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September 1, 1935|
Kolkata, British India
|Employer||Retired from NCSM|
|Known for||Science popularizer, Museum maker|
|Notable work||Science City, Kolkata. Parliament Museum, New Delhi |
|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".
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.
Awards and distinctions
- 1997 ASTC Fellowship 
- 1989 Padma Shri in Science & Engineering 
- 2007 Padma Bhushan in Science and Engineering 
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- "Parliament Museum, New Delhi, India - Official Website - Contact Details." Parliament Museum. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <http://www.parliamentmuseum.org/ab_officials.html>.
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