Welcome to Jyotirvidya Parisanstha

Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (known as JVP to people of Pune) is the oldest association of amateur astronomers in India. On August 22, 1944 eminent citizens of Pune formed JVP, primarily for the spread of knowledge of astronomy among the public and also to make their own contribution as far as possible. It was the first association of its kind and remained so far for a few decades.   more...

Platinum Jubilee Year!

We are happy and proud to share that Jyotirvidya Parisanstha is entering its 75th year on 22nd August 2018! To celebrate the occasion, we wish to organize a number of activities and events in the upcoming astronomy season.


Overnight Public Star Party on 6th April 2019


Booking can be done only through our Android app (not available on iOS for now)!
App name: JVP (VASP Solutions)

Event Attractions: Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Moon

Also includes: Telescopic viewing of galaxies, nebulae, clusters etc.
Information about Raashis, Nakshatras, Constellations & their mythological stories. Also astrogames, software demo, Q&A etc.

Venue: Abhyankar Farm (7.5 km from Nasrapur phata).
Route: https://goo.gl/maps/opxochHE68L2

Fees incl. of dinner (non-refundable):
₹600/- p.p. for non-members
₹500/- p.p. for members
Transport (optional): ₹300/- EXTRA

Name - Jyotirvidya Parisanstha
A/c No. - 16772191011479
Bank - Oriental Bank of Commerce
Branch - Baner, Pune
IFSC - ORBC0101677

- Charges include hi-tea and dinner
- Fees will not be refunded in case of bad weather

For event info or questions about the JVP app, contact:
Aparna Kinkar-8308831973
Aniruddha Deshpande-9822612737



JVP Android App on Google Play Store

We are pleased to launch our own android app!

App name: JVP
Developer: VASP solutions
Size: 13 MB

All program bookings can be done only through app.


Recently @ JVP

Check here, to see the recent activities of JVP for common public.