for financial support for carrying out research projects in mathematics.



B: UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

The committee makes suitable recommendations about financial support for:
  1. organizing conferences,
  2. visits of eminent mathematicians to departments of mathematics in institutes/universities in India and
  3. grant of teacher fellowships.



C: EXAMINATIONS COMMITTEE

The examination committee oversees the conduct of examinations for postgraduate and Ph. D. scholarships.


D: MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE

This Committee oversees the conduct of Mathematics Olympiad contests both at regional and national levels. It is also responsible for selecting the teams for International Mathematical Olympiads and for organizing their training. It organizes camps for Mathematics Olympiad problem setters and selects the faculty for training the students in IMO-training camps.


E: NURTURE PROGRAMMES COMMITTEE

Faculty coordinators of the on-going nurture and contact programmes are co-opted as members on this committee. This committee discusses the organisation and conduct of Nurture and Contact Programmes. It also evaluates the general impact of the programme towards attracting good students to pursue a career in mathematics.


F: NATIONAL LIBRARY COMMITTEE

This committee examines and approves recommendation of Zonal Library Committees for annual financial support to Libraries of various mathematics departments. The country has been divided into five zones viz. West, North, North Central, East and South Zones. Zonal subcommittees chaired by zonal coordinators consider the proposals for grants. Zonal subcommittees send their recommendations to the NBHM Library Committee, which gives the final approval. The states coming under the jurisdiction of various zonal committees are as follows:
  • North Zone: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab
  • North Central Zone: Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh
  • East Zone: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Sikkim, West Bengal
  • South Zone: Andaman and Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry
  • West Zone: Chhattisgarh, Daman Diu, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Goa, Gujarat