Saroj Ghose

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Saroj Ghose
Saroj Ghose - Kolkata 2014-02-13 8915.JPG
Born (1935-09-01) 1 September 1935 (age 84)[1]
NationalityIndian
EmployerRetired from NCSM
Known forScience popularizer, Museum maker
Notable work
Science City, Kolkata. Parliament Museum, New Delhi[2]
TitlePhD
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 has won an award for "Best Effort in Science Popularisation Amongst Children". He has also mentored some of India's best Museum Developers such as Supreo Chanda Dr. Khened, Dr. KG Kumar, Dr. AD Chowdhury etc. [3]

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