Outreach Activities



  Outreach Activities 2018-2019


Participation in the programme organized by Department of Posts, Office of the Sr Supdt. of Post Offices, Central Kolkata Division, Kolkata to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. (19/03/2019)

Department of Posts, Office of the Sr Supdt. of Post Offices, Central Kolkata Division, Kolkata organized a programme for the occasion of Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at their Office on March 19, 2019. They requested the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya to arrange a special exhibition on 'Life & Works of Mahatma Gandhi along with several posters on Stamps related to Gandhiji, which had been released in several occasions by more than 100 countries of the World. The Sangrahalaya arranged these exhibitions at their office premises and it was inaugurated by Shri Samar Bagchi, Former Director of BITM, Kolkata.

Participation in the National Seminar Organized by Akshay Kumar Maitreya Heritage Museum of North Bengal University

The Akshay Kumar Maitreya Heritage Museum of North Bengal University organized a day-long National Seminar on ‘Less Explored Archaeological Heritage & Objects of North Bengal’ on March 12, 2012 at their institution. They invited the Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya as Special Guest in this seminar. The Director-Secretary presented his deliberation on ‘Revolution in Display of Archaeology in Modern Way’ at this seminar. The key-note address was delivered by Shri Rajesh Purohit, Director of Indian Museum, Kolkata.

Participation in the 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair, 2019.

On the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary year of Mahatma Gandhi the Sangrahalaya took many initiatives to highlight the several message of ‘Gandhi-150’ to all kinds of people. As a part of such activity the Sangrahalaya participated in the 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair which was held from January 31 to February 11, 2019 at Central Park Fair Ground, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Participation in the Two Days National level Seminar, organized by Asiatic Society on February 12 and 13, 2019.

The Asiatic Society organised a Two days' National level Seminar on 'Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi' on February 12 and 13, 2019. They invited the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya to take part in this Seminar. The Director-Secretary of the Sangrahalaya participated in the Seminar as a Speaker and the topic of his deliberation was 'Rethinking Gandhian Thought: Issues and Challenges.

Participation in the Environment Fair, organized by the Office of the District Magistrate & Collector, North 24 Parganas, Govt. of West Bengal

Office of the District Magistrate & Collector, North 24 Parganas, Govt. of West Bengal, organized a District Level Environment Fair, 2019 for 2 days at Kachari Maidan, Barast on February 1 and 2, 2019. The Organizer invited the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore to participate in this Fair for 2 days. The Sangrahalaya was holding an Exhibition Stall at the place and set up some temporary exhibitions on life and works of Mahatma Gandhi along with Gandhiji's Views on Nature & Environment. Shri Subhro Banerjee, A.D.G.M, visited the Stall on the first day. The students from various schools of North 24 Parganas district also came to visit the Gandhi Sangrahalaya's Stall.

Participation in the Inaugural Programme of National Level Quiz Competition by BITM, Kolkata on 29.01.2019

With the country celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) in Kolkata, National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India organized a Nationwide School level Quiz, involving hundreds of students, to pay homage to our 'Father of the Nation'. The theme of the quiz is "Mahatma Gandhi: Life and Works". The inaugural programme for this National level Quiz Competition was held on January 29, 2019 at BITM, Kolkata. The Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore was invited in this inaugural programme as the Guest of Honour. Shri Jahar Sirkar, Former Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Government of India was present as the Chief Guest.

Participation in ‘Poush Mela’ at Santiniketan (23.12.2018 – 28.12.2018)

Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore participated in Poush Mela, 2018 at Santiniketan by holding an Exhibition Stall on various activities of Mahatma Gandhi from December 23 to December 28, 2018. The Exhibition Stall was inaugurated by Professor Amal Paul, Acting Director of Ravindra Bhavan, Visva-Bharati University on 23/12/2018.

Participation in the occasion of the Centenary year Celebration of Makardaha Saraswat Library in Howrah District (21.12.2018 – 23.12.2018)

Makardaha Saraswat Library celebrated the Centenary Year of their library from December 21 to December 23, 2018 at Makardaha, Howrah. They invited the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore to participate in their programme.

Press Conference at Kolkata Press Club (27/09/2018 )

The 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is going to be celebrated throughout the country. In West Bengal a Committee in the name of 'Mahatma Gandhi 150 Celebration Committee' with 54 Members has been constituted at the initiative of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore.

All India Gandhi Museums Forum Meeting (02/09/2018)

The Director-Secretary of Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore attended the 'All India Gandhi Museums Forum Meeting' hosted by Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai on 1st and 2nd September, 2018.

Day-long Workshop on Peace & Harmony (10/04/2018)

The Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore was invited by the authority of Ashok Nilay Nivedita College of Education, Ullon, Ramlochanpur, Mandirbazar, 24 Parganas (South) on April 10, 2018 to organize a day-long Workshop regarding Peace and Harmony.

  Outreach Activities 2017-2018


Sustainable Development according to Gandhiji's Concept'. (01/11/2017 to 03/11/2017)

Sustainable Development according to Gandhiji's Concept' was organized by Gandhi Vicar Parisad in collaboration with Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Barrackpore from November 1, 2017 to November 3, 2017.

Organization of Two Day Workshop on stopping Domestic Violence and Child Marriage, in collaboration with Gandhi Vichar Parishad, Bankura (12/09/2017 to 13/09/2017)

Domestic violence and child marriage are two social evils that hamper the development of the society as they prevent the two major sections of the society viz. women and children from getting the necessary opportunities in facilitating a healthy social life. In order to raise awareness against these, a two Day Workshop on stopping Domestic Violence and Child Marriage was organized by Gandhi Vichar Parishad, Bankura in collaboration with Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya,