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Purnendu Ghosh

Purnendu Ghosh is the Executive Director of Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur, India. Prior to this, he was Professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and has also worked as Research Scientist at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland; University of Melbourne, Australia; National Research Centre for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, Germany. He has taken a lead role in augmenting engineering education and research in the country for nearly five decades. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and has been conferred theRead More...


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Books by Purnendu Ghosh

Our stories, however simple, are, after all, our stories. We like to share our hopes and sorrows with others. We often forget what happened yesterday but can recall the exact details of what happened 50 years ago. Sometimes, our forgetfulness is deliberate. We often ‘edit’ or ‘rewrite’ our memory, unknowingly or unconsciously. Our memories are a collage of the old and the new. Our memories are fragile. The only way to freeze a memory is

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Algorithms of Life and Window of Hope

Books by Purnendu Ghosh

Hope, mind and the spirit of man work when nothing works. When one doesn’t know what to do with his time, one does many things. One thinks of having an unknown companion. An unknown companion doesn’t flood you with what he knows. But you have the freedom to flood him with whatever you deem fit. You can write to him on ‘whenever-whatever’ basis. You can write to him in the true spirit of writing. You can write to him in a gloomy night to

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School of Upna Life

Books by Purnendu Ghosh

In this collection of essays, the author traces trails of footprints from the edge of today to the precinct of yesterday. The essays are about the author's journey in the academic and professional world of engineering, as Professor, Researcher and S&T administrator.  It is about SOUL, School of Upna Life, a school where knowledge is not a burden, learning is not dictation, and incoherence is heard. It is about a school where mirrors can turn into windows.

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The Rising Sun

By Purnendu Ghosh in General Literary | Reads: 186 | Likes: 0

The Rising Sun   My grandparents shifted from Ichapur to Kanpur when they were in their thirties. The reason for this relocation was my grandfather’s transfer to the ordnance factory. My father was born and grew up at Kanpur. I am told Baba was among the brightest students in his school  Read More...

Published on May 15,2020 06:38 PM

God is a long poem

By Purnendu Ghosh in General Literary | Reads: 195 | Likes: 0

We often see a thing and feign to have not seen it. This is common phenomenon. We often pretend to have seen a thing even when we have not seen it. This is also a common phenomenon. God, no one has seen, some pretend to have seen, while some assume to have seen. For some god is equal to zero and fo  Read More...

Published on Apr 12,2020 12:35 AM

बूढ़ी सोच

By Purnendu Ghosh in Poetry | Reads: 265 | Likes: 0

बूढ़ी सोच   मैंने चाची से पूछा कैसी हो पचासी की है बोली  अच्छी हूं तुम्हारे चाचा के जाने के बाद अकेली हो गई हूं को  Read More...

Published on Apr 12,2020 12:31 AM

हम दो हमारे दो

By Purnendu Ghosh in Poetry | Reads: 269 | Likes: 0

हम दो हमारे दो   हम दो हमारे दो हम चार रहते थे एक फुटपाथ पर हर रोज़ डंडा खाकर भी चारो रोज़ लाते थे साथ  खाते थे बचा ख  Read More...

Published on Apr 12,2020 12:29 AM

Once the storm is over

By Purnendu Ghosh in Poetry | Reads: 142 | Likes: 0

Once the storm is over Purnendu Ghosh   Once the storm is over  there will be  fallen trees among the dense leaves. There will be silence. There will be struggle. There will be urgency. Once the storm is over struggle, urgency, silence all will become one. Storm is not for one. Stru  Read More...

Published on Apr 12,2020 12:24 AM

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