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Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, some aspects of his life and work

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, some aspects of his life and work

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Published by Indian Science News Association in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Rây, Prafulla Chandra, 1861-1944,
    • Chemists -- India -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles on an Indian chemist.

      Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Santimay Chatterjee and Amitabha Sen.
      ContributionsRây, Prafulla Chandra, 1861-1944., Chatterjee, Santimay., Sen, Amitabha, 1917-, Indian Science News Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQD22.R35 A65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 173 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2164240M
      LC Control Number88901407

        Acharya prafulla chandra ray 1. AchAryA PrAfullA chAndrA rAy Alakananda P S Physical Science 2. • known as the father of Indian Chemistry • A great teacher, he gave his salary to students interested in science • He was a Patriot who stirred his students with the call Science can wait, but swaraj cannot. About the Author Prafulla Chandra Ray (2 August June ) was the founder of the Indian school of modern chemistry and a pioneer of chemical industries in India. But, intrinsically, he was a man of letters. His erudition in English, Latin, Greek and Sanskrit literature was wide ranging. He himself admitted: 'I became a chemist by mere accident.'.

        Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times. Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Blogs, Comments and Archive News on This article takes a close look at Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray’s engagement with Gandhi’s political and economic thought. It calls for a nuanced reading of Ray’s autobiography as a text.

      Foreword. As the History of Hindu Chemistry by the late Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, the Founder-President of the Indian Chemical Society, went out of print some two decades ago, and the necessity for its republication was being felt by all students of the history of science, the Council of the Society at one of its meetings in decided to publish a revised edition of the book. During the period of to , Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy contributed research papers in several reputed national and international journals (Appendix A). Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy started writing on different aspects of chemistry in when he was 27 years old and in a span of 49 years he.


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Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, some aspects of his life and work. Calcutta: Indian Science News Association, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Prafulla Chandra Ray; Prafulla Chandra Ray: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Prafulla Chandra Ray; Santimay Chatterjee; Amitabha Sen; Indian Science News.

Prafulla Chandra Ray was an influential Indian chemist who hoped to teach chemistry to the common man. In his early life, he achieved many things, such as being awarded the Hope Prize and winning.

Chandra Bose and Prafulla Chandra Ray— started their journey in the Presidency Col-lege of Calcutta. The initial years Prafulla Chandra Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray born on 2nd August,in the village Raruli of the Khulna District of the undivided Bengal (now in Bangladesh) in a well-educated and cul-tured family.

His father Harish ChandraFile Size: KB. Prafulla Chandra Ray was a renowned scientist passionately devoted to Chemistry and held the Chair at the Presidency College in Calcutta (present day Kolkata). The Royal Society of Chemistry honoured his life and works with the first ever "Chemical Landmark Plaque" outside : Coins And More.

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray Dr. Nitai Chandra Mandal, FNA Ex-Professor, Department of BioChemistry, Bose Institute, Kolkata Prafulla Chandra Ray was born in the village of Raruli in the District of Jessore (now Khulna) in the then undivided Bengal (now Bangladesh) on August 2, In the same year, two other great personaliteis, one Rabindranath Tagore.

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Some years a community or country’s life span is blessed specially. So was the circa when Bengal and India gave birth to two illustrious sons, Rabindranath Tagore and Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray.

Early Life and Education: Prafulla Chandra Ray was born on 2 Augustthe younger of two brothers, in the village of Raruli-Katipara, now in Bangladesh.

His father, Harish Chandra Ray was a landlord who loved learning and he built up an extensive library in his home. Prafulla’s mother, Bhubanmohini Devi was well educated with liberal views. Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray ( – ) Bengali chemist, education activist and founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals.

Srinivasa Ramanujan ( –. Prafulla Chandra Ray was an eminent Indian scientist who is hailed as the “Father of Indian pharmaceuticals”. His work on the nitrites and hyponitrites of metals, especially mercury, earned him fame worldwide.

Born in a well-to-do family, he received education at some of the premier educational institutes in the country. Chatterjee, Santimay (), 'Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: The Growth and Decline of a Legend', in Santimay Chatterjee and Amitabha Sen, eds, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: Some Aspects of His Life and Work.

Calcutta: Indian Science News Association, pp. Google ScholarAuthor: Dhruv Raina. On his Jayanti, take some time to pay a silent tribute to Acharya PC Ray, the pioneer of modern chemistry in India, and the first Indian to set up a pharma company.

A true Karmayogi who lived only for the sake of science, and dedicated his life towards it. #Naman. Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray. Prafulla Chandra Ray (2 August – 16 June ) was a Indian academician, a chemist and entrepreneur. He was the founder of Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India’s first pharmaceutical company.

He is the author of A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century. Chatterjee, Santimay (), 'Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: The Growth and Decline of a Legend', in Santimay Chatterjee and Amitabha Sen, eds, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: Some Aspects of His Life and Work.

Calcutta: Indian Science News Association, pp. Google ScholarCited by: 2. : New Aspects on Indian History: Local, Regional, National (): Ashim Kumar Sarkar, Kaushik Chakraborty: BooksAuthor: Ashim Kumar Sarkar, Kaushik Chakraborty.

Acharya Sir Prafulla Chandra Ray (also spelled Prafulla Chandra Rây and Prafulla Chandra Roy) CIE, FNI, FRASB, FIAS, FCS (Bengali: প্রফুল্ল চন্দ্র রায় Praphulla Chandra Rāy; 2 August – 16 June ) was a Bengali chemist, educationist, historian, industrialist and philanthropist.

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"There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.". Essay: Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray: An epitome of scientific attitude and human values By Soumitro Banerjee Prafulla Chandra’s unique contribution: The history of chemistry in India From his childhood, Prafulla Chandra was interested in history, and as a chemist it was natural to be curious about the history of chemistry.

In studying this aspect from books by European authors, he noticed. Language: EnglishPages: Foreword As the History of Hindu Chemistry by the late Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, the Founder-President of the Indian Chemical Society, went out of print some two decades ago, and the necessity for its republication was being felt by all students of the history of science, the Council of the Society at one of its meetings in decided to publish a revised 5/5(4).

ONLY three months junior to Rabindra Nath Tagore, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray was born on August 2, in the village Raruli-Katipara in Khulna (now in Bangladesh) and died on J Remarkably enough, Mahatma Gandhi was a few months junior to him – still Prafulla Chandra was a follower of Gandhiji’s ideology.

The Chemistry of a Bengali Life Acharya/Sir Prafulla Chandra Ray in his Times and Places* Benjamin Zachariah Introduction Scientist, nationalist, educationist, Bengali bhadralok, intellectual, entrepreneur, pub-lic figure, sometime Gandhian, almost-politician – all these describe Prafulla Chandra Ray at various stages of his life.

Prafulla Chandra Roy Biography. Prafulla Chandra Roy is one of the famous scientists that India has ever produced. Considered as one of the components of the Bengal Renaissance, P.

C. Roy was an.By Nirendra Dev: One often wonders if there is any other manner to start this piece on Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, more popular as P C Ray. Some years a community or country’s life span is blessed specially.

So was the circa when Bengal and India gave birth to two illustrious sons, Rabindranath Tagore and Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray.Belated tribute to Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, better known asfather of modern Indian Chemistry, the first Indian to set up a pharma company, and a pioneer of modern chemical industries in India, whose Punya Thithi was yesterday.