Pankaj Rag

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Pankaj Rag is an IAS officer of 1990 batch and has earlier served as Commissioner of Archeology, Archives and Museums, Government of Madhya Pradesh.[1]He was the former director of Film and Television institute of India , Pune .Earlier he served as a DM of different districts of Madhya Pradesh.

Pankaj Rag was born in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, in 1964.[2] He attended St. Stephen's College, Delhi and graduated in History.[2] He then did his M Phil in Modern Indian history from Delhi University.[2] A renowned poet, he has had several of his works published.[2] His articles on modern Indian history, especially on nationalism and the 1857 revolt have been published in renowned journals such as the Social Scientist.[2] Rag has also been the Commissioner of Directorate of Archeology, Archives and Museums in Bhopal.[2] His interest in films is evident in his massive collection of songs as well as some extensive research in films and culture which this 1990 batch IAS officer has done.[2] Two years ago, Rag authored a book on film music directors from 1931 to 2005 which was published in 2006.[2]

Books authored[edit]


Literary Criticism and Musicology[edit]



  • Vintage Madhya Pradesh
  • Bhopal 50years along with Geeta Sabarwal
  • Master Pieces of Madhya Pradesh along with O.P.Mishra
  • Rag Ragini Folio (in Hindi also) along with V.P. Nagayach

Edited works in Archeology[edit]

  • Raisen Ka Puratatv
  • Rajgarh Ka Puratatva
  • Mandsaur Ka Puratatva

Books on History[edit]

  • 1857: The Oral Tradition, Rupa, 2010.