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Curatorial and ministerial set-up of the institution

Jasvinder Kaur, IAS :  Director 
  • Curatorial and ministerial head of the Institution
  • Incharge of digital documentation cell and outreach programmes of the museum
    (art and cultural activities related to senior citizens and physically and  mentally challenged children)

(A) Curatorial Section :

Poonam Khanna : Deputy Curator (Click here for resume)
  • Incharge of antiquities
    (Gandhara sculptures, Indian miniature paintings, ancient and medieval sculptures, textiles, decorative art, weapons, coins, epigraphs, ceramics and Harappan specimens) and the Government Museum and Art Gallery wing
  • Also incharge of mobile exhibitions, audio-visual programmes and auditorium
Seema Gera : Curatorial Assistant-I (Click here for profile)
  • Incharge of manuscripts, Nature in Art and Cyclorama of Evolution of Life exhibits
  • Also incharge of exhibition hall
Harmani Mann : Curatorial Assistant-II
  • Incharge of contemporary works of art
    (paintings, graphics, drawings, sculptures and photographs)
P.C. Sharma : Guide Lecturer
  • Incharge of Dinosaurs of India, Evolution of Man, Geological, Palaeontological, Archaeological objects and the Natural History Museum wing
D.K. Ghavri : Chemist
  • Incharge of conservation laboratory
Sangeeta Sharma : Librarian
  • Incharge of the reference library

(B) Minsterial Section :

Vijay Kumar : Superintendent
  • Incharge of the ministerial section
 
 

Committees of the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, India

Members of the Museum Advisory Committee

  • Home Secretary
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Finance Secretary
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Chief Engineer
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Chief Architect
    Chandigarh Administration
     

  • Director General
    National Museum
    Janpath
    New Delhi
     

  • Shri BN Goswamy
    Art Historian and Professor Emeritus
    Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. OP Agarwal
    Director General
    INTACH Indian Council of Conservation Institute
    Lucknow
     

  • Dr. DC Bhattacharyya
    Former Professor, Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. AK Sahni
    Professor Emeritus, Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. JC Sharma
    Former Professor, Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Chairman
    Chandigah Lalit Kala Academy
     

  • Shri SD Sharma
    Architect
    Chandīgarh
     

  • Principal
    Chandigarh College of Architecture
     

  • Director
    Government Museum and Art Gallery
    Chandigarh
     

  • Smt. Poonam Khanna
    Deputy Curator
    Govt. Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh

Members of the Art Acquistion Committee

  • Director General
    National Museum
    Janpath
    New Delhi
     

  • Principal
    Delhi College of Art
    New Delhi
     

  • Dr. BN Goswamy
    Art Historian and Professor Emeritus
    Chandigarh
     

  • Representative of Director
    International Dolls Museum
    New Delhi
     

  • Representative of Director
    Modern Art Gallery
    New Delhi
     

  • Representative of Punjab Virasat Charitable Trust
    Chandigarh
     

  • Dr. DC Bhattacharyya
    Former Professor, Panjab University
    Chandigarh
     

  • Shri Tej Bans Jauhar
    Chandigarh
     

  • Prof AD Ahluwalia
    Former Professor, Panjab University
    Chandigarh

Members of the Book Selection Committee  

  • Dr. B.N. Goswamy (Chairman of the Book Selection Committee)
    Art Historian and Former Professor,
    Dept. of Fine Arts, Panjab University, Chandigarh
    H.No. 171
    Sector 19-A
    Chandigarh
  • Dr. D.C. Bhattacharyya
    Art Historian and Former Professor,
    Dept. of Fine Arts, Panjab University, Chandigarh
    H. No. 2737
    Sector 37-C
    Chandigarh
  • Principal
    Government College of Art
    Sector 10-C
    Chandigarh
  • Principal
    College of Architecture
    Sector 12
    Chandigarh
  • Jasvinder Kaur, IAS
    Member Secretary
    Director
    Government Museum and Art Gallery
    Sector 10-C
    Chandigarh

Appellate Authority : Jasvinder Kaur, IAS, Director, Government Museum and Art Gallery , Sector 10-C, Chandigarh
Phone and fax: +91-172-2740261

Central Public Information Officer : Sh. D.K. Ghavri, Chemist, Government Museum and Art Gallery , Sector 10-C, Chandigarh
Phone: +91-172-2740103

Staff of the Museum: The Museum is under the direct control of the Chandigarh Administration, which also gives the financial support to it.

At the head of the Museum Administration, there is the Director, Jasviner Kaur, IAS   followed by Mrs. Poonam Khanna, the Deputy Curator and two Curatorial Assistants namely Ms. Seema Gera and Smt. Harmani Mann. The librarian of the Museum is Mrs. Sangeeta Sharma, incharge of the conservation laboratory is Mr. Devinder Kumar Ghavri and Mr. Surinder Mohan Dhami looks after the photo section. Mr. P. C. Sharma, Guide Lecturer is the incharge of the Natural History Museum, Chandigarh Architecture Museum and International Dolls Museum, Sector 23, Chandigarh. In addition the Museum has sufficient number of supporting and security staff.

For further information  contact
The Director
Government Museum and Art Gallery,
Sector 10-C, Chandigarh 160 011,
India
Telefax : +91-172-2742010
Telephone: +91-172-2740261
e-mail : museum@chd.nic.in