Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda
Nava Nalanda Mahavihara society is situated at Nalanda, Bihar.The Governor of Bihar is the President of Nava Nalanda Mahavihara Society. The Mahavihar was founded in 1951 with the initiation of Ven. Bhikshu Jadish Kashyap. Nava Nalanda Mahavihara(NNM) was taken over in 1994 by the Government of India, it was declared as Deemed to be University in 2006. The society is responsible to guide, supervise and oversee the overall functioning of the Mahavihara. The society shall meet as least once in the year and whenever necessary in the interest of the Society. Objectives of the Society is to undertake Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral programme in Pali and Buddhist Studies and to develop a residential centre of education of international importance on the line of the ancient /old Viharas.