Saroj Ghose

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Saroj Ghose
Saroj Ghose - Kolkata 2014-02-13 8915.JPG
Born (1935-09-01)September 1, 1935[1]
Kolkata, British India
Nationality Indian
Employer Retired from NCSM
Known for Science popularizer, Museum maker
Notable work Science City, Kolkata. Parliament Museum, New Delhi [2]
Title PhD
Awards Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan

Saroj Ghose, born in Kolkata, 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 has won an award for "Best Effort in Science Popularisation Amongst Children".[3]

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Ghose graduated in Electrical Communication Engineering at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He did master's degree from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. He obtained Ph.D. from the Smithsonian Institution, United States.[4]

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  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>.