Category Archives: Central and South Asia


The goals of DAP are to provide quality STEM education, reduce gender inequality, raise awareness about environmental crises, and promote peace and equality in Pakistan. This will be achieved by developing and delivering a curriculum for intensive Astronomy-based workshops in 20 madrassas, private and public schools and by conducting outreach at schools and in public […]


It is necessary to develop advanced research for astronomy in Mongolian universities using modern techniques. We do not have graduate education/ curriculum for astronomy in Mongolian universities, or astronomical education for school teachers. There is a lack of professors and training opportunities for students in universities and colleges. Mongolia’s educational system has no astronomy textbook […]

update: summer school and projects

DASN Summer School update: We assigned students different projects and we received more than 25 reports from students. B.Sc. Physics Project Work Assistance: We are currently working with different colleges of the students. We have formulated few problems for the interested students and will be guiding them for their research work. We are receiving several […]

update: Collaboration with astronomy institution

Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) and Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have entered into a formal collaboration for AHLC and this project will now officially be a part of IIA’s outreach program. Through this collaboration, we will be able to leverage IIA’s expertise in training the locals on astronomy and handling telescopes along with utilising their […]

Final report

The Astronomy Winter School in India, or Astrowin, was held in Hyderabad, India, on February 20-23, 2017. This was the second in a series of schools, the first of which was held in February 2016, in Agra, India. The Astrowin events are actually a combination training school for Bachelors and Masters degree level students, a […]