Directory of Traditional Knowledge Systems (TKS) & History of Science (HST) Scholars

KEY:

PPST = Patriotic Peoples Science and Technology;
TKS = Traditional Knowledge Systems;
HST = History of Science & Technology
The List is not in an alphabetical order.

1. Bala Subramanium – runs an institution doing valuable work.
Address: Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems, No.2, 25th East Street, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. Phone: 044-4928534; Residence: 4928697. E-mail: ciks@vsnl.com

2. Ashok Jhunjhunwala – leading technology innovator; wrote a book on Indian Mathematics; founder of Patriotic Peoples Science and Technology group (PPST).
E-mail: ashok@tenet.res.in / ashok@mango.ee.iitm.ernet.in

3. Susantha Goonatilake – Leading intellectual in TKS
Phones: Up to April 2 – (855-12-899920) Cambodia; After April 9 – (94-1-587945) Sri Lanka
E-mail: susanthag@hotmail.com

4. Sunil Sahastrabudhe who is one of the important figures of PPST.
E-mail: budhey@rediffmail.com

5. Rishi Das – Traditional Water Management
Address: Peoples' Science Institute, 252/I Vasant Vihar, Dehra Doon 248006. Phones: +91 135 773 849, 763 649
http://www.psi-india.org E-mail: psiddoon@sancharnet.in

6. Ravi Chopra
Address: Peoples' Science Institute, 252/I Vasant Vihar, Dehra Doon 248006. Phones: +91 135 773 849, 763 649
http://www.psi-india.org E-mail: psiddoon@sancharnet.in

7. Claude Alvares – (PPST)
Address: Other India Bookstore, Above Mapusa Clinic, Mapusa 403 507 Goa. Phones: 91-832-263306; 256479 Fax: 91-832-263305. E-mail: oib@goatelecom.com

8. Sunita Narain – traditional technologies to cope with environmental problems.
Address: Centre for Science and Environment, 41 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, Near Batra Hospital, New Delhi 110 062

9. Diva Bhatt – Himalayan TKS
Address: Avalokan, Bright End Corner, Almora 263601. Phone: 91-05962-30558

10. Bharat Singh Bisht – Himalayan TKS
Address: Mayur Vihar Phase - I, Kalavihar, New Delhi 110091. Phones: 011-2714046 (O); 011-2719104. E-mail: inhere@rediffmail.com

11. Bisht R. S. – Indus Civilization
Address: Director, Archaeological Survey of India, Janpath, New Delhi 110 011. Phones: 3017265 (office); 6255579 (residence)

12. C. K. Raju – HST, astronomy. Maths, time concepts.
Address: C-75, Tarang Apartments, 19, I. P. Extension, Delhi 110 092. Phones: 272-6015; Fax: 272-4533. E-mail: c_k_raju@hotmail.com

13. D.P.Chattopadhyaya – HST, philosophy.
Address: 25 Park Mansion, 57/A Park Street, Calcutta. E-mail: dpc@cal.vsnl.net.in

14. Craddock, Paul – Zinc technology, HST.
Address: Dept. of Scientific Research, The British Museum, London WC1B3DG, UK

15. Rima Hooja – Archaeology /Hydraulics.
Address: 11 Uniara Bagh, Jaipur 30200. E-mail: rimahooja@satyam.net.in

16. D. P. Agrawal – Metal technology, TKS, General.
Address: Ashirvad, East Pokharkhali, Almora, Uttaranchal 263601. Phone: +91-05962-33868. E-mail: abhash_dp@rediffmail.com

17. Kharakwal J.S. – Archaeology; Metals, Uttaranchal TKS.
Address: Institute of Rajasthan Studies, Rajasthan Vidyapith, Udaipur 313001 India

18. Rajiv Malhotra – Indian Philosophy; TKS, History of Science and Technology.
Address: The Infinity Foundation, 66 Witherspoon Street, Suite #400, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA. E-mail: rajiv.malhotra@att.net

19. Misra, V.N. – Indian tribes, Archaeology, TKS.
Address: Flat G-2/B Wing, Ganga Park, Pingale Vasti, Mundhwa Road, Pune 411036. E-mail: misravn@vsnl.net

20. Narlikar, Jayant – Ancient Astronomy, HST
Address: Iucaa, Po Bag 4, Ganshkhind, Pune 411 007. Phones: 91-212-351414/35915; Fax: 91-212-350760.

21. Pathak Shekhar – Himalayan TKS
Address: PAHAR, Parikrama, Talla Danda, Nainital 263001. Phone: +91-05942-39162.

22. Pokharia D.S – Uttaranchal TKS
Address: 15 Vivekanand Puri, KU Campus, Almora 263 601, India. Phone +91-05962-31422.

23. Possehl Gregory L. – Indus Civilisation, HST
Address: University of Pennsylvannia Museum, Dept. of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvannia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, USA 19104-6398. Phone: (215) 898-4042; Fax (215) 898-0657 or 898-7462. E-mail: gpossehl@sas.upenn.edu

24. Rose Solangaarachchi – Archaeology and HST Sri Lanka
Address: Post-Grduate Institute of Archaeology, 407 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri lanka. Phone: 0094-01-694151; Fax: 0094-1-694151.

25. Shanti Pappu – Archaeology, HST, TKS
Address: B4-28, Siddheshwarnagar, Vishrantwadi, Pune 411015.

26. Sharada Srinivasan – Archaeology; Metal Technology
Address: 3001, Oakwood Apts., 8th Main, Jakkasandra Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034

27. Shereen Ratnagar – Indus Civilisation
Address: Empress Court, Churchgate Reclamation, Mumbai 400 020. Phone: +91-022-282 0997. E-mail: rshereen@vsnl.com

28. Shiva, Vandana – TKS
Address: Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, A 60, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016

29. Thapar, Romila – HST
Address: 23 "B" Road, Maharani Bag, New Delhi 110 065

30. Tripathi, Vibha – Archaeology, HST, Iron Technology
Address: 22, Sanket Mochen Colony, Varanasi 221005 ( home address); Dept. of Archaeology, BH University, Varanasi 221005. Phone:91-059\42-312137. E-mail: vibha@banaras.ernet.in.

31. A.K. Bag – HST
Address: Indian National Science Academy, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002 India

32. Charu Smita Gupta – Textile Technology
Address: 1601 Pataudi House, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002. Phone: +91-011-3257067. E-mail: dchasmig@yahoo.com

33. PS Ramkrishnan – Traditional Ecology Management
Address: School of Ecology, Jawahar lal Nehru University, New Mehrauli, New Delhi 110063. E-mail: kpoonam@nda.vsnl.net.in

34. Michael Witzel – Indology, HST
Address: Dept of Sasian and Sanskrit Studies, Cambridge University, Divinty Avenue, Cambridge, USA E-mail: witzel@fas.harvard.edu

35. J.P. Joshi – Archaeology, Indus Civilisation.
Address: Director General of Archaeology (retd.), 134, Venus Apartments, New Rohtak Road, New Delhi 110 041. Phone.: +91-011-5582701.

36. Dr. S. Irfan Habib – Medieval Technology.
Address: Scientist, National Institute of Science Technology & Development Studies, Dr. K. S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi 110012.

37. Dr. B. V. Subbarayappa – Pioneer of Indian TKS Studies.
Address: Indian Institute of World Culture, Basavanagudi, Bangalore 560004

38. Prof. S. R. Sarma – HST Literary Sources
Address: Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan. E-mail: srsarma@sancharnet.in

39. Professor Harkishan Singh – HST
Address: 1135, Sector 43, Chandigarh 160022

40. Professor Job Kozhamthadam – HST
Address: SJ De Nobili College, Ramwadi, P. B. 3007, Pune 411014. E-mail: denobili@pn2.vsnl.net.in

41. Professor Deepak Kumar – HST
Address: Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067.

42. Professor K.V. Sarma – Astronomy, Maths, HST
Address: East Coast Flats, 32/2, II Main Road, Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai 600020

43. Dr. Dhruv Raina – Sociology of TKS
Address: National Institute of Science Technology & Development Studies, Dr K. S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi 110012

44. Dr. S.Z. Rahman – Medicine
Address: Director, Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine & Sciences, Tijara House, Dodhpur, Aligarh 202002. E-mail: szrahman@vsnl.com.

45. Dr. Sunil K. Pandya – HST
Address: Flat 11, 5th floor, Shanti Kutir, Marine Drive, Mumbai 400020. E-mail: shunil@vsnl.com

46. Dr. George Abraham – HST
Address: Plot 1520, H. Block, 12th Main Road, Annanagar, Chennai 600040.

47. Dr. R. Balasubramaniam – TKS
Address: Dept. of Materials & Metallurgical Engg., Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 208016. E-mail: bala@iit.ac.in

48. Professor C Palit – HST
Address: Professor of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 7000032.

49. Dr. Satpal Sangwan – HST
Address: National Institute of Science Technology & Development Studies, Dr. K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi 110012.

50. Professor K. D. Abhyankar – HST
Address: 5-76 Vivekananda Nagar, Habshiguda, Street No. 8/26, Hyderabad 500007.

51. Professor A. Rahman – Medieval History of Science
Address: Tower A, Flat No. 30, Zakir Bagh, Maulana Mohammad Ali Marg, New Delhi - 110 025.