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Saroj Ghose
Saroj Ghose - Kolkata 2014-02-13 8915.JPG
Ghose in February 2014
Born (1935-09-01) 1 September 1935 (age 86)[1]
NationalityIndian
EmployerRetired from NCSM
Known forScience popularizer, Museum maker
Notable work
Science City, Kolkata. Parliament Museum, New Delhi[2] Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, New Delhi, India
TitlePhD
AwardsPadma Shri (1989)
Padma Bhushan (2007)

Saroj Ghose (born 1 September 1935) is an Indian science popularizer and museum maker. He was the director of Birla Industrial & Technological Museum and director general of the National Council of Science Museums, Government of India. He was also the President of the International Council of Museums in Paris during 1992–98. He won many awards including one for "Best Effort in Science Popularisation Amongst Children". He has also mentored some of India's best Museum Developers.[3]

Education

Ghose graduated in Electrical Communication Engineering at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He received a master's degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the Smithsonian Institution.[4]

Awards and distinctions

Advisor

References

  1. ^ "Padmabhusan Dr Saroj Ghose, Former President of ICOM Paris (1992-98)." Web. <http://www.inc-icom.org/saroj_ghose.html>.
  2. ^ "Parliament Museum, New Delhi, India - Official Website - About Us." Parliament Museum. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://www.parliamentmuseum.org/about_us.html>.
  3. ^ "National Awards for Popularisation of Science" Indian Science Communication Society (ISCOS). Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Science Museums beyond Their Four Walls - Ghose - 2009 - Museum International." Wiley Online Library. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-0033.1986.tb00622.x/abstract>.
  5. ^ "ASTC - Awards & Fellowships - ASTC Fellows." Association of Science-Technology Centers. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://www.astc.org/about/awards/astc_fellows.htm>.
  6. ^ "Padma Shri Awardees - Padma Awards - My India, My Pride - Know India: National Portal of India." Home: National Portal of India. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://india.gov.in/myindia/padmashri_awards_list1.php?start=1123>.
  7. ^ "PIB Press Release." Startup Page. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=24379>.
  8. ^ "Indian Heritage in S&T." Gujarat Science City. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://www.scity.org/indian_heritage.aspx>.
  9. ^ "Parliament Museum, New Delhi, India - Official Website - Contact Details." Parliament Museum. Web. 31 Oct. 2010.<http://www.parliamentmuseum.org/ab_officials.html>.
  10. ^ Chatterji, Saubhadra (24 July 2016). "Rashtrapati Bhavan museum ready to welcome visitors: 10 key attractions". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 January 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)