Month: October 2023

Kishori Mohan Bandopadhyay

Kishori Mohan Bandopadhyay: Gold Medalist for Anti-Malaria Efforts

The unsung story of a Bengali scientist who played a crucial role in combating malaria in India, eradicating this deadly disease leaving an indelible mark on the nation’s fight against it. Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhyay, a name that history had nearly forgotten, made Nobel Laureate Ronald Ross’ Malaria Breakthrough possible. Born in Kolkata in 1877 to …

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Ruchi Ram Sahni: Co-Founded the Punjab Science Institute

Ruchi Ram Sahni: Co-Founded the Punjab Science Institute

This is an untold story of a Punjab scientist whose heroic deeds saved countless lives during a devastating cyclone in Odisha but unjustly denied recognition because he was brown. Ruchi Ram Sahni, lone Indian scientist at the India Meteorological Department during his time was a teacher, meteorologist, physicist, and one of the earliest promoters of …

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