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Pallava Bagla

About Pallava Bagla

Pallava Bagla (59) is a charismatic Indian science communicator respected for his deep understanding of India’s S&T system. He has won numerous awards for his work. He anchors a program `Towards A New India’ on India’s own social media platform www.khulke.com All through Covid-19 he anchored a weekly program ‘Life in Science with Pallava Bagla’ on the India Science Channel.

Explaining complexities of science in a simple language is his forte. His pioneering work show casing India’s missions to Mars and Moon been hugely applauded this aired on New Delhi Television.

In his over two decades of writing for the prestigious American weekly Science, his stories have highlighted India to the world. He was won three National Awards for his science writing and in 2010, he was awarded the `David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism’ considered the Oscar of science journalism and given by the American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, USA He is photographer for the world’s top photo agency Getty Images. His YouTube Channel `New Frontiers in Science and Development’ is very popular.

Author of several books. As Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru he co-authored the book `Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology: Lessons from India’ published by Springer in 2017. He served as President of the International Science Writers Association and was a member of the Executive Board of the World Federation of Science Journalists. He is Member of the Managing Committee of the `Working News Cameramen’s Association, India. He can be reached at Pallava.bagla@gmail.com; Twitter: pallavabagla

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