About Us

The Indian History Congress promotes, encourages, and undertakes the scientific study of history.

WhaT we do

Aims and Objectives of the Indian History Congress

  • Promotion and encouragement of the scientific study of History.
  • Holding of Congresses and publishing of the Proceedings, Bulletins, Memoirs, Journals and other works.
  • Co-operation with other organisations in India and abroad holding similar objects.
  • Encouragement to the formation of State organisation affiliated to the central body.
  • The securing, management and disposal of funds, property and endowments for the purposes stated above. 
  • Performance of all other acts conducive to the fulfilment of the objects of the IHC.

Publication of Annual Proceedings in Print and Digital Formats

Papers presented in a session undergo rigorous review, and the selected papers are published in the Proceedings of the Indian History Congress (PIHC) at the next session of the Indian History Congress.

The PIHC is a UGC-Care Listed Journal (ISSN: 2249-1937), which is released as both the print version at annual sessions and the digital version on JSTOR.

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Meet the officE-bearers

Professor Gautam Sengupta

General President

Executive Committee
The Executive Committee performs the following duties:
  • Consideration of the Report prepared by the Secretary and laying it before the Business Meeting of the Association.
  • Consideration of the Budget prepared by the Treasurer, in consultation with the Secretary, and laying it before the Business Meeting of the Association.
  • Framing the rules of business and placing them before the Business Meeting of the Association for confirmation.
  • Management and control of all funds raised for and in the name of the Association.
  • Sanctioning of expenditure.
  • Considering Resolutions proposed for the Business Meeting.
  • Giving effect to the Resolutions of the Association.
  • The taking of all measures relating to the realisation of the objects of the Association.
  • Appointment of an Auditor or Auditing the account of the Association.

 * No member shall hold the same office or remain a Member of the Executive Committee for more than three consecutive Sessions.

Members of the Executive Committee

Professor Irfan Habib (Aligarh)

Professor Rajen Saikia (Guwahati)

Professor Rakesh Batabyal (Delhi)

Professor Tejimala Gurang (Shillong)

Professor K. K. Mandal (Bhagalpur)

Professor Sanjay Subodh (Hyderabad)

Professor Ishrat Alam (Aligarh)

Dr. R. Venkataramanujam (Chennai)

Professor Malvika Binny (Kannur)

Dr. Kishori Lal Chandel (Shimla)

Professor L.K. Mishra (Cuttack)

Professor Mukesh Kumar (Bodhgaya)

Professor Nagendra Sharma (Delhi)

Professor Shama Mahmood (Lucknow)

Professor Rajan Gurukkal (Kerala)

Professor K. M. Shrimali (Delhi)

Professor T. Manohar (Warangal)

Professor S. Srinath (Hyderabad)

Professor Arpita Sen (Santiniketan)

Professor Sarbani Gooptu (Kolkata)


Professor R. Mahalakshmi

(Ancient India)
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Professor Abha Singh

(Medieval India)
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Professor Umesh Bagade

(Modern India)
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Professor G.J. Sudhakar

(Countries Other than India)
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Professor Marxia Gandhi

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Professor Sebastian Joseph

(Contemporary India)
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