Suresh Chandvankar, Honorary Secretary, SIRC

Dr. Suresh Chandvankar is a member of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. He has been associated with the Society from the beginning. As the Honorary Secretary, he has given numerous presentations on the Society's work in India and abroad. Here he is seen at


the record collector's conference on 'Why Collect?' at the British Library, London, September 2001. He is also the Editor of the Society's Journal.  As seen in the contents of the Journal. he is the author of many informative and heavily researched articles. He has also written many articles on the Internet for various websites. Here is a sampling:

1. Article on K. L. Saigal for the Oldies Club

2.  Article on 100 years of Gramophone records in India for the Magazine for Traditional Music for the World

3.  Two-part article on Gauhar Jan for the the South Asian webzine

4. A list of articles on Sound Recording in India

Some of these articles are old and may have his old contact information. He can be contacted as follows:
Suresh Chandvankar, Honorary Secretary SIRC
801, Bhaskara, TIFR Housing Complex, Navy Nagar, Mumbai 400005, INDIA
Phone (Residence) 91-22-2280 4986
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