About The Museum

About The Museum

About The Museum

The blueprint for establishing the National Museum in Delhi was prepared by the Maurice Gwyer Committee in May 1946. An Exhibition of Indian Art, consisting of selected artefacts from various museums of India was organized by the Royal Academy, London with the cooperation of Government of India and Britain. The Exhibition went on display in the galleries of Burlington House, London during the winter months of 1947-48. It was decided to display the same collection in Delhi, before the return of exhibits to their respective museums. An exhibition was organized in the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's residence), New Delhi in 1949, which turned out to be a great success. This event proved responsible for the creation of the National Museum.

The success of this Exhibition led to the idea that advantage should be taken of this magnificent collection to build up the nucleus collection of the National Museum. State Governments, Museum authorities and private donors, who had participated in the exhibition, were approached for the gift or loan of artefacts, and most of them responded generously.


WHO'S WHO

 

Office of the Director General

Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma
Director General
dg.nmnd@gov.in
+91 11 23018159, 23018046

 

Shri Om Prakash Khetrapal
SR P. S. to CEO
dg.nmnd@gov.in
+91 11 23018159, 23018046

 

Office of the Additional Director General

Shri Subrata Nath
Additional Director General
subrata.nath@nic.in
+91 11 23019776

 

General Administration & Finance

Smt. Rime Mara Bagra
LIO and Head of Office
ho.nmnd@gmail.com
+91 11 23019776

Dr. Arvind Rautela
DDO cum Finance Office
nm-admn-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 241

 

Curatorial and Technical Department

Anthropology

Ms. Abira Bhattacharya, Assistant Curator
nm-anthro-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 284

 

Arms and Armour

Shri Zahid Ali Ansari
Dy. Curator

Ms. Visetuonuo Kiso
Assistant Curator
nm-aarmour-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 209

 

Archaeology & CEP Section

Dr. Arvind Rautela
Research Officer

Ms. Pooja Kushwaha,
Assistant Curator
nm-arch-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 204 / 288 / 306

 

Display & Non Collections Department

Dr. K .K. S. Deori
Curator (Display) and Head of Department (NCD)
nm-display-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 213 / 218

 

Exhibition Cell

Dr. Arakhita Pradhan
Dy. Curator

Ms. Visetuonuo Kiso
Assistant Curator
nm-exhibit-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 280

 

Manuscripts

Shri Khatibur Rehman
Assistant Curator
nm-mscript-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 282

 

Decorative Arts

Shri. Zahid Ali Ansari
Dy. Curator
nm-decart-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 207

 

Numismatic and Epigraphy

Ms. Komal Pande
Assistant Curator
nm-numepi-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 317 / 244

 

Central Asian Antiquities

nm-casia-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 317

 

Painting

Dr. Kanak Lata Singh
Assistant Curator
nm-painting-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 220

 

Pre- Columbian and Western Art

Dr. Mohan Pratap
Curator

Ms. Ambika
Assistant Curator
nm-pcwa1-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 240 / 206

 

Pre-History

Ms. Moumita Dhar
Assistant Curator
nm-prehistory-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 239

 

Public Relations

Dr. Arakhita Pradhan
Dy Curator
nm-pubrel-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 280

 

Learning and Education

Dr. Mohan Pratap
Curator

Ms. Rige Shiba
Museum Education Officer

Ms. Nazia Kamal
Assistant Curator
nm-education-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 237

 

Publication

Mrs. Alka Sinha
Assistant Director

Mr. Yogesh Mallinathpur
Assistant Curator
nm-publi-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext – 297 / 293 / 238 / 242

 

Library

Mrs. Rime Mara Bagra
Library Information Officer
nm-library-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 238 / 242

 

Official Language

Mrs. Alka Sinha
Assistant Director

Mr. Rajesh
Official Language Assistant
nm-hindisec-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 219 / 299

 

Museum Digitisation Unit

Dr. Arakhita Pradhan
Dy. Curator and Nodal Officer (Website and Applications)

Mr. Anil Kumar
Senior Technical Assistant
nm-jatan-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext - 250

 

Security & Housekeeping

Dr. Arakhita Pradhan
Dy Curator & In-Charge Security

Mr. Yogesh Mallinathpur
Assistant Curator
nm-security-culture@gov.in
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext- 201 / 208

 

Conservation Laboratory

Dr. K.K.S. Deori
In-charge

Mr. Anand Kumar
Assistant Conservator

Mr. Sudhakar Sharma
Assistant Conservator
+91 11 2301 9272 Ext – 247

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