Name :

Narendra J. Shrimali

Pen Name :



15th Oct 1969

Qualification :
  • B.E. (CIVIL) 1st CLASS In Feb 1991 From M.S.U. Of Baroda.
  • M.E. ( CIVIL HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES ) 1st Class In Dec 1994 from MSU, Baroda
Profession :

Working as A lecturer in Civil Engg., Faculty of Tech. & Engg., M.S.U. Of Baroda since 1996.

Other Information :

President of Society of Indian Record Collector ( SIRC) Baroda Chapter.

  • Secretary Lions Club Of Baroda ( Harni Airport ) 1997 – 98.
  • Chairman & Membership Director , Lions Club Of Baroda ( Harni Airport ) 1998 – 99.
  • Chairman Cultural Committee , Lions Club Of Baroda ( Harni Airport ) 1999 – 2000
  • Appointed as Expert by Vice Chancellor of The M.S.University Of Baroda for the project of creating Music Archive in Faculty Of Performing Arts, M. S. University of Baroda.
Coverage of my work by media :

(1) coverage in print :

Title Name of journal/
news paper
Date Language type
Gandhiji, Netaji Subhashchandra
Bose Ke Col.Dhillon Na Bhasan
Sanbhalva Chhe?
(Gujarati Daily)
20th July 1998 Gujarati News On Last Page
Geet Sangeet Na Kshetra Par Pan
Chhavayela Rashtrapita
Janmabhoomi 2nd October 1991 Gujarati Article on Gramophone Records
related to Mahatma Gandhi in
my collection.
Nani Vay No Record Sangrahak Navneet Samarpan October 1994 Gujarati National News
Sadi Ni Durlabh Evi 6500 Records
No Ek Anutho Sangrah:Purusharth
Narendra Shrimali No
(Gujarati Daily)
3rd February 1997 Gujarati Local News On Page 15
Keeping Voices and Memories Alive Indian Express 9th July 1997 English Local News
Keeping Alive Old Melodies The Indian Express 19th July 1998 English Local News with photo on front
page & report on 3rd page.
A Priceless Collection The Hindustan Times 5th July 1998 English National News on last page of
Sunday Supplement
Collector Notches Up a Record The Times of India 24 July 1998 English News on Front Page – Baroda
MSU Digitise Mahatma’s Rare
The Times of India 24 November 1999 English National News on Front Page
about Music Archive project of
Priceless Treasure In Rare Edison
The Times of India 22nd January 2000 English National news on front page about
my discoveries of Cylinder
Phonograph & Disc Cutting Machine
Musical Memories India Today 21st February 2000 English International News

(2) coverage by other media :

  • was interviewed by BBC (Radio & T.V.) on by Mr.Sanjeev Srivastava
  • was interviewed by Vadodara News Magazine (VNM) for their News on 21st July 1998.
  • was interviewed by Doordarshan Kendra Ahmedabad for their programme ‘JHARUKHO’ on 28th July 1998.
  • was interviewed by Mr.Mikki Shah of Delhi Doordarshan Kendra for their program ‘AANKHO DEKHI’.
  • was interviewed by Mr. Prafull Hirani for All India Radio for their program ‘AAPNO GHADIK SANG’.