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Dr. Mahendra Khadgawat

Director, RSA

Dr. Mahendra Khadgawat is the director of Rajasthan State Archives, Bikaner.

His educational qualifications include – Ph.D(History) ‘Judicial system of Bikaner state’ (1887 to 1948 AD), M PHIL (History) from Dungar College, MDS University, M.A. in Medieval History from Dungar College, MDS University.
He has been the chairman of Rajasthani Bhasha in Sahitya & Sanskrit Academy in Bikaner.
He has been a member of renowned institutions like Indian Historical Records Commission in New Delhi, Selection panel of recruitment by R.P.S.C, Ajmer, National Committee of Archivists, Editing board of Journal ‘Glimpse International Journal of Higher Education’, Nodal Officer in Ministry of Art & Culture Department, Govt. of Rajasthan.
He has also authored & edited books/monographs that include Purandhar ki Sandhi(Ed.)-2016, Ganga Risala-The Camel Corp-2016, Role of Rajputana in the freedom struggle of 1857(based on original records)-2016. He has also edited the Departmental Journal “Abhilekh”, Jagti Jog- Rajasthani Journal.