Wednesday, April 04, 2007

School of Mathematics

A School of Mathematics with world class facilities is to be set up in the state by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE). The Department of Atomic Energy, which looks after projects on mathematics, has agreed to award a one-time grant of Rs 4.5 crore to the project.The school, which would be built in a traditional style on the lines of the renowned Mathematics School which existed at Thrikandiyur in Malappuram district in the 15th and 16th centuries.Prof M S Narasimhan, formerly with the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and a Fellow of Royal Society, had prepared the note with which the KSCTE applied for the Atomic Energy Department's grant

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