Saroj Ghose

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Saroj Ghose
Saroj Ghose - Kolkata 2014-02-13 8915.JPG
Born (1935-09-01) 1 September 1935 (age 85)[1]
EmployerRetired from NCSM
Known forScience popularizer, Museum maker
Notable work
Science City, Kolkata. Parliament Museum, New Delhi[2] Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, New Delhi, India
AwardsPadma Shri, Padma Bhushan

Saroj Ghose (born 1 September 1935 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 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]


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[edit]


Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum, New Delhi, India.


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  2. ^ "Parliament Museum, New Delhi, India - Official Website - About Us." Parliament Museum. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <>.
  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. <>.
  5. ^ "ASTC - Awards & Fellowships - ASTC Fellows." Association of Science-Technology Centers. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <>.
  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. <>.
  7. ^ "PIB Press Release." Startup Page. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <>.
  8. ^ "Indian Heritage in S&T." Gujarat Science City. Web. 31 Oct. 2010. <>.
  9. ^ "Parliament Museum, New Delhi, India - Official Website - Contact Details." Parliament Museum. Web. 31 Oct. 2010.<>.