Participatory Programme



  Programme & Activities in the Financial Year of 2021-2022


Participation in Online Lecture (18.07.2021)

Heritage Society, Patna in collaboration with Museums Association of India is celebrating 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' by organizing the Year-long Distinguished Weekly Lecture Series through their virtual platform. The Organizers had invited Dr. Pratik Ghosh, Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya to deliver an online lecture on 'Museum and Co mmunity Development - A Case Study of Community Engagement Initiatives at Gandhi Memorial Museum, Barrackpore' on July, 18, 2021. The Live Streaming programme was presented through the YouTube Channel and Facebook Page of Heritage Society, Patna

  Programme & Activities in the Financial Year of 2020-2021


Participation in a day-long Seminar on 'Practicing History on the basis of Folk Education' (08.04.2021)

Corpus Research Institute (CRI) - a well-known Academic Body for all practitioners of History, which was founded in 1996 by the History Alumni of Jadavpur University, organized a day-long Seminar on 'Practicing History on the basis of Folk Education' at Jodhpur Park, Kolkata on April 8, 2021.

Participation in the Online National Level Short term course of 'Archaeology and Museums Heritage of India' (11.01.2021

The Deccan Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute in collaboration with PANASH Organization, Delhi organized a 8 days online National Level Short term course of ‘Archaeology And Museums Heritage of India’ from 10th to 17th January, 2021 which was dedicated to the conservation and preservation of India’s cultural, natural, living, tangible and intangible heritage.

Participation in a Webinar organized by Bengal Library Association, Kolkata (30.01.2021)

Bengal Library Association, Kolkata organized a Webinar on the occasion of the 73rd Death Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, 2021. Dr. Pratik Ghosh, Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore was invited to deliver a virtual lecture on Mahatma Gandhi and Gandhi Memorial Museum for this programme.

Participation in a virtual talk show (19.10.2020)

As part of the series of Talks on Celebrating 150 Years of the Mahatma, the Regional Outreach Bureau, Kolkata organized a virtual lecture on Gandhi and Khadi. Dr. Pratik Ghosh, Director- Secretary, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore delivered the finer points of this symbolic textile in Gandhian thought through his virtual lecture on October 19, 2020.

Participation in the series of Talks on Celebrating 150 Years of the Mahatma, organized by Regional Outreach Bureau, Kolkata (20/10/2020)

The Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB), Kolkata under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India invited the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya to bring out the finer points of the symbolic textile – Khadi in Gandhian Thought as part of the series of Talks on Celebrating 150 Years of the Mahatma. The video lecture of the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya in the aspects of Mahatma Gandhi and his iconic Khadi, the hand spun textile was published in the youtube channel of ROB, Kolkata on October 20, 2020.

Participation in a live Radio Talk Show programme (08.10.2020)

The Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya participated in a live Radio Talk Show programme, which was broadcasted through Akashbani by the Department of Panchayats & Rural Development, Government of West Bengal and it was broadcasted through FM Rainbow of All India Radio, Akashbani Geetanjali and Akashbani Siliguri on October 8, 2020. The topic of discussion was Mahatma Gandhi's Thought on Panchayat Raj.

Participation in a Live Radio Talk Show programme (08/10/2020)

The Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya participated in a live Radio Talk Show programme, which was broadcasted through Akashbani by the initative of Department of Panchayats & Rural Development, Government of West Bengal and it was broadcasted through FM Rainbow of All India Radio, Akashbani Geetanjali and Akashbani Siliguri on October 8, 2020. The topic of discussion was Mahatma Gandhi's Thought on Panchayat Raj.

Participation in a Webinar organized by ICAR – Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (02/10/2020)

ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres organized a Webinar to celebrate the concluding ceremony of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2020. The organizer invited the DirectorSecretary of the Sangrahalaya to deliver a virtual lecture on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s Concept of Gram Swaraj’.

Participation in a National Webinar, organized by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIS), Kolkata (02.10.2020)

The lecture of the Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore on 'Mahatma Gandhi: An Icon of Peace', which was delivered virtually in a National Webinar, organized by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIS), Kolkata on October, 2, 2020.

Participation in a Webinar, organized by ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (02.10.2020)

A virtual Lecture on Mahatma Gandhi's Concept of Gram Swaraj, delivered by Dr. Pratik Ghosh, Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore in a Webinar, organized by ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres on October 2, 2020.

Participation in a National Webinar organized by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata (02/10/2020)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata organized a National Webinar on ‘Mahatma Gandhi: An Icon of Peace’ on October 2, 2020. The Institute invited the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya as a Speaker to deliver a virtual lecture on the topic.

Virtual Lecture by the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya (28/09/2020)

North Bengal Science Centre, Siliguri organized the several online activities from 28.09.2020 to 02.10.2020 through their social media to commemorate the year concluding ceremony of Gandhi-150. As part of their programme an online popular lecture on 'Nature in light of Mahatma Gandhi' was delivered by the Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore on September 28, 2020

Participation in the Virtual Meeting of All India Gandhi Museums’ Forum (31/08/2020)

All India Gandhi Museums' Forum Meeting was held on August 31, 2020 through the digital medium. The main agenda of the meeting was the discussion about the tentative plan of action of various Gandhi Museums throughout the country regarding the celebration of year long concluding ceremony of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi during the present pandemic situation.The Secretaries/ Directors of various Gandhi Museums of the country, like National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi, Mani Bhawan Gandhi Museum, Mumbai, Magan Sangrahalaya, Wardah, Gandhi Museum, Patna, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore and Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai attended the meeting and all of them discussed their plan of action regarding the celebration of concluding ceremony of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Virtual Lecture by the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya (19/08/2020)

The Department of History & IQAC, Women's College, Calcutta celebrated the 'History Week' through their YouTube Channel from August 15 to August 21, 2020. The Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore was invited to deliver a Lecture on 'Mahatma Gandhi and Freedom Movement: A Separate Analysis' in their YouTube Channel for the occasion of celebration of 'History Week' on August 19, 2020.

Virtual Lecture by the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya (06/07/2020)

The Panash Organization of New Delhi invited the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya to deliver a lecture on ‘Museum and Community Involvement - A Case Study of Community Engagement Initiatives of Gandhi Memorial Museum, Barrackpore, West Bengal’. The Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya delivered his lecture on this topic on July 6, 2020 and it was telecasted through the Facebook Live media of Panash Organization.

Virtual Participation in the Celebration of International Museum Day (18/05/2020)

The Asiatic Society, Kolkata organized a Webinar by the Audio Lectures of various Academicians and Museum Professionals on the occasion of International Museum Day, 2020 on May 18, 2020. The Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore was invited as a speaker of this special ‎Webinar and he tried to highlight some major and user-friendly activities, which the museum personnel can plan to do while the COVID-19 pandemic is keeping visitors at home through his lecture in this Webinar.