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Alternate Ways of Learning: A Study of Museum Educational Programs of UK Museums for School Children

The award was received by me when I was working as Curator-Assistant Professor at Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. It was an excellent exposure to me to interact with museum professionals in UK especially museum educators at V&A, British Museum, Museum of London, Kensington Palace, Horniman, Courtlaud, Museum of Childhood, North Hancock Museum, Durham University museum, Discovery Museum, Beamish Museum etc. so as to enrich my practical knowledge on museum education and extension.

Art Activity in the Amber-Jaipur region through the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries

The above mentioned project is in conjunction with my ongoing PhD thesis. The award given to me in 2012, was timely while I was collecting sources for my thesis. It has been of immense help in expanding and enriching my primary and secondary material. I was able to examine major collections of Indian paintings at various museums in UK. I had access to many publications on Indian art (especially sale catalogues) which are not easily available in India.

Work with Professor Adam Hardy at the University of Wales in Cardiff on the continuing theoretical re-construction of the temples at Ashapuri, Madhya Pradesh.

Participation in the Buddhist Art Forum at the Courtauld and undertaking a brief internship at the Natural History Museum to study the conservation of Palm leaf manuscripts.