The competition is named after Madhava, who introduced in the fourteenth century, profound mathematical ideas that are now part of Calculus.
His most famous achivements include the Madhava - Leibnitz series for π, the Madhava - Newton power series for sine and Cosine functions and a
numerical value of π that is accurate to eleven decimal places. The “Madhava School”, consisting of a long chain of teachers-students continuity,
flourished for well over two centuries, making significant contributions to mathematics and astronomy.

###### Organized by

##### Department of Mathematics, S.P. College, Pune

and

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, T.I.F.R., Mumbai

###### Funded by

##### National Board for Higher Mathematics